Famous for its fashion, art, cuisine and agricultural production, Italy produces some of the very best products in numerous categories. So, if you’re searching for an unforgettable gift for your husband, boyfriend, father, brother or friend, look no further, because Italy has you covered!
Everything Italian is made with passion and a dedication to perfection that makes it stand out on the world stage. There’s a huge range of things to choose from but to make your search for the ideal gift for him a little easier, we’ve narrowed down the options to the best representations of Italian arts, crafts and gift categories.
The following are some of the best Italian gift ideas:
Authentic Italian Gift Hamper.
One of the nicest, and certainly tastiest, gifts you can give him is an authentic Italian gift hamper that’s full of delicious food items, wine and culinary treats. There’s a huge range of gift hampers available to suit all dietary requirements and allergies, including gluten-free hampers and hampers with a particular regional theme.
Hay Hampers Merchant Of Venice Gourmet Basket.
This gluten-free gift hamper has a wide selection of gourmet Italian foods including pasta, pasta sauce, Soppressata sausage, Balsamic vinegar, extra virgin organic rosemary olive oil, Sicilian olives, dried oregano, black truffle crisps, Italian coffee, milk chocolate and hazelnut dragees.
You really get a whole Italian meal in this gift hamper and it comes with a reusable woven rope tray and an attractive hamper basket you can use for picnics in the future!
Tastings Of Italy – Food Hamper By Salumipasini.
This wonderful hamper of typical Italian foods is made by Salumipasini and contains fresh cotechino, Salami Campagnolo, spicy lard slices, tomato sauce La Dolce, spaghetti Benedetto Cavalieri, Apulian Taralli with extra virgin olive oil, Barbera d’Asti DOC wine, smoked Provola and extra virgin olive oil. Ideal for any occasion, if he loves his fine Italian cuisine then this gastronomic hamper would make a great gift!
All the cold-cut meats in the hamper are gluten and GMO-free. Also, if you’d like a personalized greetings card included you can ask for one to be added to the hamper.
Printed Italian Themed Apron For Men.
Italy is synonymous with excellent food so if you’re looking for a gift for a man in your life who loves Italian cuisine then why not get them an Italian-themed cooking apron?
Italian Flag Cooking Apron.
This Italian flag-themed apron is a great novelty gift that’s easy to clean and comes in a number of sizes. The apron has an extra long waist tie and a comfortable neck strap so whether he’s firing up the barbecue or preparing a Michelin-starred gourmet style Italian meal, he’ll be glad to keep his shirt clean while he cooks!
‘I Don’t Need Recipes, I’m Italian’ Cooking Apron.
If you’d rather give him an apron with a bit of humor then this cotton and polyester apron is a fantastic gift idea. The apron is black with the motto ‘I Don’t Need Recipes, I’m Italian’ printed on the front which is a reference to the free-wheeling Sprezzatura attitude of Italians!
Sprezzatura roughly translates to mean ‘making something difficult look easy’; so if he’s a bit of a maverick in the kitchen this apron would suit him perfectly!
Italian Gardening Kit With Seeds.
For guys who like to spend time in the garden, this gardening set contains 20 seed packets of Italy’s most popular ingredients, including basil, oregano, thyme, parsley, broccoli, red pepper, eggplant, Florence fennel, garden rocket, spinach and 2 types of tomato and lettuce.
The gardening kit also includes high-quality gardening gloves as well as 6 bamboo plant markers, biodegradable pots and a useful gardening guide. So even if gardening is just something he’s been talking about then this is the ideal way to get him started!
Natural Spray Eau De Cologne – Note Di Colonia III By Acqua Di Parma.
For a strong, decisive and charismatic man in your life, Note di Colonia III by Acqua Di Parma is the very epitome of Italian style, confidence and elegance. The fragrance is characterized by its Mandarin and Ginger top notes that complement the subtler Jasmine, Vetiver and Olibanum central notes of the scent.
To finish off this exquisite fragrance with Acqua di Parma’s usual flair, the fragrance is completed by the Tonka bean, Ciste and Myrrh undertones.
Note di Colonia III is a magnificent gift for him which is sophisticated, classy and self-assured.
Sterling Silver Italian Men’s Jewelry.
Italians are famous for adding extra details, such as understated silver jewelry, to their outfits. A handmade item of Italian jewelry is the perfect gift for his birthday as well as other special occasions such as anniversaries and Christmas.
Maria Cristina Sterling is a Florence-based jewelry company that specializes in high-quality men’s necklaces, bracelets, cufflinks and other silver items. Not only is silver jewelry a fantastic store of value over time because it’s highly underpriced in the markets but it’s also an authentically Italian symbol of masculine prowess and vigor.
Man Bracelet Urban Soul Cube In Silver.
This handmade bracelet was designed by Alessandro Magrino for Maria Cristina Sterling and has a strong clasp fastening with stylish rounded cube silver beads. Entirely made in Italy, the Urban Soul Cube bracelet is a great gift idea for the sophisticated modern man.
Men Bracelet Luxury Soul Collection Silver And Lapis 2 Turns.
This double loop bracelet is ultra-chic with its mixture of silver and lapis beads. The chunky bracelet is completely handmade in Italy and was designed by Alessandro Magrino for Maria Cristina Silver and embodies the contemporary Italian man. The bracelet has a secure clasp fastening and would beautifully compliment a smart shirt or suit jacket.
Man Necklace – Siena Collection Silver And Natural Stones.
This high fashion silver and natural stones necklace is a lovely example of modern Italian creativity. Designed by Alessandro Magrino for Cristina Sterling, the necklace has a clasp fastening and is entirely handmade in Italy. The two-tone necklace has alternating colored stones in between silver nuggets of sterling silver dipped in rose gold. The necklace is 50 cm long and is made according to the traditional jewelry crafting traditions of Florence.
A Bottle Of Benanti Wine – A Sicilian Icon In Winemaking.
Mount Etna on the island of Sicily has some of the most fertile volcanic soils in the world and combined with the ideal climatic conditions the region produces some of Italy’s most distinctive wines.
Benanti is one of Sicily’s top producers and has a lovely range of wines that you can buy for him as a really unique gift! Founded in 1734, Benanti has a great selection of red and white wines which are made using the expertise built up over hundreds of years of the family business.
Prices for a bottle of Benanti wines are very reasonable but they really pack a lovely punch with the rich flavors derived from the unique soils of Mount Etna.
- Benanti Etna Rosso Wine.
- Benanti Serra ella Contessa Etna Rosso.
- Benanti Etna Bianco.
Top Quality Handmade Italian Tie.
If he likes to dress to impress and look his best then a handmade Italian tie by E Marinella is a great gift idea. With a fantastic range to choose from including timeless designs, floral patterned ties and micro-patterned styles there really is something to suit every man’s personal tastes. Also, refer to my article about the important Italian men’s tie brands.
All of the ties are handmade from carefully selected silk or wool and hand-printed to produce crisp designs that won’t fade with time. All of the silk ties are reinforced with woolen underlining that helps to keep the knot of tie tight and well shaped throughout the day. There are also narrow and wide-bladed ties as well as three-fold and nine-fold ties to choose from.
A tie is one of the subtlest ways that men can express their personality and so buying a carefully selected tie is a thoughtful gift that he’ll really appreciate.
Gift Of 100 Square Inches Of Land In Caldana Tuscany.
There are few better ways to surprise a man who loves Italy than to buy him a small slice of heaven in Tuscany! A ‘Land Gift’ is a 100 square inch piece of a 2,970 square meter plot of land in Caldana, Tuscany.
You will receive a high-quality certificate for your land and have access to the site whenever you visit Italy. The plot of land is entirely natural and beneficially captures carbon from the atmosphere and deposits it in the soil. By supporting this project you are helping to create a more sustainable world but you’ll also be able to have a picnic or go walking in the lovely plot any time you like.
You can get any supplies you need from the nearby supermarket and there’s a great selection of restaurants in Caldana where you can have a sit-down meal.
The property is located 85 km West of Siena and just 20 km from the nearest beach. A truly unique gift idea that would really make any lover of Italy smile!
Bialetti Moka Express Caffettiera.
If he loves high-quality Italian coffee then a Bialetti Moka Express Caffettiera is the best way for him to make his own fresh coffee each day. Originally invented in 1933 by Alfonso Bialetti, the iconic stovetop coffee maker revolutionized homemade coffee and rapidly became a symbol of Italy and superior quality coffee. The aluminum body is durable and easy to clean while the ergonomic handle makes it easy to pour.
The Perfect Way To Show That You’re Thinking About Him.
From handmade silk ties to Florentine silver jewelry, from a bottle of Sicilian wine to a gourmet food hamper, Italian products are famous for their high quality and expert craftsmanship. So there’s no better way to show that you’re thinking about a man in your life than by getting him a carefully chosen Italian gift.