Sergio Esposito of Italian Wine Merchants
The idea is about as far from that of dusty wine shops as the famed Osteria di Passignano is from Olive Garden. It's something that, as a brainchild of Naples-born Sergio Esposito, began creeping into the world of wine collectors in 1999 and has now grown into the absolute authority in its field. It... Read more...
by Martina Mullen, 31 March, 2014
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HOW TO TRAVEL IN ITALY & NOT LOOK LIKE A CLUELESS TOURIST
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Don't plan to drive in Naples. Road rules are different from what you're used to, and despite being incomprehensible to most outsiders, they keep the city going. You'd be the wrench thrown in the perfectly oiled wheel! No right turn on red anywhere in Italy!

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Visiting a foreign country can feel overwhelming. Don't leave home before reading this essential information on traveling in Italy.

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Casa Nova Il Ristorante
Restaurant
Via Monte San Marco, 13
, Alberobello; Tel.: 080-4323292
Since 2003, this 18th century olive oil mill has been serving Puglian specialties in a dining room characterized by elegantly set tables, old Persian rugs covering the stone floor and modern murals on the walls. Traditional first courses include little gnocchi of dark bread and black olives in a fresh tomato sauce, alongside the always-present orecchiette alle cime di rape. Freshly-made sausage cooked with bay leaves and red wine makes a nice follow-up, while the desserts are interesting and the wine list is ample.

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Caffe' Cavour
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Corso Magenta, 1, Milan; Tel.: 02-86454690
This crowded bar on the corner of Via Santa Maria alla Porta is the perfect place to stop for quick sandwich or salad at lunchtime; they're open till 1:00 A.M. for late night drinks.

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LIBRIVIVI: An Italian literary revolution: the audiobook, becomes the "audiomovie". List all books...

LibriVivi are cutting-edge audiobooks that bring the greatest works of literature to life by means of new, emotionally engaging techniques that transform the book into a veritable "movie."

Living Comics System:
Italian Genius in Digital Art
Digital animation enters the world of comic books. Experience the first release "Sulphur & Dana" depicting the triumph of love over prejudice, discrimination and mistrust.


Introducing Whaiwhai:
New Touring Experience
The New York Times calls Whaiwhai "a high-tech Italian game that is part 'Amazing Race' and part treasure hunt, with a bit of DaVinci Code-style storytelling..."