By Wesley Case In June, chef-owner Brian Lavin opened Gnocco, a love letter to his time not long ago studying abroad — and eating and drinking — through Italy and Spain as a University of Maryland, College Park student. An August Baltimore Sun review of Lavin's cuisine called the Brewers Hill establishment "a restaurant you don't want to overlook....

Pinot grigio has not always been a go-to when it comes to white wines for me, but if I am going to drink one I always turn to northeastern Italy, in particular the Alto Adige wine region. Pinot grigio unfortunately has been tarnished from the days of when high quantity, low quality pinot grigio were being produced. It still happens today, but there...

Record storico per il valore delle esportazioni di prodotti agroalimentari italiani che nel 2016 ha raggiunto il massimo di sempre, arrivando a quota 38 miliardi di euro, grazie a una crescita del 3 per cento. È quanto emerge da una proiezione della Coldiretti sulla base delle dei dati Istat relativi al commercio estero nei primi nove mesi del 2016...

By Robin Joss CIAO the Colonial Italian American Organization of Williamsburg has been celebrating Italian Film for ten years through their annual Italian Film Festival. Yearly, search the community has gathered for this well-loved Williamsburg event by viewing a trio of films shown the second Thursday of each month, viagra 60mg January through M...

By Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya The lowdown: Before becoming commercialized in Italy in the 1840s, fernet, an aromatic bitter that's considered a sub-sect of Italian amaro, put down roots in medicine. One of its key ingredients, myrrh, has been used medicinally for thousands of years (also makes a great gift for a potential lord and savior).   Wh...

Exports of Italian sparkling wines are expected to hit the record figure of 1.2 billion euros by year-end. Though the gap with French competitors in 2016 is still wide (about 1.5 billion euros), Italian spumante wines had a 25 percent increase, while French champagne suffered a slight decline (- 1 percent).   As customary, Wine Monitor, Nomi...

by David Sands   Want to whip up some linguini covered with some amazing marinara sauce for an unforgettable Thursday evening meal? Looking for that jaw-dropping slice of pizza that'll absolutely blow your mind? Nearly everybody's familiar with the more famous staples of Italian cuisine like pasta and pizza; and there's a reason for tha...

Vigne Surrau is a winery situated in the northern part of the island of Sardinia. This is definitely one of the few regions of Italy I have yet to visit, but is definitely top of my list, maybe even my next trip to Italy. Vigne Surrau, named after the valley within Sardinia of where they are located, was founded in 2000. They are located close to t...

  WTI Magazine #85    2016 November 21Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   I was excited to receive an invitation to taste through the wines of Lugana with the Lugana DOC Wine Consortium at the Boston stop on their US tour. I had the pleasure to meet with the President of the consortium, Luca Forme...

  WTI Magazine #84    2016 October 17Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   This month we are exploring volcanic wines from Campania, which I've mentioned before is where my dad's side of the family is from. I have yet to go to his home town of Candida in the vill...