October 14, 2020

Virtual Events In Coffee: The World’s Largest Coffee Tasting 2020

On October 3, 2020, James Hoffmann hosted The World’s Largest Coffee Tasting. Much like any normal cupping, this involved tasting and comparing a few different...

August 21, 2020

Responding To Coffee Overscoring Issues In Producing Countries

A few weeks ago, I wrote an article about the issue of coffee overscoring in producing countries. The feedback we received motivated us to dig...

July 31, 2020

Responsible Coffee Cupping During Covid-19

Professionals cup coffee to observe the quality, aroma, and flavours of a coffee. Cupping is typically carried out in groups, generally to foster discussion and...

July 16, 2020

Tackling Unintentional Coffee Overscoring in Producing Countries

In the specialty coffee industry, high quality coffees are cupped and allocated a score by a tasting/grading professional or a Q grader. These scores act...

March 26, 2020

A Beginner’s Guide to Cupping Coffee & Improving Your Palate

Cupping is the industry standard for coffee quality evaluations, and a great way to learn more about coffee whether you’re a consumer, roaster, trader, or...