To us, there are few things as comforting as a big bowl of spaghetti and meatballs, a perfectly cooked veal Milanese, or a cheesy chicken parmigiana. You can keep your chicken noodle soup because these are the dishes that serve as a cozy blanket for the soul. Americans have made Italian food all our own, and it remains one of those cuisines we simp...

There's chocolate, and then there's gianduiotto chocolate. An ancestor of Nutella, the melt-in-the-mouth treat is as rare as it is delicious. Like most renowned Italian artisan chocolate, gianduiotto originates from Piedmont, Italy, where it's considered the "king of Italian chocolate." Made of a rich paste consisting of fine cocoa mixed with the p...

Altamura Distilleries, a new company making spirits from the famous Altamura Wheat, was awarded a Silver Medal for its vodka at the SIP Awards, an annual spirits tasting competition based in the United States. "Using the famous Altamura wheat, we wanted the vodka to have character from the wheat, so we distilled it just three times, rather than six...

Those who know it well call it "black gold" and the name is due to the colour, but also to its value, and above all to the care, time and patience that needed before it can finally be bottled and tasted. The balsamic vinegar of Modena It takes at least 25 years to have in your hands a bottle of Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale di Modena Dop Extra Vecch...

What comes to mind when one thinks of Italian culture is amazing food, family traditions, breathtaking architecture, landscapes, luxury fashion and goods. It is no secret that the official brand of “made in Italy” holds an immense amount of global respect and notoriety as it pertains to fashion and consumer goods, perhaps it is the way the brand tr...

An interesting BBC article reports news that cheers us up a lot! According to global research by Oxfam, pasta is officially the queen. Pasta has surpassed even pizza, rice, and meat. Italians' favorite food is being popular in European countries and in the Philippines, Guatemala, Brazil, and South Africa. After Italy, Venezuela is the largest consu...

A great cocktail is a work of art. With that ideal, ITALICUS Rosolio di Bergamotto— the bergamot rosolio aperitivo brand founded by Italian bartender and drinks industry veteran Giuseppe Gallo—challenged bartenders worldwide to create an ultimate art-inspired aperitivo experience, using the Rosolio di Bergamotto as a key ingredient. The eight U.S....

The international furniture brand, Poltrona Frau, is taking a 19,000-square-foot leap uptown. The brand will leave Soho and join other contemporary furniture designers in the district along Madison Avenue with a three-level spot at the northeast corner of East 34th Street. The modern flagship retail space at 181 Madison Ave. has soaring ceilings an...

Founded in 1142 by Blessed Hartmann, bishop of Brixen, it has always had a “mystical” bond with the land: its birth was due to generous donations of farms and land that soon grew to 100 estates. An important Romanesque-medieval cultural center, its heyday lies in the Renaissance, when to protect its precious manuscripts and works of art it was surr...

Among the most important wine brands in the world, those indicated by consumers in the main markets, there is not much space for Italy: only Ruffino, a reality with its heart and roots in Chianti Classico, but vineyards owned and important investments also in Veneto, in the land of Prosecco, owned by the Constellation Brands group, manages to place...