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

Jon Tregenna Media, Products, Videos, Whisky Business

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

Jon Tregenna Media, Whisky Business

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

Jon Tregenna Media, Overseas

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 …

Whisky Advocate Top 20 Whiskies of 2018

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

Jon Tregenna Media, Products, Uncategorized, Whisky Business

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

Jon Tregenna Media, Products

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 …

Forbes Penderyn

Penderyn Featured in Forbes Magazine

Jon Tregenna Media, Whisky Business

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

Jon Tregenna Media, Whisky Business

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 Rich Oak 46

Introducing Penderyn Rich Oak 46%

Jon Tregenna Media, Products, Whisky Business

We are delighted to announce a new addition to our award-winning Gold Range of  Single Malt Whiskies, bottled at 46% abv. Rich Oak joins Madeira, Sherrywood, Portwood and Peated, and features a smart grey box and label. Whereas in the past it has been limited in supply, by making the transition to our flagship range, Rich Oak will now have …

Penderyn Women Distillers

Meet Penderyn’s All Women Distilling Team

Jon Tregenna Media, Penderyn People, Products, Staff & Directors, Whisky Business

It’s generally known that women have better noses than men when it comes to detecting aromas. There are many women distillers across the spirits industry, but Penderyn is probably unique in that their distilling & blending team are all women. Whilst they have specific roles and responsibilities, they meet together regularly to nose new batches of spirit & whiskies and …

Glenn Tutssell, Freedom of the City of London

Penderyn Designer Given Freedom of the City Of London

Jon Tregenna Media, Penderyn People, Products, Staff & Directors, Whisky Business

Glenn Tutssel FRSA is a Penderyn director and the man behind the Distillery’s branding, looking after all elements of design including the bottles, packaging and exhibition spaces. Glenn recently crafted the new bespoke bottle for our award-winning range of Gold whiskies. He’s much appreciated around these parts and so we were very pleased to hear that he has been given …