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There are so many wonderful things about Italy like the food, wine, fashion, architecture, beautiful people and fabulous cards. However for the growing millions of coffee lovers, Italy is the authentic home of espresso and its café’s a celebration of lifestyle that has now migrated all around the world. Whether it’s the cappuccino at breakfast or espresso in the afternoon, this wonderful brew seems to fuel the country and drive the political and economic fabric of the Italian culture.
Great Italian Cafe is an entertaining and informative six part series that takes the coffee traveller on a journey through the birthplace of espresso. We start where coffee did in Veneto and then travel through Milano, Bologna and Torino where we explore the best café’s in the regions, how to enjoy them, their historical significance, the special drinks to ask for and meet the people that have made it all possible. The series concludes in Melbourne where we meet the authentic forefathers of Australian espresso culture and really understand how even now our roots lie firmly in Great Italian Cafe.... Read more.