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Quaffee newsletter April 2022

Quaffee Newsletter April 2022

Introduction If you are a regular of this newsletter, you will know that we only send it out when there is news. More specifically, when there is news that is more thanRead More…

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Mpenjati coffee farm visit March 2022

A report back on our visit to Mpenjati coffee farm on the South Cost of South Africa

Puebla Caravela Visit

Mexican coffee production and tasting at Caravela Puebla

After visiting the two farms in Oaxaca state, we ended up in Oaxaca City or Oaxaca de Juárez. We arrived late in the evening and were staying outside the city. As weRead More…

San PedoLos Naranjos

Road Trip to and visit of Los Naranjos (Mexico) coffee producers

Date: 18 May 2019 We left at 7 in the morning from Puerto Escondido to visit two producers from what Caravela calls the Los Naranjos (in Mexico, not Colombia) production area. ItRead More…

Finca Las Neives Visit

Visit to Finca Las Nieves, Oaxaca, Mexico – a biodiverse coffee farm

Date of Visit: 17 May 2019   As an extension of the Mexican trip, we joined a few other roasters to a trip to Finca Las Nieves. The coffee farm is locatedRead More…


Mexico Aromas 2019 Auction Report Back

The auction was to include only the top 20 coffees, as determined by the panellists the last few days. You can read more in the post: Mexico Aromas 2019 Auction Report Back.Read More…


Reflecting on participating in our first Auction at Origin

A reflection back to participating in our first microlot auction at origin. Mexico Aromas 2019.

Jaime Casallas, Finca el Prado

Visit to Jaime Casallas, Finca el Prado

Having receive our microlot for Jaime Casallas, Finca el Prado last month, we looked through our site and noticed the original post on our old blog quaffees.com – had not imported so decidedRead More…

Addis Breakfast

Addis Impressions, Ethiopia – Day 1

Arriving on an early flight, it was refreshing to be through customs, baggage claim, and shuttled to the Deidredamo hotel within 40 minutes of landing (it should be noted that late inRead More…

Finca La Esperanza

Finca La Esperanza – Microlot Producer (Gigante, Huila, Colombia)

Farm: Finca La Eperanza Farmer: Edilfonso Yara Date Visited: 29 Apr 2016 Finca La Eperanza is high in the mountains near Gigante, in Huila. The drive up there was an interesting experience andRead More…