Category Archives: Cupping

An Education – Cupping 19 unique micro-lots

Written on March 15, 2012 at 9:29 am, by

I recently had the please of meeting Ted Buracas of NewContent.  Ted Buracas is a writer, photographer, and film maker in Calgary, where he counts coffee as one of his many passions. You can find this article cross posted on the blog,  Ted got in touch with me as he knew I was going toMore

Nicaraguan Coffee buying trip – 2011

Written on February 21, 2011 at 11:46 am, by

We have successfully completed another buying trip in Nicaragua and this year we have done something a little different. We are still working with Erwin Miersch and his family who have farms in both Jinotega and Matagalpa, but for the first time we aren’t focusing on just a single lot of coffee. Instead we wanted to taste coffees and approach this up coming year with a variety of Estates, processes and varietals. This is going to be a fun & exciting year filled with selection.

Discover African Coffee! Public cupping March 12th.

Written on March 9, 2010 at 12:06 pm, by

Its time for another free public cupping event which will be help this Friday March 12th at 1:30. We are going to be tasting 13 different varieties of African’s from 5 different countries: 4 x Ethiopians 4 x Tanazanias 3 x Burundis 1 x Rwanda 1 x Kenya I hope that many of you canMore

Taste of Fratello public cupping Feb 10th

Written on February 5, 2010 at 1:21 pm, by

Fratello coffee is going to be holding a casual public cupping of 10 fantastic coffees that we offer. We invite the public to come to Fratello on Feb 10th at 1:30 to taste a wide variety of offerings. If you have not come out to one of our last cupping sessions this is a greatMore

2009 Brazilian Cup of Excellence public coffee cupping

Written on January 6, 2010 at 10:10 am, by

Fratello Coffee is going to be holding a public cupping of the top 10 Cup of Excellence coffees from the Brazilian 2009 competition.  If you are interested in tasting these coffees, please come to Fratello Coffee on January 12th @ 1:30.  The auction for these coffees will be on January 19th.   26 lots of coffeeMore

Sumatran / Indonesian Public Coffee Cupping

Written on December 8, 2009 at 10:12 am, by

Good day all you coffee lovers.   I’d like to invite you to come to Fratello Coffee this Thursday at 2:30 for another free public cupping.  This week we will be sampling 16 different Sumatran & Indonesian coffee.  Each of these are from different cooperatives, each processed differently and each to deliver a different profile in the cup.More