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World Barista Championship Equipment Sponsers Announced!

As of this morning, the official equipment sponsors of the World Barista Championship were announced. We at PT’s, having been involved in this event since 2001, are proud to share the news that Nuova Simonelli’s Aurelia was was chosen to be the official espresso machine through the 2011 season of this, and all SCAA USBC… Continue Reading

PT’S FLAT RATE SHIPPING EXTRAVAGANZA

Shipping costs got you down? At PT’s Coffee, we know that people do not mind paying for exceptional coffee; it’s just those darn shipping costs that give people grief. For this reason, we are trying out a flat rate shipping program that might make your daily cups of coffee taste even better. For anyone who… Continue Reading

Bringing Back Antigua

    PT’s Coffee and Finca La Felicidad are bringing back Antigua. For years, coffee from the Antigua region of Guatemala was rich and balanced. Their climate and topography is perfect for growing coffee. Once farmers outside the Antigua region realized that “Antigua” coffee was able to command a high price, they started selling their… Continue Reading

NEW COFFEE – MCHANA ESTATE PEABERRY – KENYA

From the lush coffee farms of Mchana Estate comes a wonderful Kenyan peaberry.  This peaberry is grown at 1700 meters, creating an incredibly noble coffee.  Its aroma has a slight sweetness that is reminiscent of a melon.  In the cup, aged cedar is accentuated by a hint of vanilla.  Peaberries are an anomaly where only… Continue Reading

HACIENDA LA ESMERALDA SPECIAL IS BACK!!!

Hacienda La Esmeralda Special is Back! This year’s harvest of one of our best-selling coffees from last year is here!  Hacienda La Esmeralda Special is a coffee that stands out on the cupping table.  Those who have tasted this coffee before know it by its distinct aroma and taste.  Its combination of floral and citrus… Continue Reading

PT’S NEW GIZMO ESPRESSO

We have partnered with the media company, Gizmo, to document the amazing story of the Tanzanian coffee farmers of the Kanyovu Coop.  With the help of Sustainable Harvest and a few select coffee roasters, these farmers have dramatically improved the quality and value of their coffee.  These farmers are creating a sustainable way of life. … Continue Reading

LIFE TIME ACHIEVEMENT FOR ESMERALDA OWNER

Hacienda La Esmeralda, the source of the highly prized Geisha coffee from Panama, won the SPECIALTY COFFEE ASSOCIATION OF EUROPE highest honor, the Lifetime Achievement award, at the Awards for Coffee Excellence evening dinner held during late June’s Wonderful Coffee event in Copenhagen, Denmark.Price Peterson, of the family that has owned La Esmeralda for several decades, was… Continue Reading

NEW 90+ RATINGS FROM COFFEE REVIEW!

They’ve done it again! The combined skills of Adam, our roaster, and Jeff, our coffee buyer, have produced three 90+ ratings from Coffee Review. Ken David’s favorite of the three coffees that we submitted is our organic Ethiopia Limu, Gomma. He gave it a 92, saying, “Very sweet-toned aroma: honey, cherryish coffee fruit, flowering grass.… Continue Reading

GOMBE COFFEE PROJECT – TANZANIA NOW AVAILABLE

We are proud to announce that the coffee from the Gombe Coffee Project is finally available. All of Sustainable Harvest’s and the Tanzanian farmers’ labor has certainly paid off. They have gone from producing a coffee that could not be considered “Specialty Coffee” to producing a coffee that we cupped at an 89! In the… Continue Reading