Taste the Island - Get involved

Taste the Island - Get involved
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    Launched in September 2019, Taste the Island is a 3-year campaign promoting the island of Ireland's extensive catalogue of food and drink experiences to domestic and international visitors, creating opportunities for Irish businesses to attract higher numbers of visitors outside of the already busy summer months.

    Taste the Island is an all-island opportunity to showcase our world-class food and drink culture, by providing visitors with access to authentic food and drink experiences and high-quality local ingredients in autumn.

    The Taste the Island programme will be extensive, including everything from visits to food producers, distillers and brewers; food trails and food festivals; participation in traditional skills; opportunities to forage and fish; and chances to sit back and enjoy the best of modern Irish cuisine in traditional pubs, small-town cafés, restaurants, city bistros and Michelin-starred experiences. That's just the beginning!

    This is a three-year initiative (2019, 2020, 2021) and the first tourism programme on an all-island basis. So what are you waiting for? Whether you're a food producer, a brewer, a barista, a baker, or simply a real food enthusiast, there's something for everyone in Taste the Island. See below to find out how you can be part of Taste the Island.

    How businesses can get involved with Taste the Island

    We want to create a multifaceted celebration across our food island. For the plan to work, we invite you to host a Taste the Island celebration of your own by submitting an event or by listing your visitor experience across our platforms.