Veneto-based winery Pasqua has been expanding in the U.S. in recent years, with volume reaching 350,000 cases in 2020 across a range that runs from Romeo & Juliet PassioneSentimento at about $15 up through the luxury tier Mai Dire Mai Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG at $113. This month, Pasqua USA began handling all import, sales, and marketing ope...

A complex of eight historic clusters of buildings in the northern Italian walled city of Padua was added to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) list of World Heritage sites on Saturday. The decision was made during the UNESCO World Heritage Committee's 44th session held online and chaired from Fuzhou, China...

The discovery of the remains of a Roman road and dock submerged in the Venice lagoon could prove there were permanent human settlements in the area centuries before Venice was founded, researchers say. Scuba divers discovered what appeared to be paving stones beneath the lagoon in the 1980s, but only after more recent research were the relics confi...

Venice and its lagoon environment avoided placement on UNESCO’s list of world heritage sites in danger Thursday following Italy’s ban on massive cruise ships traveling through the city's historic center. Preservation groups immediately criticized the decision by UNESCO's World Heritage Committee. The committee, which is meeting in China instead has...

"Lezioni Americane. Sei proposte per il prossimo millennio" is a book taken from a series of lectures that Italo Calvino prepared in 1985 in view of six lectures to be held at Harvard University as part of the prestigious "Poetry Lectures" in honor of Charles Eliot Norton. Lightness, Exactness Multiplicity. Three of his six lectures are exactly the...

Venezia have reportedly concluded the transfer for Sporting KC midfielder Gianluca Busio in a deal worth €4m. He is the second MLS player to join the Lagunari after Tanner Tessman made the move from FC Dallas for €3.65m plus bonuses this week. American sources have long suggested that Busio was in negotiations with Venezia, but Sky Sport Italia cla...

UNESCO on Wednesday hailed the Italian government's decision Tuesday to ban cruise ships from the Venice lagoon starting August 1. "Italy's decision to ban the access of large cruise ships to the Venice Lagoon as of 1 August 2021 is a very good news and an important step that significantly contributes to the safeguarding of this unique heritage sit...

The Fortress of Peschiera del Garda, Italy's 53rd Unesco site since July 2017, is one of the defensive works built by the Republic of Venice between the 16th and 17th centuries to defend its land and sea territory. During the Renaissance, the 'Serenissima' created a new defence system, known as 'alla moderna' or 'bastioned', which reflected the cha...

Treviso is one of the most beautiful and lesser known art city in Italy. It is called "the city of two rivers" because it lies between the Cagnan and Sile rivers, in an enchanting pattern of characteristic streets and refined gardens. We recommend you to visit Piazza dei Signori with its beautiful Civic Tower, the Romanesque-style Duomo, the Founta...

There are eight controlled designation of origin (DOC) production areas and five controlled and guaranteed designations of origin (DOCG) produced here, including Amarone, one of the most prestigious Italian wines. It is estimated, indeed, that 14% of all Italian wine is produced in the Verona area only.  The province of Verona, with its historical...