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Archive: Mar 2014

Excitement Building Over Monte Bello 2013 Vintage Release – Ready to Order Now!

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We are delighted to announce that we have received our annual allocation of Monte Bello from our good friends at Ridge. Winemaker Eric Baugher is, once again, brimming with excitement about the imminent assemblage and the prospects of another fine vintage of Monte Bello. The annual Ridge Monte Bello offer has become ever more popular […]

JN Wine in the News This Week

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JN’s ears have been burning this weekend as some of the most respected journalists in the business have kindly mentioned us and our wines. John Wilson – Irish Times Our wonderful Dominio de Tares 2009 was featured this weekend in John Wilson’s Irish Times article on Spanish wines. You can read the full article¬†here. SHOP […]

La Jasse Is Back For Another Great Vintage!

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La Jasse is back with another great vintage. Just once a year, immediately before bottling starts, we are able to offer customers our limited allocation of La Jasse’s new vintage with HUGE DISCOUNTS! Please see offers below: La Jasse is also open for tasting instore Saturday 22nd and 29th March. Jasse Vv 2011: 4 Case […]

Gusbourne English Sparkling Wines now available at JN!

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English Sparkling Wine has been making some waves of late.¬† The idea that England could produce good quality sparkling wines may have seemed unlikely to many people at first but thankfully estates such as Nyetimber have paved the way and demonstrated that not only can they make sparkling wine, they can make seriously good sparkling […]

Bienvenido a Carmelo Rodero

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North of Madrid and east of Vallodolid is where you will find the Ribera del Duero appellation. This vineyard land is high in altitude (around 2,000 feet), with hot summer days but chilly nights and cold winters. The river Duero flows west from here into Portugal where it is known as the Douro, port grape […]