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An Introduction to Malbec

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Malbec is a thick-skinned red wine grape that originated in France. It was primarily used for blending in the Bordeaux region but due to it’s poor resistance to bad weather and pests it never truly flourished. Grown in the Cahors region of France the grape has characteristics of being a savoury wine with good tannins, and flavours […]

Quinta de la Rosa Tinto 2014, Douro, Portugal

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Long famous as the source of sweet port wine, the Douro Valley in Northern Portugal, is now also renowned for its fine, rich unfortified wines, both red and white. Port wine in the traditional sense of the word may be viewed as the most seasonal of festive drinks, but the enjoyment does not need to […]

The ‘Welcome to JN Wine’ Case

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This selection has been chosen to showcase just a small selection of wines from our vast portfolio. We love any excuse to celebrate the great winemakers we are proud to work with – and sharing their skills with you is our favourite way! We’ll be featuring a variety of great value mixed cases throughout the year, chosen by the team at […]

Michele Biancardi – Autumn Offers

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Michele Biancardi crafts his wines in the cellar that his greatgrandparents built over 100 years ago. We first shipped two wines from him last summer (you may already be familiar with  the Solo Fiano and Uno Piu Uno?) and these proved so popular that we have expanded the range. The vineyard is fully organically certified, […]

Discover Umani Ronchi

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Wine from the Marches area often comes as a surprise to the wine drinker as it is one of the lesser known regions. Both whites and reds from the area offer excellent value for money without compromising on the quality. One of our favourite producers, Umani Ronchi, has all bases covered! Umani R. Montepulciano D’Abruzzo […]

Essential Italians with 15% off!

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This Autumn we are showcasing a selection of Italy wines, with weekly tastings and at least 15% off! Download our brochure below for more info.   Essential Italian ROI  ( € ) Essential Italian ( £ )

New Zealand Pinot Noir

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Discover the charms of New Zealand Pinot Noir with 15% off a selection of our favourites! From the 1st to the 14th of September we are offering a selection of our favourite New Zealand Pinot Noirs with a cracking 15% discount! Kate Radburnd Pinot Noir, Martinborough Bottle Price: £12.95 Offer Bottle Price: £11.00 This Pinot […]

Dominio de Tares – Godello La Sonrisa

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Ever since Dominio de Tares joined the JN Wine portfolio in 2013, they have been firm favourites with customers and staff alike. Situated in Bierzo – one of the most talked about wine regions of Spain – they are one of the area’s most widely respected producers. Using only traditional grape varieties, in tandem with […]

Join Us For The Launch Of Our New JN Sparkling Label!

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It’s celebration time at JN Wine! We have triumphed at the prestigious International Wine Challenge Awards, winning the ‘Regional Merchant of the Year’ title for Northern Ireland at the glittering ceremony in London. The victory marks a record 24 wins for this Crossgar-based retailer at the IWC event, which is widely acknowledged as the Oscars […]

Discover The Wines Of The Ribera del Duero

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If you fancy venturing into the Ribera Duero region of Spain we have two world-class producers to get you started. Like Rioja, Tempranillo is the grape of choice but the wines are generally bigger in character and flavour! Pesquera Crianza 2012 Bottle Price: £19.50 / €25.99 Offer Price £16.60 / €22.95 Throughout his lifetime winemaker […]

A Fine, Future Cellar of Wine

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Bordeaux 2015: a fine, future cellar of wine for under £800 Take your first steps into the world of fine wine without breaking the bank! I have selected 4 cases from across the length and breadth of Bordeaux which will offer great drinking from when they arrive here in 2018 right through to 2035. For […]