Icons of Wales #7 - Rhiannon

Icons of Wales #7 – Penderyn Celebrates Rhiannon, the Mythical Welsh Goddess

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We are delighted to announce the 7th in our Icons of Wales Series. ‘Rhiannon’ is a Sherrywood Grand Cru finished whisky at 46% abv. You can order online here. Written in the Welsh language in the 11th century, The Mabinogi are the earliest prose work in the history of Britain. They were transcribed from the oral tradition and have since …

Gourmet Traveller Wine

'Penderyn whiskies… rank among the best single malts in the world.'

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We had a visit from Franz Scheurer all the way from Australia recently. He was a fine fellow with a penchant for motorbikes, whisky and Iranian cigarettes. Franz is a very well respected journalist in the spirits trade and wrote this wonderful article about Penderyn, which included the quote above. Read the full article here.

IWSC Awards 2019

Welsh Whisky lands 3 Golds at the Prestigious International Wine & Spirit Awards

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Welsh Whisky lands 3 Golds at the Prestigious International Wine & Spirit Awards Penderyn, a unique Welsh whisky distillery based in the Brecon Beacons, is celebrating having taken home three  prestigious gold awards at this year’s International Wine & Spirit Competition.  The IWSC, which celebrates the finest in new spirits and wine pressing each year, lauded the brand for its …

Penderyn Sherrywood San Francisco Gold

Penderyn Sherrywood takes Gold in San Francisco World Spirits Competition

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The results of the first whisky award ceremony of 2019 are in, and it’s a prestigious one. Our Penderyn Gold Range Sherrywood Single Malt 46% won Gold at the 2019 San Francisco World Spirits Competition. Anthony Dias Blue, SFWSC’s Executive Director said, ‘Almost 3,000 spirits were judged this year—the largest number of entries in our 19-year history.’ This is a …

Penderyn Celebrates its Welsh Whisky Ancestors with a new Icons of Wales edition

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Penderyn was the first distillery in Wales for 100 years. The previous Welsh Whisky Company was in Frongoch, near Bala. Queen Victoria visited there in 1891 and on the 26th July 1895 the Welsh Whisky Co. received a warrant, and Royal Welsh Whisky was born. However, it was hampered by the temperance movement inside Wales and, unlike Penderyn, it remained …

Whisky Advocate Top 20 Whiskies of 2018

Whisky Advocate Top 20 Whiskies of 2018 – Penderyn Celt #17

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We were delighted to discover that Penderyn Celt made the Top 20 Whiskies of 2018 in Whisky Advocate magazine. Whisky Advocate is America’s foremost spirits magazine and their buying guide experts rate and review hundreds of current releases each year. So this is a great achievement for a whisky that only arrived in the US for the first time earlier …

Daily Mail Theresa May Penderyn

Daily Mail, Wales Online and other Media Mentions

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Penderyn had several mentions last week in a Daily Mail in an interview with Theresa May about BREXIT*. This is the second time the British Prime Minister has mentioned a fondness for our whiskies, after saying that Penderyn was her favourite Christmas tipple back in December. “‘It’s been a pretty heavy couple of days,’ she says with understatement and her …