Milan’s Brera District

ZOOMING LIVE FROM MILAN…. Brera and the Boom Sunday, November 7, 2021 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Central Daylight Savings Time Presented in English Today, the neighborhood of Brera, with its cobblestone lanes, its wrought-iron balconies and its fashionable restaurants, is a tiny jewel. But its history is complex and fascinating. At… Continue reading

Le Terre del Barolo

It’s Harvest Time in Piedmont! Sunday, November 28, 2021 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Central Time Presented in English Explore the hilly area called the Langhe with Piermaria and Sentieri Italiani! The Langhe, located in the southern part of Piedmont, is famous all over the world because of its red wine, Barolo,… Continue reading

EXPLORING WINE WITH SENTIERI – Cin Cin!

Sorry, you missed this one but stayed tuned for more interesting Italian Connections! Wine in Italy Saturday, September 25, 2021 12:00–2:00 p.m. (CDT)   Join Sentieri and our Umbrian connection, Stefania Belli, as we learn of wine’s origins and the cultivation of vines in Mesopotamia and Egypt — and then… Continue reading

Venice and Beyond

Sorry, you missed it! San Michele Cemetery, Burano & a Gondola Boatyard Sunday, July 25, 2021 • 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. (CDT) Presented in English   Take a walk in the shade of the cypress trees of this vast, silent island, where you will discover an atmospheric place and its fascinating… Continue reading

Genova con Laura

Ci spiace che non abbiate potuto partecipare …. I Segreti di Genova Domenica, 2 Maggio 2021 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. (C.D.S.T.) Presentato in italiano con Laura   Grazie Laura per averci accompagnati nel tuo interessante tour virtuale di Genova. Ci hai insegnato così tante cose sulla storia di questa città!  Le lezioni… Continue reading

The Milan of Alessandro Manzoni and The Betrothed

SORRY, YOU MISSED THIS ONE! A Virtual Walking Tour of Alessandro Manzoni’s Milan Sunday, March 28, 2021 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. C.D.S.T. Presented in English In Milan, Alessandro Manzoni wrote the novel that is the symbol of post-unification Italian literature: The Betrothed. This tour took us to see his traditional Lombardian… Continue reading

Umbria: The Home of Chocolate

SORRY, YOU MISSED IT…. The History of Chocolate in Italy and A Virtual Tour of the Perugina Chocolate Factory Saturday, March 13, 2021, with Stefania Belli We learned about the history of chocolate, starting from its homeland in Mexico and tracing the path of its export, first to Europe, thanks… Continue reading

New Wine in Old Jars —

SORRY, YOU MISSED IT…. Bottling Roman Vintages at Oplontis B Near Pompeii Presented by Archeologist Jenny Muslin Sunday, February 7, 2021  •  4:00–5:00 p.m. (Central Standard Time) $5 with your Sentieri Membership  •  $10 for Non-Members   Like their modern Italian counterparts, the ancient Romans loved wine and believed that… Continue reading

Todi and Its Castles

SORRY, YOU MISSED IT…. La Lingua La Vita, in partnership with Sentieri Italiani, Presents a Special Seminar: Todi and Its Castles Saturday, January 30, 2021 1:00–3:00 p.m. Central Standard Time   The city of Todi, situated in Umbria — the green heart of Italy, has Umbro-Etruscan roots, which then developed… Continue reading

Food Through Art

La Lingua La Vita, in partnership with Sentieri Italiani, Presents Food Through Art Saturday, February 20, 2021 1:00–3:00 p.m. Central Standard Time Presented in English   The love of food has always played a leading role in the highest artistic expression. It’s contemplated in painting, sung about in opera, carefully… Continue reading