Penderyn‘s Llandudno Distillery opened yesterday
The Welshwill produce peated
The Penderyn Distillery in South Wales in the Brecon Beacons National Park has been producing whisky and other spirits for 20 years. Now the company has built a second distillery in the north of the country in Llandudno with an investment of five million pounds. It was officially opened yesterday.
In addition to the distillery with spring water.area, the former Old Board School, a grade II listed building, also houses exhibition and rooms. An old Victorian reservoir that once was supply for the lighthouse that dominates the city, supplies the
Bethan Morgans, who has been with Penderyn Distillery since 2017, is responsible for the and monitoring of all other production steps. A Faraday still as it was specially developed for Penderyn is also used in the new Llandudno . Here, unlike at Penderyn Distillery, it will produce whisky.
Stephen Davies, CEO of Penderyn Distillery, said: " Penderyn has always had a loyal following in North Wales. But with the South separated from the North by mountains and lakes, Penderyn has finally brought the country together. By opening in Llandudno, visited by 9.6 million tourists every year, we’re saying ‘Welcome home to Wales and to Penderyn’.“
The Distillery Shop is now open; from June 1, 2021, distillery tours will also be offered, which can now be booked here on the Penderyn website. To guarantee the necessary distance rules, there is currently a limitation to eight instead of the usual twenty visitors per tour.
Images: Penderyn Distillery