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Coffee Talk: Ethiopia

By Danny Pinnell, SCAA Each year, the Specialty Coffee Association of America’s Annual Exposition, The Event, highlights a Portrait Country. This … »

La Golondrina

Coffee Talk: La Golondrina

By Danny Pinnell, SCAA The 27th Annual Event is quickly approaching, and that means we’re busy, busy, busy here in … »


Coffee Talk: Castillo

By Danny Pinnell, SCAA “This is a story of redemption,” Peter Giuliano said as he began his most recent coffee … »

Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony

Coffee Talk: Spaces

By Danny Pinnell, SCAA This week, our coffee talk focused on the space where coffee is consumed, the context in … »

Nick Cho

Coffee Talk: Brewing

By Danny Pinnell, SCAA Nicholas Cho, a former member of the Barista Guild of America Executive Council and SCAA Board of … »

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Coffee Talk: Sorting

By Danny Pinnell, SCAA We had the honor of hosting Portola Coffee Lab’s Jon Paul Doerr (pictured) at our last … »

Coffee Talk: Brazil

By Danny Pinnell, SCAA This week’s staff meeting was wholly dedicated to The Event in April, but we (of course!) … »