New Zealand Tasting Day
Don't miss this chance to sample the latest releases from New Zealand! Wines open for tasting will include Cloudy Bay, Neudorf, Forrest Estate and Dog Point. Join us in the tasting room from 12 - 5pm for this free tasting.
Date: Saturday 16th November 2019 Place: Tasting Room, JN Wine, Crossgar Price: Free Time: 12.00 - 5.00pm
We hope that you can join us in the run up to Christmas when we will have a selection of wines from our Christmas Cases open for tasting. Free tastings take place each Saturday from 12noon to 5pm.
Saturday 30th November Six wines from the Top 12 Christmas Case will be open for tasting.
Saturday 7th December Artisan Food Day We will be joined by top local producers giving you the chance to sample and buy a fabulous range of Christmas food. Six wines from the James Nicholson's Selection case will be open for tasting.
Saturday 14th December Six wines from our Festive Favourites case will be open for tasting.
Introductory Wine Courses
Our Saturday afternoon courses are ideal for the interested beginner who enjoys drinking wine and would like to know a little more. With a great selection of wines to sample, this fun yet informative course will guide you through wine jargon and help educate your palate for years of wine enjoyment to come. Buy your tickets here.
Honing your senses: An Introduction to Wine Tasting
Learning to taste wine rather than just drinking brings a whole new level of appreciation. Let us guide you through the swirl, sniff, savour and spit. Learn what to look for when you’re tasting wine: colour, acidity, balance, alcohol, tannin, sweetness, fruit and length. A great way to develop your palate while tasting a wide range of wines from around the world.
Date: Saturday 18th January 2020 Place: Tasting Room, JN Wine, Crossgar Price: £30.00 per person Time: 2.00 - 5.00pm
Tasting the Unknown: Exploring Lesser Known Wine Regions
Do you know your Crianza from your Chianti? Discover more lesser known grape varieties, winemaking styles and producers. This promises to be an afternoon of intriguing and thought-provoking wine.
Date: Saturday 25th January 2020 Place: Tasting Room, JN Wine, Crossgar Price: £30.00 per person Time: 2.00 - 5.00pm
Wine Tasting at James Street
Wines to Make your Christmas Sparkle Jane Boyce MW has selected 6 wines to fit your needs over the Christmas season from party wines, to good value bubbly, to matches with Christmas lunch. The evening commences with a glass of JN Sparkling. Following the wine tasting you will be served a fork supper served by the team at James St. Book here.
Date: Thursday 21st November 2019 Place: James Street, Belfast Price: £45.00 per person Time: 7.00pm