It's Back!

Our extremely popular, limited-time only Ethiopia 'Amaro Gayo' is in-season once again! Get yours while you can:

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FALL In Love

Summer is officially over. "Sigh!"

Well, it’s not all bad. Fall in the Carolinas is spectacular! The leaves changing. Driving down the Blue Ridge Parkway. The beaches are still enjoyable and less crowded. These are just a few of our favorite things during this wonderful season.

We’d also like to share some more of our favorite things with you!

As the temperature begins to drop, now is a...

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Coffee & Food Type Combinations

Cookies and pastries are quite a popular accessory to any cup of coffee. But did you know there are actually specific foods that go better with certain coffee flavors? Coffee and cake, for example:

There are many types of coffee and many flavors of cake. Chocolate cake pairs best with a medium or dark roast coffee. Arabica coffees pair well with chocolate mousse cakes. But carrot cake matches best...

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Gourmet Coffee: Location, Location, Location

Only the best of gourmet coffee beans originate from being properly selected and cared for during the process of harvesting. But the quality of these beans lies heavily in the environmental surroundings of where they're grown. The most fertile and rich soil can be found in the slopes of volcanic mountains, which also offer high elevation-- another important factor in high quality gourmet coffee beans...

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Spring is Finally Here...

...and we're loving the warm weather! Coffee isn't just for the cold winter months. This time of year, you want a coffee that's bright and smooth. We've been starting our days with a cup of Carolina Morning. It's subtle citrus and dark chocolate flavor is perfect for an April morning. We're planning on brewing some of our Porch Time while we relax outside this afternoon. We have blends for...

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Master the French Press for exceptional coffee

Using a French Press for your home brewing is a rewarding way to add a personal touch to any cup of coffee. The rich flavor a hand-crafted cup is truly exceptional. There's no need to be intimidated by doing things the manual way, using a French Press is easy to master:

  1. Boil as much water as needed for the amount of coffee you'll be making.
  2. Preheat your French Press with warm...

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