Tasting 100 of Italy’s best wines

While Vinitaly is the most important wine event on the Italian calendar, the most memorable part of the action-packed week (if talking and tasting wine can be considered action) actually takes place the day before the trade fair begins. The day before in question was Saturday and the Vinitaly pre-event was OperaWine’s Finest Italian Wines…

Affordable Art in Milan

Two Sundays ago with Milan amply below freezing and me fighting a stubborn virus and in need of an excuse to leave the house, I ended up at the Affordable Art Fair. There are trade fairs for cosmetics, farm vehicles, cellular technology, airplanes, outdoor sports, wine, food. You name it and it probably has a…

Italy's new tallest building, maybe.

Italy Has a New Tallest Building…or Does it?

Drumroll please. Italy has a new tallest building. No wait, maybe it doesn’t. In a country where arguing is a national pastime, a skill Italian Americans have not lost (this video is priceless, makes you wish they were your grandparents), it comes as no surprise that there is an open debate about whether the so-called…