Brandy / Weinbrand

Ingredient List:

  • Brandy (wine / fortified wine distillate)
  • Water
  • Sugar (if used)
  • Colour: plain caramel (if used)

Brandy / Weinbrand (36%)Nutrition information

64 Kcal / serve30ml 265 kJ

213 Kcal / 100ml  883 kJ

Brandy / Weinbrand 36% vol. 30ml Per serving size 100ml
Energy 64 Kcal
/ 265 kJ
213 Kcal
/ 883 kJ
Fat 0 0
Saturates 0 0
Carbohydrates 0 0
Sugars 0 0
Protein 0 0
Salt 0 0

Production Process

Brandy or weinbrand is produced from wine spirit to which wine distillate may be added, as long as the latter (a) has been distilled at less than 94.8% vol. and (b) comprises a maximum of 50% of the final strength of the spirit.   It must be matured for at least one year in oak receptacles, or 6 months if the maturation takes place in oak casks holding less than 1,000 litres.

The spirit must have a volatile substances content of no less than 1.25g per litre of pure alcohol and which come exclusively from the distillation or re-distillation of the raw materials.  There is a maximum methanol content of 2g per litre of pure alcohol.


Brandy / weinbrand sold to consumers has a minimum alcoholic strength of 36% vol..


- The addition of caramel to adapt the colour and the addition of sugar to ‘round off’ the taste.
- The addition of sugar is limited to a maximum of 35g / litre of brandy / weinbrand.

Not allowed

The addition of any other alcohol and the use of flavourings.