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Everything you need to know about Italian desserts

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We’re Italians and so, it goes without saying that we adore food.  For us, dessert or dolce as we call it, is as important a course as any other. At Rinuccini, we’ve created a dessert menu of classic Italian desserts made with our own unique twist. We focus on simplicity and flavour and we’re proud that we make our desserts right here in our kitchens in Kilkenny. (more…)

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Rinuccini’s Featured Wine for June

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With an Irish heatwave on our hands, we had to choose a cool refreshing white for our featured wine for June. This month’s wine is our Sergavio Bianco I.G.T.  This beautifully made Chardonnay is produced in the Cantina Gavioli in the heart of Tuscany. It’s aged for seven months in new oak and has aromas of tropical fruit, vanilla and a broad well-defined palate, alternating creamy white chocolate with fresher citrus and banana-like sensations.

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Chef Antonio's Recipes

Food & Wine Magazine – Restaurant of the Year Awards 2017

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Food & Wine Magazine has been running its Restaurant of the Year Awards since 2001. This year has seen a revamp of the Awards with a host of new categories added to celebrate the changing face of the Irish culinary scene. We have been nominated in a number of categories and we would be so grateful if you would take a minute to vote for us in the following categories, by clicking on this link: (more…)

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Ten Reasons to Take a Day Trip to Kilkenny

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We think Kilkenny city is the perfect destination for a day trip. Located in the heart of Ireland’s Ancient East, Kilkenny is a short car journey or train ride from Dublin and within easy driving distance of Cork and much of the midlands and South East. To celebrate all that Kilkenny has to offer and entice you to visit our beautiful city, we are sharing with you our top ten reasons to spend a day in our beautiful city. Keep reading to find out more. (more…)

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Rinuccini’s Featured Wine for May

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This May our featured wine is our Chianti Colli Senesi 2011 Riserva D.O.C.G. This Chianti Riserva is sourced directly by us from the Cantina Gavioli which is situated a few kilometres from Chianciano in a panoramic location in the Tuscan hills. The Gavioli policy is both to make traditional wines and to invent new, high quality ones using modern systems and techniques.

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Rinuccini’s Featured Wines for April

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At Ristorante Rinuccini, we offer exclusive Italian wine, imported directly from our home surrounds of Lazio on the west coast of Italy. Each wine is handpicked by us from the very best local vineyards. Italian wines are like Italian people; rustic, lively and full of passion. We house our wine in our custom built wine cellar, under the floor of our upper dining area. The cellar is visible from the dining room through special glass portals built into the floor. (more…)

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