GRAGNANO PASTA GETS IGP STATUS

Logo Pasta di Gragnano

 

The Gragnano City of Pasta will receive official EU recognition as an IGP (Indicazione Geografica Protetta) product on the 2nd December 2013. The ceremony will take place at the Altiero Spinelli building of the European Parliament in the presence of the Italian Minister of Agriculture, the President of the Gragnano Consortium and other authorities.


24 Nov 2013 More

EXPO MILANO 2015: ITALY PAVILION

 

The plans and scale model of the Italian Pavilion designed for the Milan Expo of 2015 are on public view in the Room of the Guard of Honour at the Presidential Quirinale Palace in Rome until 15th January 2014.

21 Nov 2013 More

NAPLES BY NIGHT

Napoli di Notte

 

Many of Naples' most famous monuments will stay open till midnight on Saturday 30th November and Saturday 28th December 2013. The sites include the National Archaeological Museum, Castel Sant'Elmo, the Royal Palace and the Capodimonte Museum, as well as nearby treasures like the Royal Palace of Caserta and the open-air Temples of Paestum.


18 Nov 2013 More

SERRAPETRONA CELEBRATES ITS GRAPE

 

 francobollo vernaccia

The great grape stock Vernaccia Nera is celebrated again this year in its home territory, the town of Serrapetrona (Marche). The “Appassimenti Aperti” appointment is now into its eight edition.  

Sunday 17th November 2013 is the perfect opportunity to taste the Vernaccia di Serrapetrona docg and the Serrapetrona doc in a jolly street party atmosphere.

15 Nov 2013 More

ITALY'S DEBUTANTES BALLS

 

Italy has its own version of the celebrated DÔ¿½butantes Balls of Vienna, with young girls in white being whirled round the floor by partners in tails. The balls are nostalgic re-enactments of the gracious age of 19th century Austria, which dominated Middle European culture for much of the century following the defeat of Napoleon and are held in Italy's most prestigious palaces.

 

 

12 Nov 2013 More

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