Penderyn inews

Penderyn in inews: 'How Wales rediscovered its whisky heritage'

Jon Tregenna Media, National Press, Staff & Directors, Whisky Business Leave a Comment

Following on from our recent article in Metro, Stephen Davies, Penderyn’s CEO has been interviewed for inews: ‘Stephen Davies, chief executive of the Welsh Whisky Company since 2005, points out that Wales has a long – if inconsistent – history with the drink. It was a Pembrokeshire man, Evan Williams, who brought distilling to Kentucky at the end of the …

Whisky Bible 2020

Penderyn Madeira Cask Named European Whisky of the Year 2020 in Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible

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Penderyn is celebrating a remarkable 2019 with another accolade which has just been announced. A Madeira Single Cask Edition (M75-32), which was created for our German importers Schlumberger, has just been named the ‘European Whisky of the Year’ with a rating of 96.5/100 in the most influential whisky guide, Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible. This is the 3rd such accolade in this …

Llandudno Distillery Building

Location revealed for new Penderyn Distillery in Llandudno, North Wales

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Penderyn are delighted to announce the location of their second Distillery and Visitor Centre. It will be in the Old Board School (a rather charming building – see pic above), latterly a council offices, in Lloyd St, Llandudno, and will open in 2021. This announcement follows an offer of funding support from the Welsh Government. The proposed development will be …

Penderyn Awards

Penderyn Distillery wins an astonishing 35 Gold Medals (plus other awards) in 4 years.

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We regularly informed you of our awards, but here is a summary of what Penderyn has achieved since 2016 across our whisky and spirits ranges. As well as the 35 Golds there have been a number of silvers, some very high marks and a Spirits Business Grandmaster award for the distillery in 2017. (Full list below.) This is testimony to …

Halewood

Halewood takes on major partnership with Penderyn

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(Copied from Harpers.co.uk from an article by Jo Gilbert) ‘Halewood Wines & Spirits is increasing its stake in the burgeoning Welsh whisky category with a new deal which will extend its on-trade distribution across England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Penderyn whisky is the brand joining Halewood’s portfolio – one of Welsh whisky’s most recognisable names. Halewood will be taking over …

Warren Gatland Glenn Tutssel

Penderyn presents Warren Gatland with a Celebratory Bottle of our 2019 Grand Slam Whisky – 'Gatastic'!

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Warren Gatland is, and will always be, a legend in Wales. Since he became the Welsh rugby team head coach in 2007 Wales have won four Six Nations titles, three Grand Slams (2009, 2012, 2019), and reached the semi-final of the 2011 World Cup – a period of unparalleled success. After the forthcoming Rugby World Cup in Japan, Warren is …