Undersecretary Scalfarotto expressed great satisfaction for the decision of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) not to add any additional duty to Italian products as part of the six-monthly review of the measures adopted in implementation of the WTO ruling on Airbus subsidies, providing for increases only for specific categories of goods...

Athenians are getting restless. The urge to travel has been frustrated by coronavirus, and countless trips have been canceled or postponed. Baking, Netflix binges and jigsaw puzzles are pale substitutes for the joys of seeing the world and savoring its bounty.     For those who’d like to enjoy the rolling hills, wineries and food of Tuscany, we may...

Remember Lambrusco? In the 1970s and 1980s, the Italian sparkling red wine was highly popular in the U.S., though it got little respect from oenophiles. The reason had to do with its sheer sweetness — it was less a wine and more like a carbonated wine cooler, a drink that was more akin to, say, cherry soda than a quality Italian sip. But these days...

Don Ciccio & Figli, handcrafted Italian herbal liqueur sourced from within the United States, has announced a new line of ready-to-drink cocktails entitled, La Perla. The line features a delicate balance of simple ingredients and complex flavors attributed to earthly elements from which the liqueurs are derived. La Perla, which translates to “pearl...

One of the most recent additions to Unesco’s list of Italian World Heritage sites is ‘Le colline del Prosecco di Conegliano e Valdobbiadene’, added in 2019. Cheers to that for sure.  Prosecco is a fresh, light and fruity fizzy white wine, with notes of white flowers, green apple and citrus fruits; it's versatile and pairs well with aperitif snacks...

Tenuta San Leonardo boasts a wine-producing history that goes back over 1,000 years, beginning when the Frati Crociferi (a religious order) practiced winemaking, supplying the Austro-Hungarian court at Vienna. In the 1700s, the Gresti family purchased the estate, and then, over 100 years later, they joined with the Marchesi Guerrieri Gonzaga family...

Chef Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson and sommelier Bobby Stuckey, the founding team from Frasca Food and Wine in Boulder, Colorado, have more to celebrate on top of another James Beard award–the release of their new cookbook: "Friuli Food and Wine: Frasca Cooking from Northern Italy's Mountains, Vineyards and Seaside." Written with acclaimed food write...

The Italian Riviera, stretching from the French border to Tuscany, is one of summer’s great destinations, with miles of striking shoreline, chic resorts, coastal restaurants and cocktail bars overlooking the sea, where you can enjoy mesmerizing waterfronts with a colorful, cooling drink in hand. If travel to Italy is out of reach at present, you ca...

Il Sottosegretario Scalfarotto ha avuto oggi un colloquio telefonico con il Deputy United States Trade Representative (USTR) Jeffrey Gerrish sul tema delle relazioni commerciali transatlantiche ed in particolare sulla questione della revisione periodica del regime di dazi che gli Stati Uniti hanno facoltà di imporre a seguito della sentenza dell’OM...

Join us on Monday, August 3 (9 a.m. CST/4 p.m. CET) as we introduce you to the founders of our new partner: GrapeIn, a new and innovative online platform that connects small and mid-sized wineries directly with U.S. distributors who are looking for new products to sell. Register Here The event is the first in a series leading up to our first ever v...