Contracted Brandy Production Consultation
Kobus Gelderblom thought that you may be interested in introducing brandy to your product profile. Through Mountain Spirit, the opportunity has now arisen for you to obtain his expertise and guidance under a unique brandy production consultancy arrangement, which involves his personal medium to long-term involvement.
Starting out as a Winemaker, Kobus has developed his craft over nearly 3 decades, with over 200 awards from around the globe for his achievements in brandy craftsmanship. These include 10 trophies for the World’s Best Brandy, three local trophies for Best South African Brandy, and 8 South African Double Gold Awards.
Internationally Acclaimed Brandy Production
Kobus is the current Chairman of the Winetech Brandy Committee, a member of the technical committee of the South African Brandy Foundation and trustee of the Cape Brandy Distillers Guild. He has lectured at Elsenburg Agricultural College, the University of Stellenbosch and Nietvoorbij, and has participated in many brandy judging competitions worldwide.
He has also travelled internationally to gain exposure to spirits such as cognac, armagnac, calvados and grappa, to broaden his already substantial knowledge of fine spirits and brandies.
With confidentiality paramount, Kobus envisages making Mountain Spirit’s individually tailored services available to you as a select client on a retainer basis, and for a specific minimum period in order to facilitate the start-up, development and total production process sufficiently, from vineyard to bottle. You may also wish to benefit from Kobus’ presentation of your product at launches, spirits competitions, marketing events and expos.
In addition to offering you everything you need when it comes to brandy production, Mountain Spirit are agents for French barrels, wood alternatives, import and export of bulk spirits and brandy orders.
Kobus has been of assistance to the following brandy producers, brands and buyers:
- Wilderer (Gin)
- Oude Molen Distillery
- Southern Cape Vineyard (Joseph Barry and Ladismith)
- Groot Constantia
- Die Mas van Kakamas
- Boschendal (DGB)
- Noble Spirits
- Equator Beverages
- Zululand Mist (Rum)
- Nature’s Own
- La Pomme Vert
- Van Loveren
- Woodstock Gin Co (Gin)
If you are interested in his brandy production consultation services, contact Kobus and Mountain Spirit to learn more.