His distilling journey began at the University of Western Ontario, where he earned honors in a double major in biology and economics. His experience only furthered as he trained abroad (in areas such as Scotland, and US) while educating himself in the art of distilling.
Eventually, Niagara lured Geoff home as the ideal place to put down some roots. Small-town friendliness, abundant fruit, a close proximity to neighbouring wineries and a well established wine culture — the region was a perfect fit.
ENGINEER / HERB AND BOTANICALS EXPERT
With an impressive resume, an extensive history of environmental research and a long list of awards, Peter is modest at most. His interesting background has assisted in the Dillon’s thoughtful impact on the environment.
Peter has spent a majority of his life traveling the world in search of new and interesting spirits as well as botanicals and herbs. Peters ambitious, ‘Never Stop Experimenting’, philosophy has pushed him to create the wide range of unique flavours and aromatics associated with Dillon’s spirits.
Peter was recently awarded the Order of Canada for his work in the field of environmental science.