Martin Miller dies aged 67

02 January, 2014

Martin Miller, founder of Martin Miller’s gin, passed away on Christmas Eve after a battle with cancer.

Miller was, along with friends Andreas Versteegh and David Bromige, the driving influence behind his eponymous gin.

An obituary from Reformed Spirits said: "Martin was genuinely concerned that by the 1990's the gin drinker was an endangered species, slowly being strangled by the dead hand, as he saw it, of vodka. 

“Martin's dream was to pass on his own love of gin to a whole new generation of gin lovers. Now if that meant creating his own gin, then so be it and if in the process he was also creating the world’s first super premium gin it was of little consequence.”

Martin Miller was described as an “iconoclast and a genuine English eccentric”.





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