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Celebrate International Grenache Day with these JN Wine Selections!

By JN Wine |

Often over shadowed by the more well-known grapes, such as Cabernet, Merlot and Pinot Noir, Grenache is a grape that is unjustifiably ignored by many, mostly newer, wine drinkers. This is a real shame, as Grenache makes some phenomenal wines. Also known as Garnacha in Spain (where it likely originated), Grenache is found in Rioja […]

100 Awesome Wines 2016

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The Association of Wine Educators UK has included two of our wines in their 100 AWESOME Wines 2016. Monfil Garnacha 2014 Bottle Price: £7.85 / €12.50 Case Bottle Price: £7.07 / €11.25) “At under £10 a bottle, this juicy red punches well above its weight. Lots of ripe red berries and a hint of dried […]

JN Wine in the Press

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So you want to collect fine wine? Jane Boyce – Sunday Business Post 6.12.15 Becoming a wine connoisseur is easy with Master of Wines Jane Boyce. James Nicholson Wine Host Tasting – ShelfLife.ie 30.10.15 ‘Informal and informative’ wine tasting event stresses that you don’t need to be an expert to attend!

Award Winning Sparkling Wines Announced!

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The 2015 International Wine Challenge winners have just been announced and these sparkling wines are newly adorned with their medals. JN Sparkling – Commended £11.99 / €22.99 Case Price £10.79 / €20.69 Made especially for us at JN by Bouvet-Ladubay, the second oldest producer of sparkling wine in Saumur. The company works with over 120 local […]

Pesquera

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Alejandro Fernandez and wife Esperanza established Pesquera in 1972. Alejandro, following family tradition, learned from his father to make wine using grapes from small vineyards. He is the perfect example of the self-made man. While holding down multiple jobs he kept his dream of one day running a bodega. This Pesquera bodega is now one […]

JN Wine in the News

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Here at JN towers we are always delighted when we get a mention in press. This week we were lucky enough to appear in the Irish Examiner and our very own Jane Boyce MW graced the Belfast Telegraph – have a look below.  

In the Press: Finca Montepedroso Rueda

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For wine lovers there is an insatiable thirst to find delicious new wines to add to our repertoire.  Summer does drive this quest in a particular direction – fresh, crisp whites with lots of flavour fit the bill perfectly and this white Rueda is just the ticket.  We’ve seen something of a revolution in white […]

JN Does It Again!

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JN was recently named ‘Regional Merchant of the Year’ for Northern Ireland at the prestigious International Wine Challenge Awards in London. This marks a record 22 wins for JN Wine in the competition and caps a vintage year for us so far! The awards ceremony, now in its 31st year, is widely accepted as the […]

JN Wine in the News This Week

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JN’s ears have been burning this weekend as some of the most respected journalists in the business have kindly mentioned us and our wines. John Wilson – Irish Times Our wonderful Dominio de Tares 2009 was featured this weekend in John Wilson’s Irish Times article on Spanish wines. You can read the full article here. SHOP […]

JN Shortlisted for IWSC Independent Retail Award

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We are delighted to have been shortlisted for this year’s IWSC Independent Retailer Award. The winner will be announced on November 13th at the prestigious annual awards banquet in London. Many thanks to everyone that voted!

A Splash of Italy’s Lakes (Irish Independent)

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The following is quoted directly from an Irish Independent article titled ‘A Splash of Italy’s Lakes’ by Liam Campbell published on August 24th 2013. Hemingway regarded Valpolicella as “warm like a friend’s house”. It is certainly among Italy’s most friendly red wines; with low tannins, moderate 12pc-13.5pc alcohol and being food-friendly with many different dishes. […]