Cibus, the world's oldest and most famous Italian food fair, is going annual. For 40 years Cibus has taken place every even year. But from now on there will also be an event in odd years - Cibus Connect. The new fair, organised by the Fiere di Parma trade-fair centre company and Italian food-industry federation Federalimentare, will focus primarily...

Con il benvenuto ufficiale della Console Generale d'Italia, la Dott.ssa Elena Sgarbi, del Commissario italiano per il Commercio Estero in Texas (ICE), il dott. Carlo Bocchi e del Presidente della Italia-America Chamber of Commerce del Texas (IACC), il Dott. Brando Ballerini, si è ufficialmente aperto Domenica 5 Marzo a Houston in Texas il “Taste of...

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...