The joy is in the discovery.
Explore history, heritage and time honoured tradition. Indulge in modern expressions of a truly noble spirit. Discover Oude Molen Cape Brandy.
DISCOVER OUR CAPE BRANDY
Learn the secrets of each fine brandy in our portfolio, get some pairing ideas, and find something slightly different in each offering to the premium spirit connoisseur.
BEHIND THE BRANDY
Read all the news, lastest happenings and brandy wonders revolving around Oude Molen.
Crafting Cape Brandy
Explore the age old techniques behind our Cape Brandy making process.
Finding thePerfect Grapes
Only Colombard, Chenin Blanc and Ugni Blanc grapes, grown in the Western Cape Wine of Origin Region, are used in the distillation of our Cape Brandy.Turning grapes into Brandy Wine Next Step →
Turning grapes into Brandy Wine
Free run juice is collected without pressing, and transformed into wine with just the right amount of fruit and acidity for distillation into Cape Brandy.The Magic of Copper Potstills Next Step →
The Magic ofCopper Potstills
The wine is slowly heated, and transformed to vapour; the finest essence of the grape. When it cools, the purest middle third is kept and laid to rest in oak barrels for time to nurture.Gaining Wisdom From Oak Ageing Next Step →
Gaining Wisdom FromOak Ageing
The clear unmatured brandy is left in toasted oak barrels for many years, gaining spices, vanilla, suave softness and a perfect golden lustre.Assembling the perfect Cape Brandy Next Step →
Assembling the perfectCape Brandy
Using primary senses and years of experience, the Brandy Master blends the finest matured brandy from hundreds of barrels, to be bottled for the ultimate sipping pleasure.