Enrica Voltan, the manager of Valbona in Este, Italy, is looking for a new market to export the company's pickles and pesto. A trip this week to Fredericksburg, Este's sister city, may provide an opportunity for Valbona and her visiting compatriots to enter the market here.   Read more   Source: http://www.fredericksburg.com/ &...

It was, as now, a matter of taxes, wine and happiness. The Florentine Philip Mazzei embodied the definition of winemaker given by Hugh Johnson: "Farmer and artist, dreamer and worker, hedonistic and masochistic, alchemist and accounting." At the end of the '700 brought European vines in the New World, he became friend and fellow politician Thomas J...

Carmello's of Historic Manassas, Virginia, was named Best of Virginia for Italian cuisine in the recent issue of Virginia Living Magazine. Carmello's is owned by long-time Historic Manassas resident, Alice Pires.   Their seasonal menus serve a wide variety of American cuisine with Portuguese and Mediterranean influence. Carmello's sources lo...

By Tim Carman Rosemarino d'Italia, an intimate Italian outpost in Del Ray, panders to a popular American bias: Fresh pasta always outperforms the dried stuff. As far as prejudices go, it's a reasonable one. I mean, if freshly made dough works better for Mexican tortillas, it should do the same for Italian noodles, right?   Besides, accordin...

Caravaggio comes to the United States. Three celebrated masterpieces by the great Italian painter will be on display from 8 February to 6 April at the Muscarelle Museum of Art di Williamsburg: two versions of "St. Francis in Meditation" – one on loan from the Church of the Cappuccini in Rome and the other from the City of Carpineto Romano – and the...

by Scott Wise   The statue of Christopher Columbus erected where Boulevard hits Byrd Park in Richmond was vandalized on Columbus Day. A message left with the Richmond Department of Public Works about the Columbus statue vandalism has not yet been returned. Monday was Columbus Day and the words "lies" and "genocide" painted on the Columb...

The Amity and Woodbridge Historical Society will host author Anthony V. Riccio, author of "Farms, Factories, and Families: Italian American Women of Connecticut."   This captivating book is the story of Italian American women who tell their largely unknown history in their own words, through oral history interviews and photographs.  ...

AC Cugini's rising U15 Girls team, RES Roma 99, that plays in WAGS has a few spots open, with scholarships also available to players with financial need. Rising U14 and rising U15 age girls are welcome to try out.   Tryouts are by appointment only in July and August at Lake Fairfax Park in Reston. The team is trained and coached by Cugini Pr...

Il giorno 7 maggio 2014, presso OUSD AT&L (Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics) - con sede in Mark Center, Alexandria, VA (USA) – si è svolto il 6th Bilateral Declaration of Principles (DoP) Plenary Meeting.   DoP è un'intesa bilaterale di cooperazione Italia-USA, firmata dai Ministri della...

Saturday, June 8, 201310:45am-12:30pm   The Greater Washington, DC Region of theNational Organization of Italian American Womenis hosting a special tour of theTorpedo Factory Art Centerled by one of the DC Region's 2013 Epiphany Wise WomenMirella Monti Belshe', Resident Sculptor at the Center