NEWS FROM : ITALY  

Lapio meets Castel Tirolo. We offer a journey between two great white wine territories in Italy. On one side we are in one of the best cru of Fiano di Avellino, specifically contrada Arianello where there was once a so-called "neviera" : a well where snow was gathered to store food. From this area, today comes a spectacular Fiano di Avellino Nevier...

The beautiful Padua, also known as the city of stars and of the "three without", is located in the Veneto region, a short distance from the more famous Venice. City of stars because it was during his stay in Padua that the great astronomer and physicist Galileo Galilei spent the most fruitful years for his studies. He would later recall his time in...

If you’ve ever been to a Tuscan market, you might’ve spied a strange-looking pack of meaty morel-looking morsels called fegatelli all’aretina. Though largely composed of chunked-up pig's liver, their alien appearance stems from a most unusual sheath — caul fat, the lacy barrier surrounding the animal’s digestive organs. Used to protect these delica...

Alfa Romeo’s plans to bring the Tonale SUV in North America have taken a dramatic twist according to a report that claims the only version offered will be the Q4 PHEV that launched in Europe yesterday. Alfa Romeo’s plug-in hybrid Tonale joins the front-wheel drive mild-hybrid Tonale in Alfa’s European lineup and is the only option for buyers there...

Despite the current uncertain global macroeconomic scenario – characterized by an economic slowdown and rising inflation – Italian food & beverage exports are expected to expand further in the coming years: both among more mature and emerging markets. This is what emerged from the report presented by the Nomisma research institute on Nov. 11 in Mil...

Italian wine shipments, in the first 8 months 2022, still lose speed, but do not stop, continuing on the path of particularly solid double-digit growth in its target markets, from the United States to Great Britain, with Japan becoming the positive exception to an Asia in obvious difficulty. It emerges from the WineNews analysis of the latest Istat...

The extraordinary Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi once said, "Il caffè e il balsamo del cuore e dello spirito!" This translates to, "Coffee is balm for the heart and the spirit." It's safe to say that 64% of Americans wholeheartedly agree, as they enjoy their daily cups of coffee, per Disturb Me Not. While some, if not most, of these cups of joe ar...

The forward only scored seven goals for Italy but six arrived during the 1990 World Cup, earning 'Toto' the Golden Boot and the Golden Ball. West Germany won the 1990 World Cup. But the tournament belonged to Salvator Schillaci. "I feel like I'm sleeping," he told reporters after opening the scoring in Italy's last-16 win over Uruguay. "So, don't w...

The Chianti area, although not very large, is a rich territory in many ways. That’s why, a itinerary through the hills of Chianti is a holiday to do at least once in your life. Do the thousands of tourists who visit the Chianti to spend their Italian holidays. The best time, however, to organize your tour is definitely autumn, whose mild temperatur...

In English, we call it Indian summer, in Italian estate di San Martino. They both refer to that unusually warm period we often experience in the month of November. Far from being a safe bet, the estate di San Martino is surrounded by many a legend, but the most curious one is probably related to its name. Saint Martin is an important figure of Chri...

It is impossible to keep track of all the awards that Maneskin have won around the world in the past year and a half. A new recognition came just this night, Damiano, Ethan, Thomas and Victoria in fact won the American Music Awards for "Favorite Rock Song." This year's was the 50th edition of the prestigious American award, the recognition for the...

In survey results that are likely to surprise, well, no one, 73% or approximately three out of four Italians indicated that they have come across faux Made in Italy specialty products or traditional recipes botched beyond repair when traveling abroad. Conducted by Coldiretti — Italy’s primary organization representing farmers and agricultural entre...