Prince Charles and Penderyn

Penderyn and the Prince of Wales

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The Prince of Wales, HRH Prince Charles visited South Wales today and Penderyn were invited to meet him at the Patti Pavilion in Swansea. Penderyn has a history with Prince Charles as he was at the launch of our whisky in St David’s Day 2004, and also opened our Visitor Centre in 2008. The Prince spotted the Penderyn stand and …

Matthew Rhys on One Nation Under Whisky

Emmy-Winning Matthew Rhys on Penderyn, Acting, Wales and Whisky.

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At the recent St David’s Day Dinner in New York, Joshua Hatton (who is part of our US Importers ImpEx Bev) was introduced to Emmy-winning Welsh actor, Matthew Rhys, by Sian Whitelock, Penderyn’s Brand Director. Matthew is a big fan of Penderyn and occasionally works as an unofficial Brand Ambassador, and therefore agreed to be interviewed by Joshua and his …

USC Awards 2019

Penderyn gets 3 Ultimate Spirits Challenge Commendations

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It’s the awards season for whiskies and, after picking up a Gold for our Penderyn Sherrywood at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition we have now had 3 commendations from the Ultimate Spirits Challenge Awards. Each of the 3 whiskies were branded as ‘Very Good – Strong Recommendation’ with Madeira and Legend receiving scores of 88/100 and Sherrywood getting 85/100. …

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 …