NEWS FROM : ITALY  

Italian music over the years has had countless extraordinary protagonists but no one ever reached the fame and importance of Mina. In fact, hers is the most famous Italian voice of all times. Her incredible career took in the sixties and continues to this day. Here you will be able learn all about the story of the queen of Italian music and go over...

To make something valuable out of something that might be seen as not having any value at all. It’s with these words that Chef Massimo Bottura, well known worldwide for his three-Michelin-star restaurant in Modena, explains what’s the spirit of his Refettorios. The Italian word comes from Latin and means “to re-make” and “to restore.” Originally a...

It is one of the “smallest” wine productions in Italy, since it represents a drop, 0.2% of the total, but at the same time, one of the most admired wines in the world, it is also one of the best known by Italian consumers, with a popularity of 67% and ahead of battleships such as Prosecco, Chianti and Chianti Classico and Montepulciano d’Abruzzo. T...

In a market where the bulk of mechanical innovations are iterations of past inventions, a house like Bvlgari stands out by providing relief. Since introducing the Octo collection in 2012, it has been recognized and appreciated for its design with powerful lines, and worked them in such a way as to fit them into the cases of the Octo Finissimo line,...

Italian-American striker Giuseppe Rossi has signed a contract with SPAL, Italy’s Serie B club that last August was taken over by New York-based criminal defense lawyer Joe Tacopina. After spending the 2020 season in Utah with MLS side Real Salt Lake, Rossi, who boasts large international experience at elite European clubs like England’s Manchester...

Federvini relaunches its Economic Observatory, in partnership with Nomisma and Trade Lab, with the aim of regularly providing data and research in terms of market trends, present and future trends and responsible consumption models. The two studies Wines, Spirits and Vinegars were presented at the presentation held today at the Feltrinelli Foundati...

How do you begin planning a foodie tour to Italy? With so many great things to do in Italy, even narrowing it down to food tours and experiences would still take years to hit the highlights! But we are undeterred. You’ve got to start someplace, right? We wanted to create a bucket list just for all the great Italy food experiences — for the foodies,...

Two decades after its launch, Italy’s National Film Museum in Turin is pushing out into VR and looking to boost its role as a magnet for global movie lovers and a catalyst for the local film industry. The venerable cinematic shrine housed in the iconic Mole Antonelliana domed tower, which is the Northern city’s main landmark, has long been known as...

The story of Versace’s is the story of a family. Gianni Versace was born in Reggio Calabria where as a child he acquires the skills of a tailor’s shop. Having moved to Milan to pursuit a career in the world of fashion, in 1973 he becomes the designer for Byblos, where he works for several years until he decides to open his own fashion house.  “Gian...

In House of Gucci, family patriarch Aldo Gucci resides in a grand palazzo complete with lush gardens, Baroque-era frescos, and ornate gilded interiors. It is, remarkably, not a movie set. In fact, some viewers may recognize its real-life identity almost instantly: Villa Balbiano is one of the most iconic homes on Lake Como. And now, it’s available...

The Italian government on Wednesday decided to exclude unvaccinated people from certain leisure activities in a bid to contain rising coronavirus infections and stave off financially crippling lockdowns just as the economy is starting to grow again. Starting Dec. 6, only people with proof of vaccination or of having recovered from COVID-19 can eat...

As travel restrictions continue to ease up across the globe, Hollywood stars have returned to their international jet-setting ways. Sicily has been one of Hollywood’s favorite vacation hot spots this year — Jon Hamm, Harrison Ford and Stanley Tucci have all been spotted vacationing on the Mediterranean island — given it’s a place where travelers ca...