Lavazza, one of Italy’s largest and best-known coffee manufacturers, celebrates its history and Italy's coffee culture at a new museum inaugurated this summer at the company’s headquarters in Turin. The itinerary goes through five galleries. Casa Lavazza is devoted to the history of the company, which was founded in 1895 by Luigi Lavazza. Visitors...

If Italy's deep-rooted café culture and exquisite, inky espresso weren't enough reason to visit, here's one more: a museum dedicated to all things coffee has opened in Turin. The Lavazza Museum, opened this summer, is the latest venture from this veteran Italian company — founded in 1895 by a mustachioed grocer named Luigi, and  now the market lead...

Italy will launch a three-city bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics in Milan, Turin and Cortina. The Italian Olympic Committee announced the move on Wednesday, having decided a joint bid was more cost effective. It was unanimously voted for by the CONI board. Milan Mayor Giuseppe Sala, however, has criticized the decision and says that while his ci...

A team of doctors at Turin's Molinette hospital has contributed to a breakthrough that could lead to improve therapies to treat brain metastases. The discovery regards the biological mechanism behind brain metastasis. The team from Molinette hospital's neuro-oncology department, together with researchers in Madrid, say that the growth of metastases...

We all know it: in Italy, we love bread! These very crunchy “bread sticks” were invented in Turin in 1679, by the Savoias’ personal baker, who created them appositely for king Vittorio Amedeo II, who couldn’t digest regular bread very well. Their dough is the same as bread’s but, as they are very thin, they dry while baking and remain crunchy. Gris...

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...

When in the city of Turin, what immediately strikes the eye are its surroundings, with imposing Alpine peaks that encircle its skyline. The Piedmontese Capital presents itself as a city with a singular charm: emperors traversed it, kingdoms arose in it, and it was thus that power left its indelible marks on it. Turin today is a metropolis that rega...

Milan and Turin are combining to bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics. The Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) sent a letter of intent to the International Olympic Committee on Thursday, stating its plans. While there is usually one host city, the IOC’s new bidding process allows for the Games to be spread over bigger areas, although the competition can o...

Frank Lloyd Wright, il più grande architetto americano del XX secolo, maestro indiscusso e ideatore dell'architettura organica, è protagonista di una mostra alla Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli. “Frank Lloyd Wright tra America e Italia” rappresenta un vero e proprio viaggio, a cura di Jennifer Gray, tra fotografie, oggetti, cataloghi, litogra...

On these chilly gray days, my mind races back to a week of spectacular sunshine and even more spectacular wines in the northwestern Italian region of Piedmont. My wife and I tasted so many excellent wines during our time in Piedmont that it’s hard to know where to start. But today I’d like to share two wine experiences that surprised and delighted...