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bran·dy

(bran'dē),
An alcoholic liquid obtained by the distillation of the fermented juice of sound ripe grapes and usually containing 40-54% ethyl alcohol.
[Du. brandewijn, burnt (distilled) wine]

brandy

An alcoholic spirit produced by distilling wine, which has an alcohol content ranging from 35% to 60%. Better quality brandies are aged in oak casks; cheaper brandies simulate the amber hue with colouring.

brandy

A strong alcoholic liquor distilled from wine
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There are similar alcoholic beverages that come from outside the region of Jerez, Spain's brandy capital, but they can not carry the terms sherry or brandy de jerez, and are instead often referred to as fortified wine.
Introduced in 1874 by the House of Domecq, Fundador was the first brand of Brandy de Jerez.
The Brandy de Jerez evening and the tapas night were fantastic preludes to the main culinary event.
There the hearty, rich, full-bodied Brandy de Jerez brandies of Domecq, Gonzalez Byass, Diez-Merito, Bobadilla, Terry, Sanchez Romate, Garvey and Osborne are matured in the bodegas that dominate the Jerez landscape.
At Terry's Bistro in Salcedo, Consejo Regulador of the Denomination Brandy de Jerez held a special dinner that paired sherry wines and brandies from Jerez with the cuisine of chef Juan Carlos de Terry.