After world recognition for the renaissance of Plymouth Gin, the company has been recognised for it efforts in its home territory. This year it won the Best White Spirits trophy at the International Wine and Spirit Competition and a double gold at the San Francisco World Spirits competition. Most recently it has won top prize in the Millennium Business Awards which recognise the most outstanding businesses in Devon and Cornwall. The architect of this success, chief executive Charles Rolls, said: "We want to establish Plymouth Gin as the most widely appreciated premium gin around the world ­ a position it held 100 years ago." {{DRINKS }}