June Newsletter

June Newsletter

Dear Customers, Phew what a scorcher! You know what you need to enjoy the sunshine even more? Something chilled, refreshing, delicious and different. So along with an update from our Viticulturalist, Winemaker and Brewer on what magic they are weaving, there’s some great offers to help sate that thirst! Please help to spread the word and share your discovery – every bottle of wine you buy from us helps us to make more people surprised and delighted, and makes England a more desirable place in

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Chapel Down Full Year Results | 2019

Visit our website to download a copy of the Full Year Results 2019 Chapel Down Group PLC is pleased to announce the Company’s Full Year Results for the 12 month period ended 31st December 2019. Key highlights: • Year on year sales on a continuing basis up 14% to £14.801m (2018: £13.016m)*/** o Chapel Down Wine and Spirits sales on a continuing basis up 13% to £10.102m (2018: £8.977m) o Beer and Cider sales, in Curious Drinks Limited, up 16% to £4.699m (2018: £4.039m)*** • Wines and Spirits gross

May Newsletter

May Newsletter

Dear Customers, 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 barbecue is one of the joys of the improving weather and the liberties we have become so accustomed to enjoying.  And whilst Skype, Zoom, WhatsApp etc has helped maintain relationships and our sanity, we are all going to miss our freedoms dreadfully. Our hearts go out to all our friends in the hospitality industry. The light at the

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Navigating the Crisis | Mark Harvey on leading Chapel Down through COVID-19

This has been taken from Walpole. “There’s much to play for.” With all pubs, restaurants and hospitality venues closed for the foreseeable future, Mark Harvey – the Managing Director of English Wine producer Chapel Down – discusses the impact of these closures and the potential professional (and personal) post-lockdown consequences, in this, the latest in our new series of interviews on how leaders of Britain’s best-known luxury brands are steering their businesses through the pandemic. Graduating from Oxford University in 1998, Mark worked firstly in various marketing and commercial

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Chapel Down Cocktail Series

Chapel Down Garden of England Cocktail, Frazer Thompson  Buy our Chapel Down Garden of England Cocktail Pack, here. Chapel Down English 75 Cocktail, Mark Harvey  Buy our Chapel Down English 75 Cocktail Pack, here. Chapel Down Captain Tom Moore Cocktail, Frazer Thompson  Using our Chapel Down Chardonnay Vodka and Curious Apple cider. Chapel Down Taste of Kent Cocktail, Mark Harvey Buy our Chapel Down Taste of Kent Cocktail pack, here. Stay up to date with the latest Chapel Down news by signing up to our Newsletter here.

Hand Sanitizer Blog

Curious Brewery teams up with Kent Sensory Centre to provide hand sanitiser to Kent key workers

We have teamed up with the leading Fragrance and Flavour company, Givaudan, to provide hand sanitiser to key workers within the local community.  Our production team at the Curious Brewery came up with the initiative and, after initially producing our own small scale spirits-based sanitiser, teamed up with the local Givaudan site in Ashford to be able to deliver hand sanitiser en-masse to the wider Kent community. Between both of us, more than 1 tonne of hand sanitiser is now being distributed each week to

April Newsletter

Dear Customers, Thank you for your amazing support. We are working as fast as we can to get your orders out to you – we really have been inundated with orders and heart-felt good wishes. We are currently asking customers to allow up to 14 days for delivery whilst we are training new staff to cope with the demand. Thanks for being so understanding and for your lovely messages. It means a lot to a fantastic hard-working group of people doing their utmost to safely get you your wine and beer. We

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COVID-19 Update

Today provides an update in light of the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a time of significant change. We are England’s strongest wine brand with a leading position in the UK grocery / off-trade, and rapidly growing on-line sales. With strong assets, good management and a healthy cash position, we believe we are very well placed to weather the crisis and thrive in the aftermath. Our management team and Board have been focussed on delivering swift responses to a number of recent government