About Us

Donard Wines was founded in 1969 as the first wine shop in the local area of Newcastle, County Down. It is very much a family run business, having been in the hands of the Maginn family since the beginning. John Maginn and his wife Patricia now manage the shop and with over four decades of experience in the wine trade, Donard Wines have endeavoured to provide our loyal customers with an interesting and diverse range of wines, continually improving our collection and offering great value for money.


As an independent wine shop we are able to source out our own wines from any suppliers or producers that we feel will help our wines to stand out from the crowd. By being able to choose from suppliers who either operate solely in Northern Ireland and suppliers who operate on a national and international basis, we are able to bring in unique range of wines that are rarely seen elsewhere. We have a real passion for wine and try to ensure our customers have an enjoyable drinking experience at exceptional value. Each Saturday we open selected bottles at our shop for our customers to taste and nothing make us happier than having a customer come to us, buy a wine and then continue to shop with us. We do our best to cater for the serious wine connoisseur, the casual wine drinker and everywhere in between. We also have a great range of spirits, specialising in Irish and Scotch whiskey.


Having now began trading online we hope to bring both our range of wines and personal customer service to a new level and really hope you enjoy browsing through our site. We greatly appreciate any feedback or questions you may have and can always be contacted by email shop@donardwines.com and on +44 28 4372 6489. We pride ourselves on our personal service and if there is any wine you require that we do not have, feel free to tell us and we will always to our best to source it for you.


Donard Wines

22-27 Main Street


County Down

Northern Ireland


E: shop@donardwines.com

T: 44 28 4372 6489


Monday to Thursday

10am - 10pm


Friday & Saturday

10am - 10.30pm



12 Noon - 10pm


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