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Archive: Aug 2015

Which Pizza? Which Wine?

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For me, nothing beats putting my feet up, ordering a pizza, and sipping a glass of my favourite wine.  That’s why Saturday night is treat night.  But what wine works best with what pizza? A very important question that must be answered! I’ve put together a list of pizzas and wines that I think would […]

What Wine Do My Wedding Guests Want??!

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As a serial wedding attendee it always astounds me how fixated the bride and groom are in making sure their guests are having the best time ever! Have you enough bread…gravy…entertainment…wine? Yes I am fine, I am being fed…watered…entertained…now go away and enjoy your meal!!!! When planning the best party that you are ever going […]

New Arrival – Felton Road

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To say that JN was ecstatic at receiving the distribution for Felton Road earlier this year would be an understatement. The winery is located in Bannockburn, Central Otago, NZ; the most southernly wine growing region in the world. ROBERT PARKER, THE WINE ADVOCATE “Felton Road’s Pinot Noirs are breakthrough efforts in New Zealand and compete […]

Long Awaited Best-seller from Kilikanoon

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The long awaited best-seller from Kilikanoon has arrived back on our shores, but with a little difference. The 2013 vintage of the GSM – Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre, the classic Rhône blend – now falls under the Killerman’s range, already loved by our customers for their Shiraz. The difference is that previously, under the Medley name, […]

Felton Road Dinner at James Street South

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To officially launch the Felton Road collection here at JN, Nigel Greening (proprietor) from the winery and JN team will host a dinner in James Street South on September 2nd. James St. South are pleased to host Nigel Greening from Felton Road Winery in New Zealand. We will be lucky enough to taste a selection […]

Tasty Tasting with Kate Radburnd

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Tasty Tasting with Kate Radburnd – Winemaker, Pask Winery New Zealand Isn’t it great when a plan comes together! Just as our new Kate Radburnd wines have settled nicely into the JN portfolio, Kate has announced that she is coming for a visit! Pask Winemaker and Managing Director Kate Radburnd is one of New Zealand’s […]

Chilly In A Jiffy

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Maybe you’ve got unexpected visitors on their way, or the sun has made a miraculous appearance and a cool refreshing white wine in the evening sunshine is required immediately! Here are a few tips to chill your wine quickly. The original ice bucket challenge. An oldie but a goodie. Pop your bottle in the bucket, […]