Tag Archives: specialty coffee

Q Grader Certification Course in Italy

It was another great week of cupping and grading coffee in Ancona, at Nuova Simonelli headquarters. Giovanni Fucili was kind enough to share the above images and video clips from the Q Grader Certification training class.  

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Press Release: Organic Coffee Roaster & Retailer Launches in Beijing, China

For Immediate Release: It is estimated that 1.4 billion cups of coffee are consumed around the world on an average day. Add to that the growing economy of China, a traditional tea market with an expanding global appetite for coffee, … Continue reading

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January 2012: Coffee Quality Control Course In Italy

I’ll be back at Nuova Simonelli’s headquarters in January to lead a five-day course that delves deeply into roasting and cupping, tying them to their ultimate goal: quality. Download the press release for the roasting and cupping classes here. Space … Continue reading

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It Was A Coffee Quality Revolution at Nuova Simonelli

I just spent a few days at Nuova Simonelli headquarters, outside Ancona, for the their Coffee Quality Revolution event. I was there to give a talk on how coffee quality affects profit from all industry standpoints. VST Inc.’s Vince Fedele … Continue reading

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Ramacafe-Micro Lots and Micro Relationships

RAMACAFE, August 28-31, 2011 Managua, Nicaragua Featured Presentation: “Micro Lots and Micro Relationships” More and more roasters are making conscious decisions to travel to coffee growing countries, being away from their shops at a time when profits are more difficult to … Continue reading

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World Barista Competition 2011 Bogota: Live Feed

Watch as the best Baristas from around the world compete for the World Barista Champion title. Continue reading

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Success and Coffee Culture

Culture Defined: An integrated pattern of human knowledge, belief, and behavior that depends upon the capacity for symbolic thought and social learning. The set of shared attitudes, values, goals, and practices that characterizes an institution, organization or group. From the … Continue reading

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Cupping Micro-Lots

For the third day in Houston, Brewed Behavior clients and friends met producers and cup coffees together. Continue reading

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