ALBA, ITALY (NOVEMBER 11, 2017) (REUTERS) – Alba in the north western region of Piemonte is known as Italy’s white truffle capital. Licensed truffle hunters forage from autumn through late February with dogs trained to recognize their scent. Growing spontaneously in the earth in just a few regions of Italy and central Europe, white truffles have a unique flavour and aroma. Continue reading
Global wine production this year is set to fall to its lowest level since 1961 after harsh weather in western Europe damaged vineyards in the world’s largest production area. As Silvia Antonioli reports, the international wine body OIV says global output is expected to fall to 246.7 million hectolitres in 2017, down 8 percent from last year. Continue reading
Former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has infuriated Italy’s meat industry by joining a vegetarian campaign and “adopting” five lambs that would have been butchered for Easter.
Two people were killed after fire broke out at a camp housing hundreds of migrants who pick fruit and vegetables in the fields of southern Italy, officials said on Friday (March 3). Continue reading
Italy’s centre-right leader Silvio Berlusconi has been ordered to stand trial on charges he bribed witnesses to silence them over accusations he paid for sex with young women.
A shocked survivor from Italy’s earthquake describes the moment the disaster hit the small town of Amatrice.
Billionaires with bad hair and cringe-worthy gaffes who want to run their country, how similar are former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi and Republican front-runner for President Donald Trump?