There is more to celebrating Italian traditions than to feast on pizza or pasta at home or at a restaurant, especially with the approach of Columbus Day each year. Columbus Day, a federal holiday, occurs in October during national Italian Heritage Month. So how can one best appreciate and celebrate things Italian this month and beyond, whether you...

È cominciata oggi la missione negli Stati Uniti della Regione Friuli Venezia Giulia, che durerà 5 giorni, con tappe a Chicago e New York, per promuovere il comparto agroalimentare del Friuli Venezia Giulia. La delegazione regionale, guidata da l'assessore regionale al Turismo e Attività Produttive, Sergio Emidio Bini, sarà protagonista del viaggio...

L’export dei vini italiani ha confermato un andamento positivo nel mercato statunitense, laddove non solo la quota di mercato è aumentata (32% rispetto al 31.4% del 2017) ma a crescere sono stati anche i prezzi medi che si sono attestati a 5.9 $ al litro contro i 5.6 $ al litro del 2017. Infatti, l’export di vino italiano verso gli Stati Uniti si a...

L'agroalimentare Made in Italy rischia di pagare un conto salatissimo, circa un miliardo di euro, dopo il verdetto del Wto che ha ufficializzato l'entità delle compensazioni che gli americani potranno chiedere all'Ue per gli aiuti illegali a Airbus: 7,5 miliardi. La lista dei prodotti interessati dalle misure ritorsive - che potrebbero arrivare ad...

The Italian Wine School based in Miami, Florida is pleased to announce the first US school to offer the Maestro Italian Wine Course level of the Vinitaly International Academy (VIA) certification study program.  Designed for wine industry professionals and aficionados, the eight session course will distinguish itself from other wine certifications...

After decades of planting primarily French grapes, American producers have started to embrace Italian varieties. About 2,000 native grape varieties are cultivated in Italy. While Sangiovese, Barbera and Nebbiolo have increased in popularity for decades, relative unknowns, like Fiano, Teroldego, Sagrantino and Lagrein, have cropped up in vineyards a...

Scottsdale/Phoenix enjoys a vibrant food and wine culture. But also due to its great weather year-round, is home to top aerobatic pilots and two of the busiest general aviation airports in the United States. Scottsdale/Phoenix’s energetic outdoor spirit is the perfect location to push the limits and celebrate the victory with diverse fine foods and...

Deep in the reaches of Eastern Europe, somewhere near Croatia, a chill wind starts its journey, bobbing and weaving like a downhill skier towards the Adriatic. It skims the sea’s surface, and pushes its way up the rolling hills that carpet Italy’s Marche region cooling the tender grape skins of Montepulciano and Verdicchio grapes. Here, in this qui...

The eleventh-annual Taste of Italy , an evening of authentic Italian food, wine, and entertainment to benefit the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA), will take place on October 12 in downtown Los Angeles. For one evening, the heart of historic downtown Los Angeles is transformed into a charming piazza, where 2,500 Italophiles join celeb...

Florence’s streets are filled with secrets and curiosities: some of them are known to those into history and local legends, others are so obscure only locals can tell you about them. This is not so unusual, when you think of it, all old cities are filled with history and, with it, always comes a deluge of old tales and interesting traditions.  The...