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Posts tagged Penderyn

Head-to-Head Comparison: Penderyn Peated vs Penderyn Sherrywood

Penderyn Peated vs Penderyn Sherrywood

Penderyn’s Madeira Single Malt whisky has been available in South Africa for just over a year now, and is selling well according to Penderyn’s very own distiller, Gillian Macdonald. I met Gillian at last year’s FNB Live Whisky Festival and it was great seeing and catching up with her again at this year’s festival. In […]


My 2011 FNB Whisky Live Festival Experience

FNB Whisky Live Festival

This was my second FNB Whisky Live Festival, and turned out to be a very different experience to my first festival, which was last year. Last year it was all about discovering and tasting as many new whiskies as was possible, and I did pretty well in my endeavours. This year, my focus was primarily […]


Anticipating the 2011 FNB Whisky Live Festival

Whisky Live 2010 - Master distiller of Drayman's Single Malt Whisky - Moritz Kallmeyer - displays a dram of SA's first Single Malt made on the Highveld to festival goers

Last year I experienced my first Whisky Live Festival in Johannesburg, and was blown away. As a first-timer, I found the sheer number of whiskies, stands and attendees astounding. Here were thousands of fellow whisky lovers, rubbing shoulders and engaging in our favourite pastime – discovering and drinking whisky with friends. Want to find out […]