Special to SCAE‘s Cafe Europa magazine Origin tours are important in the specialty coffee industry so that buyers can travel to growers’ estates and develop productive personal relationships, understand the foreign and complex inner workings of farms and local culture, as well as exchange information and new ideas to help reach quality goals. So why […]
If you’re in Honolulu this weekend or early next week, be sure to check out the Art of Hawaiian Coffee event this is being held at the DFS Galleria in Waikiki. Reigning United States Barista Champion Pete Licata, roaster extraordinaire Miguel Meza and ‘Dr. Coffee’ Shawn Steiman will all be there, along with coffee from […]
Mobiquity Inc., the company best known for proudly serving Starbucks until some pajama-clad nuisance (we’ll call him “me”) pointed out that may conflict with their programmer’s statement claiming he was “totally not affiliated” with the not-so-jolly green giant, has a logo that makes me think of Miracle Whip. I make no accusation of wrongdoing.
Moscow (August 11, 2011) – Six champion baristas hosted by Soyuz Coffee Roasting will represent their countries as ambassadors of specialty coffee on Moscow’s famed Red Square this summer during the annual Spasskaya Tower international military music festival. The Red Square Six are: Alejandro Mendez (El Salvador) – 2011 World Barista Champion and 2011, 2010 […]
It is a surreal experience to wake up and find one’s name on the front page of your customized Google News… particularly before making my morning espresso. I cannot recommend it too highly. Thank you to all for reading my recent blog article on the matter of Mr. Stark and his Jonathan’s Card and for […]