Best Welsh Gin Gifts for Discerning Gin Lovers and B...

Following other key parts of the country, Wales has experienced an increase in interest and demand for home-crafted gin from around the Land of Castles
Following other key parts of the country, Wales has experienced an increase in interest and demand for home-crafted gin from around the Land of Castles. The country’s gin makers have really made a niche for themselves showcasing local botanicals and special coastal creations. If you are just taking your first taster of Welsh gin, where should you start? We hope this post will be a great introduction for you as we pick out some of the best Welsh gins and...
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Welsh Marketplace Made in Cymru Launches New Welsh C...

Welsh Craft Fair Directory from Made in Cymru, is the best way to find out about essential local craft events.
Wales, UK, 2022 - The premier destination for supporting Welsh crafts makers online has introduced a new feature that helps shoppers find local markets and craft fairs in real life. The new online directory brings together hundreds of local market events in an easy-to-use responsive calendar format. With filters allowing people to search their region shoppers across all of Wales can now find a craft fair, market or maker’s event near them with ease. The Craft Fair Directory is part of the wider...
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Welsh Gins

Welsh Gins Welsh Gin is gaining in popularity for their unique flavours and high quality. The climate of Wales is...
Welsh Gins Welsh Gin is gaining in popularity for their unique flavours and high quality. The climate of Wales is perfect for growing the botanicals used to make gin, and Welsh producers use only the finest ingredients. Welsh Gins are typically distilled in small batches, which allows for greater control over the final product. The result is a smooth, well-balanced gin that is perfect for sipping neat or mixed into a cocktail. In addition, Welsh Gins tend to be less...
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Craft Fairs – all you need to know

If you're thinking about starting a craft business, there are many things to consider. The first step is making the...
If you're thinking about starting a craft business, there are many things to consider. The first step is making the decision that will guide your future decisions: Should I sell online? Open my own store?? What kind of products do customers want or need?? Taking these simple steps can help ensure success when starting out as an individual crafter with limited resources at hand--so don't be afraid! Here are some steps to getting started with craft fairs, and why you...
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Brexit has made people in Wales feel more Welsh, top...

The people of Wales feel more strongly Welsh than they did in 2016, and Brexit is likely to be the reason
The people of Wales feel more strongly Welsh than they did in 2016, and Brexit is likely to be the reason, a top academic professor has said.Professor Richard Wyn Jones who is the Director of Cardiff University’s Wales Governance, pointed to polls showing that the percentage of people who defined themselves as Welsh in Wales had risen from 24% to 30%.Meanwhile, the number we defined themselves as British and Welsh had fallen from 27% to 19%.Writing in the Welsh language...
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Welsh Distillery picks up two silver medals at the R...

Working hard over the past few months changing production methods and processes has resulted in improved rums for the Spirit of Wales Distillery who have remarkable flavour combinations. The work has paid off as the Welsh distillery has picked up two silver medals from the Rum & Cachaça Masters, one for their visitor’s favourite, Dragon’s Breath Spiced Rum and one for Steeltown commemorative and lush Welsh Rum.
Spirit of Wales Distillery wins two silver medals for their Welsh rums from The Spirit Business, 2022 The Rum & Cachaça Masters, to find excellence within the category. The Welsh distillery who has a shop on the Welsh markeplace www.madeincymru.com walked away with a silver medal for their newly launched luscious Steeltown White Welsh Rum and a second silver medal for their Dragon’s Breath Welsh Spiced Rum, adding to their array of global awards.In February 2022, The Spirits Business hosted...
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March and all things mum

Here at Made in Cymru we’re all about the M’s this month… M is for… Monks and mêl (honey) We...
Here at Made in Cymru we’re all about the M’s this month… M is for… Monks and mêl (honey) We begin with a famous mediaeval monk, St David, as the first of the month sees the celebration of our patron saint. St David established a monastic community in coastal Pembrokeshire (now the city of St David’s) in around 550. His community was not centred around a grand building, as was the case with monasteries in later centuries, but would have...
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Meet the girl behind Pocketful of Dreams

Meet the people behind our shops! In this blog series, we will introduce you not only to some of our favourite...
Meet the people behind our shops! In this blog series, we will introduce you not only to some of our favourite shops on the Made in Cymru platform but also find out what makes them special. From what motivated them to start creating to how much time goes into making each piece for sale - Each shop is uniquely different that you can't help but be inspired. About Sarah Hi, I'm Sarah and I live in Llanelli with my husband and two...
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It's been a year in business!!!

Celebrating their first anniversary: Made in Cymru are helping Welsh consumers shop local and support local artisans.

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Celebrating their first anniversary: Made in Cymru are helping Welsh consumers shop local and support local artisans The first destination for quality Welsh made products, Made in Cymru is celebrating one year since its launch. In that time, the site has grown to include a vast array of jewellery, home decor, clothing, art, health, beauty and more, all made by local Welsh artisans. To celebrate its first anniversary, the site has partnered with a local charity, St David’s Hospice to raise funds...
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Introducing the new Made in Cymru Logo

We have a new logo! Check out this blog on why I decided to change it and how Made in Cymru was born.
From Little Acorns Made in Cymru started during another one of the UK’s lockdown’s, it was a thought that came into my head in early January 2021, and due to having time off because of being furloughed, it was a thought, I decided to throw myself into. It was over the Christmas period, where I noticed that the demand for handmade products had grown to a significant level, there’s no doubt that Covid contributed to this, but people wanted something...
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A Spoon Full of Love

When you think of welsh lovespoons, the first thing that comes to mind is likely a romantic symbol of love. But did you know that there are many different interpretations of what these spoons mean? Each one is unique and holds its own special meaning. Keep reading to learn more about welsh lovespoons and the stories behind them!
As we trudge into the second half of January, with Christmas festivities all but a distant memory (apart from our waistlines) and signs of spring still yet to appear, who can blame us for looking for another reason to celebrate? The mornings are still dark and cold, and those of us commuting to work or on the school run find ourselves scraping frosty windscreens before heading out. Santes Dwynwen, Welsh patron saint of lovers to the rescue. Hurray. Diwrnod Santes...
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St Dwynwen's Day

Are you familiar with St Dwynwen's Day? It's a Welsh holiday that falls on January 25th and is dedicated to lovers.

St Dwynwen's Day in 2022 falls on a Tuesday

When is St Dwynwen's Day? Are you familiar with St Dwynwen's Day? It's a Welsh holiday that falls on January 25th and is dedicated to lovers. St Dwynwen's Day in 2022 falls on a Tuesday Who was St Dwynwen? St Dwynwen is the Welsh patron saint of lovers, which makes her a very special figure in Wales. This Saint was born during the 5th century and it's said that she was one of 24 daughters from King Brychan’s court! Her...
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