Italian emigration to America at the end of the XIX and beginning of the XX Century is rightfully the predominant one when dealing with the theme of the Italian diaspora in the United States and more generally in the Americas. Numerically impressive, that emigration is by narrative and description "THE" emigration. But it is not the only time that...

  The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce recently signed an agreement with Centro Estero of the Piemonte Region to launch a new project – “Made in Piemonte Luxury & Design”. The initiative will take place from September 21st till September 25th, 2020 and it aims to assist furniture manufacturing companies located in the Piedmont region (Northern Ita...

Picturesque villages, unexpected art treasures, incredible landscapes and gourmet stops: a road trip in Italy offers the best of the country. And because you’re driving, you can savor it at your own pace, stopping wherever you please and where curiosity leads you. This is part one of a multi-part series about road tripping in Italy, as we have many...

Saturday, August 1st • 10:00am EST. Learn how to vacation as the Italians do! Join Beatrice as she explores the various vacations Italy has to offer. Register Here. Once you register, you will receive the link to join the chat the night before the event. Guest speaker: Annamaria Sorrentino, President & Founder of Shop Wine and Dine Italy is home to...

United Vines, a new project founded by Eli and Jake Rallo, partnered with Isabella Oddero of Piemonte, Italy, to produce a wine that raises money for social justice charities. The idea behind United Vines is to use society's love for wine to bring people together to fight for equality for all. The proceeds of every purchased bottle of United Vines...

The star grape in Italy’s northern Piedmont is nebbiolo, named for the misty fog that drifts over the hills at harvest time, when aromas of white truffles and fermenting wine fill the air. It’s the Italian equivalent to Burgundy’s pinot noir, as important to the region as cabernet is to Napa Valley. Nebbiolo is a tricky grape, thin-skinned and diff...

DURING THE MIDDLE AGES, A ricetto was a common structure found in Italian villages. It’s deemed a fortified area used to store agricultural products, livestock, and working tools but was also often utilized as a fort for protection. The ricetto of Candelo, in Piedmont, is the best-preserved example of such a structure. Dating to the late Medieval p...

Waiting to return to visit the huge Italian cultural heritage, several major museums in Italy have decided to make their spaces and collections accessible in a virtual way: what you only need is a smartphone, a tablet or a computer to immerse yourself in the beauty of art comfortably from home. Don't know which museum to start with? We recommend st...

If you practiced a contact sport before the coronavirus, competitive or just among friends, thanks to the Italian research you will soon be able to return to the field in total safety. At the Politecnico di Torino, in collaboration with CONI and other sports federations, a prototype of a mask different from the surgical one, able to allow contact s...

The vineyard landscapes of Langhe-Roero and Monferrato cover five distinct wine-growing areas - Langa del Barolo, the hills of Barbaresco, Nizza Monferrato and Barbera, Canelli and Asti Spumante, Monferrato degli Infernot - and the Castle of Cavour, which Unesco describes as “an emblematic name both in the development of vineyards and in Italian hi...