Italy is the Beautiful Country. The art, the history, the architecture, buildings that lean and cities built on canals.
Then there is the food and wine. Italy can provide superb wines full of local character and flavour while at the same time it has a reputation for producing substandard product under labels such as Lambrusco, Pinot Grigio. The key is in understanding that there is great climatic and geographical variation in the country and as such variation in the product. Search and you will be rewarded.