Our Team

Simon Woodhead

Winemaking Director

Simon used to design automotive sensors at TAG McLaren F1 before studying Viticulture at Plumpton Agricultural College in East Sussex.

Tom Bartlett

Assistant Winemaker

Tom also studied Viticulture at Plumpton Agricultural College, graduating in 2012. Tom has also done vintages in California and New Zealand.

Adderley Pelly

Vineyard Manager

Adderley originally joined us as our first apprentice. She now manages the vineyard, does tractor operations and will manage our new tasting room and shop, which opens in spring 2020.

Marie Davies

Business Development Manager

Marie joined us in early 2020 to help promote the wines. She has worked across multiple industries, recruitment, advertising, digital and luxury goods, notably fragrance and cosmetics. She is a fluent French speaker with a passion for good wine and is qualified to Level 3 WSET with distinction.

Rob Dench (Part Time, mainly at bottling and harvest)

Tech Geek

Rob joins us at bottling and harvest as well as any time that something needs fixing. Whether that is a fault with the bottling line or to fix the broken vine trimmer, no job seems beyond Rob.

Jamie Allen (Part Time, only at harvest)

Transport and Beef

Jamie is our local wagyu cattle farmer, but moonlights for us during harvest, responsible for delivering the grapes to the winery and helping out with processing. Jamie also supplies lovely beef for our harvest dinners.

Matt Borsay

Vineyard Manager

Matt joined us as an Apprentice and is now invaluable in the vineyard and the winery.