Celebrating Rioja - Ispini at JN Wine
As part of Rioja week this October we will have Johnny, local artisan charcuterie producer with us for the Saturday afternoon. Pop in to sample and purchase his award-winning produce (and we’ll have some delicious Rioja open for tasting).
Date: Saturday 19th October 2019 Place: Tasting Room, JN Wine, Crossgar
Time: 2pm – 5pm
Real People, Real Places with Deanes At Queens
As part of JN Wine week and following the success of last year’s sell-out Women and Wine dinner, Deanes at Queens has once again teamed up with JN Wine, to bring you “Real People, Real Places” a wine dinner featuring artisanal food and wine. All the ingredients on the six course menu have been carefully sourced by executive chef Chris Fearon who will be with us on the night to talk about how he has gone about sourcing and composing the dishes on the menu. Each of the courses will be matched with a specially selected wine from one of the family vineyards represented in Ireland by JN Wine. The winemakers themselves will be in attendance on the night to tell you a little about their wines, their homes, their lives and anything else they care to divulge!
An Evening not to be Missed. Buy your tickets here.
Date: Thursday 7th November 2019 Place: Deanes at Queens Price: £85.00 per ticket + Booking Fee Time: 7pm – 9pm
Spice up Your Life with Chef Roy Abraham
Those in the know have experienced Roy Abrahams’ famous curry, and haven’t stopped speaking about it since. Smugglers Table chef and traditional home-made curry guru, Chef Roy will be hosting a curry evening at JN Wine. Join us for an evening of masterful flavour combinations and perfectly matched wines. Spaces are limited so don’t miss out on this ‘hot’ night out in Crossgar. SOLD OUT
Date: Wednesday 23rd October 2019 Place: Tasting Room, JN Wine, Crossgar Price: £20 Time: 7pm – 9pm
Meet the Winemaker Portfolio Tastings
The biggest event in our calendar, and one certainly not to be missed. Our Portfolio tasting is a chance to explore our range of artisan wines from around the world. This is your opportunity to interact with winemakers and producers first-hand, expand your knowledge, find your new favourite and sample over one hundred fantastic wines. Buy your tickets here.
Dublin Date: Tuesday 5th November 2019 Place: Cliff Townhouse, St Stephen's Green, Dublin Price: €25.00 per person Time: 5.30 - 8.00pm
Belfast Date: Wednesday 6th November 2019 Place: Rita Duffy Suite, The Merchant Hotel, Belfast Price: £25.00 per person Time: 5.30 - 8.00pm
Spanish Wine Dinner with Finca Bacara
Roberta Ribezzo from Finca Bacara in Spain will be hosting a wine dinner at Ghan House, Carlingford on Thursday 7th November. The D.O.P Jumilia is located in the southeast of Spain, characterised by its huge plains area and valleys. On the evening Roberta will guide you through a selection of their beautiful wines alongside a 5 course tasting menu created by Ghan House 2 AA Rosette Chefs. Dinner with wine is €65.00pp and accommodation packages are available.
Join us for the first ever introduction of the exciting Finca Bacara Wines in Ireland! Call (00353) 042 937 3682 to book.
Date: Thursday 7th November 2019 Place: Ghan House, Carlingford Price: €65.00 per person Time: 7.30pm
Paula McIntyre MBE & Jane Boyce MW Bring Italy to Crossgar
Paula will use her immense skills as a chef and her knowledge of ingredients to create a series of easy dishes for your winter entertaining. Jane Boyce MW will join Paula and will match the dishes with some of JN’s excellent range of Italian wines, kicking off with a glass of Italian bubbly. This promises to be a light-hearted, relaxed afternoon with guests getting the chance to try both the food and the wine. Book your place here.
Date: Saturday 9th November 2019 Place: Tasting Room, JN Wine, Crossgar Price: £15.00 per person Time: 2.30 - 4.00pm
Wine Tasting at James Street
The 2 Hour Wine Expert: 6 Grape Varieties, 6 Countries
Jane Boyce MW will take you on a whistlestop tour of the world’s vineyards with a tasting of 6 wines featuring classic and unusual grape varieties. The evening will conclude with a fork supper served by the team at James St. Book here.
Date: Thursday 24th October 2019 Place: James Street, Belfast Price: £45.00 per person Time: 7.00pm
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