Gourmet Traveller Wine

‘Penderyn whiskies… rank among the best single malts in the world.’

We had a visit from Franz Scheurer all the way from Australia recently. He was a fine fellow with a penchant for motorbikes, whisky and Iranian cigarettes. Franz is a very well respected journalist in the spirits trade and wrote this wonderful article about Penderyn, which included the quote above. Read the full article here.

IWSC Awards 2019

Welsh Whisky lands 3 Golds at the Prestigious International Wine & Spirit Awards

Welsh Whisky lands 3 Golds at the Prestigious International Wine & Spirit Awards Penderyn, a unique Welsh whisky distillery based in the Brecon Beacons, is celebrating having taken home three  prestigious gold awards at this year’s International Wine & Spirit Competition.  The IWSC, which celebrates the finest in new spirits and wine pressing each year, lauded the brand for its …

Penderyn 10 Best World Whiskies

Penderyn one of 10 Best World Whiskies

Great to see Penderyn Madeira 46% listed as one of the 10 Best World Whiskies on the inews site. They described it as, ‘…a delicious drop of gleaming gold from the Brecon Beacons.’ You can read the full article here.

New US Penderyn Bottlings

Penderyn’s US Range Expands to 8 Bottlings

After the success of Penderyn’s re-launch into the US market in partnership with our importers, ImpEx Bev, Penderyn Distillery are delighted to announce that our range in the US is expanding from 5 bottlings to 8. Three bottles from our Gold Range at 46% – Portwood, Peated and Rich Oak – are set to join the Gold Range Madeira and …

Penderyn Grand Slam 2019

Announcing Penderyn Grand Slam 2019

Following on from our Grand Slam editions of 2005, 2008 and 2012 (celebrating Wales winning the 6 Nations Rugby Grand Slam) we are delighted to launch a 2019 Grand Slam edition in association with the Welsh Rugby Union. The whisky is a 46% Portwood finish and is a new whisky. It comes in the classic Penderyn bottle to match the …

Penderyn Sherrywood San Francisco Gold

Penderyn Sherrywood takes Gold in San Francisco World Spirits Competition

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

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 …

Whisky Advocate Top 20 Whiskies of 2018

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

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

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 …

Penderyn Faraday

Introducing a Travel Retail Exclusive: Penderyn Faraday

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 …


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