Having competed for the first time in 2016, Erika Vonie returned to New York Coffee Masters with one heck of a bang, stealing the winner trophy from the grasp of another 15 contenders. She’s had just over a week now to digest the news and let all the fuss die-down — but not for long.
“To some, coffee is coffee. A heartbreaking mentality to coffee lovers, I know,” says Jim Franceschetti of Pentair Everpure. “I must admit that, before I started working for Pentair Everpure, I was guilty of this mentality.
Cupping is a method by which professional tasters perform a sensory evaluation of coffee. Essentially, hot water is poured over ground coffee and left to extract. The taster samples the aroma and then tastes the coffee by the ever-recognizable slurping from a cupping spoon. Cupping is used to evaluate different coffee by using the
Opera started with a dream, an innovative yet simple dream. A group of multi-national coffee experts and professionals united to create the finest espresso machine ever built. They expressed their needs and wants which transcended geographical and language barriers; they wanted a precise tool which would allow them to control and manage different
Copious tears of happiness were shed this Sunday evening when Yuko Inoue was announced winner of Coffee Masters NYC, 2016. Having flown half way around the world to represent London’s Timberyard, the pressure on Yuko to take home the crown must have been immense — especially having gotten so close (Yuko was runner-up) in
Coffee Masters New York may be over for this year, but fear not. It’s returning to its original home – London – next April. And, we’re thrilled to announce the line-up of sponsors: Caravan Coffee Roasters, Faema, Mahlkonig, Brita, Alpro and Acme & Co. For not one, but three whole years Caravan Coffee Roasters will be supporting the
By Simone König, Coffee Masters contender What if you leave out the espresso machine, the grinder and the water kettle in your coffee shop? Could you still call it a coffee shop? My colleagues and I at Good Spirits set up a pop-up café just like that serving delicious coffee without the equipment.