For the past two years, the Russian specialty coffee company Soyuz Coffee Roasting has been exponentially increasing consumer awareness and appreciation of gourmet coffee through an entirely unique event: leave it to a Russian company who, when they want to make a splash, they make a tidal wave. The Specialty … Read more →
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Ah, Moscow… it’s such an amazing city. I’ve had the good fortune to travel there twice to spend time with barista champions from around the world as they took over Red Square in a coffee-making extravaganza event organized by Russian specialty roaster Soyuz. Specialty coffee in the great city within … Read more →
I can’t believe it’s almost time for me to head back to Portland, Ore. — my flight leaves on Thursday morning, and by air travel magic, I return to Portland a few hours later on Thursday evening. I have been here in Moscow only 4 days. but it feels like … Read more →
Day two (for me anyway—I’m here in Moscow for the last half of team one’s adventure, and the beginning half of team two’s), anyway, so day two began with sunshine! These Latin baristas—Raul, Daniel,, Alejandro, I’m talking to you—as well as the Italian—were having some trouble with the cold yesterday. … Read more →
Just hours ago, I arrived from the United States to Moscow—my second trip to this amazing, beautiful and totally wild city. I’m here almost one year exactly from when I first visited, and for the same reason. Only, in the true style of Russia, everything is bigger, grander, and even … Read more →