Shan was born in Malaysia of Indian parents. He studied medicine at Monash University. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

Turid came to Australia from Norway. She studied physics at Melbourne University and obtained her Doctorate in 1971. In 1993 Shan graduated from the respected Wine Science course at Charles Sturt University.

Shan and Turid produce elegant wines of distinction offering finesse and exceptional flavour - generous, rich and creamy Chardonnay; spicy and cherry like Pinot Noir; richly flavoured and classically proportioned Cabernet Sauvignon; superb tight and juicy Semillon and complex, elegant Shiraz.