On Monday 17th, MEET Italy hosted a brainstorming session with iconic Italian journalist Federico Rampini. The roundtable included a focus group of MEET Italy entrepreneurs and professionals from different fields alongside Mr. Rampini and IIC Director, Valeria Rumori.  The MEET Italy delegation included Davide Accomazzo, CIO of Thalassa Capital and...

There is even a fake Marsala wine – Made in China – among many food products and beverages on the black list of Donald Trump, published by the U.S. Department of State for Trade. This is what Italian farmers association Coldiretti revealed with regard to the escalation of the war of duties. To date, the United States is expected to impose a tariff...

Urethane colorant and additive specialist Repi SpA has a new management structure in the U.S., and is also planning to expand its production site near Gastonia, NC. The new team includes general manager Jeff Bailey, lab manager Lee Atchley and production manager Carl Keller. All are external hires with polyurethane industry experience. The company...

Versace, the iconic Italian fashion house founded by Gianni Versace 40 years ago, has reportedly been sold to U.S. clothing and handbag brand Michael Kors for 1.67 billion euros. According to Italian media reports the company's vice-president, Donatella Versace, will announce the deal this week. The sale of Versace, which is known for its Medusa...

Vicenza is quaintly medieval at its center, a dense jumble of old butter-toned dwellings along narrow byways that occasionally give way to some of the Renaissance’s most elegant architecture, but these structures mask an industrial might that has made this small city Italy’s most productive capital of jewelry. “We were born to do this kind of thing...

Following the New York opening, the best of DOP (Denominazione di Origine Protetta - Protected Designation of Origin) and IGP (Indicazione Geografica Protetta - Protected Geographic Indication) Calabrian specialties will conquer Chicago in celebration of the partnership between the Region of Calabria and Eataly. An upcoming event at Eataly Chicago ...

It's what every beer drinker in the world wants, a beer that you can muster out of thin air. Now a microbrewery in the Italian region of Umbria is doing just that. Birra Flea has launched the world's first craft beer made of air. It's called Sans Papiers – Biere de l'air. "Beer is made of 90 per cent water. We just extract water from the air," Ales...

Il vino italiano guadagnerà posizioni da qui al 2020 sui mercati americani e asiatici, con la Francia ancora in vantaggio con un prezzo medio a bottiglia superiore. Questo il trend presentato da Sopexa, agenzia specializzata nel food & drink a livello internazionale, autrice del Wine trade monitor 2018, uno studio internazionale dedicato ai vini, c...

Marni has a new address in New York. The Italian luxury fashion label has opened a shop at 822 Madison Avenue. The store, which spans over 308 square meters (3315 square feet), includes two floors which feature women’s ready-to-wear, jewelry and accessories. Handbags are displayed on concrete shelves, while small leather goods are showcased on a su...

Monday, October 1, 2018, 6pm EDT. John D Calandra Italian American Institute, 25 West 43rd Street Suite 1700, New York, NY 10036. Borsalino City (2016), 78 minutes. In Italian with English subtitles. Enrica Viola, dir. Post-screening discussion led by Anthony Julian Tamburri, John D. Calandra Italian American Institute. Borsalino City tells the sto...