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Chapel Down launches in France with a sparkling event at Paris Fashion Week

We were delighted to mark the launch of our award-winning wines in France with a sparkling event at Paris Fashion Week last night. We partnered with Ralph and Russo, cutting-edge British haute-couture fashion brand, at the opening night of Paris Fashion week on the Place Vendôme. Guests enjoyed glasses of Chapel Down as they celebrated this key moment in the year of high fashion. Global superstar Nelly provided the entertainment. We are proud to announce a partnership in France with luxury wine distributor, Perles Du Monde. Led


Chapel Down becomes Official Partner to The Oxford & Cambridge Boat Race

We are delighted to become an Official Partner to The Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race for the next four years. We have replaced Bollinger Champagne as an Official Partner and our sparkling wine will be enjoyed by the victorious crew at the Mortlake finish line of the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race. Frazer Thompson, CEO at Chapel Down, commented: “We are thrilled to be partnering The Boat Race, an iconic moment in the British sporting calendar. This great rivalry inspires mutual respect but an iron


2016 Harvest Update

We are pleased to report a successful harvest with the highest quality fruit for still and sparkling wines that we have ever received to date. Yields were slightly lower than expectations, although we still collected our third largest harvest. It follows on from an excellent 2015 and outstanding 2014. This augurs well for more higher quality higher value wines and will aid the development of our brand. A more challenging flowering period following on from a frost free Spring left a lower potential crop, but a


Chapel Down launches in the United States

We are delighted to announce an exciting new chapter of growth, having today launched in the United States. We have partnered with luxury wine and spirit company, ABCK Corp, and will host a launch party at the residence of New York British Consulate General, Antonia Romeo, on the 11th October.  The event, hosted by our CEO Frazer Thompson, will be attended by leading trade and press. ABCK Corp has been selected as our long-term partner on the strength of its experience and success across the luxury wines and


Chapel Down joins Walpole, the world-renowned group of Britain’s finest luxury brands

We are humbled to have been selected to become a member of Walpole, the world-renowned elite group of Britain’s finest 170 luxury brands. The membership is testament to our reputation as a pioneer of world-class English wine while also demonstrates the heightened national and international interest in English wine. Membership to the exclusive Walpole group is by invitation only and Chapel Down will feature alongside iconic British brands such as Rolls Royce, Alexander McQueen, Mulberry and Asprey. With a mission to promote, recognise and maintain the highest