The average price grows, volumes are holding up, and the race of Brunello di Montalcino continues on strategic markets, already protagonists of a boom in demand in the previous two years. As reported by the data from the Brunello Price Observatory – which collect data provided voluntarily by companies – as for the sold in the first 9 months of 2022...

Italian automaker Alfa Romeo is on a roll. Founded more than a century ago in Milan, Alfa Romeo established itself as a racing champion and leveraged the momentum to push its production cars. Post-WWII, the brand launched the stunning Giulietta and then the Giulia, setting up what Alfa Romeo exec Larry Dominique calls “sticky” and loyal fans. Alfa...

More than 4,500 years after an enterprising Mesopotamian stretched a few cords of catgut over a hollow wooden vessel to create the first lute, the craft of building string instruments reached a state of near-perfection in a humble workshop in Cremona, Italy. The craftsman’s name is still known around the world more than 300 years later, though his...

The first memory I have of coffee is the pleasant scent my babbo (a Florentine way of saying dad) was surrounded by when he would greet us after work–a daily sign that he had finally arrived home. My grandfather in the 50s founded a coffee roastery in the heart of Florence and today, like often in Italy, the business has remained a family affair. ...

Lambretta celebrates its 75th anniversary at Eicma 2022. It presents itself in all its originality, competitive on the international market with a complete and modern range of high quality products, available in different displacements and fashionable colors. Eicma’s premiere is the launch of the new X125. This model joins the existing range, which...

Italy has some of the oldest surviving olive trees in the world (some of them have been going strong for an estimated 3000-4000 years), but olive oil has been around for much longer than this, since at least 4,000 BC. It was initially the ancient Greeks who dominated olive oil production, with olive trees first introduced into southern Italy around...

If you have always wanted to know more about the most famous Northern Italy wine regions, keep reading. I’ll give you a brief yet detailed overview of what each of the most famous wine regions has to offer so that you know exactly what to expect. Let’s begin! What are Northern Italy’s most important Wine Regions?Northern Italy has at least four mai...

If you’ve ever been camping, you definitely own one: the ubiquitous foldable chair. You may have one with a full back, or perhaps a simpler, more portable version, the one with legs shaped like an “X” and a seat made with a square of sturdy fabric. In Italy, we often bring them to the beach, too. So, we are all familiar with them, but did you know...

There is not only Ferrari Trento, the Lunelli family brand, with 120 years of history behind it, which has been awarded, for the fifth time, the title of “Sparkling Wine Producer of the Year”, with 11 gold medals, at the top of “The Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships 2022”, the most authoritative contest in the world on sparkling wines,...

Piccola Industria, the Organization of Confindustria (the General Confederation of Italian Industry) aimed to promote the development and growth of SMEs, organizes the National Day of Small and Medium Enterprises – PMI DAY every year since 2010. This is an open day for Confindustria SMEs, focused on students and teachers. Its goal is to tell the ne...