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Drinking Windows Explained

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What is a ‘drinking window’? A fine wine will have an optimum period of time when it is judged to be at the peak of maturity and therefore ideal for drinking.  This is known as the wine’s drinking window. What is wrong with drinking a wine outside of this window? Fine wines, particularly the red […]

South Africa: The Wines you should be drinking.

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South Africa is one of the world’s great wine producing countries. For a New World region, it has a surprisingly long history of grape growing and wine making, with the first vines being planted in the Constantia vineyard, near Cape Town, in 1655; that’s almost 100 years before the production of wine started in Australia! […]

La Jasse is back with another award winning vintage!

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Once a year we’re able to offer JN Wine customers, an exclusive wine experience!  It’s a limited opportunity to pre-order the new vintages of three incredible, but very limited Mediterranean wines just before bottling starts! These IRRESISTIBLE wines find their origin on the picturesque Domaine de la Jasse, located near Pic St. Loup and the […]

Spanish Wine Week 2017

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From 23rd to 30th April, JN Wine will be celebrating Spanish Wine Week in Ireland. Wines of Spain have launched their second annual week-long celebration of Spanish wines throughout Ireland and as a proud importer of many fantastic Spanish wines, we wanted to share some of our favourites with you. Throughout the week, we’ll be […]

Style of Languedoc-Roussillon Case

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Languedoc – Roussillon is huge region and if you want to push yourself further into the eclectic variety of wines, then this is the case for you. In the spirit of optimism, we have included a rose, the Flying Solo Grenache Cinsault Rosé. These classic red grapes from the region combine to offer soft, aromatic […]

The Taste Languedoc-Roussillon Case

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The best way to know Languedoc-Roussillon is to try this alternative introductory case. Domaine Ventenac La Cuvée de Stephanie Merlot achieves the remarkable feat of being both sophisticated and approachable, giving this popular grape variety added kudos. The Cépage Grenache from Domaine Gayda is a beautifully rich and velvety red, smooth and full. Château de […]

The Discover Languedoc Roussillon Case

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This great case unveils the breadth of styles available throughout this intriguing region. Discover Languedoc-Roussillon Twelve Pack Price £96 / €142 Six Pack Price £51 / €75 A newcomer to our range, the La Combe Saint Roch Rouge is a wonderfully smooth and soft red, representing the more approachable style of wine you can get […]

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 […]

Broaden Your Wine Horizons

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The North-West of Spain is home to a new wave of red and white wines. Dominio de Tares Baltos 2013, Bierzo Bottle Price: £11.50 / €17.35 Offer Bottle Price: £9.77 / €14.75  Baltos is made from the Mencía grape. The vines here are very old which gives the wine a wonderful depth. Smooth juicy red […]