Medellin’s Growing Specialty Coffee Scene

Medellin, Colombia boasts some new top-flight specialty coffee cafés I was fortunate enough to visit Antioquia last week to attend the New Generation of Coffee Growers camp, and along the way I got to spend a little time visiting some new cafés in the region’s capital, Medellin. Not too long … Read more →


Black Eagle Gravimetric Events Coming to NYC, Maine

The Victoria Arduino Black Eagle Gravimetric Espresso Machine to Make Its East Coast Debut this Week One of the highlights of this year’s Specialty Coffee Association of America Conference in Seattle was an evening event hosted by Nuova Simonelli and Victoria Arduino to introduce the new Victoria Arduino Black Eagle … Read more →

A cappuccino for here, for you at Novo Coffee on Gilpin. Photo by: Erica Krysl.

Essay: Feminine Beauty in Denver’s Coffee Scene

BY KRISTYN WADE SPECIAL TO BARISTA MAGAZINE The coffee scene in Denver is taking over the world one woman at a time. Whether it’s the barista who serves you your cappuccino, the owner who appreciates every single person who walks in their door, or the roaster’s family who is the … Read more →


Coffee Fest Chicago is Here! Our Tips for Making it Great

We’re so excited to be in Chicago for another great edition of Coffee Fest, which continues to be the best coffee show for small retailers around. The show floor is manageable, the companies represented are exactly the kinds of products independent cafe owners are looking for, the ticket price is … Read more →

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Dukale’s Dream: Mainstream Documentary Tackles Specialty Coffee

Hugh Jackman carries documentary about specialty coffee with Dukale’s Dream, in theaters now BY ASHLEY RODRIGUEZ SPECIAL TO BARISTA MAGAZINE Dukale’s Dream recounts a full circle excursion of what it means to provide aid and highlight poverty and inequity issues in a meaningful way. This feature-length documentary, which opens in … Read more →


Welcome to the June+July 2015 issue of Barista Magazine!

The June+July 2015 issue of Barista Magazine is out, featuring the WBC, Cold-Brew Coffee Trends, Cafe Necessities, Tech Support, and much more! Happy June, everyone! Hard to believe that 2015 is halfway over already, huh? We couldn’t be more pleased to celebrate this mid-year mark with the unveiling of the June+July … Read more →


New Concepts in Payment Tech at the National Restaurant Show

Editor’s note: Andy’s earlier report on POS tech from this year’s National Restaurant Show can be accessed by clicking HERE. BY ANDY FREIVOGEL SPECIAL TO BARISTA MAGAZINE Specialty-coffee retailers wringing their hands over the coming sh*tstorm in October 2015 (we’re either calling it “Card-maggedon” or “End Of Payz,” when credit … Read more →

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WBC Champ Alejandro Mendez to Open Concept Café in Madison, Wisc.

El Salvador’s Alejandro Mendez—the 2011 World Barista Champion—set to open 5th Element Coffee in Madison and focus exclusively 0n Salvadoran coffees Alejandro Mendez, 2011 World Barista Champion, has chosen Madison, Wisconsin to launch his first venture in the United States.  The neighborhood concept coffee bar, 5th Element Coffee, will be located at … Read more →

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