Category Archives: Roasters

Coffee break with top Oslo barista

Source: Views and News from Norway. AUDIO REPORT: Tim Wendelboe is undoubtedly one of the biggest names in coffee in Norway. He’s won awards, been written up in the New York Times and a host of other publications, and remains devoted to … Continue reading

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‘The barista is the diplomat for specialty coffee’ – Hiver van Geenhoven. The Chromatic Coffee Company.

Those of you who familiar with Barefoot Coffee Roasters from San Jose, CA and had a chance to visit it roastery and get the first hand experience with the roasting process, perhaps met Mr. Hiver van Geenhoven who roasted coffee … Continue reading

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Quality: What is it and how do we deliver it?

Reflections on the year’s SCAA Symposium By Kevin Knox At this year’s SCAA Symposium one presenter asked whether quality alone was enough to equal sustainability. Another suggested jettisoning the carefully crafted SCAA and Cup of Excellence cupping forms in favor … Continue reading

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New coffee bar focuses on community, sustainability

Two Sacramentans with a decade each working in local coffee bars are set to branch out on their own this week as they open Insight Coffee Roasters at Eighth and S streets. Ben Lance and Lucky Rodrigues met about five … Continue reading

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Ecco Coffee’s Andrew Barnett Explains Why Restaurant Coffee Is Rarely Good

​In an effort to chart the ever-expanding specialty coffee scene in the Bay Area, we’ve been engaging a selection of local coffee personalities to pick their brains about why coffee and why now. Today we talk with Andrew Barnett of Ecco … Continue reading

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Verve Coffee’s Colby Barr on How to Help People Discover Richer Coffee

By Noah Sanders Wed., Nov. 16 2011 at 8:00 AM ​In an effort to chart the ever-expanding specialty coffee scene in the Bay Area, we’ve been engaging a selection of local coffee personalities to pick their brains about why coffee and why … Continue reading

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Extraordinary Coffee Workshop

Intelligentsia gathers growers from all over the world in Los Angeles by Julie Wolfson in Food-Drink on 4 November 2011 As the movement to recognize coffee as a serious foodstuff continues to grow, expert farmers from around the world are sharing production methods as … Continue reading

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