A patchwork of patterns, an undulating green quilt of vineyards sloping and soaring, lifting and pouring: the first time a wine lover sees Barolo his or her heart leaps with the landscape. Barolo the wine I had of course sipped before, but before this summer never had I tasted Barolo the wine region. As an oenophile the omission skirts on the sinfu...

New York City, my birthplace, is ringed by Italian neighborhoods. Go to Staten Island, to the Bronx, to Long Island or to New Jersey -- it doesn’t really matter where you go, as long as you are within 50 miles of the Empire State Building. Within that fortunate circle, you will find that you are always reasonably close to a neighborhood, or at leas...

A Fort Lauderdale (Florida) è iniziata la seconda edizione della Italian Luxury Interiors. L’iniziativa - promossa da ICE Agenzia in collaborazione con Confartigianato, Cna ed Universal Marketing (agente esclusivo dell’evento) - è dedicata alle migliori proposte dell’artigianato italiano per i settori dell’oggettistica da regalo, complemento d’arre...

Gli Stati Uniti sono il primo acquirente al mondo di prodotti agroalimentari: ecco perché per una potenza del settore, ed eccellente, come l'Italia, restano un mercato da conquistare al meglio. Con un valore superiore ai 130 miliardi di euro, gli Usa rappresentano il primo mercato al mondo per import di prodotti agroalimentari. Al secondo posto fig...

“Do you feel fico?” say the signs at the doorway to FICO Eataly World. The acronym stands for Fabbrica Italiana Contadina, or Italian Agricultural Factory. But “fico” is also Italian slang for “cool.” And the world’s first foodie theme park—scheduled to open November 15 on the outskirts of Bologna—certainly lives up to its name. The team behind Eat...

Baci chocolates, literally translating as 'kisses', are an Italian icon - and now the sweets are celebrating the country's dialects. Each chocolate comes wrapped in small messages of love, like a romantic fortune cookie. This tradition based on the story of a chocolate-maker who supposedly sent romantic notes to a founder of the company the same wa...

Autumn is a delicious season in Italy, with the harvest bringing a huge variety of fresh fruit and vegetables to restaurant menus and local markets. Many towns and villages hold food festivals or 'sagras' to celebrate their local delicacy, so it's an ideal time to go on a foodie trip across the country, or simply sample the seasonal dishes on offer...

Italian sparkling wines have seen an 8.4% growth in revenue and a 6.6% increase in volume in the retail channel during the first seven months of 2017. The figures, taken from an IRI report, confirm the seasonality of the category and the new consumer trends in daily drinking. Overall, the beverage sector, aided by the favourable summer, registered...

Alla faccia di chi le vuole male (perché ovviamente inquina non essendo catalizzata) la Fiat 500 continua a circolare senza sosta sulle nostre strade: in Italia ci sono più vecchie 500 che auto elettriche. Un primato pazzesco, che porta il "cinquino" a rappresentare l'uno per cento di tutto il nostro parco circolante fatto di 37 milioni di mezzi gr...

Get ready New England. Get ready for Nutella B-ready. Ferrero USA, the company that makes Nutella -- the Italian chocolate-and-hazelnut spread that inspires devotion among its fans -- has chosen Springfield-based Big Y Foods Inc. as the sole U.S. test market for its Nutella B-ready product. Nutella B-ready is a is a crispy wheat wafer filled with N...