Victrola Coffee – Honduras Santa Barbara Caracolillo Located in the town of Peña Blanca and run by agronomist Angel Arturo Paz, Beneficio San Vicente has processed numerous Cup of Excellence winners from the surrounding villages of El Cielito, El Cedral, and Las Flores in recent years. The coffees from these areas are known for their sweetness, … Continue reading "Victrola Coffee – Honduras Santa Barbara Caracolillo"
Toby’s Estate – Brazil Sertao Fazenda Sertao owners, José Isidro Pereira and his wife Nazareth Dias Pereira inherited Sertao in the 1940s. Today, their children Franciso, Luiz, Paulo, Glycia and Sandra manage the 270 hectare farm. Located on a mountainside, Sertao’s uniquely high altitude results in the perfect microclimate for growing delicious and beautifully sweet coffee. LOCATION … Continue reading "Toby’s Estate Coffee – Brazil Sertao"
Passion House is a small batch roaster in Chicago, IL with the idea that coffee can be playful, while still being sophisticated, complex, and nuanced. To make specialty coffee more accessible and approachable to customers, they separate their coffee offerings into three distinct genres: Ambient, Mainstream and Experimental. Creating a common language that goes beyond tasting notes, origins, … Continue reading "Passion House Coffee Roasters in Chicago"
In 2004, Santa Isabel experienced a pandemic of coffee rust disease. Producer Alex Keller experimented with a variety of methods to treat the problem, but finally decided that the only solution was to return to organic cultivation.