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!), …

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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 …

'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 …

Penderyn Prize 2017 Long List Announced

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Long-awaited memoirs from musicians Bruce Springsteen, Johnny Marr and Robbie Robertson have all made the longlist for the 2017 Penderyn Music Book Prize. Now in its 3rd year, the prize is the only UK-based book prize specifically for music titles (history, theory, biography, autobiography). It was recently described as ‘The Mercury Prize of books’ by the NME. The shortlist will …