Piemonte @en

A journey through the beauties of craftsmanship, architecture, culture, hospitality, costume and design in Piemonte

Turin: the regal charm of the first Italian capital

Turin: the regal charm of the first Italian capital

C as Turin. Capital, cinema and chocolate ... with class. C as the initials of its most famous squares: Castle and S. Carlo. Again, C as the cafes that have written pages of history here. Visiting Turin means diving into the culture that, like a magical aura, surrounds the city first capital of Italy, and…

Relais San Maurizio, the magic of the Langhe in an unforgettable Luxury Spa Resort

Relais San Maurizio, the magic of the Langhe in an unforgettable Luxury Spa Resort

San Maurizio monastery is situated on one of the five historic Salt Roads, in the core of Langhe, a charming portion of Piemonte known for its white truffles and fine wines. In ancient times, these roads were covered to bring the precious commodity from the Ligurian Sea to beyond the Alps. And right here, in…

All wine roads lead to Neive

All wine roads lead to Neive

Neive is a small village among the most beautiful in Italy, located in the Cuneo district at the crossroads of the Langhe main wine routes. Gentle rolling hills covered with vineyards and mansions that house the wineries in the area, are the setting for this postcard jewel. To admire all of its charm, climb to…

In the realm of bubbles, Canelli winecellars

In the realm of bubbles, Canelli winecellars

Wine cathedrals with their evocative architecture are kept underground Piemonte, between Alba and Asti. A charm so exceptional that UNESCO has included them in the world heritage site. We are talking about Cantine Canelli, where you can breathe the fragrance of history and the passion of farmers and winemakers to produce an excellent product. This…

The art of blending, from bean to cup: Lavazza coffe

The art of blending, from bean to cup: Lavazza coffe

A turkish saying describes it as "black as hell, strong as death, sweet as love." It's the pleasure of coffee. Lavazza has a history of quality, research, innovation and communication that began in 1895 in a small shop in Turin center. A grocery store specialized in roasting and selling coffee, which in 1927 became today’s…

The thousand lives of the umbrella | Its modern history at the Gignese Museum

The thousand lives of the umbrella | Its modern history at the Gignese Museum

From power symbol, both for humans and gods, to luxury and seduction object, the umbrella changes in time to be used as a sunshade and, today, as an accessory to shelter from the rain. This is the ancient history, rich in mythical symbolism, of the umbrella. Today there is evidence of this passion in the…