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The discovery of 6,000-year-old wine traces in a Sicilian cave captured public attention, but for experts the find was even more exciting. Professor Davide Tanasi, who led the team that analyzed the wine, explains why it changes our understanding of ancient Sicilian culture. Monte Kronio rises 1,300 feet above the geothermally active landscape of s...

A new alliance has been formed between Select Italy, an American boutique travel company founded in 1997 specializing in customized travel, and UVET, a global travel industry leader and innovator with almost 70 years of experience in corporate, MICE and leisure travel. With its established global presence, UVET boasts a vast network of incoming age...

“No one in the U.S. is going to care about your abandoned little church in Italy,” our priest told us. “I wouldn’t waste the time and effort.” Rather than heed Father’s discouraging counsel, I steadfastly set off on my mission: to save San Filippino, a stunning 17th-century baroque chapel in a little-known town in Tuscany. Castiglion Fiorentino is...

Italy has this thing called “aperitivo.” Go out for drinks after work and get free appetizers. It’s one of those la bella vita traditions I keep wishing would catch on in America. I’m doing my part to make that happen at Sangiovese Italian restaurant on Indianapolis’ north side. From 4:30 to 6 p.m. daily, aperitivo happens at Sangiovese’s bar. Buy...

It didn’t take long for the Rachel’s Mediterranean location to fill up at the corner of Delaware and Chippewa. Bruno Italian Grill was apparently waiting in the wings, to swoop in and grab the vacant storefront. The Italian eatery will join numerous other restaurants on “The Chip Strip”, as the district continues to transition from night life party...

Our 42nd Anniversary Gala will be held at The Breakers Hotel, Palm Beach, on Sunday, March 18, 2018 beginning with Cocktails at 5:30 pm and dinner at 7 pm. The Anthony Lane Band will be performing and we are honoring Franco Harris, NFL Hall of Famer, Adriana Trigiani, Author, Film Director and Entrepreneur and World- renowned Opera Singer, Carlos D...

The annual Italian Film Festival of Minneapolis & St. Paul returns with a four-day, 10-movie cavalcade at the St. Anthony Main Theatre. The lineup, running Thursday through Sunday, showcases the Minnesota debuts of nine films about life, language and culture Italian-style. It also includes a blast from half a century in the past, a crisp new restor...

During the President's Day long weekend, the Mister and I journeyed to the south end of Manhattan to visit the Seaport District (aka/fka South Street Seaport). As both of us hadn't visited the area since pre-Hurricane Sandy, we were excited to see the new restaurants, stores and buildings that have redeveloped the area from yesteryear. However, we...

Italian films long have long been known for their lush, evocative musical scores. Almost inseparable from the films, they enhance the storytelling with a romanticism and vigor not often seen elsewhere. The Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival has partnered with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra to bring that music to a live concert setting. On Feb....

Our thirty-second Annual St. Joseph Celebration will take place on Thursday, March 15th. American Italian Heritage Museum  •  1227 Central Ave  •  Albany, NY 12205. The business meeting starts at 7:00pm, followed by a presentation with slides by Prof./Cav. Philip J. DiNovo and a short film. You are invited to bring bread, fruit, candles and dessert...

If you were ever in doubt about the importance of Italy in shaping fashion today, a new exhibition - which opens in Milan this week - puts it into perspective. ITALIANA, Italy Through the Lens of Fashion 1971-2001, raises the curtain of Milan Fashion Week and celebrates the influence of Italian design, creativity and manufacturing prowess. Jointly...

Vito LaFata III wants to capture Sicily in a box. Though his first restaurant, Vito's Sicilian Pizzeria & Ristorante, has become an institution in its 23 years of existence, the second-generation pizzaiolo just doesn't feel it fully encapsulates what it's like to be on the island off Italy's boot. The hustle and bustle of casual cafes, the banter w...