James Hastwell

Chief winemaker
Brief info

James Hastwell is the chief winemaker at Hastwell and Lightfoot Winery which he inherited from his forefathers. He began to participate in the wine making process at the young age of 6 with his father and grandfather. As a young winemaker James showed his prowess and exceptional talent for winemaking by continually innovating techniques which were passed on to him and quickly became a star within the region. He combines traditional and innovative wine making techniques to accentuate the natural conditions of the region in his wines and as such has been a regular winner of major wine competitions at a young age.