Each year culinary connoisseurs convene in the Piedmont region of Northern Italy to honor the white truffle. This rare and very expensive type of mushroom is only available for a few months. From townies to top chefs, autumn is the season to celebrate a gastronomic treasure which, when shaved over a dish, transforms it into quite the luxury item. N...

Gli Stati Uniti costituiscono il secondo principale mercato di destinazione dopo la Germania per gli alcolici Made in Italy. Da una ricerca dell’Osservatorio Federvini, gli spirits italiani hanno registrato un incremento del 51% negli ultimi dieci anni, sfiorando un valore di import degli USA dall’Italia di 163 milioni di Dollari nel 2018 per la ca...

REEF KITCHENS, a division of REEF Technology, and Casa Barilla – Pasta Kitchen, the restaurants division of Barilla®, the world’s largest producer of pasta, today announced a partnership that will bring pasta restaurants concepts to Miami area residents for the first time via REEF’s delivery-only kitchens. Casa Barilla, Barilla’s casual restaurant...

These automobiles are wheely expensive. Grand Central’s Vanderbilt Hall has been transformed into a showroom for Italian automaker Pagani to display five of its luxury “hypercars” — collectively valued at over $25 million. Featured rides include the Zonda HP Barchetta, which costs an eye-popping $15 million and has more curves than Kim Kardashian a...

This year marks the 65th anniversary of La Perla, an Italian brand with a rich history and A-list fans including Priyanka Chopra, Naomi Campbell, Kourtney Kardashian and Dua Lipa.  First launched in Bologna in 1954 by corset maker Ada Masotti, La Perla has evolved to become one of the most well known luxury underwear brands in the world. "La Perla...

Author Virginia Woolf was of the opinion that “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” The same principle can also be applied to the world of Prosecco, where a hierarchical pyramid establishes the quality of the best bottles, thus guiding consumers in their choice. At the base of the pyramid is DOC Prosecco, which...

Okay, so the Maserati GranTurismo convertible rolling off the line today is the same body style that you would have seen debut more than a decade ago. But Maserati’s combination of seductive style, a visceral V8 power source, and dynamic character is undoubtedly timeless. Having said that, the biggest change that the GranTurismo offers for 2019 is...

The Lamborghini Aventador is an Italian supercar that costs several hundred thousand dollars, so very few can afford one. But what if you could build one for a fraction of that? Longtime car enthusiast Sterling Backus, who happens to work as chief scientific officer at KMLabs in Boulder, Colorado, found a way to make it possible. And in doing so, h...

The Valle d’Aosta is about as extreme as Italian winemaking gets. Wedged in Alpine northwestern Italy between Switzerland and France, the valley lies in the shadows of some of Europe’s tallest peaks: ice-capped Mont Blanc and the Matterhorn. It is Italy’s smallest appellation, with a mere 750 acres of vineyards, and the highest, with vines climbing...

It’s late on a summer Sunday evening in Turin, a city of one million people located in the northern region of Piedmont. I’m seated in a bar called Affini, in the San Salvario district, on a mission of sorts. I’m sampling the “Nuvolari” – a cocktail created by one of Turin’s foremost mixologists, Michele Marzella – in honour of iconic Italian racer...