2nd Penderyn Music Book Prize Long-list Announced

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The 2nd Penderyn Music Book Prize is nearly upon us. Memoirs from musicians Patti Smith, Elvis Costello and Grace Jones have been long-listed, while biographies of John Peel, Sandy Denny and Tubby Hayes have also made the list. The judging panel is made up of DJ and critic, Stuart Maconie; broadcaster, Annie Nightingale; journalist, Mark Ellen; musicians Green Gartside and …

Roy Noble joins the Penderyn Board

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Penderyn are delighted to announce that the eminent broadcaster and BBC radio Wales ‘DJ’ Roy Noble has joined our board as a Non Executive Director. Roy has been associated with the distillery from the start, but now he’s ‘official’ as we say in Wales! As he is a man of words, we’ll let Roy tell the story, ‘Becoming a director …

Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 2016

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Over the past 13 years Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible has established itself as the world’s leading whisky guide. Whilst the whole Penderyn range is featured, the Distillery & Visitor Centre, based at the foothills of the Brecon Beacons, was particularly pleased with the review of their Limited Edition Port Wood Single Cask PT72 in the latest edition. As well as …

Spirits Business Award Winners

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We are delighted to announce that Penderyn Legend and Penderyn Myth have won Gold Awards at the prestigious Global World Whisky Masters 2015 in the ‘European Single Malt Premium’ category. The competition was organised by The Spirits Business magazine and took place in London in August. Legend & Myth are part of our new 41% range of Single Malt whiskies: …

Enter The Dragon

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Penderyn produce two ranges of single malts: a premium 46% range and a 41% range. Last year our European partners suggested we incorporated a design that represented Wales‘ proud heritage, and what is more Welsh than the fiery dragon that features on Wales’ national flag? Penderyn are therefore proud to present the ‘Dragon’ range of 41% whiskies: Legend, Myth and …

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 …