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Archive: Mar 2015

New to JN and ready for you to enjoy! Shop Now!

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Just arrived at JN Wine- Villa Sparina Gavi 2013. Villa Sparina is a family run estate in the Gavi district of Piedmont, in production since 1974.  Piedmont is a district that specialises in growing Barbera and Dolcetto; but it has been growing the white grape Cortese for more than 1000 years.  Here, the Moccagatta family, […]

Dominus Estate and Napanook 2011 Pre-arrival Offer

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”The annual release of Dominus always evokes a surge of interest from our customers so if you wish to try these icon wines, I urge you not to tarry! While the 2010 dominus received rave reviews from critics and is definitely a wine for cellaring, the 2011is much more restrained and forward in style. in […]

Making a Case for French, Italian and Iberian Wines – Shop Now!

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Ever feel like you are buying the same wine time and time again? Don’t worry, you are not alone! It is easy to fall into a pattern of buying something you know and love – we all have a comfort zone. Sometimes it pays to be a little more adventurous and that’s where our mixed […]

Riesling – Make The Smart Choice!

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Let me introduce you to my favourite white grape, Riesling. Riesling is a fruity and aromatic grape which typically has low alcohol and high acidity, which is balanced by varying degrees of residual sugar. It produces great wines in a range of styles from dry and off dry to semi-sweet, sweet and sparkling. It can […]