Yotes Court Vineyard is a beautiful sloping site looking towards Bidborough Ridge with free-draining soil full of chunks of Kentish ragstone. It has almost 30 hectares planted with vines of which 25 are contracted to Chapel Down. 95,350 vines were planted in spring 2016 and about 10,000 more in 2017. Chapel Down is England’s leading winemaker and one of the UK’s most exciting drinks companies and their sparkling wines are created using the Traditional Method i.e. in the same way as champagne. Yotes Court Vineyard grows & supplies the 3 principal grape varieties for Traditional Method sparkling wine: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir & Pinot Meunier grapes.