Harvest 2021

It’s official, Harvest 2021 has begun! After a summer where we saw a variety of weather, the past few weeks of warmth and sunshine has helped with the final ripening of the fruit before harvest began on Monday. We have caught up with our Vineyard and Winemaking teams on how harvest is going and what we can expect from the resulting wines. Viticulture Update “We’ve waited a long time this year for a spell of weather that resembles summer, so the recent sunshine and warmer temperatures have

Chapel Down Hits £6.876m Crowdfund 2021 Target

Chapel Down Hits £6.876m Crowdfund 2021 Target

England’s leading wine producer raises £6.876m, making it the first company to achieve the maximum raise on the Seedrs platform The funds will be be invested in new vineyards, winery, and tourism facilities Chapel Down, England’s leading wine producer, has reached the maximum crowdfund raise having secured £6.876m in just 33 days, smashing their original target of £3m within the first week of the campaign launching. Over 4,100 people have invested making it the largest number of individual investors of any food & beverage company


Chapel Down Wine Cruise with AmaWaterways

We are delighted to announce that we will be partnering with leading River Cruise line AmaWaterways on a new and exclusive ‘wine cruise’ itinerary this November as part of their extensive schedule of luxury river cruises across Europe and beyond. The 7 night cruise will start in Budapest, guests will journey along the Danube and see first-hand why this storied river has inspired generations of artists, poets and musicians. You will visit 8 towns and cities along the way including two magnificent capitals: Budapest and


Introducing our new ‘Tasting to Table’ Experience at The Chapel Down Winery

Treat your loved one to an indulgent wine and food experience at the Chapel Down winery. Arrive at 3.30pm for a guided tour of our vineyards and winery.  Beginning in the vineyard, learn about the vineyard cycle, the grape varieties grown and our sustainable vineyard practises.  Then enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of our winery, learning about the intricate process of sparkling wine production and the techniques used in our still wines. The experience includes a tutored tasting of seven of our award-winning sparkling and still

Chapel Down BCG Residence

Chapel Down celebrates three years of fast growth in the USA

This week we marked three years of strong progress in the USA with a series of celebratory events in New York. We toasted at a sparkling event alongside other British luxury brands within the Walpole Group, which was hosted by the British Consul General Anthony Philipson at his residence. Then, our CEO Frazer Thompson joined acclaimed wine writer, Jancis Robinson OBE MW, in conversation to discuss the progress and prospects for English Sparkling Wine at a thought leadership forum for British Luxury Hospitality at the

Gin Brunch at The Chapel Down Gin Works

Gin Brunches and Sunday Roasts at The Gin Works

The Gin Works has now closed. Join us and celebrate summer at The Chapel Down Gin Works, Kings Cross, where we have some exciting new additions to our food and drink offering at the London home of Chapel Down. GIN BRUNCHES Join us at the Chapel Down Gin Works as we launch our monthly Gin Brunch. Held on the last Saturday of each month your 3-course Gin Brunch will include a tempting selection of dishes kicked off with oysters from the oyster bar and accompanied

Whose Wine Is It Anyway Event

Join us for our new evening event – Whose Wine Is It Anyway?

DO YOU KNOW YOUR BACCHUS FROM YOUR BURGUNDY? YOUR CRIANZA FROM YOUR CLARET? Join us at the Winery for a fun and lively evening, using your senses to see if you can spot the English wines from those from around the world. Come as a couple or get together with friends and we’ll provide a prize for the winners. Enjoy a glass of sparkling wine on arrival followed by several rounds of tastings, sampling white, rosé, red and sparkling wines with the emphasis on entertainment

Wine Garden of England Festival

Wine Garden of England Festival at Rochester Cathedral

BOOK TICKETS Join us this November to sip, share and discover the stories behind some of England’s finest wines at the brand new and exclusive Wine Garden of England Festival at Rochester Cathedral, taking place on Saturday 17th November 2018. Set in the hallowed halls of the stunning Rochester Cathedral, this exclusive English wine festival will honour both Kent’s top wine producers, and one of the county’s very first producers – a monk who championed viticulture at the cathedral more than 1,000 years ago. For the first