Battery-powered conversions of classic cars are supposedly the next big thing in the restomod business and Totem Automobili is about to drop jaws with its Alfa Romeo GTelectric. This is an all-electric re-imagination of the Italian classic, one that now offers no less than 518 HP and 693 lb-ft (940 Nm) of torque. Totem claims that the GTelectric is...

Ask the average non-Italian to give you a rundown on Italian cuisine and chances are it will sound like this: "Spaghetti…with meatballs, Fettuccini Alfredo, lasagna for sure…and pepperoni pizza…!"  We’ll spare the culinary critique of how…shall we say… deficient” this list can be. Thankfully, Italy and her glorious regional specialties offer so muc...

In the beginning of February over 200 producers from the Barolo DOCG and Barbaresco DOCG wine appellations in Piedmont, Italy, visited New York City to pour their incredible wines at a once in a lifetime tasting as well as to showcase single vineyard labels and the concept of MGA (a.k.a MeGA) zones that represent these single vineyard notations’ pa...

Maserati's partnered with Italian fashion house Emenegildo Zegna for seven years, going back to the Maserati Quattroporte Ermenegildo Zegna Limited Edition Concept worked up as part of Maserati's centennary celebrations in 2014. At last year's New York Auto Show, the pair debuted the results of another collaboration, the new Pelletessuta woven leat...

The Stradivarius violin is renowned as the perfect musical instrument. Playing one is a dream come true for any musician, and only the best in the world have had the wonderful opportunity to get close to one of the 450 that still exist. Their creator was Antonio Stradivari, a luthier who lived in Cremona from 1644 to 1737 and was famous for the par...

Beyond the ‘snail’s pace’ analogy, which refers the mollusk’s characteristically slow pace, the Slow Food insignia of the snail also indicates top wineries across Italy. That’s because the Slow Food organization has also developed the Slow Wine Guide – equivalent to the Slow Food Guide, but for wine – celebrating its 10th anniversary this year!  As...

After an attempt to postpone the trade show, Vinitaly 2020 has been eventually cancelled due to coronavirus crisis. The international wine fair will take place in 2021, from 18 to 21 April at Veronafiere, as scheduled, while extraordinary investments will be made on wine events abroad. This was officially announced by a statement from VeronaFiere’s...

“Could you imagine American Gigolo without the Armani costumes? What would the devil wear if it were not Prada? How could you listen to your fave old school Hip Hop without having Moschino and Gucci name-checked in the lyrics?!” Moschino creative director Jeremy Scott is talking about what Italian fashion has brought to the world, and one thing is...

It is not only to food that Italians dedicated museums to, but also drinks: some beverages are as representative of Italy as famous dishes are, and these museums are not only a way for people to learn about them, but also to teach the difference between authentic, Italian products and their forged imitations coming from abroad. Wine, beer, grappa a...

These are the words of Hicham Benmbarek Sheraian otherwise known as “Ben” creator and founder of leather accessory brand Benheart located in Florence. We have talked often about him here at Italy Magazine, telling the story of how he created one of the most beloved artisan leather brands in Italy after surviving a life-saving heart transplant. His...