The Culatello di Zibello PDO sector, which brings together 23 producers, confirms its excellent health. According to data released by the protection Consortium, in the first half of 2022, there were 56,552 culatello launched into certified production, increasing +27.4 percent compared to the same period last year. The figure appears even more signi...

Loved around the world, Italian cuisine is famed as one of the very best in the world. While we all know and love Italian pizza and pasta, that’s just the surface of what this country has to offer. This small country may only be the size of California, but it has a diverse cuisine, with the Northern and Southern regions dishing up very different fo...

Founded in Sorrento, Italy in 1890 by Cataldo Aprea, Fratelli Aprea has been hand-crafting the infamous Gozzo Sorrentino for six generations. As Fratelli Aprea launches in the U.S., the prowess and performance inherent to these beautiful vessels can only come from respecting the past. Fratelli Aprea has stayed true to its roots of simple elegance b...

No stories this month about winemakers, Italy’s incredible number of grapes, specific regions, or types of wine. Just a bottle roundup, a selection of affordably satisfying wines, almost all of them under $20, many of them in the $10-$15 range that you don’t have to think too hard about. Wines that snobs would probably give the cold shoulder. These...

According to the latest report recently released by Assica, the association of Italian meat and charcuterie industries, in the first quarter of 2022, Italian cured meats exports reached a volume of 44,780 tons, equal to a turnover of 431.5 million euros. These figures correspond to an increase of +5.4 percent in volume and +9 percent in value. The...

If there is anything that defines Italian cooking it might be the universal use of tomatoes. Or maybe garlic, added to the signature collection of vegetables called “odori” or “sofrito” (onions, carrots, and celery). But what else helps define Italian (or more broadly Mediterranean) cooking? Hands down, it is the use of common herbs, spices, and fl...

Since 2009, when the Prosecco world found its new formula, with the establishment of the Prosecco Doc, the Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Docg and the Colli Asolani Prosecco or Asolo Prosecco Docg (as per the decree of July 17, 2009), the large Veneto territory, enlarged to Friuli Venezia Giulia to include the hamlet of Prosecco in the municipal...

The agreement has been signed among Piccola Industria di Confindustria Puglia, Politecnico di Bari, and Miami Scientific Italian Community to promote in the U.S. the Puglia innovation ecosystem made up of many Small Innovative Industries and top-notch Basic and Applied Scientific Research where excellent public and private partnerships operate syne...

The Italian Ministry of Agriculture has confirmed CSQA as the inspection body for Aceto Balsamico di Modena PGI. This is one of the excellent products with international prestige from the food valley of Emilia-Romagna, a region that boasts 44 PDO/PGI food and beverage products which generate a value of €2,779 million. Balsamic Vinegar of Modena PGI...

Italian beer production reached 17.6 million hectolitres (hl) in 2021, surpassing both 2019's (17.3 million hl) and 2020's (15.8 million hl) figures. The figures come from the 2021 Annual Report of Assobirra, the association of Italian beer and malt makers. Exports, amounting to 3.8 million hl, were also higher than in 2019 (3.5 million) and 2020 (...