Prof Brian Morgan in Patagonia

Penderyn in Patagonia

Jon Overseas, Penderyn People, Staff & Directors

At the end of March 2022, Professor Brian Morgan, one of the Founders and First Chairman of Penderyn Whisky, and his wife, Yvette, visited Welsh Patagonia following an invitation to give a talk on the Penderyn brand to the Welsh speaking community in the Chubut region.  They spent a hugely enjoyable few days touring around some of the interesting historical …

Dr Jim Swan, Alun Evans, Glenn Tutssel

Alun ‘The Glan’ Evans, Dr Jim Swan and Glenn Tutssel – Three People who made Penderyn what it is today

Jon Penderyn People, Staff & Directors

These three men are celebrated in the Exhibition Area of our Penderyn Llandudno Lloyd St Distillery. We thought we would post on our news page for everyone to see. In alphabetical order… Alun John Evans 1953-2016 Founder ‘I heard there was a still for sale…’ Alun Evans was without doubt the central figure in the story of Penderyn Distillery. Back …

Penderyn inews

Penderyn in inews: ‘How Wales rediscovered its whisky heritage’

Jon Tregenna Media, National Press, Staff & Directors, Whisky Business

Following on from our recent article in Metro, Stephen Davies, Penderyn’s CEO has been interviewed for inews: ‘Stephen Davies, chief executive of the Welsh Whisky Company since 2005, points out that Wales has a long – if inconsistent – history with the drink. It was a Pembrokeshire man, Evan Williams, who brought distilling to Kentucky at the end of the …

Glenn Tutssel

Glenn Tutssel (1951-2019)

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

Glenn Tutssel, Penderyn’s designer, director, and more importantly, friend, passed away recently at the age of 68. Our heartfelt condolences go out to his family – Jane, Lauren and Leon – as well as his many friends and work colleagues at this very sad time. Born in Barry, South Wales in 1951, Glenn was a wonderful designer and craftsman who …

Warren Gatland Glenn Tutssel

Penderyn presents Warren Gatland with a Celebratory Bottle of our 2019 Grand Slam Whisky – ‘Gatastic’!

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

Warren Gatland is, and will always be, a legend in Wales. Since he became the Welsh rugby team head coach in 2007 Wales have won four Six Nations titles, three Grand Slams (2009, 2012, 2019), and reached the semi-final of the 2011 World Cup – a period of unparalleled success. After the forthcoming Rugby World Cup in Japan, Warren is …

Stephen Davies BBC Brexit

Brexit – Penderyn says EU whisky exports ‘really important’

Jon Tregenna Overseas, Staff & Directors, Whisky Business

The BBC paid us a visit last week to speak to Stephen Davies, our CEO, about Penderyn’s view on Brexit. You can watch the video here. Penderyn are backing a joint CBI and NFU letter to 40 Welsh MPs lobbying them to support the UK government’s Brexit White Paper. Downing Street said the blueprint for future trade relations with the …