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Current import statistics reveal the robust position of Italian wines in the United States. In 2016, Italy, the world's leading wine producer, accounted for 32.4% of the market share of imported wine in the U.S., representing nearly $1.8 billion in sales (6% increase vs. 2015), according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. Italy maintained its posi...

Members of the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) can now take advantage of significantly discounted study abroad and language courses in Italy, thanks to the Foundation’s new corporate sponsorship with Sant’Anna Institute.  Located in the historical center of Sorrento, overlooking the Bay of Naples, Sant’Anna Institute provides tailor-mad...

Nazzareno Strampelli sbarca nelle università americane. Il mondo accademico a stelle e strisce, a differenza di quello italiano, ha messo gli occhi sul lavoro dell’insigne agronomo genetista maceratese tanto da farne oggetto di attenzione e di studio persino nelle università. Alcuni studiosi d’oltreoceano sono entrati in contatto con Sergio Salvi,...

I once read that the average Italian consumes 60 pounds of pasta per year. After reflecting on this, I conceded that it was probably true, but in my family at least, it was some top-notch pasta. You see, I didn’t even know that boxed pasta even existed until about fourth grade, when I saw a friend’s mother make it for us. Up until that point, I had...

Italian wine importer Santa Margherita USA announces today that it has made changes to its distribution network throughout the United States.  Upon a careful analysis and vetting process, the importer realigned its portfolio around the country. Santa Margherita USA has signed new agreements with the following distributor networks: Republic National...

Most people who think about a hip-hop artist don’t think of an Italian-American. That demographic of U.S. Citizen doesn’t typically associate with that style of music. Joey Capo breaks the mold. As a second-generation Italian-American whose ancestors immigrated from Abruzzo, Italy to America, Joey is all about representing his heritage while also e...

New York and Los Angeles join over 100 other cities around the world in celebrating Italian Design Day, Thursday, March 2. Initiated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) in collaboration with the Ministry of Economic Development and the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism, Italian Design Day...

Call for Papers: Modern Language Association Convention, 2018, New York City. Allied Organization: Pirandello Society of America. Title: Negotiating Identities: From Pirandello to TodayDescription: Personal, cultural, national identity in Luigi Pirandello and 20/21st century peers; using recent theories of negotiation and identity or other approach...

L’italoamericano più amato del cinema mondiale è assolutamente lui. John Turturro – 60 anni il 28 febbraio – è riuscito ad imporsi ad Hollywood, arrivando a girare più di 70 film, di cui 6 da regista, diventando l’attore feticcio di grandi registi come Spike Lee e i fratelli Coen, ma lavorando anche con Scorsese, Woody Allen e parecchio anche nel n...

If it were a brand, “Made in Italy” would be one of the most well known and renowned of the world. In fact, to be precise, it would be third after Coca Cola and Ferrari, which is, nonetheless, Made in Italy. It is the brand name of a know-how that allows us to immediately distinguish ourselves in the minds of other countries. A synonym of creativit...

To encourage Americans to buy more Italian wines, the Ministry of Economic Development has instructed the Italian Trade commission to study and implement the largest promotional project of Italian wine in the US (2017), with an investment of $22 million over 3 years, according to Michele Scannavini, Worldwide President of the Italian Trade Commissi...

L’ossessione di Trump per riportare la manifattura negli Usa deriva da pochi numeri. Secondo il Dipartimento del Lavoro del governo, tra il 2004 e il 2014, l’industria manifatturiera ha perso circa 2,1 milioni di posti di lavoro. Mentre l’economia nel suo complesso ne guadagnava sei milioni e mezzo. Lo stesso dipartimento ci dice che da qui a sette...