Distell: Own winter with Van Ryn’s brandy and NOMU hot chocolate

Tuesday, 24 April 2018|

Fight off the winter chill in the most decadent way with hot drinking chocolate and fine brandy cocktails, while raising a toast to World Chocolate Day on 7 July.

Distell: Local brandies are the toast of the town at Veritas Awards

Thursday, 12 October 2017|

Distell’s range of fine brandies continues to shine, claiming an impressive haul of six Double Gold medals at this year’s Veritas Awards.

Distell: South African brandy sells for R60 000 at Nederburg Charity Auction

Monday, 18 September 2017|

A once-off, 40-year-old potstill brandy from Van Ryn’s Distillery in Stellenbosch sold for R60 000 at the Nederburg Charity Auction will be winging its way to the United Kingdom as a gift.

Distell: Nothing but the World’s Best for Oude Meester brandy

Thursday, 13 July 2017|

Judges at the 2017 International Spirits Challenge have confirmed what South African brandy masters have known all along – South Africa makes the world’s best potstill brandies.

Distell: South African brandies make it in New York

Tuesday, 13 June 2017|

Frank Sinatra sang that if you could “make it” in New York, you’d succeed anywhere, and that’s clearly the case for three of Distell’s premium brandies which have won top honours at the New York International Spirits Competition.

Distell: South African brandies take centre stage in America

Monday, 15 May 2017|

While South Africa’s credit rating has taken a knock, our country’s brandies have proved to be the international gold standard, claiming five Double Gold medals at the illustrious San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC).

Oude Meester Demant claims title of World’s Best Brandy

Monday, 10 April 2017|

South African premium brandies made a clean sweep at the 2017 World Drinks Awards, claiming gold medals as well as the ultimate title of World’s Best Brandy for the Oude Meester Demant.

New Klipdrift Ngqo is getting the mix just right

Friday, 24 March 2017|

Award winning brandy distillery Klipdrift has introduced a new ready-to-drink beverage designed to satisfy South Africa’s thirst for refreshment and flavour.

Distell: Drought has little effect on excellent 2017 brandy grape harvest

Thursday, 23 March 2017|

All indicators point to the 2017 brandy grape harvest yielding future international award-winning brandies despite the Western Cape’s extreme drought conditions.

Van Ryn’s gets South Africa in the mood for world-beating excellence

Thursday, 28 July 2016|

The House of Van Ryn’s is celebrating its second consecutive year of victory on an international stage after once again winning the Worldwide Brandy Trophy at the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) in London.

Distell: Blended brandy wins World’s Best Brandy 2016

Wednesday, 6 April 2016|

Klipdrift Premium, one of South Africa’s most popular blended brandies, has claimed the title of the World’s Best Brandy 2016 at the World Brandy Awards.

House of Van Ryn’s garners recognition for more than just brandy

Thursday, 29 October 2015|

The House of Van Ryn’s, which is internationally acclaimed for producing some of the world’s best potstill brandies, received two new accolades from local tourism authorities for operational excellence in conferencing facilities.

Distell brandies dominate winner’s podium at Veritas Awards

Thursday, 15 October 2015|

Brandies produced by Distell once again reaped the most accolades at the Veritas Awards, taking home an unbeaten haul of medals at what is widely regarded as the country’s most prestigious wine and spirits competition.

Van Ryn’s Distillery shows its class at provincial tourism awards

Friday, 11 September 2015|

The winning streak at Van Ryn’s continues; this time the Distillery was named provincial winner in the Five Star Meetings, Exhibitions, Conferences, and Events (MECE) category at the 2015 Lilizela Tourism Awards recently held in Kirstenbosch Gardens, Cape Town.

Distell potstill brandies recognised at Veritas Awards

Saturday, 11 October 2014|

Distell’s premium brandy category showed its muscle at the Veritas Awards, held in Cape Town in October, with six products winning Gold medals and two winning Double Golds.