Peter Bodnar Rod
Peter began his prolific career when he graduated with an Honors Bachelor of Commerce in Hotel and Food Administration. After graduating from the International Sommelier Guild in 1991, he successfully completed the London Wine and Spirits Education Trust Diploma.
Peter competed at the French Sommelier Championships and World Sommelier Championships in 1997. After winning numerous Sommelier competitions in North America (most recently in 1996 & 2000), Peter decided to continue his love of wine and teaching as he became a member of the Society of Wine Educators. For the past six years he has been teaching various wine groups across North America.
Among many of the accolades Peter has garnered in his career, he has designed numerous wine lists in different establishments that have won the Decanter / Robert Mondavi Wine By the Glass Award and Wine Spectator Award of Excellence.
Peter has traveled extensively through various wine regions and has also run a private company doing wine seminars and consultation services.