TASTE OF ITALY 2020. Digital Hybrid Italian Food and Wine Trade Show. September 21-22 HOUSTON; September 28-29 NEW ORLEANS. Top Italian producers, regional distributors, local buyers and trade members. CLICK HERE TO RECEIVE MORE INFO. Connect with Trade Members. Interact with leading buyers, including importers, distributors, retailers, restaurateu...

When Antonio Aransaenz and his wife, Valentina Sorzana Antinori were looking for a place to expand their artisan-crafted shoe brand, there was really only one city that came to mind: Houston.  "My wife and I just fell in love with Houston," Aransaenz tells CultureMap. "Besides the fact that we love Texas and we love Houston and the people are frien...

Vehicles are often named after metaphors of domination, speed, and strength. The Mustang is a wild horse, the Diablo is literally named after the devil, and the same goes for the Impala, the Charger, the Stingray, the Viper, Thunderbird… you get my flow. These metaphors are often embodied as traits within the animals the cars are named after, and i...

The Italian film and TV industry was on a roll when the pandemic hit the country particularly hard. It’s now starting to bounce back as movie theaters reopen and productions prepare to shoot, while the Venice Film Festival, set to physically take place in September, may become a symbol of the global entertainment industry recovery effort. Besides t...

Dall’etichettatura alle certificazioni, un webinar su come esportare i prodotti agroalimentari in USA. Ad organizzarlo sarà lo Sportello Internazionalizzazione di CNA Roma, in collaborazione con Nina International, per il prossimo giovedì 2 luglio, in cui saranno illustrati gli strumenti necessari e i contributi finanziari disponibili per fare busi...

The average Alfa Romeo may not rearrange your organs in the same way that a Lamborghini or Ferrari does, but this Italian automaker's fan base is just as passionate. The brand's 110th anniversary was a perfect occasion for fans - well, at least some of them - to head out this week. Of course, Alfa fans are affectionately known as "Alifisti", and so...

In 2019 Grana Padano PDO continued to grow, both in terms of production and export sales. The typical Italian cheese is confirmed as the most consumed PDO product in the world with a total production of 5,164,759 cheese wheels (+4.70% compared to 2018), 2,051,125 of which are destined for exports (+4.38%). Following the Covid-19 pandemic emergency,...

For the Arancia Rossa di Sicilia PGI (red orange from Sicily), the season just ended has been one of the best ever despite the health emergency that affected it in the final phase. According to Elena Albertini, vice President of the red orange of Sicily protection Consortium “we have not suffered any setback on the market. In fact, during the pande...

The Italian Trade Agency (ITA) is proud to announce its partnership with the United States Bartenders' Guild (USBG), whose mission of uniting the hospitality industry to advance professional bartending remains strong. In 2018 and 2019, the ITA was a sponsor of the USBG Regional Conference programs that provided valuable opportunities, education, an...

What does Dallas have that Fifth Avenue doesn’t? A Valentino, for one. While the Italian luxury brand tries to escape its prestigious post in New York, it is expanding its presence in Dallas. The ritzy retailer will add 690 square feet to its 2,505-square-foot boutique in Highland Park Village, a shopping center where it has had a presence since 20...