As the birthplace of pizza, it’s no surprise that Italy knows cheese. Whether hard or soft, aged or fresh, Italian cheeses have dominated the food scene for centuries--and with good reason. Famous for world-renowned cheeses like Parmigiano Reggiano, ricotta, mozzarella, Gorgonzola, and so many more, Italy can trace its cheesemaking origins back to the Roman Empire, where it’s rumored that the practice of aging cheeses first began. Enjoy these mediterranean delicacies with a simple snack of bread and olive oil, or indulge with homemade pasta—it’s impossible to go wrong with this selection of the best from Italy. Want a full taste of place? Don’t miss out on our La Dolce Vita Collection, which features only the best, brightest, and most delicious items from this celebrated country. Good to go!