Barista Nation comes to LA

Barista Nation comes to LA

Get ready for the coffee event of the century of September! Barista Nationis coming to Los Angeles on September 28th and this show’s theme is coffee MythBusters, so be there or be forever regretful. Check out the full event card on Sprudge.com. Your $10...
Sydney Q Grader Courses Added for 2013

Sydney Q Grader Courses Added for 2013

I’m barely back from the amazing 2013 Melbourne International Coffee Expo and touring that city’s vibrant coffee and food scene and find myself already making plans to go back to Australia.  That’s right, I’m excited to announce two new Sydney...
USAID Returns Yemen to Specialty Coffee Map

USAID Returns Yemen to Specialty Coffee Map

Industry and government leaders representing the Republic of Yemen will be in attendance at the 2013 Specialty Coffee Association of America expo in Boston to inaugurate a new drive for specialty coffee production in the historic origin. The effort and Yemeni Coffee...
Los Angeles R Grader course scheduled Jan 18-21

Los Angeles R Grader course scheduled Jan 18-21

We’ve just scheduled the next Los Angeles R Grader (Fine Robusta) certification course, which will be held January 18-21 2013 at the Farmer Brothers SCAA Certified Lab in Torrance, California (between Long Beach, Los Angeles). This class is a 4-day accelerated...
Let’s Talk Coffee to Talk Robusta

Let’s Talk Coffee to Talk Robusta

This year’s 10th annual Let’s Talk Coffee conference and training event in Medellin, Colombia will feature a first-ever session on fine robusta coffees co-presented by the venerable Dr. Sunalini Menon of Coffeelab Private Ltd. from Bangalore and me, Andrew...