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Are you looking to improve your cup of coffee? It might be easier than you think. By understanding how extraction works, you can better …

Quality, traceability, direct trade, fairer prices, exotic profiles, experimental processing: these are just a few of the positive things associated with single origin and …

An espresso: 20–30 ml of delicious coffee. It takes just minutes to drink it. But it takes years to produce it. From carefully selecting …

Is there anything more recognizably Italian than an espresso? Last month, I boarded a plane with one mission in mind: to learn more about …

When we sip on that delicious latte or filter brew, it’s easy to forget that our favorite drink comes from a plant. Yet millions …

Not all Chardonnays taste the same. And the same is true for coffee varieties. Take a Gesha from Panama and a Gesha from Ethiopia: …

So, you want your coffee to taste even more delicious, sweet, and balanced. You want that incredible aroma and lingering aftertaste. And you want …

Acidity: one of the most revered but also the most contentious attributes of a cup of specialty coffee. Loved by third wave consumers and …

Colombia or Brazil? Kenya or Ethiopia? Indonesia or Thailand? Does it even matter? That last question is easy to answer – yes. The others, …

Terroir: we hear it more and more often when talking about coffee. But what does this mysterious word mean? What does it have to …