It was March 21, 1987 when 39 mayors met in Siena to give life to the National Association of Wine Cities. They were the mayors and administrators of Alba, Asti, Barbaresco, Barile, Barolo, Buonconvento, Canale, Carema, Carmignano, Castagneto Carducci, Castellina in Chianti, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Diano d’Alba, Dogliani, Dozza, Florence, Frascati, Gaiole in Chianti, Gattinara, Greve in […]

Hotel Antigo Trovatore is in Calle della Rasse, about a hundred metres from the “San Zaccaria” public transport stop connecting the city centre to the bus station at Piazzale Roma, where airport buses pass, and with the Railway Station. Its strategic position right in the centre of the city (just a couple of minutes from Piazza San Marco […]

Hotel Rosa Salva is a hotel in Venice that has been completely renovated to guarantee its guests a great experience in Venice. All rooms overlook the typical Venetian streets. It is located just a few steps from Piazza San Marco and the Rialto Bridge, so you can experience up close the essence of the city.The interior decoration is in […]

Where to eat in Venice is something you need to know to visit the city in the right way. Yes, because Venice is a city with a rich culinary tradition and eating Bigoi in Salsa, Sardines in Saor and all the delicacies of typical Venetian cuisine is a must for every tourist. During your visit to Venice you will also be […]

Although Milan hotel prices are not as high as in Rome or Venice, they are still relatively expensive. Nevertheless, if you book in advance you can find good deals in mid-range centrally located hotels. Best places to stay in Milan Milan is a relatively small city. Most of the town’s tourist attractions and museums are in the city centre or very close to it, […]

Italian cuisine is most famous for its best-known dishes: pasta and pizza. Bit it offers a lot more, with more elaborate dishes based on the scents and tastes of the Mediterranean. Typical Milanese Dishes Here is a list of some of the most typical Milanese dishes. We have put the names in Italian so that if you happen to […]

Hotels in Rome are not renowned for their value for money. Many are overpriced and do not offer a very good service. This said, there are plenty of hotels, apartments and hostals in the city which are very satisfactory. Best places to stay in Rome Rome is a relatively small city and all accommodation located between […]

Discover Rome’s traditional cuisine and a list of our favorite restaurants. Once you get to this destination, don’t forget to try its most famous products such as limoncello, ice-cream, Roman style pizzas or a good cappuccino.  Roman cuisine Italian restaurants in Rome will have a selection of mouth-watering dishes to choose from, from colourful salads […]

Luxottica Group S.p.A. is an Italian eyewear conglomerate and the world’s largest company in the eyewear industry. It is based in Milan, Italy. As a vertically integrated company, Luxottica designs, manufactures, distributes and retails its eyewear brands, including LensCrafters, Sunglass Hut, Apex by Sunglass Hut, Pearle Vision, Target Optical, Eyemed vision care plan, and Glasses.com. […]

Luigi Lavazza S.p.A. is an Italian manufacturer of coffee products. Founded in Turin in 1895 by Luigi Lavazza, it was initially run from a small grocery store at Via San Tommaso 10. The business of Lavazza S.p.A. is currently administered by the third and fourth generations of the Lavazza family. Lavazza imports coffee from around the world, including Brazil, Colombia, Guatemala, Costa […]

Blufin S.p.A. is an Italian fashion house founded by Anna Molinari and her late husband Gianpaolo Tarabini. The core brand is Blumarine, which they started in 1977, followed by Miss Blumarine (1987, 8- to 14-year-old girls), Blugirl (1995, for teenagers) and Anna Molinari (1995), which is being repositioned as their luxury brand.

Bontempi is an Italian musical instrument manufacturer, best known for manufacturing low-priced, plastic-cased chord organs: small keyboard instruments in which the sound is produced by air being forced over reeds by an electric fan. Such instruments were popular in the 1970s and early 1980s, and continued to be made until the mid-1980s, when Bontempi moved […]