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Archive: Sep 2019

Trip to Champagne by Richard Reeve

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Back in June Richard from the JN team travelled to Champagne, this is the diary of the vineyards he visited and the wines they tasted.   Wednesday 19th June 2019 Arriving at Paris Beauvais we were delighted to find the weather a distinct improvement to what we had left in Dublin. It was warm and […]

An Introduction to Germany by Alex Johnson

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An Introduction to Germany by Alex Johnson The wines of Germany have been unfairly maligned and often ignored altogether by some wine drinkers in the UK and Ireland in recent decades. The hangover of cheap, uninspiring, semi-sweet plonk that proliferated in the 1970s and 80s has left a somewhat sickly taste in the mouth of […]

Bordeaux Deconstructed by Jane Boyce MW

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Bordeaux: the name is synonymous with red wine and yet so many wine lovers would tell you they find it just too complicated, unpredictable and expensive and that they tend to look elsewhere when it comes to making their wine choices. So, let’s see if we can simplify things. Bordeaux is the name of a […]

JN Wine Expands Portfolio

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JN Wine Expands Growing UK & Ireland Portfolio with Acquisition of Independent London Wine Retailer   We are delighted to announce that we have acquired independent wine retailer, Highbury Vintners, in a move that will expand our award-winning company’s footprint in the UK and Ireland market. This carefully considered acquisition, based primarily on fit and a […]