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 …

The Gold Range in our New Bespoke Whisky Bottle

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March 1st was St David’s Day and what better day to launch our new bottle across our Gold Single Malt Welsh Whisky Range. The bottle, which was designed by eminent designer and Penderyn Director, Glenn Tutssel, was initially launched containing our house style Madeira finish at Whisky Live in Paris in September last year. Now our Peated, Portwood and Sherrywood …

Penderyn Prize Longlist 2018

Rolling Stones and Wiley compete for Penderyn Prize

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The Penderyn Music Book Prize 2018 has announced this year’s longlist – a smorgasbord of musical genres from Billy Bragg’s history of skiffle to Wiley’s grime memoir; from a study of the tradition of English folk music to an exploration of the rise and fall of the Rock Star. Now in its 4th year, the prize is the only UK-based …

Penderyn named Grand Whisky Master

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Penderyn Distillery has been awarded World Whisky Grand Master 2017, which is a truly significant achievement. Only four of these awards are handed out by The Spirits Business each year, and this is the first time we have been awarded top prize. The trophy was collected by our Sales Manager, Rob Weller (see pic), at an awards lunch in London …

Penderyn's New Bottle

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We are delighted to announce the new style presentation for our Madeira Finish Single Malt Whisky. This is an exclusive bespoke design bottle by Penderyn director Glenn Tutssel, a creative force for Penderyn since 2004. The bottle will roll out during November containing our flagship Madeira 46% Single Malt, but the rest of the Penderyn Gold range will follow. To …

Penderyn on BBC1's Escape To The Country

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Penderyn Distillery was featured on BBC1’s long running ‘Escape To The Country’ on the 19th September. Our Brand Director Sian Whitelock spoke to Nicki Chapman and the video also features David Cover, one of our Brand Ambassadors, who introduced Nicki to a couple of our single malts. This was great publicity for us, and a sign that Penderyn is reaching …

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Four More Golds For Penderyn!

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Our description of Penderyn as ‘Welsh Gold’ was never more appropriate as we have won another 4 gold awards for our Single Malt Welsh Whiskies. The World Whisky Masters Awards organised by The Spirits Business are one of the most prestigious of the International Spirits Awards, and Penderyn picked up gold for the following whiskies: Penderyn Madeira 46%, Penderyn Myth, …

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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 …

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Penderyn’s Brecon FIVE Vodka Wins Gold Award

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We are delighted to announce that their Brecon FIVE Vodka has won the Gold Award at the International Spirits Challenge 2017. FIVE is a premium 43% abv vodka made with pure clean water from Penderyn’s own glacier-bred, rock-filtered source situated below our distillery in the Brecon Beacons mountain range. FIVE is distilled five times for maximum purity (hence its name!), …