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Archive: May 2014

Bordeaux 2013: Lucky for Some

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“We spent three action packed days in Bordeaux this April, visiting, tasting and making an assessment of the 2013 vintage. Widely regarded as one of the most difficult years in modern times, we were generally underwhelmed by many of the wines.  In fact without many of the tricks and tools of modern winemaking 2013 could […]

Presenting the latest addition to our Organic range – Domaine de Cébéne

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Brigitte Chevalier bought vineyards in Faugères in the Languedoc seven years ago to make wine in her own, highly individual way. In a short space of time, the estate has established itself as a leader within the appellation (chosen as one of the 12 “Best of the South” vineyards by Andrew Jefford in Decanter, September […]

Introducing Marjorie & Stephane Gallet from Effet Papillon

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Marjorie Gallet is no stranger to us here at JN and you may have already enjoyed one of her superlative Roc des Anges wines. Having grown up in the Northern Rhône raising horses, Marjorie came to wine out of a sheer passion for the vine. After spending time at fantastic domaines like Cuilleron and Gagnard, […]

New to JN – Château de Sours

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When you spend some time with the people at Château de Sours you get the feeling that they might just be living the dream. Martin Krajewski and his wife Nicolette fell in love with this place, bought it and have lovingly breathed new life into the whole operation – the vineyards, the Château itself and […]

Sipping Sauvignon – John Forrest arrives at JN Saturday 24th May!

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Heart of Stone always features in our top 10 selling wines and no wonder – the vibrant fruit, seductive aromas and pure freshness of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc has won its way into many hearts.  The creator of Heart of Stone will be here in person to host our next Tasty Tasting on Saturday 24th May. […]

Iberian Tasting Events

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Thursday 5th June 2-7pm.  Iberian Tasting, The Merrion Hotel, Dublin With a host of new wines from Spain and Portugal ready to jump off our shelves, we felt the need to get a little band together and properly introduce the people and the wines to Ireland.  Join us in The Merrion Hotel, Dublin, for a […]