by Silvia Simonetti   For the Italian Catholic community of Los Angeles, St. Peter's Church on Broadway has been representing a sanctuary of peace and fraternity for over a hundred years.   Thanks to the generous gift of a parish family and to the mastery of Roman artist Enzo Aiello, the community of St. Peter's could celebrate the in...

"Truffles & Treasures of Italy" is an exclusive culinary tour, which will focus on Italy's celebrated white truffles, exquisite regional cuisine, and artistic treasures in Umbria, Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany. Mirepoix USA, a leading online purveyor of specialty gourmet foods, has announced that the company's tour is confirmed for October 20 – No...

Nestled in the green heart of Italy, Umbria, the medieval village simply known as Il Borgo can be yours. Get ready for some property porn, by looking through the gallery of this ultimate dream home for many. There is nothing like being able to call a place your home, for those 4 walls to be yours, to have personalized it with your taste and yo...

by Chiara Beghelli It's very typical among Italians to claim "the olive oil from my region is the best one." Who knows, maybe it's a kind of legacy of the ancient fight between "Comuni," the capital cities of small territories, in Medieval times. Anyway, there is no question that the olive oil from Umbria region is really among the best of It...

by Claudia Baroncelli   With the wonderful Jacopo Juvarra hall in the seventeenth century Palazzina di Caccia Stupinigi (Turin) coming back to new life after restoration and the famous Andrea Mantegna's Bridal Chamber in Castello di San Giorgio (Mantua) reopening to public, Italy is once again one of the best places to admire timeless and ex...

di Riccardo Chioni   Dopo aver visto scorrere le suggestive immagini del luogo che andranno a visitare ed ascoltato gli eccitanti racconti degli adulti, mercoledì i 22 studenti dei corsi Iace in partenza per il viaggio-studio al centro dell'Italia erano già in volo con la fantasia, anche se per la partenza devono attendere il 9 luglio. Il 2...

by Claudia Baroncelli   If you are looking for a peaceful destination to escape the city chaos, have a look of the most beautiful and (above all) slow cities you can find in Italy, From Orvieto to Amalfi passing by Trani and Cisternino, you only have to choose!   Dreaming of a destination to enjoy peace and silence, miles away from th...

A local production of wine, culture and innovation.Lungarotti winery is synonymous with passion and bound to its land, the town of Torgiano in Perugia Province, the region which gave birth to Umbrian wine. This brand is being present in the U.S. market for over 40 years, during which it has been represented from different partners. Focus is un...

According to Italian Press Agency, ANSA, that recalled a statement by the Roman Catholic order disclosed Tuesday on the website sanfrancesco.org, Franciscan monks in Assisi saved more than forty Jews during the Second World War: they managed to hide them inside the belltower of St Francis' Basilica in the Umbrian hilltown.   The fugitives we...

  WTI Magazine #70    2015 October, 16Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   The vines in Montefalco are rather young and only about 15 years old. The traditional version of sagrantino was more of a passito, dried grapes, style, which is still produced today. These wines are sweeter in style, but due...