Produced in Kent and Visit Kent have combined forces to “bolster the hospitality industry” with a new campaign dubbed ‘Support Your Local’. The initiative, which promotes a country-wide community appeal and marketing campaign, set to run from July to December 2020, aims to help local, independent businesses as they come out of lockdown. With pubs, …

Boarley Farm, Chapel Down

Leading English wine producer Chapel Down has announced this week that planting is now underway at Boarley Farm, its 388 acre site, acquired last year. Boarley Farm, together with the contiguous Kit’s Coty and Boxley sites, will form a 620 acre estate of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier plantings on prime land on the …

Curious Brewery

Chapel Down-owned Curious Brewery is increasing its production with a new state-of-the-art brewing facility in Ashford, Kent, due to open at the end of the month. The 50HL 5-vessel brewhouse will enable the team to more than quadruple its current total brewing volumes, producing approximately 80khl of beer, or more than 4.5m pints, per year. …

Steinbeck & Shaw

The Deltic Group, the UK’s largest nightclub operator, is to transform its club in Canterbury in Kent into a new late-night bar concept. Steinbeck & Shaw will open in St George’s Place in the premises of Chill in September after an investment of £150,000. It will create 20 new jobs. Depicted here with computer-generated images, …