A two-hour drive east from Rome, Abruzzo is an unspoiled gem of natural beauty. The land is defined by the Apennine Mountains, particularly the Majella and Gran Sasso massifs, in the west, which pose a grand backdrop to the gently rolling hills that cascade into the Adriatic Sea to the east. The region is home to three national parks and numerous r...

The goodness of Calabrian wine has been known since ancient times. One of the testimonies of the distant past, in fact, is contained in a Greek text of the fourth century BC which, translated into Latin, reads: "Bruttia quae vestem et vinum multum et optimum mittit" (Bruzio exports clothing and wine abundant and of excellent quality). Other importa...

Today I’m sharing with you a white blend called Limine from the Terre di Ger winery. This is Terre di Ger’s select wine made from primarily pinot grigio with some sauvignon blanc.

For the next two weeks, we invite you to fall for Barolo at Eataly USA! How is this possible, you ask? Read on! Lauded as the "King of Wines and Wine of Kings," Barolo is made with 100% Nebbiolo grapes, a prized varietal grown in certified areas in the northern region of Piemonte. Across the world, the complex red wine is renowned for its bold flav...

The 2018 harvest seems to have made everyone forget about the difficult 2017 vintage. Today, at its final stages, this year’s harvest has been reported to be generous in terms of both quantity and quality as opposed to the poor yields of 2017. The Prosecco DOC Consortium is now ready to evaluate the situation. “The more-than-ever favourable climate...

Le università americane promuovono i più svariati programmi di study abroad, che consentono agli studenti iscritti ai corsi di laurea di trascorrere un periodo di formazione all’estero. Molti di questi programmi si svolgono in Italia e durano in media da tre mesi a un anno. Durante questi mesi, gli studenti accrescono la propria conoscenza di una c...

Dimenticate le palestre corredate di macchinari di ultima generazione, la nuova frontiera del fitness è tra i vigneti della Franciacorta. Ne sono convinti alla storica cantina Al Rocol di Ome, nel Bresciano, dov'è stata lanciata la ginnastica nelle vigne. Sotto la guida di un "personal wine trainer", chi vuole tenersi in forma svolge esercizi ispir...

When it comes to romantic getaways or solo weekend trips, few cities deliver quite like Verona. The Italian city, famous as the setting for Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," offers walkable streets, decadently rich gelato and impromptu dancing in the streets. Here's how to spend a weekend in Verona. Start with a short half-hour trip outside the cit...

Get ready to cozy up Chicago – BAITA is coming! Inspired by the Italian Alps, BAITA (pronounced bye-tah) is an all-new restaurant opening on our second floor Friday, October 19. Meaning "ski lodge" in Piemontese dialect, BAITA is our answer to fighting the winter blues. As the temperatures drop, escape the chilly sidewalks of Chicago and let yourse...

Chances are good you’re aware that Italy’s northernmost province of Alto Adige, the self-governing region tucked away in Italy’s northeast, shouldered-up against Austria and Switzerland, has a reputation for producing a number of superb white wines. But it may surprise you to know that Alto Adige, or Südtirol, as it’s known by the local German-spea...