Drinking Eating Blog

Chapel Down’s Monthly Inspirations

Elevate your Valentine’s Day Plans At Chapel Down, we want to ensure that your Valentine’s Day is just as special as any other year. If not more special! Reignite the spark this Valentine’s Day with the Chapel Down Virtual Tasting Kit and Experience. Light a candle, set the mood and enjoy tasting award-winning wines with the one you love in the comfort of your home. The exclusive one hour live tasting will be held on Sunday 14th February from 5.30-6:30pm with three of Chapel Down’s

AMAWATERWAY BLOG

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

Nominate Your Hero Blog

‘Nominate Your Hero’ Winners

We recently asked our email subscribers to nominate their heroes who have shown simple human kindness, compassion, and care plus helped to lift the gloom during these unprecedented times, we wanted to recognise this kindness and give a selection of these heroes the opportunity to celebrate with a bottle of Chapel Down Brut NV. We’re thrilled to share with you our winners and their stories. Winner: Adam Smith       Nominator: Tracey Ayres “He works with the elderly, gives blood and does a lot of fund raising for

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Chapel Down wins two Platinum Medals at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2020

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

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

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

Cocktail Series

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.