Shannon Sutherland - Winemaker & General Manager

Shannon joined Rymill Coonawarra as Winemaker & General Manager in 2018. He is shaking things up in Coonawarra with his alternates range, focussing on sustainability, and creating contemporary classic wines.  Before shifting to Coonawarra Shannon worked in the Napa Valley, Beaujolais, Canada, the Hunter Valley, Great Western and Marlborough regions.

Lewis White - Assistant Winemaker

Lewis has kept busy since graduating from Charles Sturt University with a degree in Wine Science in 2015, with vintages at James Estate in Hunter Valley, Tintara in McLaren Vale, Dalrymple at Pipers River, Logan in Mudgee/Orange, Nyetimber in the UK, and most recently at Winemaking Tasmania in Cambridge. With a couple of vintages at Rymill under his belt he is making mark in Coonawarra.

Tom Whitehead - Sales Manager

Tom joined us in 2007 where he is responsible for sales across our domestic and export markets. Tom’s interest in wine began in 1995 working for a fine wine retailer, which led to his obtaining a Diploma of Wine Marketing from the University of Adelaide in 2000. He then completed a busy year with vintage work in the Barossa Valley at Yalumba, primarily looking after red ferments, and from there took up a sales position with Samuel Smith and Son in Perth.

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