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Press & Awards
2022 Awards Success
by Chapel Down 29 July 2022

As England’s leading wine producer, we’re very incredibly proud of the awards that our sparkling and still wines have...

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Andrew Carter Appointed Director of WineGB
by Chapel Down 29 July 2022

We’re delighted to announce that Chapel Down CEO, Andrew Carter, has been appointed Director of the WineGB board.

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Introducing our latest partnership with Kent Cricket
by Chapel Down 13 July 2022

We are delighted to announce our latest partnership with our home county cricket club Kent Cricket. Based in Canterbu...

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TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award 2022
by Chapel Down 05 July 2022

We are delighted to have been awarded the TripAdvisor ‘Travellers’ Choice Award’ for 2022, placing us in the top 10% ...

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Unveiling our new brand campaign: ‘Celebrate the English Way’
by Chapel Down 15 June 2022

Today we announce the launch of our new advertising campaign, ‘Celebrate the English Way’. The campaign features a se...

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‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ Open Air Theatre
by Chapel Down 08 June 2022

Join Ultraviolet Productions for a circus inspired re-imagining of Shakespeare's ‘A Midsummer Night's Dream’ performe...

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OPEN A WORLD OF CELEBRATIONS THIS PLATINUM JUBILEE
by Chapel Down 02 May 2022

Celebrate Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee with England’s finest sparkling wine. Queen Elizabeth II will become the fir...

Results
Chapel Down Full Year Results 2021
by Chapel Down 25 April 2022

Today we published our full year results. We saw significant strong progress and growth in revenue, margin expansion ...

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Introducing Vintage Reserve 2019: An exclusive cuvée for the height of gastronomy
by Chapel Down 12 April 2022

We are delighted to announce the launch of a very special cuvée, Chapel Down Vintage Reserve 2019. From today the win...

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The Official Sparkling Wine of England Cricket
by Chapel Down 06 April 2022

We are proud to announce that Chapel Down is the ‘Official Sparkling Wine’ of the England and Wales Cricket Board (EC...

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Join us in celebrating the Boat Race
by Chapel Down 28 March 2022

We’re delighted to be the Official Sparkling Wine partner at this year’s Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race, one of the w...

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A Donation to Ukraine
by Chapel Down 15 March 2022

The heavy fighting in Ukraine has had devastating consequences for its people. The Disasters Emergency Committee is ...

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Meet the Winemaker
by Chapel Down 28 February 2022

For those of you keen to understand more about winemaking and gain some insight direct from the winemaker, we would l...

Team
A spotlight on our Head Winemaker, Josh Donaghay-Spire
by Chapel Down 28 February 2022

This week, a focus on our Head Winemaker & Operations Director, Josh Donaghay-Spire and his career to date. Josh ...

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Josh Donaghay-Spire - Operations Director & Head Winemaker
by Chapel Down 11 February 2022

We are pleased to announce that our Head Winemaker, Josh Donaghay-Spire, has been promoted to Operations Director &am...

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We’ve Got You Covered This Valentine's Day
by Chapel Down 04 February 2022

Share the love and make Valentine’s Day 2022 one to remember with our exquisite range of gifts. Whether it be your pa...

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Introducing Our Newest Tour - The Explorer Experience
by Chapel Down 28 January 2022

A new experience designed to showcase our sparkling wines and the best of local and seasonal produce in The Swan.  Di...

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Introducing Our New Trio Discovery Cases
by Chapel Down 07 January 2022

Welcome in 2022 with our new Trio Discovery Cases. These have been carefully curated by our winemaking team and offer...

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Unwind this autumn with our Great Minds Drink Alike Collection
by Chapel Down 05 November 2021

With Autumn now upon us, with its crisp, bright days and cold, dark nights, we would like to introduce our latest win...

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Raise a glass to a week of celebrations
by Chapel Down 29 October 2021

This week has been particularly exciting for us and has provided many reasons to celebrate! Firstly, we have official...

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Wines from the heart of the Garden of England
by Chapel Down 13 October 2021

This week, we have begun harvesting our Pinot Noir fruit. This classic Champagne variety is used in many of our spark...

Harvest
Harvest 2021
by Chapel Down 01 October 2021

It’s official, Harvest 2021 has begun! After a summer where we saw a variety of weather, the past few weeks of warmth...

Results
Chapel Down Half Year Results | 2021
by Chapel Down 28 September 2021

Download a copy of the Half Year Results 2021 Chapel Down is pleased to announce significant progress in the results ...

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The Chapel Down Guide to Wine & Cheese Pairing
by Chapel Down 24 September 2021

Wine and cheese, is there a better match made in heaven? Whilst there may be no strict rules in creating mouth-wateri...

Team
Introducing Andrew Carter, CEO of Chapel Down
by Chapel Down 16 September 2021

With over 25 years in the global drinks industry, we are thrilled that Andrew will be joining Chapel Down Group plc a...

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Meet the Team Behind the Wine | Jo Arkle, Assistant Winemaker
by Chapel Down 06 September 2021

Winemaking is hard work. And everyone, no matter how brilliant, starts at the bottom. Learning the craft at each vint...

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Common Wine Myths Debunked!
by Chapel Down 03 September 2021

This isn’t necessarily true! Over time, winemaking techniques have improved to allow wines to be enjoyed younger and ...

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Meet the Team Behind the Wine | Tom Wilkinson, Vineyard Manager
by Chapel Down 22 July 2021

With the long awaited summer days finally here, there is never a dull moment in the vineyard, and all work continues ...

Results
Chapel Down Hits £6.876m Crowdfund 2021 Target
by Chapel Down 16 July 2021

England’s leading wine producer raises £6.876m, making it the first company to achieve the maximum raise on the See...

Press & Awards
Decanter Awards Results 2021 | Chapel Down Wins Platinum!
by Chapel Down 09 July 2021

Now in its 18th year, Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) is the world’s largest and most influential wine competition,...

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Kit’s Coty Collection wins Trophies at the WineGB Awards | 2021
by Chapel Down 25 June 2021

We are thrilled to share the news that our Kit’s Coty wines have been awarded two trophies and four gold medals at th...

Results
Chapel Down Full Year Result & Crowdfund Campaign | 2020
by Chapel Down 04 June 2021

Chapel Down Group PLC is pleased to announce the Company’s Full Year Results for the 12 month period ending 31st Dece...

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Appointment of Stewart Gilliland as Non-Executive Director
by Chapel Down 24 May 2021

We are delighted to announce that Stewart Gilliland has been appointed to the Chapel Down Board as a Non-Executive D...

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Upskill Your Wine Tasting Knowledge In Five Simple Steps!
by Chapel Down 10 May 2021

Before we begin, it is important to make sure that your environment is conducive to wine tasting. A relaxed atmosphe...

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Spring Update | 2021
by Chapel Down 26 April 2021

Now that spring has arrived – albeit chillier than normal, we are looking forward to another busy season in the vine...

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Chapel Down’s Monthly Inspirations
by Chapel Down 29 January 2021

Elevate your Valentine’s Day PlansAt Chapel Down, we want to ensure that your Valentine’s Day is just as special as a...

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Chapel Down Wine Cruise with AmaWaterways
by Chapel Down 25 January 2021

We are delighted to announce that we will be partnering with leading River Cruise line AmaWaterways on a new and excl...

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‘Nominate Your Hero’ Winners
by Chapel Down 21 January 2021

We recently asked our email subscribers to nominate their heroes who have shown simple human kindness, compassion, an...

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Autumn Update | 2020
by Chapel Down 01 November 2020

With the harvest now safely in, and our 2020 vintage happily fermenting its way towards perfection, we start to see t...

Results
Chapel Down Half Year Results | 2020
by Chapel Down 30 September 2020

Download a copy of the Half Year Results Chapel Down Group Plc is pleased to announce another period of progress in o...

Press & Awards
Kit’s Coty Collection wins GOLD at Wine GB Awards | 2020
by Chapel Down 24 August 2020

We are thrilled to share the news that our Kit’s Coty wines have been awarded three Gold medals at the Wine GB Awards...

Results
Chapel Down Full Year Result | 2019
by Chapel Down 19 June 2020

Chapel Down Group PLC is pleased to announce the Company’s Full Year Results for the 12 month period ended 31st Decem...

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June Update | 2020
by Chapel Down 09 June 2020

Phew what a scorcher! You know what you need to enjoy the sunshine even more? Something chilled, refreshing, deliciou...

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May Update | 2020
by Chapel Down 15 May 2020

At this time of year, the spontaneity of a visit to a pub garden or a meal out or a visit to a friend’s home for a ba...

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Navigating the Crisis | Mark Harvey on leading Chapel Down through COVID-19
by Chapel Down 30 April 2020

This has been taken from Walpole.“There’s much to play for.” With all pubs, restaurants and hospitality venues closed...