At first, Lamborghini was successful, especially due to the Miura supercar, that provided the brand with worldwide acclaim. But the very first model produced was not the Miura, as many would think, it was the less glamorous, but more comfortable, 350 GT. It was followed by the 400 GT, an evolution of the original. The Miura came in 1966 and it esta...

There has never been a better time to get into bubbles. Sommeliers almost universally love Champagne, and, across America, our collective thirst for Proseccois growing at record speed. Sales of Prosecco are expected to surpass both rosé wineand “discounted Champagne” by 2020, according to Vinexpo CEO Guillaume Deglise. This presents a compelling ca...

C'è una nuova forma di ritorno al territorio nell'industria italiana che esporta? Molti segnali vanno in questa direzione. Si è appena concluso un anno che potrebbe far registrare un ulteriore record nell'avanzo dei conti con l'estero. In attesa dei dati definitivi le ultime informazioni dell'Istat relative ai primi dieci mesi quantificano l'avanzo...

Winter is nebbiolo’s season. We’re talking an old-fashioned winter – a winter when pipes freeze, rivers threaten to breach levees, fog settles in like a cat curled up in front of the fireplace, refusing to budge. That’s the kind of winter that calls for venison sausages braised in wine, meatballs in a goulash sauce, Irish stew with dumplings heavy...

For a man who has made his millions from being light years ahead of the rest of the fashion crowd, it’s only mildly surprising that Federico Marchetti has now set his sights on the moon. The founder and boss of the world’s largest online luxury fashion retailer, Yoox Net-a-Porter, whispers in his Milanese office that his next frontier involves “t...

The humble tomato has sparked a fierce debate between two of Italy's southern regions, which are arguing over the right to claim the foodstuff as their own. The row kicked off when Naples requested an IGP (Protected Geographic Indication) denomination for Neapolitan peeled tomatoes.  After Naples, the capital of the Campania region, submitted its r...

SIMEST ha acquisito una partecipazione del 34% circa nel capitale sociale di Astaldi Construction Corporation (“ACC”), controllata statunitense del Gruppo Astaldi attiva dal 1989 nella realizzazione di infrastrutture. L’investimento, pari a 7,5 milioni di dollari, è volto a sostenere la crescita di Astaldi sul mercato statunitense. Oggi, il Gruppo...

The world of fashion magazines is populated by a high number of great women editors and professionals, who made or are making its history. Thanks to their personality, artistic inclination, hard work, new ideas and understanding, these women left an unforgettable mark and an important legacy. This is the case of Anna Piaggi, who is remembered and c...

There’s nothing quite like the sound of the cork popping from the bottle—especially at this time of year. In a “pop!” we instantly feel a release of pressure and allow ourselves to relax. It’s the signal to leave our worries in the old coffee mug on our desks, and indulge in a sip of cheer instead. If we’re honest, we tend to like anything that’s g...

Just one hour south of Naples, water buffalos are getting the royal treatment at Tenuta Vannulo, one of Italy’s premiere organic dairy farms. Situated on an expansive 500 acres in the heart of Mozzarella Land, this gastronomic paradise feels more like an estate you’d come across in Sonoma than in southern Italy’s wild and rustic countryside: not on...