Florence Duomo, Grand Tour Italy

10 Must-Try Italian Drinks

Dry January is over for another year, and what better way to bid arrivederci than with a round-up of essential Italian drinks. Whether you’ve been on the wagon or not, we think it’s the perfect pick-me-up for February. Cin cin… 1. Campari and soda Campari is an herb-infused liqueur, known for its deep-red colour and [ ...More ]

10 Must-Try Italian Drinks

Dry January is over for another year, and what better way to bid arrivederci than with a round-up of essential Italian drinks. Whether you’ve been on the wagon or not, we think it’s the perfect pick-me-up for February. Cin cin… 1. Campari and soda Campari is an herb-infused liqueur, known for its deep-red colour and [ ...More ]

Shopping in Italy: What to Buy and Where to Buy It

Belgium has chocolate, Switzerland has cheese, and Germany has sausage, but in true Italian style, Italia can’t just pick one. From fine quality glass, to leather and silks, Italy is renowned for providing the world with premium goods, making it a real shopaholic’s delight. With Italian artisans so willing to share their knowledge with curious [ ...More ]

Complete Guide to Prosecco

Love Prosecco? So do we. It’s the tipple of choice for any celebration here at Citalia HQ, and is usually the first drink we treat ourselves to when we touch down in Italy. We’re not alone, either – Prosecco has now overtaken champagne as the UK’s favourite fizz. To celebrate, we’ve created an interactive infographic [ ...More ]

Italian Food and Wine Pairing

Italy is one of the world’s foremost wine producers, with a number of renowned varieties grown in the country. From Pinot Grigio and Prosecco, to Chianti and Barolo, there’s a wine to suit every palate and to pair with every dish. Celebrity chef, Gennaro Contaldo has shared some delicious regional dishes with us and we [ ...More ]