Penderyn Women Distillers

Meet Penderyn’s All Women Distilling Team

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It’s generally known that women have better noses than men when it comes to detecting aromas. There are many women distillers across the spirits industry, but Penderyn is probably unique in that their distilling & blending team are all women. Whilst they have specific roles and responsibilities, they meet together regularly to nose new batches of spirit & whiskies and …

Glenn Tutssell, Freedom of the City of London

Penderyn Designer Given Freedom of the City Of London

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Glenn Tutssel FRSA is a Penderyn director and the man behind the Distillery’s branding, looking after all elements of design including the bottles, packaging and exhibition spaces. Glenn recently crafted the new bespoke bottle for our award-winning range of Gold whiskies. He’s much appreciated around these parts and so we were very pleased to hear that he has been given …

Brecon Botanicals Gin, FIVE Vodka, Merlyn Cream Liqueur

Vodka, Gin and Merlyn Win Major Awards

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We are thrilled to announce that our spirits have won three major international awards. Brecon Botanicals Gin won Gold in the Super Premium Category at The Gin Spirits Masters 2018, which is run by The Spirits Business. As gin is becoming more and more popular competition was hotter than ever, so this is a notable achievement. Judges included Melita Kiely …

Penderyn's 'Noble Friends' in High Places

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On June 6th 2018 the Secretary of State for Scotland, David Mundell, mentioned Penderyn Welsh Whisky during Scottish Questions in the Commons. He said, ‘I will indeed, and the Secretary of State for Wales would be unhappy if I did not also reference Penderyn, the whisky made in Wales. I can assure my right hon. Friend that I will take …

Revealed – Penderyn's Plans to revitalise Key Swansea Heritage Site

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[This PR was produced by Swansea City Council.] A planning application reveals how a key part of Swansea’s historic Hafod Morfa Copperworks site could look when Penderyn Distillery expands there. The plans, with new architect images for the disused site opposite the Liberty Stadium, include: • a visitor centre with shop, tasting bar, exhibition space and toilets; • the creation …

Penderyn Exhibiting at World's Leading Wines & Spirits Trade Fair in Singapore

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Penderyn are delighted to be exhibiting at the largest trade fair of its kind in Southeast Asia – ProWine Asia (Singapore) 2018 – modelled after the global formula unique to the ProWine World Series and located at the hub of a thriving region, offers companies an international platform to tap on thriving market prospects and reach out to key buyers. …

Penderyn Music Book Prize Shortlist 2018

Penderyn Music Book Prize Shortlist

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The shortlist for 2018’s Penderyn Music Book Prize was announced by organiser Richard Thomas (see pic below) at the Boogaloo pub in Highgate, London on Tuesday 6th March. The shortlist is: Roots, Radicals and Rockers: How Skiffle Changed the World by Billy Bragg (Faber), First Time Ever: A Memoir by Peggy Seeger (Faber) and Art Sex Music by Cosey Fanni …

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Penderyn Triple Gold Award Winners

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Penderyn Distillery are delighted to announce that they have won three Gold Awards at two major international sprits competitions: Brecon Special Reserve Gin won gold at the London-based Spirits Business Global Gin Masters; and two of our single malt whiskies, Sherrywood 46% and Rich Oak at 50% won gold at the Meiningers International Spirits Awards ISW in Neustadt an der …

Deep Purple and Penderyn

Deep Purple's Last Album? We Were There!

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Just over a year ago we received an email from a Cardiff-based film producer called Craig Hooper. He wrote, ‘I run a documentary production company based in south Wales and I’m just about to start filming a documentary on rock legends, Deep Purple, as they write and record their latest – and probably last – album in Nashville. I know …

Penderyn Music Book Prize Shortlist 2017

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The Penderyn Music Book Prize (‘The Mercury Prize of Books’ – The NME) is the only UK-based book prize specifically for music titles including history, theory, biography, autobiography. The 2017 shortlist was announced at the Boogaloo pub in Highgate, and you can see a video of the announcement by prize organiser, Richard Thomas, here. In attendance were authors Brix Smith …