Machacamarca & Has Bean: An excellent Bolivian, an amazing relationship I have been very fortunate to find people in the coffee industry who have been generous with insight and passionate about their craft. One person who has been extremely supportive of my endeavor into this next level is Stephen Leighton of Has Bean Coffee in Staffordshire, England. I watch his video blog In My Mug and...
Cusco Cupping : Table #16 July 20th at Cafe Verde... →
K.C. O’Keefe has a nice cafe in Lima, Peru: Cafe Verde. He has done an impressive job over the years of improving and promoting Peruvian coffee. He has helped train a lot of people in Peru to be Q graders and improve the quality in the cup. This is a nice photo of Cusco coffees being cupped at his shop from the Cafe Verde Facebook Page. In the album you’ll also see the initial...
Jay Yoo: George Steinbrenner Letter (Thanks!) →
During my venture money raising days, I sent a business plan to a few people, including George Steinbrenner. I had 100% no connections to/with the guy, so why bother? Why not - the guy was from Cleveland. That was my job as entrepreneur; I sent it (the BP) to everyone and was especially…
Great piece about Specialty Coffee from Nightline
Melbourne, Australia has always been on my radar as far as coffee culture, but it has become more of an interest lately. I have been looking more into it because I want to make a concerted effort to visit-it may not happen soon but it’s on the list. Espresso Melbourne is a website that highlighted this video by a roaster at a place called Auction Rooms: ”A great mini documentary...