The Langhe and Roero district of Italy make for one of the most charming landscapes in the Region of Piedmont. Think rolling hills, quaint villages struck on cliffs, and prized vineyards and gastronomic traditions.  For food and wine lovers this area is the height of excellence, ideal for relaxing and enjoying the good life amidst nature, art, the...

A restored 17th-century monastery that now serves as a villa with multiple apartments and commercial vineyards in the Piedmont region of Italy is heading to auction later this month. In addition to its history as a Catholic monastery, the estate in the province of Asti—known as Azienda Agricola Montefiorito—has also served as a restaurant and hotel...

60 years of history locked in a jar, Nutella has become a brand, not just a product. Nutella's 60 years celebrate the genius of Michele Ferrero, who invented the hazelnut and chocolate spread in 1964. For decades it was an almost unique proposition inside large-scale retail; today it has become a product category in its own right. On April 20, 1964...

The name “Cacciatore” (hunter’s style) derives etymologically from its original use in the rations that hunters carried in their knapsacks during their trips. The history of the product developed hand in hand with the evolution of the rural culture typical of the regions of the production area, which provide the raw material that is processed accor...

The search for more responsible use of natural resources, alternative solutions to (hyper)consumption of food, and ways and methods of reducing waste production inspired participants in the “Io ci credo”(I Believe) call, organized by In Cibum Lab, an incubator of projects in the foodtech field. We met some of the featured companies. Dismeatable As...

Someone would be surprised to find that Volpedo is considered among the most beautiful towns in Italy. In fact, the country at first sight seems disordered, not very compact in its urban structure of the medieval imprint(still clearly visible) due to some construction interventions  that have changed original physiognomy. From the other side, this...

A new approach with the customer and especially a new way to enjoy an evening sipping a drink arrives in Turin. The robotic mind of Toni Compatto (the robot bartender) is entrusted with the arduous task of satisfying customers at every whim.  Italy’s first robotic bar is more than just a passing trend; the well-structured program has a long-term pr...

Do you dream of an unforgettable holiday, surrounded by stunning landscapes of the Piedmontese hills, in a land rich in art and culture, but above all excellent wine and a rich and varied culinary tradition? The territory of the Langhe is the ideal place to slow down, enjoy the slow pace and conviviality of everyday life in the small ancient villag...

Just a couple of videos on social media were enough to intrigue and push many people, especially from Northern Italy, to try Gelà Monfrà, the meat ice cream made in Piedmont. "People even travel fifty kilometers to taste it; they've come from Milan specifically, and even a group from the surrounding area of Pavia," explains Alessio Macchia, the cre...

La Dolce Vita Orient Express announced that it will soon be ready for guests to book tickets for what could arguably be called the most luxurious train journey in the world. In a press release shared with Travel + Leisure, the train operator shared it will open its virtual ticket window in April, with the train's specific run dates coming later thi...