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Most famous Italian wine-producing areas

Would you be able to name a few of them? Italy boasts a rich tapestry of wine-producing regions, each with its distinct terroir and grape varieties. We could start off by mentioning the most famous ones: Tuscany, Veneto, Sicily, and Piedmont. Without a doubt, one of the most renowned areas is Tuscany, home to iconic

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Organic wines: do you know what they are?

Biological wines play an important role in terms of reducing our carbon footprint and we take pride in offering plenty of options at A Taste of Italy. At A Taste of Italy, we pride ourselves on our commitment to fostering a connection between our customers in Ireland and the rich agricultural heritage of Italy. We

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St Valentines Day Wine recommendations and ideas

Wine ideas for St. Valentine’s Day 2024

Best Italian wines for celebrating this amazing date in Ireland – with A Taste of Italy! As St. Valentine’s Day approaches, love fills the air in Italy – and in Ireland, and when it comes to celebrating the amore, a fine bottle of Italian wine sets the perfect mood. Legend has it that St. Valentine,

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dublin wine festival

Dublin Wine Festival 2019

This weekend on Sunday the 16th June, 2019 and Monday the 17th June we will once again be celebrating the taste of Italian wines with the 3rd edition of the DUBLIN WINE FESTIVAL. The event will be held in two day sessions: Sunday for the public from 15.30 till 18.30 Monday for the Ho.re.ca. from

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Gambero Rosso “3 glasses 2018” awards

Lets have a look all together at the results of the Gambero Rosso 3 bicchieri 2018. From 1987 Gambero Rosso is probably the most influential food and wine magazine in the country and the process that brings their team to select the best wines is long and complex. This lead to a “three glasses” which

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2018 Borsa vini…..even this year!

A Taste of Italy will take part once again at the 2018 Borsa Vini tomorrow on Tuesday 27th February, 2018 at the Conrad Hotel, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2. The event, organised by The Italian Trade Agency, Trade Section of the Italian Embassy, will see an extensive delegation of about 30 Italian wine producers from Abruzzo, Basilicata, Calabria,

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Funaro and its organic gems

Last august we decided to increase our portfolio by adding some more wines from Sicily. Our choice fell over a small organic winery run by three brothers : The Funaro winery. Located in the province of Trapani between the municipalities of Salemi and Santa Ninfa, it extends over 85 hectares and was founded in 2003.

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Funaro and its organic gems

Last august we decided to increase our portfolio by adding some more wines from Sicily. Our choice fell over a small organic winery run by three brothers : The Funaro winery. Located in the province of Trapani between the municipalities of Salemi and Santa Ninfa, it extends over 85 hectares and was founded in 2003.

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Bubbles for Christmas…!

There is no Christmas without bubbles…! Everyone can have different favorite dishes for Christmas day but somehow you can’t avoid to drink bubbles at some point of your dinner. Italy is the Prosecco land and we are importing different wines from 3 different producer: We have a fantastic wine from Dissegna farm which presents a delicate

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Dublin Wine Festival

Dublin Wine Festival @Morrison Hotel

Last Sunday the 1st of October at the Morrison Hotel in Dublin took place the Dublin Wine Festival organized by the “Brianza Wine Club”, an Italian private association. The idea behind this event was to promote and develop the meeting between new producers with importers and people involved in the local wine industry in order

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The Greco di Tufo of the year!

Today we’ll talk about a new addition to this year portfolio. The Greco di Tufo Miniere from Cantine Dell’Angelo. This year at Vinitaly we had the aim to add some of the native wines of Campania and once we arrived at the Dell’Angelo stand, and once poured into the glass the “Miniere 2015” the latest

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Marco Carpineti

Marco Carpineti in town…

It is in the ancient city of Cori, in Lazio region where Marco and his son Paolo are hardly working bringing success to their estate and their wines. Since they turned organic (in 1994) they do not use herbicides, chemical fertilizers or synthetic products and nowadays they are also practicing biodynamic agricultural techniques. These are

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Gianpaolo Tabarrini Adarmando

Gianpaolo Tabarrini and his “Adarmando”!

Giampaolo Tabarrini is the creator of some of the most prestigious and sought after wines that the Umbrian region has ever had; as a result his wine get a continuous approval from the Italian and international press. Today, the Tabarrini wines are on the menus and shelves of the most famous restaurants and wine bars

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Boulevard Grappa

Cocktails time – Boulevard Grappa receipt

The grappa has excellent digestive properties, it is a real source of good digestion and this is something well known. What is not known (not to many!) is that Grappa can also be enjoyed in various cocktails: “Grappa Sour”, “Grappa Highball” and as a long drink or an aperitif in combination with prosecco. Today I

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Bianco Pomice and Ossidiana in Lipari

Lipari’s main source of richness, in addition to a fervent tourist activity, has for years been fueled by the extraction of obsidian and pumice stone. Even if it’s hard to believe the black of the oxide and the white of pumice stone derive from the same phenomenon. Whilst the first one owes its color to

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International Photography Contest

Fuori Fuoco Moak – International Photography Contest

This is going to be the IV edition for the International Photography contest that Moak® organize every year with the aim to select the best “three snapshots” coffee story. The winner will receive a cash prize and will be also invited to visit their factory in Sicily. 01. Who they are Fuori Fuoco is an

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Prestigious awards obtained this year by the Cantine De Falco winery

It is a big pleasure to inform you that even this year the De Falco wines have been awarded at two prestigious international wine challenges: • DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARD 2017 • INTERNATIONAL WINE CHALLENGE 2017 At the international wine challenge their wines obtained : salice salentino riserva 2014 “falco nero” dop, obtained a SILVER

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Great result for Nero D’Avola Black Label from Tola

A key event for the world of wine The Concours Mondial de Bruxelles’ primary ambition is to provide consumers with a guarantee: that it will find out wines of irreproachable quality offering a truly pleasurable drinking experience, wines from across the globe for many difference price range. In May 2014, the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles

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Bio Fair Trade and Organic Coffee

In 2013 solidarity and sustainability have been topics of the humanitarian project between Moak and AMREF, the main non-profit health organisation of the African continent.The values being at the base of AMREF’s activities are aligned with Moak’s ones: on one side, the organisation contributes to increase health in Africa through active community involvement; on the

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café Galway

Looking to open a café or a coffee shop in Galway?

Dreaming of opening a café….? If you are looking to open a café or a coffee shop in county Galway there are lots of things you should consider: Which location? What kind of food to offer? What coffee will I use ? How much will it cost ? How many staff do I need ?

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Great result for our Bio-winery Marco Carpineti

Hey, I am glad to let you know Marco Carpineti, our bio-winery based in Cori in Lazio region, has been awarded with a Bronze medal at the Millésime Bio 2017. The 10th Challenge Millésime Bio took place on 17 January 2017 in Marseilles. 1413 wines coming from France, Austria, Bulgaria, Chile, Germany, Italy, New Zealand,

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2 new great addition to our portfolio….

Hi all, It is with great pleasure that I am announcing within the next couple of weeks we will have in stock some wines from 2 of the most recognized Italian wine producers: Luciano Sandrone from Piedmont Romano Dal Forno from Veneto For those who don’t know, these guys are two worldwide pioneers of the

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2017 BORSA VINI @Conrad Hotel, Dublin

A Taste of Italy will take part at the 2017 Borsa Vini tasting on Tuesday 17th January, 2017 at the Conrad Hotel, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2. Trade and press will be invited to taste a diverse range of Italian wines from several wine and spirits producers from the South of Italy. Special features of the

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Christmas is coming … make it a wonderful One!

Matching food and wine! With the best Holiday season of the year getting closer I want to spend some time to give you some recommendations (not rules) on choosing the right wine for your Christmas foods. My first advice is don’t be afraid to experiment. Drinking and eating, especially with family and friends, has to

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2012 vintage for Brunello di Montalcino

James Suckling is back again with another fantastic news! That’s from his October blind tasting of the 100 Brunellos from the 2012 vintage. Once again our winery Ciacci Piccolomini d’Aragona was one of the five highlights with their Brunello di Montalcino Pianrosso 2012. This vintage is shaping up beautifully and has many similarities to the

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Roberto Anselmi and his San Vincenzo 2015

Today I want to talk to you about a sublime white wine producer ! His name is Roberto Anselmi, one of the best Italian white wine producer. Roberto’s grandfather had been an excellent vine grower between the 1920s and 1945, but with the economic crisis linked to the World War he was forced to sell

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Ciacci vigna pianrosso

JAMES SUCKLING – The Top 100 Italian Wines of 2016

JAMES SUCKLING – The Top 100 Italian Wines of 2016 Once again our wines are protagonists with James Suckling’s top 100 Italian wine list for the year 2016. He tasted more than 3,000 wines this year and gave an amazing 5th place for Ciacci Piccolomini d’Aragona Brunello di Montalcino Vigna di Pianrosso Santa Caterina d’Oro

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BIWA – TOP 50 ITALIAN WINES FOR 2016

[fusion_text]This year in September took place the 5th edition of the now renowned BIWA (Best Italian Wine Awards) where a jury of 10 Worldwide wine experts have voted for the 50 best Italian wines within a group of 300. Remarkably, 5 of the top 20 places have been occupied by 5 wineries promoted and sold

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