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The Italian agricultural association Coldiretti reports that the United States is the top consumer of Italian wine, importing more than €1.3 billion worth last year alone. But wine enthusiasts know that their experiences can go beyond simply tasting. In fact, American travelers are getting more and more involved in Enotourism — travel focused on in...

by Kevin Jagernauth   With so many projects on the go at once, perhaps it's not surprising to hear Martin Scorsese share the following sentiment: "... I've never been on vacation. I began with my wife Helen. And with my daughter Francesca, who's turning fourteen. Now I'm taking a break for a week, a week and a half.   We might go and...

Today, the Italian American Democratic Leadership Council announced its support of the first ever Immigrant Heritage Month, an initiative organized by the non‐profit Welcome.us to partner with corporations, media outlets, organizations, celebrities, athletes, faith, civic, and political leaders together and share inspirational stories of American i...

The Italian American One Voice Coalition (IAOVC) is campaigning against those who aim to eradicate Columbus Day by enacting measures to get all Italian Americans involved in defending our heritage and saving our holiday.   The IAOVC is asking Italian American friends and organizations to sign the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) S...

Maserati of North America Inc, filiale dell'omonimo brand modenese del gruppo Fiat, ha registrato a dicembre un aumento delle vendite negli Stati Uniti del 34,1% su base annua a 1.412 unità.   Il brand del Tridente, secondo i dati raccolti da Autodata Corp, prosegue dunque sul trend di costante e forte crescita riscontrato negli ultimi mesi...

By Rosario Mariani As a small boy in the 1950's, I remember passing by a shop in the piazza of my small town in Abruzzo and seeing the Rappresentante ("representative") sign. Obviously, I had no idea what it meant, but somehow I knew that when it was my turn to leave Italy, the gentleman inside would make it all happen.   When I was in the...

by Monica Sandreczki   Political candidates are often thought of as being guarded about their lives. Here in the Southern Tier, WSKG wanted to get a more personal look at the two candidates running for the state senate: Republican Fred Akshar and Democrat Barbara Fiala.   Who better to provide personal insight on them than people clos...

Italian composer and pianist Ludovico Einaudi announces October 2016 concert dates in the United States and Canada in support of his latest album "Elements". Upon its debut, "Elements" topped classical charts in 42 countries across the globe. In the United Kingdom it soared into the nation's mainstream album chart at #12, the first time in over a g...

by Matthew Mueller Today is Sylvester Stallone's birthday. A major action star to this day, Stallone has headlined some the biggest adventure films throughout the past several decades. Viewers will know him best as Rocky Balboa from the Rocky film series, and John Rambo from the Rambo film series. But even in his later years, Stallone managed...

by Courtney Schiessl   Who doesn't dream of taking an Italian getaway in the summertime? Days strolling through the piazza, evenings spent with a glass al fresco, and sunsets over the vineyards – it's enough to start Googling "last minute flights to Florence." But those who can't live out their Under the Tuscan Sun fantasies can still have a...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is excited to announce that it is now accepting applications for its Ambassador Peter F. Secchia Voyage of Discovery program. Now in its 18th year, this all-expenses-paid cultural and educational initiative sends 20 Italian American college and university students to Italy each year, to strengthen the...

Following an initial phase with the two corporate logos appearing side-by-side – symbolizing the desire to respect the history, culture and industrial roots of the two groups – both Fiat and Chrysler now require a new corporate identity representative of an organization that is much more than the sum of its two component parts, based on strong core...