Tours of Tuscany

Tours of Tuscany
Join this small group tour and immerse yourself in the current of sensation for a week of food, wine and culture in Tuscany.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Grace Grace Speech at the Reception for Italian Week with Francesco Capecchi

The Festa Della Repubblicca or Italian National Day. Produced by Alessandro Sorbello for the Italian Consulate for Queensland and Northern Territory. Dr Francesco Capecchi, Consul of Italy for Queensland and Northern Territory. Official reception June 2008 Brisbane QUT Art Museum Introducing The Honarable Grace Grace.

Grace Grace is an Australian politician, representing the Australian Labor Party in Brisbane Central since the October 2007 by-election.

She was born Ignazia Farfaglia in Brisbane, Queensland, the daughter of an Italian migrant cane cutter. She was an industrial relations advisor in the government of Prime Minister Paul Keating, until 1995 when she was elected as assistant general secretary, and in 2000 the first female general secretary, of the Queensland Council of Unions.

Monday, August 2, 2010

Valentino Fashion Exhibition

In light of the launch of Valentino Fashion Exhibition, exclusive to Brisbane

Accademia Italiana della Cucina, Italy’s leading cultural and enogastronomic association, in conjunction with the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Queensland, is pleased to offer you this outstanding offer:
 Numbers are strictly limited.

Accademia Italiana della Cucina dinner celebrating the
Launch of the Valentino Exhibition at GoMA.

Greetings Ladies and Gentlemen
The Accademia Italiana della Cucina is set to celebrate one of Italy’s style Icons ‘Valentino’
Accademia dinner scheduled for 7.00pm on the Wednesday the 4th of August 2010


Dell’Ugo New Farm Ristorante Italiano

693 Brunswick St, New Farm

Exclusive to the Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane, ‘Valentino, Retrospective: Past/Present/Future’ is a major exhibition developed by the renowned institution, Les Arts Décoratifs, Paris. It explores the work of the celebrated Italian fashion house Valentino, known around the world for its sophisticated, timeless design and glamorous clientele.

The founding members of the Accademia in Brisbane and their guests will convene as we celebrate this unique occasion of the Valentino Retrospective in Queensland. Dell’Ugo New Farm Ristorante Italiano plays host to the Accademia's tribute with ‘Rosso Valentino’.Enjoy a dinner and matching wines, along with entertainment. $110.00 per person. Where: Dell’Ugo New Farm Ristorante Italiano 693 Brunswick St, New FarmWhen: 7.00pm on the Wednesday the 4th of August 2010Wear: A dash of red

10% of the proceeds goes towards assisting the Italian Chamber of Commerce who are managing the bookings

Dell’Ugo New FarmRistorante Italiano

Rosso Valentino Mercoledi 4 Agosto 2010


Our chef will prepare delicacies for our guests

Prosecco con una sorpresa

(served individually)

La Riscoperta dei peperoni imbottiti

Red Capsicum filled with sautéed skinless eggplant, parmesan, breadcrumbs, flat leaf parsley and pecorino

Pinot Grigio 2007 (fruity light bodied and floral aromas citrus and white fruit flavours)

Secondi Piatti:
(served individually)

Casarecce al peperocino con salsiccia di maiale e porcini in bianco
Chilli infused Casarecce with Italian pork sausage and porcini mushrooms in a
white wine.

Barbera d’asti 2004 (purplish red coloured wine with intense fine and persistent perfume)

(served individually)

Bavarese al vino dolce con reduzione di Tignanello
Sweet white wine bavarese served in a martini glass finished with a reduction of Tignanello.Moscati d’asti 2006 (delicate peach flower, honey and acacia fragrance)
Cost per person $110.00 (inclusive of wines)

Sunday, June 7, 2009

Italian Week 2009 Program of Events

The program of events for Italian Week 2009 produced by Alessandro Sorbello for the Italian Government in Australia.

Saturday, May 9, 2009

A Message from The Ambassador Of Italy

The Italian Ambassador to Australia, H.E. MR. Gian Ludovico DE MARTINO di MONTEGIORDANO interviewed by Executive Producer Alessandro Sorbello for Italian Week the official Italian Festival in Brisbane Queensland supported by the Italian Government.

Monday, January 5, 2009

Italian Week is now on Facebook - Become a Fan

Italian Week Fan Club now on Facebook An Invitation to Join!!

From the catwalks of Milan to the Emerald Beaches of Sardegna, from the relics of Ancient Rome, to the crystal blue waters of the Mediterranean, the warmth and excitement of Italy is right here in 2009 when the Italians once again exhibit the best in Italian culture during the now popular Italian Week 2009 celebrations.

The week long celebrations focused on Italy, the Italians and the Italian lifestyle captivates the essence of what Italy and the Italians are all about, art, language, culture, food, wine, music, fashion, sports but most of all love and seduction. Italy and the Italians have been seducing the world for thousands of years making it one of the world’s most attractive and culturally enriching tourist destinations.

Please tell all your Italian (and all those as passionate about Italy as you) contacts and ask them to join. We hope to build one of the largest Italian Communities on Facebook. Join now on

Highlights of Italian Week 2008

Highlights of Italian Week 2008 Concert