At this moment I’m traveling and working in Colombia. We work with Virmax Coffee Exporters in a town called San Sebastian De La Plata. Most people here in Colombia just call it La Plata. This will be our 3rd season working with coffee producers in La Plata. Last year, I can honestly say that our San Sebastian Reserva and our micro lots from producer Pablo Zuniga made up our best offering through the winter. The coffees from our growers are consistent sweet and simply beautiful. On a very personal level, the coffees from here match what I feel like...
Guatemala video! El Socorro and Finca Santa Isabel. Enjoy a cup of these delicious micro lots while enjoying this video. Olympia Coffee Roasting Co. - Guatemalan Mico Lots from Voortex Productions on Vimeo.
- Tags: Bourbon, Central America, Codech, Cupping, Direct T, Direct Trade, El Socorro, Green Coffee Sourcing, Micro Lot, Organic, Pacamara
Olympia Coffee Roasting Co. - Costa Rican Micro Lots from Voortex Productions on Vimeo. As you are enjoying our delicious new Costa Rican Micro Lots from La Mirella, Herbazu, and Farami. See the faces and land that produced such amazing coffee for us. This video was shot during the February 2012 harvest. And, if you have not yet seen our Central American video check our From The Source. From the Source - Olympia Coffee Sourcing in Central America from Voortex Productions on Vimeo.
- Tags: Blog, Central America, Costa Rica, Cupping, Direct Trade, From The Source, Green Coffee Sourcing, Honey Process, La Mirella, Micro Lot, Organic, Processing
Our own Sam Schroeder has won first place at the Northwest Thursday Night Throwdown for the month of June. Latte Art skills!
I could write about what makes our Costa Rica Farami micro lot coffee so good from the perspective of a coffee buyer and roaster, but I want to take a moment to write as a coffee lover. For me Farami is all that... What I mean to say is that I love this coffee. I love coffees that have endless drinkability. Some coffees (usually more exotic varietals like Geisha or Pacamara, etc.) are nonstop show stoppers; every sip is a mind-blowingly awesome experience. Farami is not a show stopper in the way that a Kenya Top Auction Lot pushes...