With the harvest now safely in, and our 2020 vintage happily fermenting its way towards perfection, we start to see the vines shutting down and the leaves turning a variety of shades from bright yellows and sunny oranges to deep reds and burnt ochres. It’s a wonderful time to walk the vines and drink in the colours of autumn. The team still have plenty to do post-harvest, here’s an update on what’s happening in the vineyards, winery and brewery this autumn. It has only been
For the second year running we are delighted to have been awarded 2 Platinum medals at the Decanter World Wine Awards. Out of 16,518 wines judged from 56 countries, just 178 from 24 countries were awarded a Platinum medal. First deemed ‘Gold’ in the first weeks of judging, these wines were re-tasted by panels made up of Regional and Co-Chairs, awarding Platinum medals to the best wines. Requiring a minimum of 97 points, this year’s Platinum medals make up just 1.08% of all wines tasted
Visit our website to download a copy of the Half Year Results Chapel Down Group Plc is pleased to announce another period of progress in our results, despite the enormous challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, for the 6 months ended 30 June 2020. Key highlights: • Wines and spirits o Wine revenues up 20% reflecting the growing demand for our award-winning wines despite losing approximately a third of our business in the on licensed trade and our own retail sales. o Direct to consumer
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
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
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
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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