Dear curious readers,
Let’s try to avoid any boring intro and go straight to the fact: Brandy (from brandywine, derived from Dutch brandewijn, gebrande wijn or "burned wine") is a spirit produced by distilling wine.
Brandy is a word I am sure you keep bumping into all the time, and even if you're not into learning about fine liquors. English movie anyone ? Fancy a brandy, my dear ?
But are you sure about what it means and encompasses ?
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