Posts Tagged ‘costa rica’

On the Road: Costa Rica Part One – La Minita Estate

A small group from our Customer Service and Retail departments joined Bob on his latest visit to a few plantations in Costa Rica. They were there to learn about coffee production, harvesting, and processing at the source. One member of the party, Emma Sinclair–customer service rep. extraordinaire, maintained an excellent travel log and you can Read more

Photo Album: Hilary Yarbrough in Costa Rica

Recently our all-star retail management team spent some time in Costa Rica learning about coffee production and processing at the origin.Talented photographer and coffee-bar manager Hilary Yarbrough brought her camera and has shown us what things are like on a coffee farm in Costa Rica. We have a more detailed trip report on the way, but Read more

Costa Rican Coffee

For our September Public Cupping, we will be led by Batdorf & Bronson’s Roaster and Retail Trainer Emily Jackson. Join us as we taste, evaluate and discuss coffees from Costa Rica. Learn how processing, varietal and terroir impact the final product. Come experience the differences between several coffees from a single origin. Featuring our very Read more

Wednesday Cupping Notes

Its that time of year when we start to see the first of the 2011 crops begin to arrive in the roastery. Today we cupped a preshipment of the 2011 Costa Rica  Cerro del Fuego  next to the current crop we have in the warehouse. This crop of Cerro del Fuego is promising with lots Read more