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What the Heck Is an Affogato

What the Heck Is an Affogato

We have a lot of foods to thank the Italians for: pizza, prosciutto, Parmesan cheese, virtually every pasta sauce imaginable, risotto, lasagna, tiramisu — the list goes on! But the Italians have more secrets up their sleeve, and it’s time to uncover them. The latest Italian treat to add to your repertoire? The affogato, your […]

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Does Coffee Have Terroir?

Does Coffee Have Terroir?

Us wine industry folks talk about terroir a lot. A core concept in how we view wine in the 21st century, terroir is the idea that soil, climate, and topography all give a wine a distinctive characteristic that it wouldn’t have if the grapes were grown elsewhere. It’s an idea that posits the locale where grapes are […]

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9 Things to Put in Your Coffee to Up the Ante

9 Things to Put in Your Coffee to Up the Ante

If you’re anything like us, the only motivating factor for getting out of bed in the morning is the sweet, sacred promise of your morning cup of coffee. The aromas of the fresh grounds, the gurgling sound the pot makes when it’s near finishing… really, nothing else compares. But this probably isn’t your only cup of […]

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How To Make the Perfect Drip Coffee

How To Make the Perfect Drip Coffee

French press, pour over, hand-pulled espresso. It seems like every which way we turn, a new artisanal coffee shop is popping up, boasting the latest and greatest forms of brewing to make you the best cup of coffee you’ve ever had in your life. While we’re all about artisanal coffee shops — and definitely all […]

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