Love Italian food? Want to prepare fabulous Italian dishes yourself? Why not learn from the source? Join Southwestern Oregon Community College for its first-ever study abroad course in Italy. The Cuisine and Culture of Italy (CRT*0202*65) course is a study abroad opportunity that will be traveling to Italy on Aug. 26 through Sept. 5, 2020. Everyone...

On a recent afternoon, a little girl gently patted the shoulder of a statue of the Italian writer Gabriele d’Annunzio, depicted sitting cross-legged and reading on a bench in a central square. “This is a girl who shows respect,” said Rosa Cacioppo Mantini, a 92-year-old retired high school literature teacher and committed Fascist who nearly every...

Prosecco was unknown in the US just a few decades ago and now is a common term. Why is prosecco so popular now with young professionals in major metropolitan areas? I believe the name prosecco has a classy ring to English speakers, and the wine itself is quite good and inexpensive. You can give the impression of offering an exotic bubbly wine for a...

In celebration of Italy’s National Unity Day and Armed Forces Day, Col. Brian Sullivan, chief of staff of the 10th Mountain Division (LI), placed a wreath at the grave of World War II Italian soldier, Pvt. Rino Carlutti, Nov. 4 at the Prisoner of War Cemetery on Fort Drum, N.Y.Carlutti, a San Daniele del Friuli, Italy Native, died Oct. 17, 1944 fro...

Thursday November 7, 7:00 pm. Westchester Italian Cultural Institute, One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY. Admission: Members $20; Non-Members $25. Contact: 914-771-8700 http://www.wiccny.org Come discover the Alpine paradise of northeast Italy, a land kissed by the southern Mediterranean sun and embraced by the breathtaking Dolomite Mountains. I...

Nothing gets me more excited when it comes to Italian wine than having the opportunity to taste grapes that I don’t too often have the opportunity to taste.  Going to the Gambero Rosso event in Boston earlier this summer provided me that opportunity. If you’re a regular reader of my column you know that I love the white wines of northern Italy, spe...

È cominciata oggi la missione negli Stati Uniti della Regione Friuli Venezia Giulia, che durerà 5 giorni, con tappe a Chicago e New York, per promuovere il comparto agroalimentare del Friuli Venezia Giulia. La delegazione regionale, guidata da l'assessore regionale al Turismo e Attività Produttive, Sergio Emidio Bini, sarà protagonista del viaggio...

Kerry Morrison had seen enough. She was not a clinician or policymaker, and she didn’t know what the answers were. But she knew she was looking at failure, and she knew she could no longer ignore it. All around her, in the heart of Hollywood, people were living in subhuman conditions, sprawled beside storefronts and at bus stops. Their clothing was...

Gorizia, in Friuli-Venezia Giulia near the border with Slovenia, is a small town and can be easily visited on foot; here are some walks we recommend. A tour of the town must begin from its most significant monument, the imposing Castle, surrounded by the ancient irregular walls (See map 1 below). Founded in early medieval times, probably in the XIt...

Gorizia is a very charming city located at the border of Italy and Slovenia. Gorizia had once been the main town of the region but when the international border had separated it in 1945, its importance has decreased. Today, in Slovenia across the border a new town has been founded by the name of Nova Gorica. Gorizia is located at the confluence of...