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. 

THE LATEST

LECCE, FLORENCE OF THE SOUTH

Lecce Old Town is so gorgeous with wonderful restaurants and wine bars, as well as antique baroque-style churches, especially the Basilica di Santa Croce.

OSTUNI & MASSERIA

Make sure you have good legs and are rested because there are lots of steps – but oh, so worth it. Side streets are the best with arched walkways. 

STOCK THE BAR

Make the moment magical this holiday season with festive recipes perfect for entertaining guests as you snuggle by the fire and enjoy time spent together.

INSPIRATION DELIVERED

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.