Cafe Imports Guatemala Origin Trip 2011

 Guatemala Origin Trip This year’s origin trip brought together two Café Imports staff, 16 wonderful guests and one very special little girl. To put it mildly…the experience was outstanding. Anacafé graciously hosted our event and traveled with us every step of the way offering all sorts of insight to the tour sites and Guatemalan culture.    Our […]

Los Naranjos de San Augustin, Colombia

I don’t know if any of you remember this coffee but four years ago we bought one container from some friendly exporters in Colombia for $1.75. It was the best Colombian coffee we had ever tasted; Intense passion fruit, bright champagne like acidity and rich, cocoa body. It blew out of here like wildfire. The next […]

2011 Northwest RBC Recap

This past weekend I spent some time out in the Northwest for the Regional Barista Competition.  It was really neat to spend some time in a part of the country that is so rich with coffee knowledge and really stellar roasters. I flew into PDX and spent some time in Portland getting know some of […]


Snow-M-G! February is notorious for its storms and cold. This year is no different than any other. We’re experiencing (and expecting more) snow, ice, high winds, blizzard conditions, and even severe thunder storms.   Some parts of the Midwest are expecting around a foot of snow, while the East is approaching two feet. With cities […]