NEW YORK, U.S. – illycaffè is ringing in the holiday season with new items ideal for gift-giving and entertaining friends and family. From single serve espresso to expert drip, from bean to illy Art Collection cup, there is something special for every coffee lover. The 2019 illy holiday gift guide features a range of high-end to everyday items, at a variety of price points that create inspiring coffee moments.
Among the standouts are illy’s ultra-compact Y3 line of dual espresso and coffee machines, a newly crafted Arabica Selection India single origin coffee, and striking new illy Art Collection cup set from this year’s Venice Biennale.
These gift items and many more are available for purchase at illy.com and in select illy Caffè shops in cities including San Francisco, Los Angeles, Miami, Las Vegas, Denver, Washington, DC and Toronto.
Also new this holiday season is an exclusive Amazon Alexa skill which fetches expert coffee advice from illy’s Master Barista Giorgio Milos. It’s as easy as telling your Amazon Echo or Echo-enabled device “Alexa, open My illy Barista,” and then ask for a coffee recipe, which illy product is right for you, and more. “My illy Barista” is free for all Echo users.
Pre-holiday savings are available for a limited time, including:
- For 36 hours only, from November 28 – 29, purchasers of nine cans of illycaffè coffee will receive a complimentary Y3.2 Espresso and Coffee Machine, a near $150 value, while supplies last.
- Purchasers of two cases of coffee between November 29 – December 9 will receive a complimentary illy Espresso Machine; select varieties apply while supplies last.
- 25% off sitewide from December 1 – 3, exclusions apply.
- Receive $25 off for every $100 spent on illy’s top 10 holiday gifts on illy.com.
- Free shipping on all orders of $50 or more.
illy Arabica Selection: India
Discover the very origins of taste with illy’s newly perfected single origin bean from India, the latest addition to illy’s Arabica Selection product line featuring only the finest quality, sustainably grown coffees. Custom-roasted to bring out this full-bodied bean’s distinct spice notes including black pepper and dark chocolate. Available in 250g whole bean and iperEspresso capsules. Price: $15.00 – $18.99
Espresso Compatible Capsules from illycaffè
These new illycaffè coffee-filled aluminum capsules are compatible with Nespresso®1 Original coffee machines to deliver the unmistakable taste and aroma of the unique 100% Arabica illy blend in three distinct intensities of taste – Classico, Intenso, and Forte – in 25ml or 40ml pours. Also available: a Classico Lungo that produces a 110ml pour. Price: $8.99 for 10 capsules.
2019 Venice Biennale illy Art Collection
This new, limited-edition illy Art Collection set features unique designs from four international artists – Cameron Jamie, Ad Minoliti, Slavs & Tatars and Ulrike Muller – all tucked into in one box. Available in a set of four espresso or cappuccino cups. Price: $120.00 – $140.00
illy Art Collection: Olimpia Zagnoli
This whimsical collection from Italian artist Olimpia Zagnoli tells the story of sisterhood, featuring six women with six personalities in six colors, each showcasing her own point of view. Available as a set of two espresso or cappuccino cups, or a set of six espresso or cappuccino cups. Price: $60.00 – $185.00
illy Y3.2 Espresso & Coffee Machine
The latest edition of the world’s slimmest, most compact dual espresso and drip-style coffee machine, with easy, one-touch operation. Elegantly functional, and functionally elegant, renowned architect Piero Lissoni designed this machine to suit kitchens and offices of any size with style. Available in White, Black, Red and stunning Cape Town Blue. Price: $149.00