After more than 30 years in the automotive industry Simon decided it was his prerogative to have a mid life crisis and follow a long held dream of creating his own liquor label. Four years ago he teamed up with his daughter, Brogan, to create a new gin distillery from scratch.
After quitting a successful career, corporate life and a regular pay check he returned to the books to study for a qualification in distilling whilst also beginning the lengthy process of setting up a distillery.
Co-owner, Brogan’s way Gin Distillery
With the help of many supporters and some expert suppliers Brogan & Simon overcame a number of unforeseen hurdles to establish their boutique gin distillery in Richmond, Victoria.
Now, less than one year since opening their doors they have achieved gold, silver and bronze medals for all of their spirits in the 2019 Australian Distilled Spirits Awards, the 2019 San Francisco World Spirits Competition and the Feb 2019 Australian Gin Awards.