Hello, Silvia?

Oh, bother. Since moving to our tiny little homestead in Vermont, what with its galley kitchen and severe lack of counter-space, I’d pretty much given up on home-grown espresso until we’d moved to a grown-up place… i.e. to a home we might someday buy...

Rwanda Reborn as a Premiere Origin

Rwanda — in particular, Rwandan coffee — is enjoying a well-deserved coming out party. At Green Mountain we celebrated the coffee of Rwanda by offering it as our very first Special Reserve origin. Its reception exceeded our loftiest expectations…...

Green Mountain: Special Reserve

From the shameless commerce department: Lindsey Bolger — Green Mountain Coffee Roasters’ queen bee of green coffee sourcing and farm relationships — has secured a remarkable lot of coffee from Rwanda. It’s a 100% bourbon varietal, all picked in...

Green Mountain Zimbabwe AA

Rating: [rating:3.5/5] The Green Mountain tasting series continues, this time a coffee with which I have no experience at all — Zimbabwe AA — and so I have no preconceptions about what to expect. Oh sure, it’s an African coffee, so I’m ready...

Green Mountain Tanzanian Peaberry

Rating: [rating:3/5] There’s a mystery in Africa, friends and neighbors… a curious affair involving Tanzania and the peaberry bean. As we’ve covered before – recently, even – peaberry coffees comprise about 5% of a given coffee crop. How...

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