March 23, 2014

Amazing Espresso Machine... for a Mere $10K

The design is amazing, and watching the video will make this machine seem even more amazing. Brew, steamed milk and then it cleans itself, nice.

From Huff; more at Scanomat.

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March 23, 2014

Nespresso Limited Edition: Two Colombian Capsules - Cuaca and Santander

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Nespresso is rolling out two Limited Editions from Colombia to celebrate their relationship with the Colombian coffee growers. The Terroirs of Colombia are two looks at micro climates in Colombia; Cuaca is a wetter, greener climate, while those from the Santander capsule are in a drier, region.

Cuaca - fruity winey notes with complex and aromatic with a light acidity; intensity 6

Santader - hints of toasted bread and caramel notes; intensity 7

We'll be getting some and we'll let you now what we think…..more at the Limited Edition 2014 Nespresso Promo Site

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March 11, 2014

Review: Nespresso VertuoLine Espresso and Coffee Machine

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The Nespresso Machine Line has grown in a direction that is a move to take on the US Market; one that is just recently dominated more and more by the K-Cup, with incredible growth in the past 4-5 years. Nespresso has a market share dominant position in Europe, where the classic Nespresso capsules account for well per half of the single serve coffee market. Yes, Espresso is the cup of the day for many Europeans.

To take on the US Market, Nespresso reportedly worked on this innovative machine for a decade; with a new "Centrifusion" extraction technique that spins the dome shaped capsule at 7,000 RPMs while pumping hot water into the middle of the capsule, and spinning it out the perimeter of the capsule. The technique is novel, and produces a full bodied cup of coffee and a good espresso.

There's a lot to like about the VertuoLine machine and a fees things to dislike. Will they see success in the US market, or will it become an also-ran that barely makes its mark?

Full review is after the jump….

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