Spirits Business World Whisky Masters

5 More Golds for Penderyn at Spirits Business World Whisky Masters 2020!

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We’re delighted to announce that we won 5 Gold Awards at the recent Spirits Business World Whisky Masters 2020. The Golds went to Madeira, Peated, Myth, Celt and our new small batch Mosctel Finish. We also won 5 Silver Medals for Portwood, Sherrywood, Rich Oak, Legend and our Tawny Port Pipe Single Cask. You can buy these whiskies online here: …

Spirits Business Global Gin Masters

Penderyn's Gins win 2 Golds and 2 Silvers at The Spirits Business Global Gin Masters 2020

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We were delighted to win 4 awards at The Spirits Business Global Gin Masters. Gold for Brecon Gin and Chocolate Orange and silver for Brecon Botanicals and Rhubarb & Cranberry. Previously Brecon Gin won a Gold at the same awards in 2017. Brecon Botanicals won Gold at the 2018 awards in the Super Premium Category. Botanicals also won Gold at …

Llandudno Distillery

Penderyn Secures Planning for Llandudno Distillery

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Planning for Penderyn’s second distillery, which is to be housed in the former Old Board School in Lloyd St, Llandudno, has been passed by Conwy Council. This is great news for Penderyn and means (Covid permitting) that the distillery will be ready for opening to the public in Spring 2021. The distillery will also house a visitor and meeting centre, …

Penderyn Hand Sanitiser

Penderyn Hand Sanitiser now available to order online

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Penderyn recently switched to producing Hand Sanitiser in the fight against Coronavirus, and whilst a large proportion of their Hand Sanitiser is used by the NHS in Wales, the Welsh Distillery have now made cases of 12x90ml bottles available via their online store. The sanitiser is made to a WHO Formulation One recipe and contains 80% alcohol. The case of …

Whisky Advocate

Penderyn US Single Cask Whisky make Top 10 Highest-Scoring Whiskies in Whisky Advocate Magazine, Spring 2020 Edition

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We were delighted to hear that our US-exclusive Penderyn Portwood Single Cask Whisky (No. PT113) 60.4% ABV was featured in the list in the prestigious Whisky Advocate magazine, and achieved a score of 93/100. This is a US bottling only and limited to 251 bottles. This is a big win for both Penderyn and for ImpEx Bev, our US importers, …

Up Jumped the Devil: The Real Life of Robert Johnson

2020 Penderyn Music Book Prize won by Biography of Blues Legend, Robert Johnson

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The Penderyn Music Book Prize 2020 has been won by the outstanding biography Up Jumped The Devil: The Real Life of Robert Johnson by Bruce Conforth and Gayle Dean Wardlow (Omnibus Press). Watch the video presentation, which includes Richard Thomas – the organiser of the prize – talking about the shortlist; Stephen Davies – Penderyn Distillery’s CEO – announcing the …

Aista Jukneviciute of Penderyn, with Jarl Hobbs of Lovair in front of IBCs of sanitizing liquid.

Welsh Distillers Penderyn contributes to fight against Coronavirus

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Economy, Transport and North Wales Minister Ken Skates has thanked iconic Welsh whisky and spirits brand Penderyn on diverting its expert distillers to produce much needed hand sanitizer for the NHS in Wales. As a result of the demand for hand sanitiser gels and liquids during the current Coronavirus pandemic, Penderyn is now producing hand sanitiser liquid with an 80% …

Penderyn Virtual Tour Drinks Business

Penderyn Virtual Distillery Tour Goes Viral

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Penderyn sees over 43,000 visitors a year, and their tours are very popular. In 2015 the Distillery won a major tourism award, beating, amongst others, the Doctor Who Experience in Cardiff. The Distillery has also received several Trip Advisor Certificates of Excellence. Like all tourism attractions during this period, Penderyn’s Distillery Tours and Masterclasses are on hold due to the …

San Francisco World Spirits Awards Competition 2020

Penderyn wins 1 Double Gold and 2 Gold Medals at prestigious San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2020

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Continuing on from a superb 2019, Penderyn Distillery are celebrating a slew of gold award wins at the prestigious San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2020. Having wowed several competitions as well as the modern whisky-drinking public over the past few years, the most recent plaudits prove that Penderyn continues to be a brand to watch.  Penderyn won Gold medal awards …