Born into the Finlayson winemaking family, David is the third generation to farm vines and grow grapes in the Western Cape of South Africa.
Raised and schooled in Stellenbosch, David is an avid believer in the region as the premier wine region of South Africa.
David studied winemaking at Elsenburg College before travelling the world and working at famous wineries including amongst others, Chateau Margaux and Peter Lehmann Wines , gaining knowledge that today forms part of his winemaking philosophy.
David is married to Lizel Finlayson and with their two children Daniella and Callum, they have spent more than a decade building up the Edgebaston Vineyard property into a premium family owned wine property, based on holistic and organic farming principles. was born into a winemaking family.
A keen lover of nature and a healthy lifestyle, David focuses on quality grape growing and winemaking and using organic methods to produce a healthy and premium quality product