Saturday, November 26, 2022

RYANAIR HAS ANNOUNCED THE NEW ROUTE TO NAPLES IN ITALY TO ITS SUMMER DESTINATION 2023 Endulge in the history of the city and take a combined trip to Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius. Wander around the ruins of Pompeii and see the Forum, Thermal Baths, Greek Theatre and Lupanare. Visit 3 beautiful towns nearby of the Amalfi Coast and Sorrentine Peninsula. Start planning your trip and find out more about Naples. Fly Direct to Naples | Shannon Airport



Friday, November 25, 2022

150 SHEEP TO CUT THE GRASS SURROUNDING THE RUINS OF POMPEII Munching away in an unexcavated section of Regio V, a vast area to the north of the archaeological park. As part of an agricultural experiment, the flock will also be deployed to trim other grassed areas as well as maintain ancient and new vineyards as park authorities seek to boost the production of Pompeii wine. "We have sheep eating it, fertilising it and creating a pastoral landscape that is much more resistant to dry seasons and heavy rainfall.” Pompeii deploys flock of hungry sheep to keep grass short | The Guardian



Thursday, November 24, 2022

BENVENUTI A NAPOLI! The Napoli Bene of chocolate goes under the name of Gay Odin. Since the beginning of the '900 is the most famous chocolate shop in Naples "synonymous with design chocolate, a must for bourgeois and intellectuals of the city", as we can read on their website. Try out its nudes, the cremini, the tablets but, above all, the famous Forest, the branches of milk and dark chocolate, and of course the Vesuvio, a sweet reinterpretation of the symbol par excellence of this land. Where To Eat Chocolate In Naples | Il Salotto della Regina



Wednesday, November 23, 2022

DIVE INTO THE WORLD OF THE ROMAN ELITE Baia is now submerged due to volcanic movement, the site has become a vast archaeological marine park, with statues, villas and mosaics visible underwater. Often referred to as the Las Vegas of the Roman world, it was the playground of the Roman elite. Bettany Hughes heads to Baia to see the site and Lucy Blue finds out more about how it has become an archaeological park, allowing visitors to explore the remains by diving or snorkelling in the clear waters of the bay. D&D II - Sunken Sin City - Baia, Italy | Audioboom



Tuesday, November 22, 2022

UNIQUE IRPINIAN VILLAGE PERFECT TO ADMIRE THE COUNTRY'S TIMELESS BEAUTY Summonte, Avellino - If you’re traveling from the north to the south, your next village is in the Campania region. Quaint and tucked below the feet of Mount Partenio, Summonte is a must-see town for any traveler exploring the country. 10 Underrated Italian Villages to Add to Your Travel Bucket List | Architectural Digest



Monday, November 21, 2022

AFTER A COMPLEX RESTORATION WORK REOPENS IN POMPEII THE HOUSE OF THE GOLDEN CUPIDS The two brothers Vettius were freedmen who became rich in the trade of wine. A garden where statues, fountains and water games abounded in the House of Vettii. In all the rooms there were refined paintings that covered the walls up to the ceiling, executed with the eclecticism and magnificence of the so-called "fourth style“. Pompeii, the Casa dei Vettii reopens to the public | italiani.it



Sunday, November 20, 2022

THE LAST INTERVIEW AND OTHER CONVERSATIONS Just after his arrival in Sevilla, he spoke with Bruno Bernardi, a legendary journalist for the Turin daily La Stampa whom Maradona admired deeply. Bernardi: Naples has given you so much but what did it take away from you? Maradona: Naples loved me in a suffocating way, without ever a moment of peace to let me breathe. I hoped, and they promised me, that after two or three years it would change, but instead the pressure increased. I don’t blame the Neapolitans. Maradona revisited | The Guardian



Friday, November 18, 2022

 "I'M A FIANO LOVER" ROBERTO DI MEO EXCLAIMS ON A WALK His approach to winemaking, in the quiet southern Italian hills of Irpinia seems at times like that of a tinkerer or an antiquarian. Working in tiny Salza Irpina with local varieties, particularly the white Fiano, Di Meo does things no one else does with aging in pursuit of hidden flavors and nuance. For all his Fianos, he has used some degree of maceration on the grape’s thick skins and has fermented in small batches, both with indigenous and selected yeasts. Aged Whites from Southern Italy? | Wine Spectator



A FOOD EXCELLENCE RECIPE MADE IN ITALY Grate some mozzarella onto the bottom half of the ciabatta and lay over the thinly-sliced prosciutto. Be generous. Put on the rocket leaves. Drizzle a little olive oil onto the rocket and close the sandwich. Heat up a well-oiled griddle pan or panini press. Then press and toast. Prosciutto, mozzarella and rocket panino | Food and Travel




Thursday, November 17, 2022

SEVERAL CHANCES TO TAKE IN THE SCENERY FROM ACROSS THE WATER The property boasts panoramic views of the Tyrrhenian Sea, the town of Amalfi and the dramatic hills that surround it. This design is a testament to founder Francesco Mansi’s vision. He chose a raw cliff, building a series of levels rising from the sea stopping only when he could exclaim, “from here you can see Amalfi!” Hotel Miramalfi Has the Best Views on the Amalfi Coast | House Beautiful



Wednesday, November 16, 2022

FANCYING VESUVIUS THE "GREAT DICTATORIAL GOD" OF THE CITY "When I entered that city I knew that it was a coup de foudre. I knew that this was where I wanted to be. Bit by bit I began to have this great companion, the city of Naples, and of course to learn all sorts of things there—to change my way of looking at things, to enlarge my way of looking at things." Rare photographs from Hazzard’s collection and elsewhere accompany the text. How Living in Naples Changed Shirley Hazzard’s Life | Literary Hub



Tuesday, November 15, 2022

HOW SHOULD IL SAN PIETRO TRY TO LEVERAGE ITS HOTEL BRAND? Positano, Italy - Vito and Carlo Cinque 56-room iconic property was enjoying its best year. Entering its sixth decade, what type of investments or businesses should they focus on? Should they enter into partnerships or go solo to grow their business? Decision dilemmas: balancing services and pricing; recruiting the next generation of employees. Case Study - Hotel Il San Pietro Di Positano: Strengthening an Extraordinary Independent Brand | Hotel News Resource 


Monday, November 14, 2022

DESIGNERS CREATE PIECES BECAUSE THEY CANNOT FIND THEM ON THE MARKET Emilia Petruccelli and Domitilla Dardi created a concept of design fair that was missing. The idea of putting together a selection of products made by editor designers and authors needed to create value within the whole design’s circuit. EDIT is an independent fair with a specific business identity that was able to generate added value internationally, through contents and connections, and to grow as a community. EDIT Napoli: Let’s be fair, a consolidation of what’s been made in the previous years | Lampoon Magazine



Saturday, November 12, 2022

BAGS OF PASTA, CAN OF TOMATOES AND PRINTED APRONS A holiday gift of Italian food is sure to please the palate of your friends, colleagues, relatives, or neighbors. Pastificio Di Martino is a third-generation Neapolitan heritage pasta maker dating back to 1921. Coupling food with fashion, the company has partnered with fashion titans Dolce & Gabbana to create a lavishly decorated tin filled to the brim with pasta and more. Holiday Gift Guide 2022: The Best Italian Food Gifts | Forbes



Friday, November 11, 2022

THE BRIOCHE DOUGH + THE PUFF PASTRY Is how the Ischian croissant is prepared! A fusion of two different doughs filled with cream and black cherry for the most baroque of small Italian breakfast sweets. How the Ischian Croissant is made on the Island of Ischia with Elio Romeo | Italia Squisita



Thursday, November 10, 2022

THE BEDROOM FINDINGS IN POMPEII Pompeii’s archaeological park, one of Italy’s top tourist attractions, announced recent finds: the excavation of rooms in a “domus" had revealed precious details about the domestic environment of ordinary citizens. In a bedroom, archeologists found the remains of a bed frame with a trace of fabric from the pillow. The kind of bed is identical to three, cot-like beds unearthed last year in a tiny room in another residence that archaeologists believe doubled as a storeroom and sleeping quarters for a family of enslaved inhabitants of Pompeii. Fresh Pompeii discoveries shed light on the city’s lower classes | The Time of Israel



Wednesday, November 9, 2022

 REVITALISING THE ICONOGRAPHIC PERCEPTION OF THE CAPRI LANDSCAPE The island hosts a Photography Festival: the theme of this 14th edition, curated by Denis Curti, is ‘Mediterranean vision’. The images collect the projects of the open call launched to recount the island, according to the following themes: Vertigo, Portraits, Landscape, Historical Sites and Architecture. More than 130 photographers from Italy and abroad participated in the open call. Capri : Mediterranean vision, the Charterhouse of San Giacomo and the Villa San Michele | L'Oeil de la Photographie



Tuesday, November 8, 2022

"IF YOU WANT TO BECOME A WOMAN,” The aunt (Valeria Golino) says to a young Neapolitan teen (Giordana Marengo) “if you want to grow up, you have to fall down. You have to get hurt.” There are class tensions in Naples, in the ’90s-era drama, the latest Ferrante tale. The Lying Life of Adults arrives on Netflix January 4, 2023. Nothing in Life Is Promised Except an Elena Ferrante Screen Adaptation | Vulture




Monday, November 7, 2022

3 DOCG WINES: TAURASI, GRECO DI TUFO AND FIANO DI AVELLINO Thanks to the conformation of its territory, Irpinia is a land devoted to the production of fine wines. The peculiar orography of the territory results in particular microclimates, varying from area to area. The mission of the Consortium is to protect and enhance these wines, vine products, vineyards of Irpinia as a a national cultural heritage. Travel Italy; Wine tasting in Irpinia, Italy - Consorzio Tutela dei Vini dell'Irpinia (Teaser) | Mamma Jumbo Shrimp





Sunday, November 6, 2022

A 'ROYAL' LOCATION FOR YOUR WEDDING: GET MARRIED IN SALERNO, IN A CASTLE Castello Medievale di Arechi was awarded the Silver Crown after successfully completing the Preliminary Assessment of Eligibility under the rigorous supervision of Residenze d'Epoca's Certification Commission. Wedding Salerno - Castello, sec.VIII | Residenze d'Epoca



THE START OF A SHIFT FOR ALFA ROMEO TOWARDS COMPLETE ELECTRIFICATION The Alfa Romeo Tonale marks a new chapter for the Italian brand. Not only is it the marque’s first compact SUV - expanding Alfa’s model line-up by 33% - but it also signifies the first step in a move towards electrification thanks to two hybrid powertrains. Alfa Romeo Tonale review: Can this hybrid SUV compete with premium rivals? | NationalWorld



Friday, November 4, 2022

A BARTENDER IS WAITING FOR YOU IN THE SECRET BAR L'ANTIQUARIO NAPOLI The upmarket neighbourhood of Chiaia is popular with a sophisticated clientele who make for the baretti (the network of pretty cobbled streets) for a crawl among some of the best bars – and cocktails – in the city. Snappily dressed mixologist Alex Frezza and his colleagues whip up some of the best cocktails in the city at this classy bar. The best nightlife in Naples | The Telegraph



Thursday, November 3, 2022

CHARACTERS AND FACES IN NAPLES YELLOW STREETLIGHTS Photographer Brett Lloyd was en route to the ritzy resort town of Sorrento when he missed his train. Stranded after midnight in the vibrant neighborhood surrounding the central train station in Naples. Twelve years later has spent every summer in the city since, often lingering for as long as six weeks: eating, swimming, drinking, sunbathing, and, of course photographing. Brett Lloyd’s New Book Is an Aching Love Letter to Naples | AnOther



Wednesday, November 2, 2022

51 EVENTS BY ATTIVA CULTURAL PROJECTS Art Days - Naples Campania is the first major widespread event dedicated to contemporary art throughout the South Italian region: it aims to enhance the artistic excellence of the territory by triggering a dialogue between the actors of the system. Exhibitions, site-specific interventions, performances, talks, guided visits and tours, educational activities, workshops, by-night program. Art Days are back from 24 to 27 November by day and by night, two the art awards for emerging art | pr | undercover



Tuesday, November 1, 2022

THERE IS NO PIZZA LIKE FRANCO PEPE'S Nowadays everywhere is accessible, but the best pizza in the world - hailed by the global media - still gets you on the road to explore the old, narrow, cobbled alleys of Caiazzo. For food travellers, it’s always worth the effort. Audiences around the world have learned of him through shows like Netflix’s Ugly Delicious and Chef's Table: Pizza. In Search of the Best Pizza in the World – Pepe in Grani | TastyTrip




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10012022 In the small village of Tramonti the dark grape gets harvested and cared for. Here in the famous terraces of the Amalfi Coast near the sea, the vines grow. When you pour a glass of Tintore, the wine is a rich, dark purple shade that offers an in-depth and delicious taste to the ones drinking it. Thanks to the 2020 vintage, Tintore was officially given the Denominazione di Origine Controllata "Costa d'Amalfi". The old taste of Tramonti | Authentic Amalfi Coast
10022022 Aldo’s Cocktail Bar and Seafood Grill, a sunset aperitivo. Ocean Bar offers live music. Il Tridente Restaurant and Cocktail Bar. Faro Bar has a mind-blowing view. And finally, Franco’s Bar, a contemporary al fresco bar. Europe’s Dreamiest Getaway Is Even Better in the Fall | Thrillist
10032022 A landscape suspended, as on the Amalfi Coast, between the green chestnut trees and the blue of the sea in the distance. This is what happens in Ravello, where the inauguration of the “Digital Grand Tour” celebrates the dedication to E. M. Forster of the path that crosses the valley of Fontana Carosa, where The Story of a Panic was conceived. Ravello 1902. Quando E. M. Forster incontrò il dio Pan a Fontana Carosa | Il Quotidiano della Costiera
10042022 Isaia presents Fall/Winter 22-23: a collection inspired by the bustling quarter of Rione Sanità, a vibrant stage steeped in rich Neapolitan history. The made-to-measure sartorial excellence of the Neapolitan brand is showcased through a series of tailor-made shots. Dentsu Creative Italy consolidates Isaia’s custom-made digital strategy | Roastbtrief
10052022 Beloved by our new Queen Consort, Camilla – who spent many a summer as a child holidaying on the island of Ischia – Italy is known the world over for its majestic coastlines, Renaissance art and its impeccable examples of Roman architecture. The friendliest countries in Europe: 2022 Readers' Choice Awards | Condé Nast Traveller UK
10062022 Luciano Spalletti was never going to gloat. Napoli were 6-1 up then. One show of force after another. Napoli’s new normal. The Football Naples team at the top of their Champions League group with three wins out of three, and at the top of  Serie A. ‘Maradona would have been proud’ – Rampant Napoli changing minds about Spalletti | The Athletic
10072022 Danielle Oteri - writer, art historian, leader of custom itineraries and group tours - is a native New Yorker but grew up with a strong Italian heritage. Many stories her grandma shared with her about her native Cilento and hometown, Capaccio Paestum, where Danielle grew up. A Secret Coastal Gem South Of Rome | Flavor Of Italy
10082022 Heather Graham looked incredible as she enjoyed a sun-soaked getaway to Italy on Sunday. The Austin Powers actress, 52, flaunted her incredible figure in a string bikini as she posed up a storm on the island of Ischia. Placing her hands on her hips, she showed off her taut midriff against a stunning backdrop of the gulf. Heather Graham, 52, flaunts her incredible figure in a bikini as she enjoys a holiday to Italy | Daily Mail
10092022 These are the Gnocchi prepared with flour, eggs, potatoes and seasoned with fiordilatte, tomato, oil and Neapolitan basil, the same ones that contribute to making Sorrento a real “paradise de la gourmandise” in the world, to have inspired the SorrentoGnocchiDay event. With a tribute of memory reserved for the forerunners of gnocchi: the Ndunderi, a dish born in the third century AD. Sorrento Gnocchi day is back, from 3 to 7 October – Campania | Italy 24 News
10102022 The Education Department participates in the first edition of EDI Global Forum for Education and Integration, which takes place in Naples from 11 to 14 October 2022. The Morra Greco Foundation acts as a hub and is developing an international research center. So, the participation of over 150 art professionals and experts in education is an opportunity to confront, debate and strengthen relations between the various museums and cultural institutions from all over the world. EDI Global Forum for Education and Integration | Fondazione Morra Greco
10112022 Made in Edit presents Hybrida: born from the collaboration between the Istituto Caselli Real Fabbrica di Capodimonte and Patricia Urquiola, the new collection features handcrafted porcelain artworks that tell a story of alchemy and nature. The stylistic elements of the past give way to creatures in transformation, inhabitants of a dimension where the plant, animal and mineral worlds mingle. Patricia Urquiola X Made in Edit | Artemest
10122022 From October 28th to 30th 2022, the Medieval village of Valle di Maddaloni, is livened up by the 28th edition of the Annurca apple Festival. Food stands, exhibits, shows, music and kids entertainment, visitors can enjoy culinary specialties made with “Annurca apple“, so called “the Lady of Apples” because of its taste. Annurca apple Feast – Valle di Maddaloni | ItalybyEvents
10132022 The rector of the Federico II University of Naples, Matteo Lorito, explains how this is a very important signal: “The name of Scampia will be linked to Federico II." The Faculty of Health Professions - ten clinics: nutrition, diabetology, psychology, diagnostics and others - took 15 years before the project conceived was completed. Naples, the new universities transform the periphery | Italiani.it
10142022  Fifteen days, four thematic areas (Taste, Myths and Stories, Archeology, Nature and Landscape). An event that spreads throughout the Phlegraean Fields where numerous associations and businesses in the area are involved. A workshop dedicated to slow food, Walking Tour of Pozzuoli, wine tastings of the Campi Flegrei DOC wines, oil workshops, reserved for Phlegraean restaurateurs, and much more. Malazè is Back! | andiamotrips
10152022 The event in Naples is played on the outdoor hard courts of Tennis Club Napoli. Italy's third largest city is where the ATP 250 tennis tournament will be played 17-23 October. The total prize money at the Tennis Napoli Cup for 2022 is $612,000, with the champion taking home ~15% of that figure with $93,090 in prize money. Tennis Napoli Cup, Naples Prize Money 2022 | peRFect Tennis
10162022 The action movie produced by Sony Pictures starring Denzel Washington, have begun on the Amalfi Coast. For a few days, bars, restaurants and shops in the Atrani square have been closed to allow the scenographers to adapt the setting to the wishes of director Antoine Fuqua. Other scenes will be shot on the hill of the Sanctuary of Santa Maria del Bando from which you can enjoy a breathtaking view. The Amalfi Coast set of the film ‘The Equalizer 3’ with Denzel Washington | Spark Chronicles
10172022 It's the oldest hotel on the Sorrento peninsula and a stay at the Grand Hotel Cocumella is like stepping back in time to a world of old school hospitality and charm. Born from a 16th-century monastery and now adjoining the old chapel, over the course of its 200-year history this hotel has hosted Goethe, Mary Shelley, Hans Christian Andersen and Sigmund Freud as part of their "grand tour". Grand Hotel Cocumella review, Sorrento, Italy: The Sorrento hotel living up to its 'grand' name | Traveller
10182022 AFIDOP will be present at the Parisian exhibition dedicated to food - the fair 15 – 19 October 2022 - with five Consortia that are ambassadors of Made in Italy: Asiago, Grana Padano, Gorgonzola, Mozzarella di Bufala Campana and Taleggio. A five-day event of meetings with French operators and professionals, but also of opportunities for promotion and visibility for certified Italian cheeses. AFIDOP and the Consortia present at Sial in Paris | AFIDOP
10192022 A lot of travel guides call Positano “the jewel of the Amalfi coast.” So basically what it looks like is, all these little houses that are in, like, pastel colors are stacked against the cliffside, and there’s a little bay, and it’s very, like, crystal blue waters every day. There are about 12,000 people there. But it’s only built for about 4,000. Is traveling to Instagram-famous vacation spots ever worth the money? | Marketplace
10202022 At the end of 2021, Tonio Hölscher, 82, published a slender book titled The Swimmer of Paestum, in which he disassociates the fresco from symbolism. Rather, he proposes that the image simply depicts a real scene: a young man jumping into water. “It’s a book that is partly academic, but also designed for a wide audience, with attention to the emotion that paintings can arouse.” Has the mystery behind the fresco in the Tomb of the Diver been solved? | El Pais
10212022 In Pompeii's urban core, the team has discovered a remarkably preserved roadside tavern -- evidence of a thriving street-food scene. A fast-food restaurant of its time, with jars of wine, known as amphorae, leaning against the counter as if they've just arrived by cart from the vineyards of the villas beyond the city walls. Last Days of Pompeii|PBS
10222022 Caruso is positioned among the most luxury hotels on the Amalfi Coast and wants to become the top of its compset, the most desirable place to stay on the destination. People travel to finally celebrate life, to discover new culture and traditions, to create memories from experience that can treasure forever. The new concept of luxury is the time spent to enrich themselves with a new joy. In conversation with Alfonso Pacifico, General Manager, Caruso – a Belmond Hotel (Exclusive Interview) | CPP-LUXURY.COM
10232022 The peak season is over and one of Italy’s most touristy destinations is practically empty of visitors. It’s an unexpected delight. I’ve decided to ditch the high season for good. Why? Because travelling at this time means that you get to experience the Amalfi coast just as the locals live it. Why the Amalfi coast is at its best in winter | Travel | The Times
10242022 Arrigo Sacchi is fascinated by Napoli’s playing style and compares them to Liverpool, even if the Reds are going through tough times and had a first-hand experience of Napoli’s form in their 4-0 loss at the Stadio Maradona in Naples, last month. “They always play vertically; horizontal passes are quite rare. In other words, a striker always moves towards the playmaker, opening the space for late runs. Sacchi explains why Napoli look like the old  Liverpool | Football Italia
10252022 With a wine making culture stretching back thousands of years to the Greek era, in Roman times the island was known as Aenaria – the land of wines. Ischia is only 10km by 7 km, yet the mineral rich volcanic soils together with an idyllic climate make an ideal environment for growing wine grapes, with no winter frosts and a gentle sea breeze which keeps pests and diseases to a minimum. Beautiful Ischia – the land of wines | SussexWorld
10262022 Netflix “Lying Life" directed by Edoardo De Angelis, stars Valeria Golino in the role of Neapolitan aunt of the story’s young protagonist. The Elena Ferrante book depicts Giovanna’s transition from childhood to adolescence during the 1990s in a Naples that is actually two kindred cities that fear and loathe one another: the upper crust Naples of the high-quarters, and the Naples of its more vulgar and exciting low quarters. Elena Ferrante‘s ‘The Lying Life of Adults’ Gets Netflix Streaming Date, Provocative Poster Art Revealed – Global Bulletin | Variety
10272022 There's something of Gianbattista Vico's theory about the circularity of history in San Francisco and Naples' relationship, specifically between the Teatro di San Carlo of Naples and the San Francisco Opera. Their history connects them almost like two communicating vases: San Francisco Opera was founded in 1923 by Neapolitan emigre Gaetano Merola. Featured Stories - Online Almanac | The Italifornian
10282022 The bid is part of Italy’s drive to promote slow and sustainable tourism. The Via Appia was built by Emperor Trajan to extend an existing Roman road that ran from Benevento to Brindisi. An ambitious project to restore the hidden parts and reconnect the historical road. Italy's Ancient Super Highway Proposed For UNESCO World Heritage Status | Forbes
10292022 Irpinia, Italy - In those hills, the hills where we find Fiano di Avellino and Greco di Tufo, we find one of the most age-worthy grapes in the world, Aglianico in an area called Taurasi. And in the DOCG of Taurasi, I talk a lot about the purest expression of a variety, this here in Taurasi is the purest expression, it is thought, of the Aglianico variety. These wines are massive, big, bold, beautiful, absolutely stunning, just powerhouses of wine that are also at the same time kind of elegant and rustic. Wine 101: Italy Region Deep Dive: Campania|VinePair
10302022 The easiest pizza to pair with wine, fried Neapolitan pizza comes in different styles, ranging from Montanara (with tomato sauce and Parmigiano) to calzone (stuffed with meat and provola cheese). All you need is a refreshing, high-acid wine: locals recommend Asprinio di Aversa, a white wine from an historical district in northern Campania. Authentic Italian pizza and wine pairings | Decanter
10312022 Naples, Italy - In tribute to Diego Armando  Maradona, Napoli unveiled a new statue of him at their stadium. The statue shows Maradona with a golden left foot, immortalizing the Napoli legend who led the team to multiple major trophies. Napoli unveil new Diego Maradona statue with golden left foot | ESPN

Monday, October 31, 2022

WHY NAPLES WANTED TO CELEBRATE MARADONA Naples, Italy - In tribute to Diego Armando  Maradona, Napoli unveiled a new statue of him at their stadium. The statue shows Maradona with a golden left foot, immortalizing the Napoli legend who led the team to multiple major trophies. Napoli unveil new Diego Maradona statue with golden left foot | ESPN



Sunday, October 30, 2022

MATCHING PIZZA FRITTA WITH A-S-P-R-I-N-I-O The easiest pizza to pair with wine, fried Neapolitan pizza comes in different styles, ranging from Montanara (with tomato sauce and Parmigiano) to calzone (stuffed with meat and provola cheese). All you need is a refreshing, high-acid wine: locals recommend Asprinio di Aversa, a white wine from an historical district in northern Campania. Authentic Italian pizza and wine pairings | Decanter



Saturday, October 29, 2022

YOUR NEXT LESSON: T-A-U-R-A-S-I Irpinia, Italy - In those hills, the hills where we find Fiano di Avellino and Greco di Tufo, we find one of the most age-worthy grapes in the world, Aglianico in an area called Taurasi. And in the DOCG of Taurasi, I talk a lot about the purest expression of a variety, this here in Taurasi is the purest expression, it is thought, of the Aglianico variety. These wines are massive, big, bold, beautiful, absolutely stunning, just powerhouses of wine that are also at the same time kind of elegant and rustic. Wine 101: Italy Region Deep Dive: Campania|VinePair



Friday, October 28, 2022

ITALY SEEKS UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE STATUS FOR APPIAN WAY The bid is part of Italy’s drive to promote slow and sustainable tourism. The Via Appia was built by Emperor Trajan to extend an existing Roman road that ran from Benevento to Brindisi. An ambitious project to restore the hidden parts and reconnect the historical road. Italy's Ancient Super Highway Proposed For UNESCO World Heritage Status | Forbes



Thursday, October 27, 2022

UNITE THE TWO BAYS. NO DOUBT! There's something of Gianbattista Vico's theory about the circularity of history in San Francisco and Naples' relationship, specifically between the Teatro di San Carlo of Naples and the San Francisco Opera. Their history connects them almost like two communicating vases: San Francisco Opera was founded in 1923 by Neapolitan emigre Gaetano Merola. Featured Stories - Online Almanac | The Italifornian



Wednesday, October 26, 2022

A PROVOCATIVE POSTER TO LAUNCH DATE GLOBALLY Netflix “Lying Life" directed by Edoardo De Angelis, stars Valeria Golino in the role of Neapolitan aunt of the story’s young protagonist. The Elena Ferrante book depicts Giovanna’s transition from childhood to adolescence during the 1990s in a Naples that is actually two kindred cities that fear and loathe one another: the upper crust Naples of the high-quarters, and the Naples of its more vulgar and exciting low quarters. Elena Ferrante‘s ‘The Lying Life of Adults’ Gets Netflix Streaming Date, Provocative Poster Art Revealed – Global Bulletin | Variety