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 …

Shanken News Daily, Toronto Star and The Drinks Business

Penderyn making headlines in New York, Toronto and London

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We were recently featured in 3 publications around the world. The Toronto Star mentioned us in an article on female distillers and Burn’s night (article here). Our Canadian Importers are the wonderful people at Boldworks, who are responsible for organising the feature Shanken News Daily of New York wrote about our expansion into the US (article here). Our US Importers …

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Forbes Top 10 Whiskies of 2018

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Penderyn have made the prestigious Forbes website for the 3rd time in as many months. Felipe Schrieberg is one of their foremost Whisky journalists, and he made us one of his ‘Top 10 Whiskies of 2018’. Felipe wrote – ‘ Penderyn Rich Oak  I love this Welsh distillery. I love the custard fruity character of its spirit that is evident …

New Penderyn Legend

Penderyn Legend – 2019 Model Unveiled!

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We have had huge success with our multi award-winning Penderyn Legend, and have recently taken the decision to make the iconic Welsh dragon more noticeable by giving it a smart new background. Previously it was a red embossed dragon on a red matt background, but the new burgundy colour is, we hope you’ll agree, rather stunning. We’ve also changed the …

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 …