Each morning in Italy starts with the compulsory caffe’. Whether an espresso gulped down at the bar or a cappuccino sipped over the morning paper, coffee is the chosen way to begin the day as well as the perfect end to every meal. It’s also the ideal afternoon snack, or topped off with a bit of grappa, the best way to help digest a heavy meal. We have sought out coffee-crazed Italy’s most premium offerings so you can taste for yourself why every Italian claims that his country’s coffee surpasses the rest.