Bottle #41: Christian Brothers Brandy

Bottle #41: Christian Brothers Brandy

Bottle #41: Christian Brothers Brandy Bottle #41 is Christian Brothers brandy. Today, this American brandy is a perfectly adequate bottom shelf brand, but it has a fascinating history. Read the rest of the story Some historians think brandy might have been the first...
Tasting Video #9

Tasting Video #9

I had a great time taking tiny bottle #35 – Cardenal Mendoza Brandy de Jerez back to Spain for a tasting! I’ve got two different takes on this bottle. My first guest, Borja, is a man of few (but carefully selected) words, while my second guest, John, has a...
Bottle #35: Cardenal Mendoza Brandy de Jerez

Bottle #35: Cardenal Mendoza Brandy de Jerez

Bottle #35: Cardenal Mendoza Brandy de Jerez Tiny bottle #35 is definitely wins the prize so far for packaging. It was in a cork box, which picked up some mold in its decades of storage. Inside the box, the bottle was wrapped in bright yellow cellophane. Beneath that...
Bottle #34: De Valcourt Brandy

Bottle #34: De Valcourt Brandy

Bottle #34: De Valcourt Brandy Bottle #34 is a pretty little bottle of De Valcourt French Brandy, aged 10 years. The label is in both English and French, so I’m pretty sure this one was bought in Canada. Searching for the name De Valcourt wasn’t particularly helpful...