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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Get Around
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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Best restaurants, food markets, shops, hidden gems and much more!
Ristorante Velando
Restaurant
Borgo Vittorio, 26, Rome; Tel.: 06-68809955
In the Borgo, the charming old neighborhood bordering St. Peter's Square, Velando is a restaurant serving the hearty mountain cuisine of the Val Camonica region north of Brescia, in Lombardy. Cheeses and sausages from the area add distinctiveness to a cuisine that uses plenty of vegetables. Lake fish and northern desserts like strudel are the other specialties in this beautifully-appointed contemporary interior.

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Bar Montanucci
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Corso Cavour, 21-23-25, Orvieto (Umbria); Tel.: 0763-341261
For over a century, Bar Montanucci has been wowing locals and tourists alike with its incredible variety of handmade chocolates, its exceptional selection of pastries and its hot and cold selection of lunch dishes like panzanella, fresh salmon and crespelle with funghi porcini. Stop in for a morning cappuccino, come back at 6pm for a glass of wine or an aperitif among friends and then continue with dinner in the charming, enclosed courtyard. Montanucci is always open to serve you with a smile - morning, noon or night!

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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..."