Chapel Down Celebrates

Chapel Down have announced another period of progress in the results for the year ended 31 December 2018. Produced in Kent is delighted to see one of Kent's flagship food and drink businesses continuing to grow and prosper.

Key highlights:

• Year on year combined sales up 10% to £13.016m (2017: £11.796m)*/**

• Chapel Down Wine and Spirits sales up 11% to £8.977m (2017: £8.119m)

• Beer and Cider sales, in Curious Drinks Limited, up 10% to £4.039m (2017: £3.677m)***

• Wines and Spirits gross profit up 12% at £3.626m (2017: £3.244m)

• Beer and Cider gross profit (in Curious Drinks Limited) up 1% at £1.229m (2017: £1.224m)

• A Gold Outstanding medal at The International Wine and Spirits Challenge 2018 Awards for our Kit’s Coty Coeur de Cuvee 2013 along with a Gold for our Kit’s Coty Blanc de Blancs and Gold medals at The Decanter World Wine Awards for our Kit’s Coty Blanc de Blancs and Kit’s Coty Coeur de Cuvee 2013 and our still Chardonnay 2013

• Additional 102 acres of new vineyards planted on chalk terroir in Kent

• Brewery build complete and open to the public from 10th May 2019

• In October we completed on the Lease of a further 388 acres of prime viticultural land adjoining our existing vineyards on the North Downs

• In December we completed on the Lease of a 5,000 sqft site in King’s Cross, London by the Regent’s Canal where we have opened the “Chapel Down Gin Works” an experiential bar, restaurant and Gin Works

• Extraordinary harvest – over double our highest ever harvest and excellent quality

Find out more:
www.chapeldown.com/news/chapel-down-full-year-results-2018

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