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Set amongst 22 acres of vineyards, recognised as an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty', the Chapel Down winery has excellent facilities for visitors including a high quality restaurant and a shop stocking a variety of local produce. Visitors are also welcome to explore the grounds, our beautiful herb garden and complimentary vineyard walks. We are open to the public every day from 10.00am until 5.00pm.
At Chapel Down, we own vineyards across Kent where we believe the finest overall conditions for grape growing exists in England. However, we also source our fruit from a wider geographic area – from Essex to Hampshire - to ensure we maintain consistency and that the risks of crop failure through frost and climate are reduced.
Our Winery Store stocks the full range of Chapel Down wines, including some ‘cellar door’ exclusives, all of which are available to sample in store. It also stocks our range of Curious beers and cider together with a comprehensive range of high quality English produce from carefully selected suppliers.Find Us
Whether you are visiting with family or as a larger group, we can provide a perfect day out. We offer a number of visitor experiences, from guided tours and wine tastings, to packages that include a three course lunch. We also have a number of gift experiences or we can create a bespoke gift package just for you.Gift Experiences
Guided tours run throughout the year and include a visit to the Chapel Down vineyards and winery, followed by a tutored tasting of our award-winning range of sparkling and still wines. Each tour takes approximately 1hr 45mins. Call us on 01580 766111 for further information. Booking in advance is recommended, you can now book online.Book A Tour
Our two AA Rosette and Michelin Bib Gourmand restaurant specialising in modern British cuisine and locally sourced seasonable produce. The 80-cover restaurant boasts a private dining Chef’s Table and outdoor terrace with spectacular views across the county which is a perfect setting to enjoy drinks before or after your meal.The Swan
The Chapel Down Wine Academy offers the opportunity to explore the world of wine by tasting and learning about wines from key regions, including England. You will also learn how to learn how to professionally taste wine through sight, smell and taste, as well as gaining the skills to describe wines accurately. Dates for 2019 are Friday 19th July and Friday 18th October.
“Oeno-tourism is even acquiring a new air of glamour in the UK, thanks in part to Kent winery Chapel Down, which recently unveiled a new tasting room and private dining space with a bespoke bar."
The Financial Times, 2017
“Chapel Down offers an enjoyable way to familiarise yourself with the best of British. If you're simply after a pleasant stroll, pick up a map at the shop which details a number of trails that criss-cross the 68-acre estate. To peep into the more technical aspects of the process, from harvesting to bottling, take a guided tour. Even if you don't have time for a tour, the shop is a must, selling all the Chapel Down favourites and staff will lead you through a free mini-tasting if you can't decide. To top it all there's an excellent restaurant where you can dine on Modern British food on an outdoor deck, with fabulous vineyard views all around.”
The Independent, 2016
“For a close to home stay with all the essentials - that's good food, good booze and good views - try Kent. More specifically try Chapel Down, home to some of the best vineyards in the UK (and) British produced sparkling wine that's really good. Don't let us drone on - if you head to Chapel Down you can learn all about the wine producing yourself, take a wander around the vineyards and try some of its wines. All for a bargainous £10.”
Escapism Magazine, 2016
“Chapel Down offers a polished visitor experience complete with a retail shop and full-service restaurant. Its vineyard tours and tutored tastings provide a comparatively slick but comprehensive overview of the process from vine to bottle.”
The Wall Street Journal, 2015
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