Le statistiche parlano chiaro. Un turista americano spende in media 5.000 euro per un viaggio di una settimana in sella a una bicicletta. Una spesa paragonabile, tra le spese per passatempi, solo a quella dedicata al golf. Questi dati (e una grande passione personale) devono aver pesato nella decisione di Beppe Salerno, torinese, 46 anni, di ciment...

Let’s continue our tour of Italy through its dialects! Next stop Piedmont! We are in the north-west of Italy, not too far from France and Switzerland in the north and next to Valle d’Aosta to the west, Lombardy to the east, and Liguria to the south. And today we are going to talk about Piemontéis, or Piedmontese! The dialect people speak here. Firs...

Italy’s most popular destinations—Rome, Venice, Florence, the Cinque Terre—are endlessly alluring, but in peak summer months they can be crowded and expensive as well. The country’s classic attractions—great art, architecture, food, wine, medieval villages and beautiful country landscapes—can be found outside its famous spots, but where are the bes...

Memorial Day is approaching once again, and this year it brings a special interview, for me. As some of you know, one of the reasons I'm so in love with and grateful to the United States is that during WW2 my father, Teodoro "Rino" Mucci, was saved by the American soldiers of the Fifth Army, in the Northern part of Italy. He certainly would have be...

Pop culture has the uncanny ability to turn lovely, enduring ideas into superficial fads. Take the recent arc of Moscato, a wine from Italy with a storied history. Six years ago, headlines boldly declared America to be in the grips of “Moscato Madness,” before the wine tumbled out of fashion. Yet, Moscato held court long before that, and will do so...

When: Sunday 06/24/2018 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm - Where:  Museo Italo Americano,  Marina Blvd, Building C - San Francisco Renato Sardo will present an illustrated lecture on the beautiful region of Piemonte and its famous Slow Food movement, with wine-and-cheese pairings. Learn the very Piemontese story of Slow Food, a grassroots organization found...

Thursday, May 10, 2018 | 5:30-7:30pm. Museo Italo Americano, 2 Marina Blvd, Building C. Opening Reception with Artist Angela Sepe Novara. Free Admission | RSVP. Piedmontese artist Angela Sepe Novara was born and raised in the province of Torino. Graduating from Fine Arts High School, she went on to take classes in nude art at Albertina Academy in T...

Barbaresco is without question, one of the world's greatest red wines, yet it rarely receives the attention it deserves. Let's examine its framework, and also discover how it is finally starting to gain its proper place among wine's upper echelon.  Barbaresco is produced exclusively from Nebbiolo in a production zone east of the city of Alba in Ita...

Renato Sardo will present an illustrated lecture on the beautiful region of Piemonte and its famous Slow Food movement, with wine-and-cheese pairings. Learn the very Piemontese story of Slow Food, a grassroots organization founded in 1986 to oppose the opening of a MacDonald’s near the Spanish Steps in Rome, which has grown into a global movement t...

Si trova in Piemonte, nel cuore della Val Chisone, ed è uno dei maggiori monumenti italiani sia per dimensioni che per importanza storica; eppure sono ancora in pochi a sapere di lui, perchè è sempre stato ai margini dei più consistenti flussi turistici nostrani. Quella che vogliamo raccontarvi nel nostro articolo è l'incredibile storia del Forte d...