With over 25 years in the global drinks industry, we are thrilled that Andrew will be joining Chapel Down Group plc as Chief Executive Officer. With extensive experience across wine, beer and spirits, Andrew has held senior leadership roles at some of the some of the world’s best known drinks companies, including Bacardi, Treasury Wine Estates and Bulmers across multiple international markets. He has worked on the international development of premium drinks brands, such as Penfolds, Bacardi, Bombay Sapphire, Martini, Grey Goose, Strongbow & San
Now in its 18th year, Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) is the world’s largest and most influential wine competition, with unrivalled global reach. Judged by 170 top wine experts from around the globe, Decanter is trusted internationally for its rigorous judging process. Decanter saw its biggest year to date, with 18,094 wines tasted from 56 countries. awarding 179 Platinum medals and 635 Gold medals. Wine experts awarded 50 Best in Show, 179 Platinum, 635 Gold, 5,607 Silver and 8,332 Bronze medals. For the third year
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
We are thrilled to share the news that our Kit’s Coty wines have been awarded three Gold medals at the Wine GB Awards 2020. The wines were judged at Ashling Park Estate, West Sussex on the 20th – 24th July 2020 by judges Susie Barrie MW, Oz Clarke OBE and Rebecca Palmer. In total there were 281 wines entered into the competition with 34 Gold medals awarded. Our Kit’s Coty wines scooped three gold medals, here’s what the judges had to say about our award-winning
We’re excited to have launched a range of gin-based experiences at our new Gin Works in Kings Cross, London. The Gin Works Experience Launching on Monday 16th September, we will be offering gin-lovers the ultimate experience; the opportunity to make their own gin in The Gin Works Experience. At the heart of the Gin Works Experience is ‘Helga’, our 150-litre copper still which produces premium small-batch craft gins on site throughout the year. Under the expert guidance of our distillation team, guests will learn
Gift Guide: Top 10 Experiences The Daily Telegraph, 10 December 2016 “For the person who has already has everything, why not give the gift of a unique experience that will create an ever-lasting memory? If they yearn to own their own winery, leasing them a vine at the Chapel Down vineyard in Kent isn’t a bad place to start. They’ll be invited to take part in the harvest and be sent a case of personalised bottles.” For further information, visit our Lease a Vine page.