since the beginning
Honing their craft for generations, each artisan thrives in a particular medium revealing the magic in their artistry and honoring their unique narrative.
The art of the craft
The clean and simple lines of Lastra were inspired by the circular wooden slab used for centuries to create the outer mold in cheesemaking throughout Italy.
IL RITROVO WITH MARINA CALAMAI
Marina is an intuitively kind and creative storyteller who exquisitely captures creativity through tempting works of art that awaken the five senses.
MEMORIES WITH SUSAN
"Susan thought it would be a fabulous cultural experience for me to take a motorcycle tour of the Amalfi coastline with this tall, dark, and handsome Italian..."
I GIARDINI ITALIANI
Explore the gardens of Italy one region at a time.
THE SEASON OF GIVING
Spread joy this season as you give one another the gift of presence and time together, treasuring meals around the table and the comfort of hosting at home.
THE SEASON OF JOY
Gathering around the table with loved ones brings us immeasurable joy, no matter how big or small the occasion.
SUSAN'S ENTERTAINING TIPS
Susan Gravely grew up in the South, where porches wrapped around the house, lightning bugs illuminated the night sky, dinner parties filled the calendar, and visitors were always welcome.
AN ITALIAN LOVE AFFAIR
POSITANO, THE VERTICAL CITY
Positano is a village of color, of smiles and relaxation, a place to dream and have dreams come true.
SUMMER IN SICILY
"We would hop in his dilapidated, non-air-conditioned car and drive from village to village looking for ceramic factories – and factories we found!"
VERONA: SHAKESPEARE'S CITY
The lighting is gorgeous and romantic, allowing you to dream about Romeo and Juliet and what their tale might have looked like.