From April 4 to 7, Ceramics of Italy will bring one of the largest international contingents to Orlando, Florida for the 28th edition of Coverings. Organized by Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) with support from the Italian Ministry of Economic Development, the Ceramics of Italy pavilion will feature 76 booths and over 1...

Tue. March 21 (6:30-8:30pm) Feliciano School of Business Lecture Hall 101 - Montclair State University - RSVP required here by Mon. March 20. See flyerThis is the second event of the "Critical Made in Italy" series, designed by the Inserra Chair in Italian and Italian American Studies and inspired by a 2016 collection of essays edited by Daniele Ba...

Stroll into any bar from San Francisco to New York City, and you're bound to find more than a few folks tossing back shots of a curious, caramel-hued liqueur. A waft of the stuff brings mentholated, herbaceous notes, an earthy mix of woodsy cologne, tea-tree oil and unsweetened cough medicine. "Hmm," you might say to yourself. "It's too dark to be...

The design world speaks Italian: of €100 billion in turnover, one third—around €32 billion—is ‘Made in Italy’. Now Italy has decided to take the promotion of their creative products to the next level, by celebrating—through a network of embassies and consulates—the first-ever Italian Design Day in more than 100 cities throughout the world. The curt...

A wine seminar I attended in New York recently, focused on Barolo and Barbaresco. The Master Class instructor was Ian D’Agata, the director of the Rome-based International Wine Academy that he started in 2002. For over 25 years D’Agata has written about wine and is the 2007 recipient of the prestigious award for “Best Young Italian Wine Journalist....

A quick glance across the room and it looks as if Al Pacino is standing in front of a map of Italy's Piedmont region, pointing to the unique hillside vineyards where some of the world's most majestic and monolithic wines are made. The Italian's hair is longish, tousled, salt-and-pepper, the same as his scraggly beard. His face is warm, inviting and...

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...

"Simboli dell'ingegno italiano, del nostro stile di vita e del gusto, di saperi, di competenze e della nostra cultura, elementi tanto apprezzati nel mondo". Con queste parole il presidente della Repubblica, Sergio Mattarella, ha consegnato questa mattina i premi "Qualità Italia". L'evento si è svolto al Palazzo del Quirinale, con la partecipazione...

Openings, launches, collabs, oh my! February brings the finest transitional looks and pieces for Miami's most fashionable. I LOVE LUCIA No one does Italian glam like Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana. Need proof? How about the new handbag in Dolce & Gabbana’s oh-so-fab collection? The Lucia—a perfect complement to nearly any sartorial choice—not o...

Best from Italy’s mission is to provide the best quality products from Italy, only the original Made in Italy and import them to the USA, a country where a lot of products may say “Made in Italy” but it’s not really true. According to journalist Tom Mueller, speaking on the popular CBS News program “60 Minutes,” an astonishing 80% of the extra virg...