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Category Archive: Wine Tastings

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, […]

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 […]

Italian Food and Wine with Paula McIntyre

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Friday 10th June Italian food and wine with Paula McIntyre and Jane Boyce MW In this NI year of Food and Drink, JN Wine is teaming up with local NI food ambassador and cookery expert Paula McIntyre for what promises to be a wonderful summer evening of food and wine. Paula is well known for […]

Tasty Tasting with Luis from Soalheiro

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In the hills of Melgaço lies one of the finest Alvarinho estates of all – Quinta de Soalheiro. Having fully converted to organic practices in recent years, the estate has been steadily building a reputation for producing the finest Alvarinhos in northern Portugal. When Jim first met with João and his son Luis he was impressed […]

Art, Wine & Food Event

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2016 Pourings From KC Fine Art and JN Wine Kathryn Callaghan lives and works in Co Down and creates work inspired by the beautiful world around her. Her work is created with a honey-like mix of ink and gel, which is poured freestyle onto the image surface.  Free from pencil marks, she intends to evoke […]

Rustenberg Estate Wine Dinner

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Wednesday 4th November James Street South The Barlow family purchased the Rustenburg vineyard in 1941 and Simon took over the running of the farm from his parents in 1987 building a new winery, replanting the estate which has resulted in the production of strong red and white wines based on classic varieties which have gained […]

Down Royal Festival of Racing & Billecart-Salmon

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Purchase x3 bottles or more of Billecart-Salmon between now & the 25th of October & recieve x2 free tickets to The Down Royal Festival of Racing! Just write ‘RACING‘ in the delivery instructions and wait for your tickets to arrive. Billecart Salmon NV  Bottle Price: £35.99 / €53.50 Case Price Per Bottle: : £32.39 / […]

Billecart-Salmon Dinner

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Thursday October 22nd – Lough Erne Resort Billecart-Salmon Dinner This small family-run Champagne house has a justifiable reputation for producing incredibly elegant wines; and what better place to get to know the range than in the exquisite surroundings of Lough Erne Resort. Nicolas Billecart will introduce you to a number of their cuvées whilst chef Noel […]

Ghan House Dinner with Paco Garcia

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Paco Garcias idea about wine is clear, make something different, something set apart, more modern, fruity, flavoursome wines with an eye-catching image and, above all, that would really please today’s youth. That is, to bring the wine to new generations and to non-users, and that, at the same time, it would allow those who are […]

4 Vicars Tasting Menu

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9th 10th OCTOBER The 4 Vicars Restaurant in Armagh will be holding tasting menu nights on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th of October Each course will be paired with wines from JNWine For more information Phone:  4 Vicars : 02837 527772 Website: http://www.4vicars.com/

Meet the Winemakers Annual Tasting Dublin & Belfast

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The date has been set, venues booked, winemakers’ flights are booked, and now it’s time to buy your tickets! We like to get winter off to a celebratory start by inviting our winemakers to Ireland. Luckily for us they are always very obliging. For those of you that have been to our annual tasting before […]