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Podcast: James Downes

Shannon Vineyards Mist

Welcome to this Matthew Clark Interviews podcast, where we sit down with the industries key figures. Today we’re talking to James Downes, owner and vineyard manager at Shannon Vineyards, situated in the beautiful Elgin Valley.

Shannon Vineyards is situated in the Elgin Valley within the Kogelberg Biosphere with mountains on our western boundary and the Peninsula Dam forming the eastern boundary. The Elgin Valley, which has long been regarded as the apple and pear centre of South Africa, has some of the country's most highly regarded winemakers establishing vineyards in the area, a testament to its obvious winemaking potential.

To find out more about the Shannon wines we stock, click here to take a look at our range. If you want to stock any of the wines discussed, click here to place an order online now, or here to request an account with us; and don’t forget to join us next time.

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