2018 Harvest Update Business Wire


Chapel Down Group plc

(“Chapel Down” or “the Company”)


Harvest 2018 update

Chapel Down are pleased to announce the completion of their 2018 harvest, which yielded excellent quality fruit for our wines and was our largest ever harvest by volume yielding 125% more than the previous record.

Frazer Thompson, CEO of Chapel Down Group commented

This year’s harvest has been exceptional. It is without peer in the history of the industry and gives us a real opportunity to not only sell more still wines next year but also put sparkling base wines aside for future growth. With some of our new vineyards giving us their first crop and yields higher than ever in most vineyards, we are delighted to report a 125% increase over our highest ever vintage. We’ve had all the right weather and in the right order. With perfect flowering conditions and a long warm summer and a glorious harvest period we have been delighted with not only the quantity of fruit but also the quality, especially in Kent. These are exciting times for our young industry. ”


Chapel Down Group plc

Frazer Thompson

Richard Woodhouse

Chief Executive

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