Monday, 19 July 2010

Warenghem distillery and Breton Whisky Page Added to whiskymerchants

Founded: 1st July 1900 as a family business, now led by Gilles Leizour, with more  than a century experience in the production of fine liqueurs and spirits. On that date the Warenghem family moved from the Nord Pas de Calais  to the pink granite coast at Lannion.

Leon Warengham, the founder of  the distillery creates the Elixir of Brittany. a blend of 35 plants won awards in 1901 and 1902 at the International Exhibitions of Brest and Bordeaux, before gaining an international reputation, particularly overseas.

In 1987 the Warenghem distillery  began  producing and marketing Breton whisky in the traditional Celtic style. Produced from peated and non-peated barley. The whisky is then matured in oak barrels for a period of 3 years.

For more information about the Warengham Distillery and its whiskey click here

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