Category Archives: Costa Rica

Farmer Profile: Omar Calderon

Name: Granitos de Ortiz Location: San Maria de Dota, Costa Rica Region: Tarrazu Altitude(masl): 1650-2200 Average Annual Rainfall(mm): 2600 Process: Washed Drying Method: Sun Variety: Red and Yellow Catuai, Typica Soil: Volcanic About Tarrazu is one of the best areas

Farmer Profile: Omar Calderon

Name: Granitos de Ortiz Location: San Maria de Dota, Costa Rica Region: Tarrazu Altitude(masl): 1650-2200 Average Annual Rainfall(mm): 2600 Process: Washed Drying Method: Sun Variety: Red and Yellow Catuai, Typica Soil: Volcanic About Tarrazu is one of the best areas

Producer Profile: the Bonillas of La Loma & Don Mayo

Farm: La Loma Owner: Hector Bonilla Region: Tarrazu Micro Region: San Francisco de Leon Cortes Micro mill: Don Mayo Altitude (masl): 1850 Varietal: Red Catuai Process: Fully Washed About Hector and Pablo Bonilla, owners of the La Loma farm, are

Producer Profile: the Bonillas of La Loma & Don Mayo

Farm: La Loma Owner: Hector Bonilla Region: Tarrazu Micro Region: San Francisco de Leon Cortes Micro mill: Don Mayo Altitude (masl): 1850 Varietal: Red Catuai Process: Fully Washed About Hector and Pablo Bonilla, owners of the La Loma farm, are

Producer Profile: Rivera family & Puente Tarrazu

Farm: La Pena Producer: Mr. Rodolfo Rivera Region: Tarrazu Micro Region: Santa Cruz de Leon Cortes Micro mill: Puente Tarrazu Altitude (masl): 1650 Varietal: Caturra Process: Yellow Honey About Tarrazu is one of the best areas in Costa Rica for

Producer Profile: Rivera family & Puente Tarrazu

Farm: La Pena Producer: Mr. Rodolfo Rivera Region: Tarrazu Micro Region: Santa Cruz de Leon Cortes Micro mill: Puente Tarrazu Altitude (masl): 1650 Varietal: Caturra Process: Yellow Honey About Tarrazu is one of the best areas in Costa Rica for

Producer Profile: Hernan Solis & Helsar de Zarcero

Farm: Solis Owner: Hernan Solis Region: West Valley Micro Region: Llano Bonito Naranjo Micro mill: Helsar de Zarcero Altitude (masl): 1700 Varietal: Villa Sarchí Process: Fully Washed About Every time we meet with Mr. Solis, we are impressed with his eagerness

Producer Profile: Hernan Solis & Helsar de Zarcero

Farm: Solis Owner: Hernan Solis Region: West Valley Micro Region: Llano Bonito Naranjo Micro mill: Helsar de Zarcero Altitude (masl): 1700 Varietal: Villa Sarchí Process: Fully Washed About Every time we meet with Mr. Solis, we are impressed with his eagerness

London Cupping Captured

Some wonderful photos of a wonderful cupping: thank you London!

London Cupping Captured

Some wonderful photos of a wonderful cupping: thank you London!

London Centrals Cupping: Thursday 27th September

After the overwhelming success of our last London cuppings, we have decided to come back and present our latest coffee gems in the shape of Honduras, Costa Rica and Panama (Geisha). We will be hosted by the wonderful people at

London Centrals Cupping: Thursday 27th September

After the overwhelming success of our last London cuppings, we have decided to come back and present our latest coffee gems in the shape of Honduras, Costa Rica and Panama (Geisha). We will be hosted by the wonderful people at

“Micromills of Costa Rica and Best of Best of Panama” cupping

Hello Good Coffee People! Last Friday Lars Huse, coffee lover and illustrator extraordinaire, released “Coffee A-Z” – a delightful little book filled with coffee information and accompanying illustrations. As the title succinctly describes it, the book informs and visualizes the world

“Micromills of Costa Rica and Best of Best of Panama” cupping

Hello Good Coffee People! Last Friday Lars Huse, coffee lover and illustrator extraordinaire, released “Coffee A-Z” – a delightful little book filled with coffee information and accompanying illustrations. As the title succinctly describes it, the book informs and visualizes the world

London Cupping, May 18 – the lineup

Hello London Coffee! Hope you’re ready and excited to cup some fantastic coffee today. Here is the lineup, organized by origin, varietal, then process. Table #1 Highlights from Central America COSTA RICA, various mills & regions Helsar de Zarcero mill,

London Cupping, May 18 – the lineup

Hello London Coffee! Hope you’re ready and excited to cup some fantastic coffee today. Here is the lineup, organized by origin, varietal, then process. Table #1 Highlights from Central America COSTA RICA, various mills & regions Helsar de Zarcero mill,

May 10 Cuppings in Gothenburg

Last Thursday Da Matteo roastery graciously hosted Collaborative cuppings for roasters interested in buying incoming coffees from Honduras and Panama. Since Giancarlo was also in Sweden at the time, Virmax took the opportunity to present on varietals in Colombia – specifically

May 10 Cuppings in Gothenburg

Last Thursday Da Matteo roastery graciously hosted Collaborative cuppings for roasters interested in buying incoming coffees from Honduras and Panama. Since Giancarlo was also in Sweden at the time, Virmax took the opportunity to present on varietals in Colombia – specifically