The species known as Cichorium Intybus has been around since the dawn of time as wild chicory, but it took continuous selection and technical improvements to make the prized and famous Radicchio Rosso di Treviso IGP. Its presence in the Veneto area can be traced to the 16th century as demonstrated by iconographic studies: in particular, in a painti...

ARIES – The first sign of the zodiac, these rams love to be number one and aren’t afraid to dive into challenging situations, no matter how hard they may be. The same is true of MATERA, a city dug into a rocky outcrop in Basilicata whose challenges are (quite literally) as hard as stone. Annoyed by excessive details and needless nuances, Aries woul...

The Dolomites are one of the best places in the world to go hiking. But what if you don’t want to go hiking. Is it still worth visiting the Dolomites if you never plan to set foot on a hiking trail? Yes!! In this guide, we coverthe best things to do in the Dolomites that involve little to no hiking. What do we mean by little to no hiking? Most thin...

The Italian Cultural Institute in NY and Save Venice cordially invite you to A Journey through The Milk of Dreams, the 59th Edition of the Venice Biennale. A conversation with Cecilia Alemani, Artistic Director, 59th Venice Biennale and the Donald R. Mullen, Jr. Director & Chief Curator, High Line Art. Monday, September 19, 2022 at 6PM. Italian Cul...

Prosecco was born in Conegliano, the story goes, from the genius of Antonio Carpenè, whose family still runs Carpenè Malvolti, which he founded in 1868. And now, in the town, in a 7-hectare industrial area, the former Tomasi Furnace, a new agritech hub is about to be born, which will be called “Parco Prosecco”. That will focus on hospitality servic...

If you’re planning a trip through Europe, don’t forget to consider these Italian villages. “To visit them is to participate in Italy’s beauty while helping keep these enchanting places alive,” says Fiorello Primi, president of the “Most Beautiful Villages in Italy” association (I Borghi più belli d’Italia). While you know Rome, Florence, or Milan,...

Giving prominence to Venetian emigration. A phenomenon of fundamental importance in the past and present of our region and yet little known, almost forgotten. That is why the Associazione Bellunesi nel Mondo has decided to announce a literary contest on the subject. Entitled "Raccontare l'emigrazione veneta," it is dedicated to unpublished and orig...

A perfect union between natural forms and ideal beauty, sculpted in the contemporary collective imagination, while belonging to an ancient time. Prosecco DOC chooses to celebrate the bicentenary of Antonio Canova's death with a tribute to his art and his love for dance, through the short film Genius Moves The World – presented on 6th September, on...

The 2022 grape harvest, in many territories, is really getting into full swing. And also with expectations quite different from those of a month ago, when the drought emergency held sway. But now, and as has actually been said for years, the critical issue is related to seasonal labor, which many are struggling to find. Raising the alarm now is als...

What gives Venice a timeless charm is its inexhaustible source of treasures and surprises. It often happens that even Venetians themselves marvel at the things to do, the legends they have never heard, and the places they have seen a thousand times but that always hide new secrets. Beyond the crowds that enliven St. Mark's every day, or the seducti...