Can we tell you a secret? Italy is one of the best countries for coffee. Ha! Not really a secret, but sometimes it can feel like finding where to get the buzz-worthy stuff is kept secret amongst locals. In Italy, there are coffee bars literally on every corner. That doesn’t always mean that they are serving good coffee, though. What makes coffee good? There are a few factors: the bean, the water, the machinery, the milk, and the barista.