Since then, the company has gone on to create a series of howling V12s and V8s, incredible five-litre flat 12s and even, for the Dino, a V6 with six crank throws instead of three and a 65 degree angle between the cylinder banks - but never a conventional inline four. Except for this one. In the early 1950s, the regulations for Formula 2 series pres...

Italian wine is experiencing a ‘green’ turning point. Never before has so much organic wine been consumed by Italians, with a record leap of +45% in sales in 2017 compared to the previous year for a total of 3.84 million liters sold in the large scale distribution channel. According to an analysis by Coldiretti based on Infoscan Census data – unvei...

The Prosecco DOC Consortium, the entity that oversees the production of the hugely popular Italian sparkling wine, is pleased to announce the launch of the first ever National Prosecco Week, beginning Monday, June 11th. The week-long activation will see masterclasses for media and trade, as well as public consumer events at multiple cities througho...

Sauce or gravy? It’s a question that seems simple enough, but ask any Italian American and you’ll absolutely get an earful. No one really knows who coined the term gravy, or when the sauce-gravy controversy started; however, every Italian-American knows what side they’re on. Lorraine Ranalli, author of the book Gravy Wars, told Slate, “In my resear...

Fresh off the back of their Alta Moda shows in Manhattan, Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, the Italian duo behind the luxury brand Dolce & Gabbana, have already moved on to their next venture: a very millennial-style concept store. Located at 155 Mercer Street in SoHo, the new space, which officially opened its doors Wednesday, is set within an...

FICO Eataly World, the world's largest agri-food park (more on exactly what that is later), finally opened on November 15, 2017. By March 15, 2018, the park reached one million visitors. People have ventured from 30 countries, including more than 16,000 students and almost 100,000 visitors from the food industry. But what are all these people doing...

I ministeri delle Politiche agricole alimentari e forestali e dei Beni culturali e del turismo hanno proclamato il 2018 Anno nazionale del cibo italiano. Da gennaio hanno preso il via, quindi, una serie di manifestazioni, iniziative, eventi legati alla cultura e alla tradizione enogastronomica dell'Italia. Per far conoscere l’esperienza agroalimen...

It seems its name has very ancient origins, probably rooted in the Latin word mortarium, indicating the mortar used to ground pork meat. Originally, its production area went from Lazio to modern Romagna, where acorn-rich woods provided a perfect living environment for free roaming, wild pigs.  Mortadella is cited in cooking books of the 14th centur...

Italy boasted record levels of growth in 2017. Exports grew by 7.4 percent, valued at a total of about 450 billion euros. The leading exports were in technology-intensive sectors like the automotive industry, pharmaceuticals, and machines. This high growth, the highest since before the Eurozone financial crisis, comes a year after Michele Scannavin...

Slow Wine’s 10th annual US Tour and launch of their annual guide was held last month in four cities across the US, to an enthusiastic reception from trade, press, and consumers. Grand Tastings, which brought together Italian and Californian producers for the first time ever, were held on February 27th in Atlanta at the Southern Exchange, March 1st...