In restaurant news this week: Dining out in the UK is predicted to fall by over a third in September, London wine bar Top Cuvée gets ready to open a shop, and a MasterChef: The Professionals finalist prepares to open a West African restaurant in October.
Chapel Down reports another ‘exceptional’ harvest
English sparkling wine company, Chapel Down, has announced this year’s harvest is its second largest ever – only beaten by last year’s bumper crop – and that this is evidence of the genesis of a new “world class wine growing region”.
Chapel Down grows vineyard holdings by 388 acres
English wine producer Chapel Down has struck a deal to lease a further 388 acres of viticultural land adjoining its existing vineyards on the North Downs, taking its total available vineyard area to 950 acres.