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 …

Swansea Distillery BBC

Penderyn's 2nd Distillery Update

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Plans for Penderyn to open a second distillery and visitor centre in Swansea have been given the go ahead. Penderyn Whisky is to redevelop a disused building at the historic Hafod Morfa Copperworks site in Swansea, which is just opposite the Liberty Stadium, home of Swansea City football club. The Lottery Heritage Fund awarded £3.75m towards regenerating the 19th Century …

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 …

Forbes Penderyn

Penderyn Featured in Forbes Magazine

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After a visit by US journalist Felipe Schrieberg, Penderyn has had two mentions in the prestigious Forbes Magazine. Forbes is a global media company, focusing on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership, and lifestyle. We were named as one of ‘10 Incredible Luxury Scotch Whisky Holiday Presents‘; one of ‘10 Distilleries Where You Can Buy An Entire Cask Of Whisky‘; and …

Swansea Copperworks

Penderyn's 2nd Whisky Distillery in Swansea moves one step closer

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We were at the Swansea Copporworks site on Friday to celebrate the announcement of a Heritage Lottery Fund grant that has been won by Swansea City Council to start developing the old industrial site. Penderyn is hoping to open a new distillery on the site in 2021. The distillery will be housed in the old Powerhouse, a once fine building …

Penderyn Faraday

Introducing a Travel Retail Exclusive: Penderyn Faraday

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Penderyn are delighted to announce a new whisky which will be exclusively available in travel retail outlets, such as World of Whiskies (London airports initially) and the World Duty Free outlets in Bristol and Cardiff airports. Penderyn Faraday is a 46% whisky and is presented in our bespoke Gold Range 70cl bottle which we launched last year. It begins life …

Myth US Award

Penderyn Myth Wins Prestigious US Award… and 3 more Euro Golds!

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We are again delighted to announce that we have won yet more Gold Awards. This brings us up to 13 Gold Awards across 5 competitions this year. Most recently Myth from our Dragon Range won Gold (Best in Class) at the highly-rated US-based Whiskies of the World Competition 2018 in the Malt Non-Bourbon category. Also at the awards our Gold …

Impex Conference

Penderyn in California with new importers ImpEx Bev

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Rob Weller, our Sales Manager and Jon Tregenna, our Media Manager went over to San Franciso in California last weekend to meet up with the crew from ImPex Beverages, our new US importers. They attended their annual conference, went to a Penderyn whisky tasting at the famed Whisky Shop in Sutter St, central San Francisco; and then attended the Whisky …