Daily Archive for April 7th, 2009

cups of excellences

Take a look over to the right column of this here humble “BLOG” and you see our latest arrivals of coffee. Lo and Behold! Actual lots from the Rwanda and Bolivia Cup of Excellence competitions. As the coffee buyer and cupper here at SM, even I can’t quite believe they actually arrived. Sometimes it seems that the deliveries of these lots take longer and longer and longer. When was I at the Rwanda CoE? Last August? What month is it now, April? Lordy. The good news is this: we have been vacuum packing all of our CoE lots, and they are cupping incredibly good, super clean, vividly bright. Be they tardy as all get out, vacuum packaging has been the savior of these long lost lots, and they are just as they were on the cupping table at the event. The reviews are thorough, check them out … -Tom

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Trip reports from Central America

Volcan Baru from the Volcancito side

Volcan Baru from the Volcancito side

Tom’s trip reports from the trip he made in late March to Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua are just posted. The trips were short – but action packed! Lots of good information about what we can expect in terms of coffees from the new crop in these countries. And of course, lots of fun photos.- Maria

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