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Category Archive: Wine in the Spotlight

Autumn Style Cases

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Autumn is rapidly approaching and as the temperatures drop, evenings by the fireside at home become ever more appealing and a delicious glass of wine will set the scene very nicely. Our latest style cases are just the thing to get your taste buds tingling. Each case is carefully selected to capture the essence of […]

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 […]

Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2014

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It’s a Cloudy Bay celebration with 15% off the bottle price for the entire weekend! We will even treat you to a taste if you pop down to the shop between 12 – 5pm on Saturday, and there might just be a bonus in store for shop customers… Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Bottle Price: […]

31 Days Of German Riesling – Meet the Wines

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To celebrate 31 days of German Riesling we have a selection of wines available with 15% off until the end of this month. For maximum enjoyment, have a look at our recipes for the ideal matches to these sensational wines. The JN Wine Team put their thinking caps on and created some recipes, just for […]

Just In – Kate Radburnd

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New Zealand has a fantastic reputation for top quality, varietal wines and this Kate Radburnd range encapsulates that singularity in a very approachable and easy to drink way. Varietal wines are made from a sinfle grape variety to fully express the unique character of the grape. The wines are all deliciously ripe and fruity, extremely […]

L’Etoile: A Star Is born

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As owners of the stellar Chateau Pavie Macquin and Vieux Chateau Certan, the Thienpont’s family reputation goes before them. So when they decided to make their own wine sourcing grapes from neighbouring vineyards in Lalande de Pomerol, the wine world took heed. On our recent trip to the En Primeur week in Bordeaux we made […]

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 […]

Just Arrived – Felton Road

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We are delighted to announce that our first Felton Road wine has just arrived. These are arguably the best wines being produced today in NZ but more than that, they are simply some of the best Pinot Noirs in the world. Robert Parker, the Wine Advocate “Felton Road’s Pinot Noirs are breakthrough efforts in New […]

Domaine du Grapillon d’Or, Gigondas

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Céline Chauvet exudes warmth; not just from her smiling face as she welcomes us to her home but also from her stunning, sun-kissed wines. The family domaine covers 37 acres of prime Gigondas land, in the craggy upperlands of the Southern Rhone. Celine takes care of the winemaking and has just recently supervised the design […]

JN Welcomes RubyBlue – Award winning Northern Irish liqueurs

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Here at JN we’re partial to the odd cocktail and now we have a great excuse to dust off the cocktail shaker. Local craft distillery Hughes, based in Country Antrim, produce bottle-aged liqueur made with only the finest produce sourced right here in Ireland.  This small batch producer is dedicated to producing exceptional craft spirits. […]

New to JN Wine – Negly La Brise Marine White

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A white Negly to add to our collection here at JN Wine. Chateau de la Négly is located in the stunningly beautiful La Clape region, which lies between Narbonne and the Mediterranean Sea, the estate consists of a handful of vineyards, all of which lie within sight of the sea. While all of their wines […]

New to JN and ready for you to enjoy! Shop Now!

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Just arrived at JN Wine- Villa Sparina Gavi 2013. Villa Sparina is a family run estate in the Gavi district of Piedmont, in production since 1974.  Piedmont is a district that specialises in growing Barbera and Dolcetto; but it has been growing the white grape Cortese for more than 1000 years.  Here, the Moccagatta family, […]