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JN Wine on Tour: Burgundy & Rhone – Tuesday by Darren

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Tuesday by Darren Rafferty This is a series of blog posts about the wine producers that we visited and the wines we tasted in Burgundy & Rhone in January 2019. After a quick croissant and coffee for breakfast in a lovely boutique hotel in the centre of Beaune the team set of on a 15km journey […]

Staff Picks Winter 2019

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Christmas and New Year are now but a distant memory and it really is back to porridge.  As 2019 sets in here are our Staff Picks to get you through those long evenings.  We recommend that these are paired with some delicious food and good friends.   Aidan Pask Small Batch Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 A […]

Christmas has arrived at JN Wine

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We are thrilled that our 2018 Christmas Brochure has landed. Browse our collection of favourite wines from 2018, including handpicked selections by James Nicholson and Jane Boyce MW. We have all the cases you love; our Festive Favourites, our ever popular duo gift packs, as well as a range of new custom made cases. Perfect […]

Our Top 5 Sparkling Wines for New Year- all with 15% off

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With 2018 just a few days away it is time to start thinking about New Year’s Eve and where the celebrations will take place.  Wherever you are or whatever you are doing make sure you have a good glass of bubbles to toast the end of 2017 and the new beginning of 2018.  Here are […]

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, […]