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Archive: Oct 2013

Win tickets to see James Martin at the NI Food and Drink Show

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We’re giving away 5 pairs of tickets to see James Martin on the final day of the much anticipated Northern Ireland Food and Drink Show in the King’s Hall, Belfast on 27th October 2013. Each pair of tickets has a face value of £36 and guarantees your seat in the Celebrity Chef Theatre for James […]

Join Our Top Winemakers for a Wonderful Christmas Tasting

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Buy one ticket, get one free We have a stellar line up of winemakers coming to our Christmas tastings in Belfast and Dublin this year (Belfast tasting now sold out). We are particularly looking forward to meeting some of our newest producers in person.  The teams from Domaine Modat in the Languedoc, Soalheiro in Portugal […]

Rachel’s Harvest Trip to the Loire Valley

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Meet Rachel Mackenzie, the 2013 JN Apprentice and newest member of the team. Rachel beat off stiff competition to become the third person to secure a trainee position with James Nicholson Wine Merchant. Rachel really impressed us with her palate and passion for the wine world with a series of interviews and challenges that included […]

New to JN: Gulfi Wines from Sicily

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Open for tasting this weekend (19th October) By Jane Boyce MW If you are a fan of the BBC4 Montalbano series you will already be familiar with the rolling countryside around Noto and Ragusa in south east Sicily. This is the location of the Gulfi estate which I was lucky enough to visit last year […]

Get a Taste for Bordeaux with 20% Off

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20% Off selected Bordeaux wines until midnight this Sunday! If you know where to look, there is fantastic value to be found in bordeaux. By hunting outside the seriously prestigious and expensive districts, you can find great quality wines that offer real value for money and wines with refreshingly moderate alcohol, elegance and subtlety. We […]