You would need to turn back to 2008 to find similar production levels in the Italian ceramics industry as those achieved last year: 415 million square meters of fabricated tiles, up 5.4% compared to 2015 and about 50 million square meters more compared to a difficult year in 2009. And there is no trace in the last twenty years of the boom of invest...

Although it remains most associated with France, Italy is also a major producer of rosé wine, though here we refer to it as rosato (plural: rosati). And it’s made all over the country. Plenty of it is sparkling too, and of very good quality (see below for recommendations). Surprisingly, however, Italians have not been as great at consuming this win...

From an idea originating in Italy, a businessman made this philosophy his way of life and business. The idea is Slow Food, the man Dino Borri, and the work that of head buyer of Eataly North America. We met Borri for an interview on sustainability and Made in Italy, as part of the Business Italian Style project, offered by Montclair State Universit...

The EY Attractiveness Survey Italy – Foreign Investments back on track stands out as a key tool to analyse Italian attractiveness to foreign investments in relationship to other European countries. The latest report is based on data collected in 2016 and it has given quite remarkable results. In fact, Italy ranked 16th in the European investment ch...

Murano glass comes from its namesake island in Venice, which has produced the elegant glassware for centuries. The unofficial capital of glassmaking is perhaps known best for their dazzling chandeliers and opulent vases, which add a pop of color and sophistication to any room. Beloved by designers, celebrities, and homeowners alike, Murano glass is...

Many international wine connoisseurs consider Italian reds to be among the best in the world — the equal, if not the superior, of French and California varietals. “I don’t think there’s a better wine grape in the world than Nebbiolo, especially with food,” said Bend’s Ron Lybeck, a former New York sommelier employed at the Ariana Restaurant. Nebbio...

Nel mondo sta impazzando la moda dei barber shop in stile italiano. Il merito è di una startup di Bari, la Sen Martin, nata con un progetto di arredamenti per barber shop in stile vintage che sta facendo rinascere la moda delle barberie Made in Italy. Un progetto ideato e messo in opera da 8 giovani professionisti tra cui due architetti, un social...

For the Italian government, it seemed like a recipe for success: create an official "Made in Italy" logo to defend the country's finest food exports from an army of foreign impersonators. On supermarket shelves worldwide, a star-shaped logo would mark out real Italian cheeses, hams, pasta and sparkling wines from those that only look or sound Itali...

The Giulia Sprint Speciale Coupé in these images was designed under the direction of Turin-born engineer Orazio Satta Puliga (1910-1974), with the support of invaluable colleagues such as Rudolf Hruschka. Satta Puliga once commented, “Alfa Romeo is not just a car manufacturer: its cars are something more than cars made in a conventional way. There...

Last night, Sergio Rossi hosted an intimate dinner in New York to celebrate the new sr1 collection. It was hosted by CEO Riccardo Sciutto and held at Lavagna, the East Village eatery offering traditional Italian trattoria fare, where well-heeled guests were given a taste of Italy. Next to the menu lay a miniature lookbook cataloging an assortment o...