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The Umbria region is well-known for its artistic and cultural heritage as well as its truffle-loaded and eye-pleasing plains. Nowadays, it is also known as the stall on which sits the so—called King of Cashmere: Brunello Cucinelli. Italy has a vast symbolic, historic, and cultural legacy that spans across thousands of years; from the Etruscans and...

There have always been different types of vinegar made from grape must in Modena, which have developed in accordance with the history of various recipes, different methods of preparation and aging. The origin of these products dates back to ancient Roman traditions. The term balsamic is relatively young, however, and was used for the first time in...

Although probably born in present-day Spain (but soon of Roman citizenship, according to the law of that time), Publius Elio Traiano Adriano, historically known with the only name of Adriano, is considered an absolute symbol of the grandeur of Rome. Witness and protagonist of one of the most eminent ages of the Roman Empire, Adriano is still rememb...

Verona is the city of love, and to pay tribute to William Shakespeare, the author that made it famous around the world, you must visit the places of the ultimate romantic tragedy: Romeo and Juliet. Undoubtedly the first destination is the house of Juliet, visited by thousands of tourists every year. This is the Stallo del Cappello, an old tower hou...

Culture is one of the driving forces of the Italian economy, one of the factors that fuel the quality and competitiveness of Made in Italy. The Cultural and Creative Production System, made by enterprises, public administrations and non-profit, generated 89,9 billion euro and initiates other sectors of the economy, moving all considered 250 billion...

Every year on July 14 the Legend of Innamorata is celebrated in Capoliveri, in the Elba Island, Tuscany. It is said that the legend of Innamorata originated back in 1534, when the coasts of Elba Island were sacked by the pirate Barbarossa and his Saracen crew. The legend tells about two young lovers, Lorenzo and Maria, whose love was, however, hind...

At the beginning of the 1920s, the idea of ​​"business of sport" was replacing the idea of the "sport of business". In 1920 the APFA-American Professional Football Association organized the first pro football tournament. Football, coming out of university campuses, summoned paying spectators, paid players and companies supporting the activity of th...

Let’s continue on our journey around Italy and its beautiful dialects. We are now landing in the Italian capital: Rome or as you’d say in Italian, Roma. Roma’s dialect is very interesting because it’s more than a dialect, it’s considered more a way of speaking than a dialect due its similarities in grammar and form to standard Italian. In a way, Ro...

In the mid-nineteenth century Italy was a place of great social differences, varieties of intent and multiplicity of interests and fashions. Suffice it to think that half of the peninsula had been involved in the Independence Wars while the south was placidly on its way to the Bourbon decline that the movie "The Leopard" such beautifully taught us....

I've written about a number of different sweeter style wines. I am one that has a sweet tooth and enjoys a nice dessert wine. I'm veering off from the typical moscato d'asti and brachetto d'acqui in the north and taking you an island off the coast of Sicily for some passito di Pantelleria.

The Lake Penne Oasis is located within the Lake Penne Regional Reserve, in the town of Penne in the Pescara province, in Abruzzo. It broadens for about 1,300 hectares and protects a characteristic wet environment, that of the river bands.

Ciao from Rome! Here we are with another month, another editorial, another wonderful magazine about Italy, from your friends at We the Italians!