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How to Best Brew Coffee in a Chemex

HOW TO BEST BREW COFFEE IN A CHEMEX

May 11, 2017

| By Savannah Britton | To continue our brewing methods series, this week we’re tackling how to best brew coffee in a Chemex. Chemex, a pour-over method, is one of our top preferred brewing methods due to its cleanliness and vibrancy it renders the cup. The high density paper filter removes much of the oils […]

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How to Best Brew Coffee in a French Press

How to Best Brew Coffee in a French Press

May 4, 2017

| By Savannah Britton | Last week we discussed our preferred way to brew coffee in an AeroPress, so we thought we’d make it into a series and show you how to best brew coffee in a French Press this week. The French Press is a popular method because it’s a pretty straight forward brewing […]

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How to Best Brew Coffee with An AeroPress

How to Best Brew Coffee in An AeroPress

April 27, 2017

| By Savannah Phillips | One of my own personal favorite methods of brewing coffee is an AeroPress. I love it because it’s durable, compact and lightweight, so it travels very well. If you’re looking for a strong, single cup of coffee (maybe you don’t want to waste), then this is your brewing device. The […]

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Why Organic Coffee?

Why Organic Coffee?

April 22, 2017

| By Laurie Britton | When I started Café Virtuoso, from day one, people began asking me, “what’s the big deal? why organic?” My answer was, and still is, if I am going to have my own business then I need to have it mean something and to make some kind of a difference. After […]

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Café Virtuoso Introductions: Lindsay Duensing

April 13, 2017

Photo Credit: Brendan McDonald   Editor’s Note: We love and value each of our team members and are so very blessed to have such a devoted and skilled group of individuals that have contributed so much to make Café Virtuoso what it is today. Therefore, we thought it was high time that you got to […]

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Cafe Virtuoso Now Hiring Cafe Manager

We’re Hiring! Café Virtuoso is Looking for a Café Manager

April 7, 2017

| By Savannah Phillips | We’re thrilled to announce that we are expanding our team and currently looking for a Café Manager to run the overall operation of the café, including enforcement of policies and procedures, training and other auxiliary duties related to distribution and production operations. Café Virtuoso is the only 100 percent certified […]

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Madison Hartman Cafe Virtuoso

Café Virtuoso Introductions: Madison Hartman

March 30, 2017

Editor’s Note: We love and value each of our team members and are so very blessed to have such a devoted and skilled group of individuals that have contributed so much to make Cafe Virtuoso what it is today. Therefore, we thought it was high time that you got to know these amazing people with […]

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Peru Biodynamic La Chacra D'Dago

NEW COFFEE: PERUVIAN LA CHACRA D’DAGO

March 11, 2017

| By Savannah Phillips | Last month, Greg published the blog “What is Biodynamic® Coffee” highlighting this specialized method of farming typically found in the wine industry and other agricultures. It’s now becoming more common for growing coffee as well; integrating typical organic methods while also viewing all parts of the farm as being interconnected […]

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Coffee Farm

Five Tips To Be A More Eco-Friendly Coffee Drinker

February 23, 2017

| By Laurie Britton | Coffee production around the globe is massive. It’s one of the most widely-traded commodities in the world—with tens of billions of pounds produced annually in over 50 countries. This makes it very difficult to be a completely environmentally-friendly industry; just think of how much fossil fuels are burned simply transporting […]

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Savannah Coffee Champs cover

My First Experience Competing at CoffeeChamps

February 21, 2017

| By Savannah Phillips | I’ve been trying to compete at CoffeeChamps ever since I became a Level II Certified Barista. For those of you who know me, working in the coffee industry is one of my biggest passions in life, so being able to compete to not only represent Cafe Virtuoso and what we […]

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