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At Italyabroad.com we believe in importing the best Italian wine and food, we believe that how we eat and drink reflects the way we look after ourselves, eating and drinking healthily makes us feeling better, feeling good, feeling energised, makes us awake.
We are committed to:
Authenticity. We offer authentic Italian wine and food, all our products are what Italians eat and drink, including us;
Quality and being Ethical. All our range is of the highest quality possible, we have been working and supporting small producers and artisans since 2003, you will never see industrial, poor quality products on our website.
To the environment. All our products are made respecting the environment, are environmentally friendly and our food range doesn’t contain palm oil or preservative and is made using only natural and healthy ingredients and all our packaging and cards are made with recycled paper.
Good wine comes from healthy, ripe grapes, low yield vineyards. Good wine comes from looking after the vineyards. Great grapes can make great wines; unripe, damaged grapes will only make poor quality wine. Food ingredients list should not contain codes and numbers, good food does not need them, only poor quality food does, to add flavour, to compensate for the lack of it. These are facts.
Food and wine for Italians are much more than just eating and drinking, it’s family, friends, home, people sitting together, stories and jokes, laughs. Good food and good wine bring good friends and some time, less is better, we believe in quality over quantity.
The market is full of poor quality, cheap Italian wine and food or product with Italian sounding names. At Italyabroad.com our credo has always been to import the very best, our journey has been about meeting passionate small Italian producers making great products. We believe that small producers offer the best quality and value for money. We are the Italian wine and food retailer.
Petite ArvineA rare grape and seemingly almost unknown in the UK. This is a great pity as this version of La Source's Petite Arvine is a truly lovely wine. Aromatic, slightly salty, full bodie
Bianco PomedesRich, versatile, very satisfying.
Lo SpezialeA new grape for me; interesting; As my personal preference is for more fruity wines, I found a mineral earthiness to start with and had trouble pairing it, but acquired a taste and
Thank you for a great evening! :-) we will try + visit again from Scotland
Excellent night - thank you very much for a lovely nigh. Very knowledgeable - learnt a lot about wine
Alex Thank you for the hamper - and the additional surprises. It is fantastic. We will enjoy this together. Please keep up your excellent produce and service
Barbera d'AlbaAnother first rate wine from Italy Abroad. Smooth, supple, subdued tannins, decent length and fruit, rounded and full in the mouth with a nice and subtle acidity that makes it grea
Barbera d'Asti Superiore "Sopra Berruti"This is an excellent wine for foods such as a lighter red meat (lamb cutlets) or a creamy sauce. Somewhat fruity but with a very nice acidity that pairs well with food that appreci
Excellent service. Thank you.