Lisha Nelson is the eldest daughter of Alan and Marguerite Nelson and studied at the University of Stellenbosch where she obtained a BSc Degree in Viticulture and Oenology - cum laude.
Thereafter, she completed her MSc Degree on the subject of Brettanomyces. She then spent two seasons at Mulderbosch where she was shown the ropes by Mike Dobrovic, and another season at the Stonestreet Winery in California.
Lisha's training and experience have given her a very well-rounded scientific yet practical approach to wine making. She believes in applying her special touch to tried and tested industry methods to ensure the production of top quality and unique handcrafted wines, including a range of wines under her own name. The wines are known as "Lisha Nelson Signature Wines".