James Sweetapple

Cargo Road Wines Winemaker, President of the F.O.O.D Week Association, FORAGE Founder & Holistic Land Manager

James Sweetapple has been a busy man since moving to the region more than 20 years ago. Originally a city boy, James is now a local through and through. Not only is he a winemaker from Cargo Road Wines, he is the President of the F.O.O.D Week Association, and the brains behind the FORAGE event that is held during Orange F.O.O.D Week each year. James’ property not only grows wine grapes, but also figs, cherries, lamb and honey. An advocate for holistic land management, James’ love of the region and sustainable production philosophies delve deeper than his soil.