The celebrated designer Giorgio Armani received Italy's highest honour on Friday for his services to Italian fashion. The president of Italy, Sergio Mattarella, bestowed the Knight Grand Cross on the 87-year-old fashion stylist at a private ceremony in the Quirinal Palace. Armani stated that he was "proud to represent Italy" and "honoured to receiv...

“The opportunity offered with Original Balsamic Week was essential, as it allowed us to continue to promote and enhance our product as an emblem of authenticity for not only Italian but European agri-food. It was an opportunity to open the doors to future interesting collaborations with new and renowned names in the world of restaurants in the Big...

The autumn fruit and vegetable centrifuges are a perfect way to continue to enjoy the summer atmosphere even during autumn. These drinks are a great way to go soft from summer to autumn thanks to their typical colors: red, green and orange that radiate joy and a widespread feeling of well-being. At the same time, they are a valuable aid in the wint...

At Colnaghi New York, audiences have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience rare and newly discovered masterworks by some of the greatest artists of the Italian Renaissance. The exhibition marks a rare occasion in which so many museum-quality works from that period come to the market at one time. Indeed, alongside Rovezzano and Antonio Lo...

llda De Carli’s house, where she prepares her own takes on local dishes such as her lake trout recipe, is nestled into the hills of Lazise, a town perched about 30 minutes northwest of Verona in the Veneto, overlooking Lake Garda. It’s not easy to find, but we immediately feel at home when we finally do.  A well-kept garden surrounds the cottage wh...

The scene could not be much more Italian: a Vespa, laundry on the line, and women in the street making pasta. To know which part of Italy, though, just look at the shape they're making – that is, if you can see it. Nunzia Caputo's hands move so quickly that we've slowed-down the video to see her forming orecchiette, which means "little ears." It's...

Sixty years ago, the first bottle of Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio was introduced to the Italian market. Championed by Count Gaetano Marzotto, the patriarch of one of Italy’s most prominent wine families, the delicate white wine was one of the first single-variety bottlings of Pinot Grigio and featured grapes grown in Trentino-Alto Adige. His goal...

In New York City you can now go to an authentic pasta school thanks to the Pasta Genius, an expert who guides consumers on the right way to choose pasta, but also on how to cook and pair it correctly. This sort of pasta Academy has just opened its doors at the Chelsea Market. This is the La Devozione store, the first location in the US of Naples’ D...

The finest red wine grape bunches of the season were carefully harvested by hand by an elderly couple and their adult children as their small grandchildren watched the work that one day would be at the core of their existence. For this particular wine producing family, they took pride in hanging the grape bunches, one by one, on ropes that hung fro...

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...