Impex Conference

Penderyn in California with new importers ImpEx Bev

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Rob Weller, our Sales Manager and Jon Tregenna, our Media Manager went over to San Franciso in California last weekend to meet up with the crew from ImPex Beverages, our new US importers. They attended their annual conference, went to a Penderyn whisky tasting at the famed Whisky Shop in Sutter St, central San Francisco; and then attended the Whisky …

IWSC

Two More Golds from the highly prestigious IWSC Awards – 7th August 2018

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The golds keep coming for Penderyn. After the six recent Gold awards from the 2018 World Whisky Masters we are delighted to report that we have won 2 Golds at the highly prestigious International Wines & Spirits Competition (IWSC). Firstly, our Gold range Peated 46 won Gold (Outstanding) award in the Worldwide Whiskies category. This is a great achievement and …

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 …

'Bryn Terfel' Icons Of Wales #5 Launch

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Tuesday November 29th saw the launch of the new Icons Of Wales edition – Bryn Terfel. The launch took place in the magnificent foyer of the Royal Welsh college of Music & Drama in Cardiff. Bryn himself was there, and made a great speech in front of the invited audience of 250 guests. This whisky celebrates Welsh opera singer Bryn …

'That Try' Launched

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Wednesday 10th June saw the launch of That Try, a 41% abv Peated Single Malt (the latest in Penderyn’s Icons Of Wales series) at the Penderyn Bar in the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff. That Try celebrates Gareth Edwards’ famous score for the Barbarians against the All Blacks in 1973, widely regarded as the greatest try ever seen. Among the …

Gareth ‘Alfie’ Thomas… and other visitors

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We’ve had some pretty high-powered visitors recently. Firstly, Welsh rugby legend Gareth ‘Alfie’ Thomas is set to become one of our unofficial Penderyn Ambassadors, helping to spread the word about our award-winning whiskies. (If truth be told, as a massive patriot and a huge fan of both Penderyn and Welsh products in general, he was already doing this!) Alfie took …

Icons Of Wales #4 – 'That Try' Announced

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There are times when rugby transcends the mere fundamentals of the game – passing, kicking, running, tackling – and instinct, innovation and genius take over to inspire the heart and elevate the soul as only great art truly can. On the 27th January 1973, in a packed Cardiff Arms Park, when the All Blacks’ wing Bryan Williams kicked a high …