Gallery: Inside One of Italy's Best Cheese Shops, Giolito Formaggi in Bra

The Cheese Case
The Cheese Case

The small cheese case is consistently packed to the brim with unique finds.

More Case!
More Case!

Giolito stocks cheeses from trusted producers both in and around Italy.

In the Cellar
In the Cellar

Fiorenzo shows off his modeling skills in one of three cellars.

Montebore
Montebore

Part of the Slow Food Italian Presidia, Montebore is a cow and sheep's milk cheese with a unique three-tiered shape.

Bra Duro D.O.P.
Bra Duro D.O.P.

The city's namesake cheese, Bra Duro D.O.P. wheels are aged four to eight months in Giolito's cellars.

Braciuk
Braciuk

One of many unique cheeses at Giolito, Braciuk is Bra Tenero that has been aged an additional three months in grape must.

Slicing the Braciuk
Slicing the Braciuk

Thanks to a soak in Nebbiolo, Barbera, and Pelaverga grape must, Braciuk is boozy while remaining creamy and rich.

Manicomio
Manicomio

This house-made cheese spread is a completely addictive blend of mascarpone, sweet blue cheese and a few "secret ingredients."

Delirium
Delirium

Fiorenzo's other unique creation is a 2-in-1 hit of Stilton and white Port.

The Exterior
The Exterior

Giolito Formaggi is located on the ground floor of Fiorenzo's family home.