The Prosecco DOC Consortium, the entity that oversees the production of the hugely popular Italian sparkling wine, is pleased to announce the launch of the first ever National Prosecco Week, beginning Monday, June 11th. The week-long activation will see masterclasses for media and trade, as well as public consumer events at multiple cities througho...

“South Florida, Miami, una delle più numerose comunità italiane negli Stati Uniti. Una delle più complicate. Non c’è infatti un numero preciso, non si sa quanti siano esattamente i connazionali che hanno scelto questa parte degli States. Ecco allora che anche l’impegno del Comites diventa più difficile. Anche qui per una questione numerica pur non...

Sarasota Film Festival president Mark Famiglio remembers going to the movie theater as a child. It was a cool respite from the noon-day sun where he and his friends could pay a dime, get some popcorn or ice cream and enjoy themselves. They might see a Fred MacMurray movie or a musical. Later, he was drawn to director Francis Ford Coppola, partly be...

Every year some of the top chamber musicians in the world are invited to the Suncoast for La Musica, a Chamber Music Festival. This is the 32nd year for the event. Funny how how it all started. 33 years ago, Italian musician Bruno Giuranna , from Rome, was playing on a concert tour in the United States and had a performance in Sarasota. He saw the...

Il Circolo, the Italian Cultural Society, enjoyed an afternoon of learning, eating, music, sports and celebrations, all in one day. “Pranzo,Vino, Bocce”. The genesis of the event was a culinary demonstration to commemorate the establishment of a new Il Circolo scholarship fund in the culinary arts. In collaboration with our friends at Arturo’s Rist...

Tuesday, April 24th 2018 – Miami Culinary Institute (415 NE 2nd Ave, Miami FL 33132). The culinary art in Italy is evolving and chefs are experimenting new combinations. Discover unique and innovative ideas using high-quality DOP (Protected Designation of Origin) and IGP (Indication of Geographic Protection) labeled products. If you are a chef or a...

Olympia High School, one of the top performing public high schools in Florida located in beautiful Orlando, is seeking a qualified dynamic candidate to fill a full time Italian instructor position. The 13 year old, well established, Italian program at Olympia boasts 200-250 students yearly and consistently performs exceptionally well on the AP Ital...

Festa Italiana is an annual multi-day event in the Tampa Bay area centered around a love of Italian culture and heritage. This year, the festival will take place from April 5-8. Since 1997, Festa Italiana has aimed to educate Tampa Bay on Italian ways of life with food, performance and activities. Hosted by The Italian Club of Tampa, the organizati...

Giada De Laurentiis has become famous in her own right, one of Food Network’s most recognizable stars, but it was another famous figure who stirred her passion for food — her grandfather Dino. “My earliest food memory is when I was 5, making pizza dough with my grandfather,” De Laurentiis says. “My nonno[grandfather] loved cooking, loved spending t...

A sold-out crowd celebrated the Feast of St. Joseph at The Community House on Sanibel with a homemade Italian dinner, followed by karaoke song and dance. Hosted by the Sanibel Catholic Women and Men, the celebration marked the fourth charity event to benefit local Catholic and island charities since the organization's formation in 2017. Following F...