Overseas Adventure Travel (OAT), the leader in small groups on the road less traveled, will return to Italy in 2014 after a six year absence with two new adventures—one to Sicily and the other to Tuscany & Umbria. Both adventures are geared to American boomers and beyond who seek exceptional value and an authentic experience of the food, cultur...

Just when Americans thought they had wine all figured out, a new frontier in wines, hand-tailored on an island in the middle of the Mediterranean, has come onto the scene in a big way.   In America, while certain wine varieties have become as mainstream as macaroni in the last 15 years, Sicily has been working hard revitalizing indigenous gr...

Time: December 14, 2012 to March 10, 2013Location: Museo Italo AmericanoCity/Town: San FranciscoWebsite or Map: http://museoitaloamericano.orgEvent Type: exhbitionOrganized By: Museo Italo Americano The son of Sicilian immigrants, Joe Oddo is a long-time resident of the San Francisco Bay area and a self-described "traditionalist" painter. During t...

Italian Club of Dallas. Monday, February 9, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM (CST) - Addison, TX Please join us as we take a Tour through Sicily with food and wine. Our guests, Alfonso Cevola and Joe Piccola with Glaziers and Paul DiCarlo with Jimmy's Food Store will share their experiences from their visits to Sicily and its' wineries. In...

Please join us for an evening celebrating the traditions and foods of St. Joseph's Day, an annual feast thought to have originated in the 10th century in Sicily. Renowned Chef Vittorio of Trattoria Romana will be our host as he demonstrates and explains time-honored St. Joseph's Day dishes.   We'll enjoy his delicious cuisine while NOIAW mem...

Picture the inside of the Briggs Assembly Center, a shining expanse of recently-renovated space, stretching out over thousands of square feet in open readiness for the next Saint Paul's dance, mass, assembly, or special event. There's enough room inside for any school function. The building can comfortably seat around 1,200 people, and each Saint P...

A team of researchers and archaeologists from the Parco Archeologico di Selinunte, near Trapani in western Sicily, and the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University (NYU), have discovered what they believe to be the oldest temple structure on the island. The team, led by Clemente Marconi, the professor of the history of Greek art and archaeolo...

WTI Magazine #76    2016 February 15Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   This year I want to focus more this year on some of the even lesser known varietals and regions that I haven't talked to much about. That brings me to my topic today: a dessert wine for the holiday, Moscato and Passito di Pante...

The Center for Italian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania will host an international conference to celebrate "Sicily: Language, Art, and Culture", 11-12 February 2016.   Sicily, land of culture, art, cinema, literature; land of travellers and dreamers, of artists and thinkers; land of division and unity. Sicily presents the peculiar c...

Italian hotels and destinations rock, according to the 2016 "Travelers' Choice - The Very Best of Travel", the list of TripAdvisor chosen by millions of international travelers. Casa Portagioia in Castiglion Fiorentino was voted best B&B worldwide. Hotel Bellevue Syrene in Sorrento ranked 3rd in the Top Hotels category. Hotel La Minerva in Cap...