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This blog is dedicated to learning Italian La Dolce Vita, that is, fashion, food and wine! We will focus on the words and phrases you need to get by in Italy. We will learn by translating facebook posts from some of our favorite winemakers including Gaetana Jacono Gola of Valle dell'Acate and Giampaolo Tabarrini, "Menu Italian" from Ristorante...

This blog is dedicated to learning Italian La Dolce Vita, that is, fashion, food and wine! We will focus on the words and phrases you need to get by in Italy. We will learn by translating facebook posts from some of our favorite winemakers including Gaetana Jacono Gola of Valle dell'Acate and Giampaolo Tabarrini, "Menu Italian" from Ristorante Trippi in Valtellina as well as text from the winery websites for some of the many Italian Wines on the shelves @MetroWines. Andiamo! (let's go!)

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Paola at Bele Casel

From Paola (with the baby) at Bele Casel. Thank you Paola for helping us to "Learn Italian"

Mark you calendar for "SKYPE the Winemaker" with Paola on November 14th at 5:30

Here's the link of our youtube page where you can find lots of videos, the links of the most interesting ones with English subtitles are below. If you need the files I can send them too, no problem

(Qui i link della nostra pagina youtube dove puoi trovare tanti video, i link dei più interessanti con sottotitoli in inglese sono sotto. Se hai bisogno dei file posso inviarli senza problemi)

Have a great day and don't hesitate to send me emails or facebook messages if you have any doubts about Italian! (I sent you a friend request)

(Buona giornata e non esitare a mandarmi email o messaggi su facebook se hai qualche dubbio a proposito dell'italiano)

Paola

 

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Numbers and Greeting in Italian

Grazie! to MetroWines Customer and Italian Language Student, Michael Scardaville, for helping us to learn (imparare) the language! We begin with numbers and common ways of greeting each other.
 
As we progress, Michael will send us phrases we can use to "get by" in Italy that address time, weather, travel, transportation including airports and train stations, driving, lodging, food and beverages, sight seeing and, of course, wine!

 

 

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Numbers and Greetings

Pronunciation/Pronuncia

Here’s one of many videos on Italian pronunciation:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rxb62L0Lujc&t=98s

Numbers/ Numeri

How to pronounce numbers in Italian:

https://www.rocketlanguages.com/italian/lessons/numbers-in-italian

 

Greetings/ Saluti

Miss

Signorina

Mrs.; Madam

Signora

Mister; Sir

Signore

Hello and good morning

Buongiorno

Goodbye (formal)

Arrivederci

Hello and good-bye (informal)

Ciao

Good afternoon and good evening (formal)

Buona sera

Good night ( at bedtime)

Buona notte

What is your name?

Come si chiama?

My name is . . .

Mi chiamo . . . 

Where do you live?

Dove abita?

I live in Asheville, North Carolina

Abito a Asheville, Carolina del Nord.

Where are you from?

Di dove Lei?

I am from the United States

Sono degli Stati Uniti

How are you? (formal)

Come sta?

How are you? (informal)

Come stai?

I’m well, thanks, and you? (informal)

Sto bene grazie, e tu?

I’m well, thanks, and you? (formal)

Sto bene, grazie, e Lei?

Fine, thank you.

Bene, grazie.

I’m well

Sto bene

Very well, thanks.

Molto bene, grazie.

Not too bad, thanks.

Non c’è male, grazie.

So so.

Così così.

I’m not well.

Non sto bene (or Sto male)

Nice to meet you.

Piacere di conoscerti

See you later

A dopo

See you soon

A presto

See you tomorrow

A domani

Things are going well.

Va bene.

Pretty well.

Benino.

Great

Benissimo

Things are going great

Va benissimo

Things aren’t going well.

Va male.

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Friends

quando le donne ridono insieme sono ancora piu belle

when women laugh together, they are even more beautiful

apprezzata

appreciated

la vittoria

the victory

alta

high

dico

I say

invitare gli amici

to invite friends

bottiglia

bottle

apprendo

open

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Daybreak

buongiorno a tutti

good morning to all

una giornata di sole

a day of sun

energia pura

pure energy

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Ristorante Trippi Introduction

Gianluca vi invita a riscoprire gli ingredienti e le ricette preparate ‘come una volta’, attraverso una scrupolosa ricerca delle materie prime di qualità e dei migliori ingredienti di stagione

 

Gianluca invites you to rediscover the ingredients and recipes prepared 'as before', through meticulous search of quality raw materials and the best seasonal ingredients

 

Prenota subito il tuo pranzo o la tua cena al Ristorante Trippi

 

Book your lunch or dinner at the Ristorante Trippi

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The Wine Tasting in Milano

This is text from a wine tasting with the press and industry professionals hosted by Gaetana Jacono Gola.

Pranzo con la stampa per l'anteprima nuove annate.

Lunch with the press for the new vintages.

Sei forza della natura.

You are a force of nature.

apprezziano i nostri vini...

apprciate our wines

ai piedi

at the foot

Mi dici.

You tell me.

anteprima

preview

Ti vedo con vini.

I see you with wine.

colazione di primavera

a spring breakfast

Grazie a tutti i presente attorno al tavalo.

Thank you to all around the table.

scambio di idie.

exchange of ideas

amicizia

friendship

per essere sempre con me

for always being with me

i complimento piu bello della giornata

the best compliment of the day

ci vediamo al...

I will see you at...

un felice incontro

a happy meeting

a presto

see you soon

Promesso.

I promise.

Oggi il sogno realizzato.

Today, the dream is realized.

l' aventura formidabile della sua...

the wonderful adventure of his...

ci raccontra al...

tell us about...

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