Deep in the south of Italy, the region of Basilicata is timeless and otherworldly. It is home to one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world, Matera, a city of caves. Hollywood director Francis Ford Coppola introduces host Kathy McCabe to his ancestral hometown of Bernalda and talks about how he rediscovered his Italian roots and opened a hotel here. Kathy digs for clams on the coast, learns to make mozzarella with a very special treat inside and learns about the difficult past of this beautiful... [see more] land. Plus much more
DREAM OF ITALY is a journey into the heart and soul of the most beautiful country in the world. With an insider's perspective on the people and culture that make Italy so special, this in-depth series will take viewers to places they have never seen before. The premiere season will visit six special regions in Italy: Naples/Amalfi, Puglia, Rome, Umbria, Tuscany, and Piedmont. In each region, the show will dive into what makes them unique, through stories of the food, wine, arts, and history of the region.