Some 250 packs of the offending crisps were confiscated by an Italian anti-food-fraud squad in the Prosecco-producing Conegliano area, after authorities said Pringles had used the Prosecco name without permission.  "Identity theft cannot be allowed," Agricultural Policy Minister Teresa Bellanova told Italian media, explaining that the objectionable...

Nothing gets me more excited when it comes to Italian wine than having the opportunity to taste grapes that I don’t too often have the opportunity to taste.  Going to the Gambero Rosso event in Boston earlier this summer provided me that opportunity. If you’re a regular reader of my column you know that I love the white wines of northern Italy, spe...

Chicagoland is, in my opinion, a great place for Italian cuisine. And, of course, Italian wine. I enjoyed some wonderful wines on a recent trip, most from the Old World because that’s what I seek out when in the Midwest. Old World wine and Italian beef sandwiches. A visit with one of my favorite brothers always involves Italian wines. He dutifully...

Did you know that Italians first settled in Los Angeles in the 1820s? Or that California’s wine industry was started in L.A. by Italian-Americans, and that the city is still home to the oldest winery in the state? Were you aware that Los Angeles has the fifth largest Italian-American population in the U.S.? Los Angeles has a long and storied Italia...

People's habits change in subtle ways when they move abroad, and in food-obsessed Italy the changes are most obvious when it comes to eating and drinking. When you rst move it's likely you'll still be craving foods from home or (if you're like me) pouring milk into your tea for some time. But sooner or later you'll nd you've ditched your old ways a...

You may be busy raising your family or serving as a caregiver for relatives and regret not having the time to help improve your community. The Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany and Sons of Italy #2561 has a solution to that dilemma. On Thursday, October 17, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., you can help improve the lives of others and have fun while do...

Italians are giving plastic straws the boot. Italian bargoers are going to have to use their noodles to suck down their drinks — some bars are using straws made out of pasta, according to a recent Reddit post. “Here in Italy bars are starting to use pasta as straws to reduce plastic use,” according to the post. “Our technology amazes the world anot...

The "entire" Italy spirits and liqueurs sector is at risk from US tariffs, wine and spirits federation Federvini said Wednesday. "The US tariffs put at risk the entire sector of the production of spirits, liqueurs and cordials," it said. "Trump's axe may hit a hundred or so companies and several thousands jobs," it said. "The tariffs will spell a n...

Wine lovers attending the annual Vendemmia Italian Festival this Sunday will be greeted with new dishes, new drinks and a return to a familiar location after a five-year absence. The outdoor party, held rain-or-shine, takes place from 2 to 6 p.m. at Tubman-Garrett Park on the Wilmington Riverfront. The Vendemmia, which celebrates the autumn harvest...

The Authentic Italian Table is the only high-end Food & Wine Festival in Miami which mainly focus on Italian cuisine and flavors. The opportunity to participate as Exhibitors is reserved to Italian companies of the F&B industry (importers, distributors and producers) and hospitality suppliers that are interested in reaching a wide public of industr...