Italy makes a whole lot of wine. In fact, according to the most recent figures from the International Organization of Vine and Wine, Italy leads the globe in wine, accounting for nearly 20 percent of the world’s production. Despite the impressive volume, many drinkers are far more familiar with French Chardonnays and Napa Cabs than they are with It...

Pieter Weyts recently opened Bellagio Home furniture boutique at 323 Worth Ave. — and while he doesn’t sell antiques, the Belgium-native thinks that in 100 years, these pieces will be the next generation of antiques. The handmade, Italian furniture in the shop features the Alessandro Vincipieces available in the United States. Vinci, a popular desi...

IGourmet, the leading US gourmet food online store, is looking to expand its selection of authentic products from Italy, the founder and CEO of the company said in an interview. The whole notion of IGP and DOP has become more mainstream in the US. We are starting to incorporate DOP items and IGP products into our gift offering, because this is what...

Fancy a glass of chilled, fizzy, acidic red wine? I suspect not. It doesn’t sound very enticing, particularly on a cold February day. As one who finds it hard to love that Australian speciality, sparkling (red) Shiraz, until recently I have always avoided Lambrusco like the plague. Lambrusco is a sweet, red, fizzy wine that weaned a generation of A...

Enrico Giuseppe Mazzon, Master Goldsmith and artist, philosopher of life and amiable character of New York’s cultural elite, met us in the Upper West Side for an exclusive interview. His creative energy is felt only to hear him speak and can be observed in his gaze, which reflects his love for life. With a recent past full of successes, both as an...

1.500 incontri B2B con 600 imprese italiane, oltre 65 buyer esteri selezionati, 3.000 influencer e circa 450.000 appassionati ed esperti di cibo coinvolti in oltre 90 eventi: sono questi i numeri del progetto “True Italian Taste” che da due anni si pone l’obiettivo di educare i mercati di tutto il mondo al vero Made in Italy. La campagna è partita...

The secret ingredient in today's quality Italian wines is a man named Luigi Veronelli. Born on this day in 1926, in Milan, capital city of Italy's Lombardy region, Veronelli was to become one of the world's greatest wine thinkers. Drinker, intellectual, TV personality, he was also publisher, magazine editor (that the three titles he launched in 195...

In the best spy thrillers, rather than turn over a secret paper, the spy eats the secret. In 16th century Italy, the shrewd Italians literally ate the secret to one of the area’s most beautiful industries, the famous Venetian glassworks. To make crystal-clear glass, the Venetians used a plant that grows in salty soil, often along marshes and coasta...

Ferrari said on Thursday that 2017 was "another record year" for the Italian luxury car maker, as it is raced into the pole position for increased profitability and output again this year and a further reduction in its debt. Ferrari said in a statement that its net profit jumped by 34 percent to €537 million last year, outpacing analysts' expectati...

Within the great Italian food industry, Tuscan products represent a further worldwide-acclaimed added value. The popularity of Tuscan products even beyond the national territory is confirmed by the steady growth of its exports. In the 2006-2016 decade, exports of food and beverage products increased respectively by 20 and 24% (data provided by Irpe...