Portwood Whiskies of the World

Penderyn Wins its 5th Gold Medal of 2019, and the 2nd for Portwood

Jon Tregenna Media, Products, Whisky Business

Penderyn distillery, based in the Brecon Beacons, Wales, is celebrating its fifth international Gold Award win this year.  The distillery’s Penderyn Portwood has claimed Best in Class in its category at the Whiskies of The World Awards, offered each year to leading spirits from all over the globe.  Excelling in the Malt: Barrel Finished category, it is just the latest in …

IWSC Awards 2019

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

Jon Tregenna Products, Whisky Business

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 Grand Slam 2019

Announcing Penderyn Grand Slam 2019

Jon Tregenna Media, Products, Whisky Business

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

Jon Tregenna Media, Overseas, Products, Whisky Business

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

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 …

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 …