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Some people regard Rudy Marchesi, president and chief viticulturist at Montinore Estate, as an artisan. A fair descriptor though this is not the core of his success. Exceptional practicality and results-oriented thinking with a healthy dose of curiosity and generosity remain his foundation, leading to a career of constant learning and, now, influen...

There are different styles of pizza in the United States, including Chicago deep dish, New York-style thin crust, Detroit-style thick crust square pizza (the shape originating from using auto industry parts trays as pans) and St. Louis-style cracker thin crust cut into squares—but Pisano's Woodfired Pizza is none of those. Owner Ed Barbeau makes au...

When talking about Las Vegas and Nevada, it is inevitable to think about the tourism and entertainment industries and the influence they have on the city. But to define Las Vegas by this simplistic formula is to lose sight of the bigger picture. In many ways, Las Vegas epitomizes the indomitable nature of the American spirit, as well as the ability...

The Ambassador of Italy to the USA, Armando Varricchio, visited Las Vegas, Nevada and attended the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). For over 50 years, CES has been the world's most important innovation show, where new ideas, technologies and investors meet. This year, thanks to the support of the Italian Trade Commission, the Sardinia Region, Teore...

Two things about Parma Italian Roots in North Scottsdale augur that you may be in for a different kind of Italian meal. First, in a back corner, on a tiny white shelf, stands a copy of Flour + Water: Pasta, a canonical tome on progressive pasta. Its spine is stripped and fraying, looking so worn that it was likely used not dozens but hundreds of ti...

A line-up of Ferraris will be among the headline offerings at the Gooding and Company Scottsdale 2019 auction, scheduled for January 18-19 during Arizona Auction Week. The 275 GTB Prototype that raced in the 1966 Monte Carlo Rally, a late-production Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta, a single-louver Tour de France and a Vignale-bodied 250 MM will be pr...

Held in Las Vegas Convention Center from January the 22nd to January the 25th, World of Concrete is the industry’s biggest event, featuring over 1,500 exhibiting companies in over 745,000 square feet of exhibit space. This year, for the first time ever, Italy is present with an Italian Pavilion (Central Hall - Booths C6723-C6830) organized by Itali...

RM Sotheby’s forthcoming Arizona sale on January 17-18 will feature a one-of-a-kind Ferrari with a genuinely royal provenance. Leading the auction is a unique, custom-built 1957 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe Speciale which was delivered new to Princess Lilian de Réthy of Belgium. Featuring its original matching-numbers engine, and exclusive Pinin Farina cou...

Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco had a great year in 2018. He toured all over the country, published a collection of essays and appeared alongside Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen in the critically acclaimed film “The Green Book.” In fact, the Los Angeles-based comedian’s year was so good he recently clocked in at No. 10 on Forbes’s year-end list of...

The Italian Association of Arizona, a local 501c (3) non-profit, is excited to announce its 6th Annual Italian Festival celebrating all things Italian. This two-day event will entertain and delight guests with live music, delicious Italian food and wine, dance performances, authentic Italian crafts and more. The festival will take place on Saturday...

A two-wheeled delivery robot designed to tackle tight European streets will take centre stage at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. YAPE, the acronym of Your Autonomous Pony Express, is the first autonomous electric vehicle designed for urban delivery in difficult European streets. Its maker, Milan–based accelerator e-Novia, will d...

Nel 2018 fu un successo per la delegazione italiana, dunque stavolta TILT (The Italian lab for technology) ci riprova e torna a Las Vegas portando con sé le migliori startup tecnologiche nazionali al Ces 2019, la maggiore fiera tecnologica dell'elettronica di consumo. La missione italiana dall'altisonante titolo 'Made in Italy, The Art of Technolog...