Barista Stories: Alexandre Paula Freitas of Milkees, Lisbon

Our Barista Stories series has been long in the making. Since our first visits to cafes around Europe, we have met many amazing baristas who have had a number of interesting stories to share. We love the speciality coffee community exactly for the people building it and are thrilled to introduce some of those individuals […]

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A Day Coffee Trip to Cork

Cork is a little gem of a city packed with culture, food and fabulous coffee, located on the south-west Irish coast. Named twice the European Capital of Culture, it teases with a vibrant mix of the harbour charm, medieval remnants and contemporary architecture. It is a great weekend getaway destination, with key landmarks such as […]

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Barista Stories: Irina Sharipova of Mad Espresso Team, Saint Petersburg

Our Barista Stories series has been long in the making. Since our first visits to cafes around Europe, we have met many amazing baristas who have had a number of interesting stories to share. We love the speciality coffee community exactly for the people building it and are thrilled to introduce some of those individuals […]

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Support European Baristas at World Coffee Championships in Boston

Top baristas from around the world travelled to Boston, the United States, where World Coffee Championships 2019 host two highly looked after disciplines – Barista Championship and Brewers Cup. From 11th to 14th of April, over forty European baristas will represent their home country and compare their skills with colleagues from all around the world. […]

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Factoría 77: Speciality Coffee Taking Root in the South of Spain

We often remember clearly those moments when a whole new world opened up to us— especially if it defined a turning point in our careers and passions. For Jesús Torres Felipe, the owner of Factoría 77, “Everything changed when curiosity led me to enter a small corner in Seville that sold coffee beans. When I […]

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What Happens With Coffee During Roasting?

Overall, the coffee bean experiences total transformation on all levels, a complete disaster in a really violent fashion. It basically explodes. During the roasting process, there are two levels on which something happens to coffee beans: the chemical and physical level. On the chemical level, coffee roasting replicates the ripening of the fruit in nature. […]

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Barista Stories: Thomas Suladze of სკოლა • Skola Coffee & Wine Bar, Tbilisi

Our Barista Stories series has been long in the making. Since our first visits to cafes around Europe, we have met many amazing baristas who have had a number of interesting stories to share. We love the speciality coffee community exactly for the people building it and are thrilled to introduce some of those individuals […]

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Taf is Sourcing, Roasting and Brewing Hand-Crafted Coffees

Taf is not a new name on the coffee scene in Greece, nor Europe. The short name, with a coffee bean in the middle, is recognised by many. Taf’s presence on the scene cannot be denied—recently also thanks to their ongoing appearance on the coffee-competition stages. We talked to Yiannis Taloumis, the CEO and the […]

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Three Cafes Promoting Speciality Coffee in Seville

Seville is definitely one of the most loved Spanish cities not only among tourists but also the Spanish. The city seduces with its rich culture reminiscent of its Moorish roots, spectacular medieval architecture, and flamenco that is part of evening activities of the Sevillans. Coffee has also played an important role in the life of […]

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Barista Stories: Yasser Ríos López of Nomad Coffee, Barcelona

Our Barista Stories series has been long in the making. Since our first visits to cafes around Europe, we have met many amazing baristas who have had a number of interesting stories to share. We love the speciality coffee community exactly for the people building it and are thrilled to introduce some of those individuals […]

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