Santa Margherita USA, a national wine importer, has announced the addition of two Italian wineries to their portfolio; Cà Maiol of Lombardy and Cantina Mesa of Sardinia. These two wineries join the company's stable of wine producers, which now number ten in total.  The addition of these wineries to Santa Margherita USA's parent company, Santa Margh...

When visiting Italy do not miss out on the Italian culture of enjoying an aperitivo or apericena. Aperitivo simply means pre-dinner drink and is generally from 12pm at lunchtime and between 7 – 9 pm in the evening but can vary across Italy especially in cities such as Milan, the aperitivo can be even earlier as the after work business crowd gather....

Italian Culinary Expert and Iron Chef America judge Mario Rizzotti will present the first of two lectures, "Tasting Italian Treasures", at the Italian Cultural Institute. During this special presentation dedicated to olive oil, Mario Rizzotti will guide us through the secrets of EVOO (Extra Virgin Olive Oil) that not too many will tell you. Join us...

La politica di Trump non ha frenato il Made in Italy negli Stati Uniti dove nel 2017 raggiunge il record storico per un importo complessivo per la prima volta superiore a 40 miliardi di euro grazie ad un aumento del 9,8% rispetto all’anno precedente. E’ quanto afferma la Coldiretti in occasione dell’appuntamento di Davos sulla base di una analisi d...

This aromatic and smokey cold cut, whose name betrays its Alto Adige origins (speck means “lard” in German), is largely unknown outside of Italy, in spite of being truly delicious. Speck’s tradition is ancient: it already appears in butcheries’ account books in the 13th century and becomes an IGP (Protected Geographical Indication) product in 1997....

At a time when retail is testing new technology and innovation, traditional footwear becomes especially compelling. Fittingly, the Italian Trade Agency — an organization committed to supporting footwear and leather goods made in the country — on Wednesday celebrated a daylong New York exhibit of Italian products. Prior to the event, Stefano Miotto...

Italy-based amplifier manufacturer Powersoft SpA is opening a U.S. headquarters in the New York City metro area. The new facility will be located in Kearney Point, New Jersey — just minutes from Manhattan, according to Audio Media International. The 3,700-square-foot space will house the Florence-based company’s operations, sales, support, warehous...

Alfa Romeo has been the butt of jokes for years. Even — especially — during those years, it hardly sold any cars in the United States. (In 2016, it posted 516 total US sales.) Older Alfas are known for their propensity to rust and for any number of frustrating mechanical hiccups that happen with no apparent consistency or common theme, while electr...

Behind the expensive price tag of a bottle of Italian extra-virgin olive oil are the effort, labor costs, and production that goes into it. Extra-virgin olive oil has to be free of defects. “It’s just crushed fruit,” says Curtis Cord, publisher of Olive Oil Times. “We pay more for extra-virgin olive oil because we expect that it has certain tastes...

Il buongusto risiede in Calabria, dove i cibi sono “di tendenza” e ricercati: parola della “chef star” Lidia Bastianich. E tra questi quelli più ricercati saranno la ‘nduja, il caciocavallo, la liquirizia ed il bergamotto. “Bastianich ne è ancor più convinta – è scritto in un comunicato dell’ufficio stampa della Giunta regionale – soprattutto dopo...