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  WTI Magazine #13    2014 Jan, 17Author : Vino OK      Translation by: Alessandra Bitetti   The Sardinian wineIf you are talking about Sardinian wine, you are talking about Cannonau, and all the shades of Sardinia's land. In fact, under this mono varietal designation, different Cannonau grapes from all over th...

Another year in Aosta's historic center sees the traditional Fiera di Sant'Orso welcoming thousands of artists and artisans from the Region of Valle d'Aosta showing off the fruits of their creative labor. The fair has taken place since the Middle Ages, when the Collegiata di Sant'Orso put on this historic event. The tale has it that the fair got i...

The Miami-based Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Southeast is considering opening an Atlanta chapter, but first needs to determine how much local support the organization would receive.   Nevio Boccanera, the chamber's executive director, told Global Atlanta that it is critical to have "bottom-up" support for such an initiative. "We first m...

Silvia Simonetti   Looking at the pictures of Los Angeles and of the Italian American community in the early 20th century, one can only imagine how hard it must have been for a minority of immigrants to find its own voice in a foreign country. On the one hand, they had to integrate in a new society; on the other hand, they needed to stick to...

The Palladio Museum of Vicenza has come up with an original exhibit treating a number of historic depictions of Rome in Antiquity. Mamma Roma: Visioni di Roma Antica da Piranesi a Pasolini is a journey through imaginations plural, of the city that once was, and the city that Andrea Palladio, above all, sought to study in profundity, in his eff...

by Michele Pluss   Frank Mangio loves his job. First of all, he describes his office as a "cozy wine bar," complete with overstuffed furniture, walls covered with photographs and several coolers housing more than one hundred bottles of wine. Not a bad place to come in to work five days a week.   Second, the work he does combines...

A documentary concerning Italians in Utah will air on Italian national channel, RAI 3. The documentaty is part of a weekly magazine on World's event called "Agenda del Mondo" (World's Agenda), a report program by the third channel news TG3.   The program includes interviews with Italian Consul General of San Francisco Mauro Battocchi; Italia...

The web-based travel company Select Italy (http://Selectitaly.com) is presenting its recently launched Antinori Wine Roads Experience, a never-seen-before set of wine tours and vacation packages that will brings wine tourism to a whole new level.   Select Italy, the leading Italian travel expert in the United States, and Antinori, the renewe...

The Italian-American Cultural & Heritage Society of Washington County recently announced its eight scholarship winners, bringing its total to 131 scholarships since the organization began awarding them in 1992.   The scholarships are worth $3,000 each and are awarded through application of criteria that includes a one-page essay expressi...

In keeping with the mission of the Italian American Museum, located in the heart of New York City's iconic "Little Italy", the newly created italytheater plans to create an Italian American "Cultural Roadmap" which promises to become the richest portfolio in the United States of Italian inspired activities, soirees, and educational programs, all me...

WHO: Mike Piazza, New York Mets Great and 12-Time MLB All-Star   WHAT: Mike Piazza will flip the switch and light the Empire State Building the colors of the Italian flag on Tuesday, June 3, on behalf of NIAF in a special ceremony to celebrate The National Italian American Foundation's mission and educational programs across the country. &n...

Espresso, Italy's gift to the universe, will soon be coming to space. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station will have authentic Italian espresso to enjoy during their orbits around Earth later this year, thanks to the 119-year-old espresso company Lavazza and the aerospace engineering company Argotec.   The companies paired up t...