Botter S.p.A, Italy’s largest private wine producer in terms of revenue, announces that it has expanded the distribution for its Brilla! Prosecco DOC into five new states. Through a successful collaboration with Threesixtyfive Wines, New Jersey based importer of wines from Italy, Spain, California, and Private Label services, Botter S.p.a will stre...

At a time when we still have to painfully realize how much the racial question is an open wound in the evolution of the United States of America and a very urgent situation to be resolved, our Italian heart in love with America is also shaken by the specious and mistaken attempts to promote hostility between the African American and Italian communi...

Auburn softball assistant coach Emily Carosone was the first Tiger to hit the Olympic stage as Team Italy opened the 2020 Tokyo Olympics against Team USA Wednesday afternoon at Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium. After three scoreless innings to open the game, the United States plated a run in both the fourth and fifth innings to take the opening rou...

Emily Carosone has played in the Women’s College World Series … twice. It was her clutch piece of hitting that secured first place for Team Italy in the 2021 European Championship earlier this month. But she’s about to embark on what might be the crowning achievement of her career to this point – the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics. “Going to the Olympi...

Following a fiscal year that shattered franchise development records,  Fazoli’s  is taking its expansion strategy to the next level with its most aggressive goal yet. Fazoli’s ended its fiscal year in March, with a record 20 new franchise agreements to develop 50 locations, exceeding the most agreements Fazoli’s had signed in a single year in its 3...

A Nashville-based Italian restaurant is bringing its first Alabama location to Huntsville at the Hays Farm development. Crunkleton Commercial Real Estate announced that Amerigo will open a 7,513 square foot location at The Market at Hays Farm as part of the development anchored by Publix on South Memorial Parkway. It’s expected to open in late 2021...

The latest addition to Birmingham's restaurant scene opened its doors at Wednesday, as Italian restaurant chain North Italia opened its first Alabama location at The Summit. Executive chef Billy Sciacca, a 16-year veteran of the hospitality industry, will lead the kitchen at the new Birmingham location. Sciacca graduated from The Art Institute of H...

The best pizza in Alabama will always be a point of contention. Last month, a trio of judges embarked on a search to find Alabama’s best pie and the winner was a pizzeria in Moody. Carpenetti’s Pizzeria, run by owner Frank Carpenetti and his family, earned bragging rights in the Bama’s Best Pizza contest, sponsored by the Alabama Fruit & Vegetable...

North Italia is scheduled to open its first-ever Alabama location March 3. And the chain Italian restaurant has a hiring event scheduled for later this month. Bayer Properties announced North Italia was coming early last year before the COVID-19 pandemic began. The Summit location will be the chain’s 24th U.S. location, with other restaurants in Ar...

Summer Adventure in Learning (SAIL), a joint project of six charitable organizations, announced Thursday that dozens of organizations in Alabama that provide summer learning opportunities to children will be receiving financial support. Forty independent programs in the state will receive a total of $898,500. SAIL cites research showing that studen...