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Archive: Jul 2015

Rocca Delle Macie

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Recently the JN wine team made a visit to one of our amazing producers, Rocca Delle Macie in the Chianti Classico region of Tuscany. On a warm and beautiful night we arrived at the Riserva di Fizzano, a retreat reconstructed from a medieval village in the heart of Chianti Classico and surrounded by the vineyards […]

Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2014

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It’s a Cloudy Bay celebration with 15% off the bottle price for the entire weekend! We will even treat you to a taste if you pop down to the shop between 12 – 5pm on Saturday, and there might just be a bonus in store for shop customers… Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Bottle Price: […]

31 Days Of German Riesling – Meet the Wines

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To celebrate 31 days of German Riesling we have a selection of wines available with 15% off until the end of this month. For maximum enjoyment, have a look at our recipes for the ideal matches to these sensational wines. The JN Wine Team put their thinking caps on and created some recipes, just for […]

31 Days Of German Riesling

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They say it takes 30 days to acquire a habit so, back by popular demand, this summer we’re dedicating the entire month of July to Germany’s most famous grape variety – Riesling! Why are we doing this? Simple; we want to share the Riesling love. Adored by wine fans across the land, we want to […]

Five Reasons for buying Soalheiro this week

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1) The weather is halfway decent and a delicious and refreshing glass of something chilled to cool you down will transport you to your happy place.  These wines tick all the boxes and what’s more, Soalheiro means ‘sunny place’.  It’s a sign, clearly… 2) The Alvarinho won the Regional Trophy in Decanter Magazine World Wine […]

Much Loved – Rustenberg

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South Africa is having something of a moment in the sun.  Things have come a long way since the vast swathe of Swartland steen and the bulk wines they used to specialise in.  These days winemakers are focussing on quality and putting their energy into matching grape varieties to vineyard sites.  Lower yields, improvements in […]