An unrestored 1966 Bizzarrini 5300 Strada is on sale with only 14,334 kilometers (8907 miles) on the odometer. Aston Martin of New England, a dealer in Waltham, Mass., is offering it for $1.65 million. Red, with a red-leather interior, the low-slung exotic has not been on the road since the 1980s. Classic Driver, an international marketplace for ca...

A local office furniture maker is now offering decorative lighting products made by an Italian company. Grand Rapids-based Steelcase began offering products this month from Merano, Italy-based FLOS. The “finely crafted” product collections include pendants, sconces and table and floor lamps. Steelcase is selling the FLOS lighting products throughou...

Racing fans will no doubt know the name Dallara. The Italian company doesn't field its own team, but you've almost certainly seen its cars race. Every chassis used in IndyCar is a Dallara. The same goes for Formula E. It's responsible for the carbon-fiber tubs used by the Haas team in Formula 1 and the Cadillac DPi cars that have been so successful...

The Fiat 500's acquisition by the New York Modern Art Museum (MoMA) has earned the Fiat brand an accolade at the 2017 Corporate Art Awards. The award celebrates the status of the most popular car in the Fiat brand's history - the icon that brought mass car ownership to Italy and has become a worldwide ambassador for the country and a major symbol o...

Italian wine exports have grown by 7% in value and could reach €6 billion by the end of 2017 – a new historical record. The forecast comes from Italian farmers’ association Coldiretti, based on Istat data. The overseas growth, in both value and volume, comes in spite of the recently completed harvest emerging as one of the earliest and poorest in t...

Bologna, nicknamed la grassa—“the fat one”—for its wealth and edible delicacies, is located in Italy’s Emilia Romagna region, thebirthplace of tortellini, Parmesan, prosciutto, and balsamic vinegar. Foodies have long hopped on the two-hour train from Rome to hunt down the flavors nestled in the picturesque city and nearby hillside villages. But now...

The market for Italian organic food and drinks is currently worth €4.9 billion, with sales set to increase by 12% in 2017, reports La Repubblica. Of this total, €3 billion are sales achieved in Italy, and the remaining €1.9 billion comes from exports to foreign markets. Italy is the leading organic market in Europe, and the second largest in the wo...

There is prosciutto, and then there is culatello. To connoisseurs, the latter — cured from a solid chunk of leg, not the whole leg like standard prosciutto — is the variety worth seeking now that the Department of Agriculture has approved for import the culatello di Zibello made near Parma by the Negroni company. For culatello, the meat of black ne...

We get it. With more than 350 official wine varieties and 20 different wine-producing regions, the world of Italian wine can be confusing and overwhelming. But before you make a beeline straight for Tuscany, it’s worth learning what else is out there besides Chianti and Brunello. To help, we’ve put together a guide to Italy’s essential wine regions...

Italian producers are amongst the ones better understanding the new global trends of the food and beverage industry. Let’s see why, by using some of the categories provided by Innova Market Insight, a leading international research institute: 1) Clean supreme: the new international standard is to buy food with ‘clean and clear’ labels. Producers al...