Cupping with NYBOT

Don’t miss Fortune’s fab posting on a recent c-member cupping with the New York Board of Trade and then again at Oren’s Daily Roast… Tres cool, and very...

It’s official… I’m a Vermonter.

Well, maybe not… I’m told that no-one is genuinely a Vermonter until they’re third-generation. But I’m a Vermont resident. 😉 The sale of a home here is an old-fashioned, gather all parties around the table affair. Very different from what...

Senseo Coffee Brewing System

So maybe I really shouldn’t post this, but I just can’t help myself… The folks at I Need Coffee have posted a fun review of the shiny new Senseo home coffee brewing system: “The Senseo Coffee Machine will brew a weak, bitter cup of coffee...

How I Didn’t Spend My Summer Vacation

Don Holly’s just back from Italy, having spent 8 days or so touring Italian coffee houses — leading an SCAA tour, actually — from Tourin, to Florence to Venice and then to Trieste for the first round of the WBC championships. Spent lunch today...

El Salvador Cup of Excellence

I see that Doug Zell, Geoff Watts and the gang at Intelligentsia snagged what looks to me like the most intriguing pick of the latest El Salvador Cup of Excellence lots, the number three finisher, Las Nubitas. The jury quotes paint a lovely palate: “…red...
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