Spring is beginning to green the rolling Piedmontese hills as we make our way down the auto strada from Milan.Thi s is familiar country – I spent long stretches of my childhood here, among the wide fields and castle towns, the Alps a constant backdrop of crags and snow. Now, though, I’m here for a glimpse of the future that is also a window into th...

At the recent Maison & Objet design fair in Paris, muted olives hues and fleshy pink tones ran rife. Nests of circular coffee tables came endlessly grouped in threes. Brass detailing abounded. In fact, everything was so pleasantly on trend that little was truly compelling, let alone engaging or amusing. Until, that is, I stumbled across the Seletti...

The Italian food e-commerce sector is worth €849 million in 2017, or 4% of the total of the Italian digital commerce market,  a new study has found. In addition, this sector registered an impressive growth rate of 43% this year, compared to 2016 volumes, reports news agency Ansa. The findings were released during the Netcomm Focus Food conference,...

When: Monday, December 04, 2017 From 6:30 pm To 9:30 pm - Where: IIC New York - Space is limited, RSVP required* Fee: $55.00 (IIC members)/$60.00 (non-members) *To register please call (310) 824-7408 Wine in contemporary Italy: Exploring the unique wines of each region. There are around 350 common wine grape varieties in Italy, so there is so much...

The Prosecco DOC Consortium, the entity that oversees the production of the hugely popular Italian sparkling wine, is pleased to announce the second edition of Prosecco Month beginning December 11th. The activation will see trade, press, and public events at multiple Eataly locations-New York Flatiron, New York Downtown, Chicago, and Boston- throug...

The 2018 Maserati Ghibli mimics no other vehicle in the premium midsize sedan segment. While other automakers continue a predictable march towards familiarity and conformity – there are only so many ways to build a modern high-volume sedan – this European manufacturer forges its own path. While other automakers are pursuing isolation, and supplemen...

Thinking back on this holiday weekend, I'm especially thankful for a couple of drives into the northern Colorado mountains this fall inside impressive vehicles built in the hills of Italy. They're the 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio all-wheel-drive SUV and 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia AWD luxury sport sedan. Of both, I'd say, "È bellissimo" — so beautiful.

Pietro Salini aveva tracciato la rotta futura di Salini Impregilo verso gli Stati Uniti. E così è stato. Due anni fa quando il costruttore romano comprò ha fatto una mossa strategica che sta cambiando la fisionomia del gruppo. Meno paesi emergenti (l’Africa è stata per decenni l’area più importante per il gruppo guidato dal patron Pietro) e riposiz...

When you write a book devoted to the subject of amaro, it should come as no surprise that the question you’re asked most by readers, bartenders, friends and strangers alike is, What is your favorite amaro? It’s nearly impossible for me to answer. Like Rob Gordon, the obsessive record shop owner played by John Cusack in the film adaptation of Nick H...

Among the 450 or or types of cheeses found in Italy, a dozen or so, including mozzarella, ricotta, parmigiano, gorgonzola and pecorino have gained international renown and distribution. The hundreds of other equally delicious varieties are consumed largely within the provincie where they are made. That’s why a visit to Le Marche is essential for an...