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More than one in two Italians drink wines, even if they drink less than in the past. Almost 30 million Italians consume the nectar of Bacchus, 55% of the Italian adult population, 66% among males and 44% among females. The Osservatorio dell’Unione Italiana Vini (Uiv) notes this data, which elaborated the latest, unpublished, Istat data on alcohol c...

Martha’s Vineyard schools will wipe Columbus Day from the calendar and celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day on Oct. 10, 2022. After an extensive presentation by Lisa Pimentel and Jocelyn Coleman Walton, co-chairs of the Martha’s Vineyard Diversity Coalition (MVDC) education committee, the All-Island School Committee voted unanimously to establish Indi...

Rome's Fiumicino airport, known officially as Leonardo da Vinci, has been rated Best European Airport for the fourth time in the last five years. The important international recognition, awarded by Airports Council International (ACI), is in the category of hubs with over 40 million passengers. "Those who know this airport will not be surprised" -...

Join us on Monday, July 11 at 6PM at Columbus Citizens Foundation (8 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021) for an intimate discussion with New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli. CLICK HERE TO BOOK This event will provide unique insight into the role of State Comptroller and an overview of all issues important to New Yorkers. Book now to reserve y...

Lamborghini is at this weekend’s Goodwood Festival of Speed with its Aventador Ultimae, the final model of the iconic V12 super sports Aventador, running up the hill together with Huracán STO and EVO models in a celebration of its naturally-aspirated engines before the Italian super sports car manufacturer unveils its first hybrid models from 2023...

Italian point guard Matteo Spagnolo is going to the Minnesota Timberwolves after being selected No. 50 overall in the 2022 NBA draft. Spagnolo showcased his upside this past season with Vanoli Cremona in Italy's top division, averaging 12.2 points and 2.6 assists per game while on loan from Real Madrid. The 6'4" guard knocked down 44.1 percent of h...

Italy is home to hundreds of different grape varieties spread out over 20 wine regions, yet for a long time, it was the same familiar ones that tended to take up the most space on retail shelves and restaurant wine lists. Things are thankfully changing, and a wider range of Italian wines are available on this side of the Atlantic than ever before....

Seven Angels Theatre announced today the world premiere of Italian Mom Loves You!, a comedy co-written and starring film, television and stage actor Daniel Franzese. This solo tour de force will run at the theatre, located at 1 Plank Road in Waterbury, CT, from August 12 through 21. Italian Mom Loves You! is co-written by Franzese and Connecticut-b...

Physical and mental health are essential to persevering through these challenging times. This May, many readers share my concern on how to keep fit and optimistic during the various stages of lockdown. Personally, I've been running on my treadmill at home and doing a lot of push and sit-ups. But all of this exercise would be for nil without proper...

In the greater San Diego area, you could visit three different Italian restaurants every week for a year and still not try them all. More like five a week if you include pizza counters. And that wouldn’t include all the contemporary restaurants and steakhouses that feature pasta menus. It’s enough to make you wonder how we ever have time for Taco T...

Deciding whether to include Cinque Terre or the Amalfi Coast on your Italian itinerary is a tough decision. I know first hand as I had to make this decision myself when planning my first trip to Italy. I mean, both areas have a gorgeous seaside locations, incredible food, fabulous views, and great hiking trails, but they also have many differences....

This is a 1966 Iso Rivolta IR 300, it’s a rare car with Italian and American ancestry that was designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro at Bertone and engineered by former Ferrari engineer Giotto Bizzarrini – the father of the Ferrari 250 GTO. Unlike its more exotic Italian peers, the IR 300 is powered by a reliable and easy to fix Corvette V8 producing 300...