Whether you’re looking to snap a photo of your favourite chef, pose with a decadent cocktail or video the steam and sizzle of a delicious dish, Instagram will be every attendee’s best friend for documenting the greatest Taste of Dublin moments with their smartphone.
To get you buzzing about another fantastic year of food and drink excellence, Platinum Partner, Sony Xperia has put together a guide of the most Instagram-worthy hot spots of the festival that the Sony Mobile team will be snapping on its latest flagship smartphone – the Xperia XZ2 – which boasts the next generation Motion Eye™ camera that allows you to capture still images and film in stunning 4K HDR. These Instagram worthy hot spots are sure to make your followers jealous that they missed out on all the fun, but eager to get a head start in joining next year’s celebration of Irish food, drink and dining. Let’s get those gifs rolling!
Laurent-Perrier VIP Lounge in association with Sony Xperia
This is a great setting for an Instagram story with tons of options for showing off a glass of bubbles in front of the Xperia XZ2 photo backdrop. Some of our favourite options would be a cheers Boomerang with a friend or filming the flow of bubbles with the slow-motion feature. To add a bit of extra flair to your story, check out Instagram’s champagne gifs, they do not disappoint!
Taste of Dublin Marketplace
Attendees can sip, sample and shop from some of Ireland’s top artisan producers at the Taste of Dublin Market. Showcase the endless range of award-winning products with a photo collage. Keep it interesting by capturing different colours, textures and shapes, and why not sample a few Instagram filters to make it even more eye-popping and mouth-watering?
Sony Xperia Stage
Give your taste buds a break and let your ears enjoy the sounds of the Sony Xperia’s stage. Take short videos, pictures and selfies from some of Ireland’s hottest musical acts and help your followers experience the action like they’re right there with you at the front of the stage.
Neff Taste Kitchen & Cocktail Master Class
Go live on Instagram during one of the inspiring and entertaining cooking and cocktails demos. Don’t miss a host of culinary talents including Rory O’Connell, Rachel Allen, Kevin Dundon, Edward Hayden, Andy McFadden, Adrian Martin, Aoife Noonan as they share top tips and tricks for recreating a culinary and cocktail masterpiece. Get friends and followers excited for your next dinner party, where you can showcase your new cooking skills.
Lindt Master Class Demonstration
Learn from the ultimate chocolate masters and get a first-hand look into the decadent world of one of the most beloved global chocolatiers, Lindt. Chocolate displays, recipe demonstrations and tastings all make for the perfect mouth-watering immersive experience that you can capture on an Instagram montage.
Taste of Dublin Restaurants
Taste of Dublin’s theme for this year is Food Lover’s Playground, which is exactly what the featured restaurants will offer its guests. Like a kid on a playground with endless possibility for fun, pick from an impressive array of delicious global cuisines and snap and share your favourite dishes. Your taste-buds (and followers) will thank you!
Connacht Gold Style Afternoon
If fashion is more of your fancy then head over to the Connacht Gold Style section where a group of judges will scout out and award the top looks of the day. Join them as they pick this year’s Taste of Dublin fashionistas. Share your perfect food and drink festival attire and other favourite outfits from the day using the hashtag #ConnachtGoldStyleAfternoon. Who knows, maybe you’ll be called to the stage as the winner?
Make sure to tag us in your social posts using the official Taste of Dublin hashtag #Taste18. For more information and to check out the Sony Xperia range, visit sonymobile.com/ie.