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Father’s Day Gift Ideas

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Forget socks or a tacky tie for this year’s Father’s Day gift and pick something your dad will actually want. And more importantly LOVE. The Chocolate Block 2014 MGM Bottle Price: £39.95 / €55.99 Case Bottle Price:  £35.96 / €50.39 The Chocolate Block is a perpetual favourite with staff and customers alike here at JN.  All […]

Soalheiro Awarded 94 Points!

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The team at JN Wine have been avid fans of Quinta de Soalheiro since they first arrived on our shores in 2013, so it was no surprise when Mark Squires ofeparker.com awarded the new 2015 vintage of Soalheiro Alvarinho 94 points. The Soalheiro Allo 2015 did not go unnoticed with Julia Harding ofjancisrobinson.com having wonderful words to share. Soalheiro Allo […]

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 […]

Celebrate Chardonnay Day!

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May 21st is National Chardonnay Day & we want to help you celebrate with 15% off some of our most popular Chardonnays. Long gone are the days when ‘Chardonnay’ was looked upon as a bad word. The varietal is going from strength to strength; and with good cause! Chardonnay is an extemely diverse white wine […]

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 […]

Bordeaux 2015 – First Releases

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As the first price releases of the 2015 Vintage start to emerge from the turrets of Bordeaux, we have made our initial purchases on your behalf! Chateau Puygueraud, Bordeaux Cotes de Francs 12 bottle case £112 / €139 Nicolas Thienpont’s Chateau Puygueraud consistently offers some of the best quality/prix in Bordeaux and this vintage is […]

New Additions to our Badenhorst Family

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This year has seen us celebrate some welcome new additions to our range of wines from Adi Badenhorst. Adi is one of the most refreshingly open and vibrant people you will ever meet.  He is the polar opposite of stuffy or pretentious and embodies the free spirited, convivial, work hard play hard mentality that might […]

Château Capbern Gasqueton

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A very special offer. Château Capbern Gasqueton, St Estephe ’08 We travel extensively in Bordeaux and have access to some of the finest châteaux and cellars. We unearthed this beauty recently from a property in the same area and ownership as Calon Ségur. Jean Moueix, the owner of Château Petrus has recently become a shareholder […]

It’s Back! Chocolate Block 2014!

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Please form an orderly queue ladies and gentlemen; the latest vintage of The Chocolate Block is back at JN Wine! We know how many of you can’t get enough of The Chocolate Block’s smooth and velvety texture, ripe red fruit characters and that vanilla/chocolate finish. It means we always sell out before our next allocation […]

#SpanishWineWeek

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The inaugural Spanish Wine Week is designed for keen foodies and wine lovers to feel the passion and learn more about Spanish wines. We have put together two cases consisting of some of our favourite Spanish wines, to give you a flavour of what this wonderful country has to offer – at a discounted price! […]