Eating lunch in Italy's Bolgheri wine country, it is not hard to understand why the number of international visitors to this bucolic corner of Tuscany has doubled in five years. "People have always come in the summer for the beaches," says Riccardo Binda, cutting into a succulently tender slice of Florentine steak, grilled over embers. "Now we're g...

What do the Emmy Awards, Ferrari Trento sparkling wine, biodiversity, bees, and sustainability have in common? Everything. This year, you couldn’t have one without the other. The Official Sparkling Wine of the 69th Emmy® Awards season, Ferrari Trento is quite literally the toast of Italy and the preferred sparkling wine on red carpets from Hollywoo...

Q: I’m an American who wants to buy a small vineyard in Italy to try my hand at winemaking, purely as a hobby. What kind of taxes should I expect to pay? Broadly speaking, you should expect to pay registration fees, mortgage tax and cadastral tax, said Adriana Maria Ruggeri, founder of Coco Ruggeri Law & Associates in Denver, Colorado, with offices...

When: Monday, December 04, 2017 From 6:30 pm To 9:30 pm - Where: IIC New York - Space is limited, RSVP required* Fee: $55.00 (IIC members)/$60.00 (non-members) *To register please call (310) 824-7408 Wine in contemporary Italy: Exploring the unique wines of each region. There are around 350 common wine grape varieties in Italy, so there is so much...

The Prosecco DOC Consortium, the entity that oversees the production of the hugely popular Italian sparkling wine, is pleased to announce the second edition of Prosecco Month beginning December 11th. The activation will see trade, press, and public events at multiple Eataly locations-New York Flatiron, New York Downtown, Chicago, and Boston- throug...

Le strade della solidarietà sono praticamente infinite, ma c’è comunque chi, fortunatamente, cerca di percorrerne il più possibile: Massimo Bottura, chef di punta dell’alta ristorazione tricolore che, al di là delle celebrazioni, mette spesso e volentieri la sua arte al servizio di chi ne ha più bisogno. Lo ha fatto con il progetto del Refettorio A...

Prospero Equipment Co. started more than 40 years ago in Westchester County when Tony Prospero bought winemaking equipment from a friend in Italy. Today, the company has six locations in North America. It installs and services equipment for wineries, breweries and distilleries — while still selling items to the home winemaker. The company’s headqua...

These days, it seems like I run into so many people who feel like their life is spinning out of control. Most people in the USA feel that they have to work more hours than their parents and they are earning less (when adjusted for inflation). As I walk down the streets of New York City, it seems that there are more vacant storefronts each week. Sma...

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...

On November 11th IACO (Italian American Cultural Organization) of Braintree and The South Shore celebrated the Feast of San Martino. The event was held at Braintree Town Hall with 250 guests in attendance. How appropriate for this feast to fall on the same day as Veteran’s Day because San Martino (St. Martins) was a soldier himself. The band, Sea B...