Category Archives: Hawaiian Kona

A Visit to Hawaii – Drinking Gourmet Kona Beans Every Morning

I recently spent a week in Hawaii on the beautiful island of Maui enjoying the sandy beaches, snorkeling in the sparkling blue waters and of course … drinking fresh Maui and Kona grown coffee beans. What a delight to have such easy access to Hawaii’s world renowned coffee – some of the most sought after […]

From Hawaii’s Kona Coast

From Hawaii’s Kona coast, we bring you handpicked Kona Volcanic Estate gourmet coffee beans. Did You Know? Kona coffee is the only Gourmet Coffee grown in the continental US. Incredibly, Kona produces nearly 2,000 lbs of coffee per acre annually. This is the world’s highest yield of Arabica beans per acre; the average yield per […]

What is Cuvee Coffee?

When browsing our products you may have noticed that we sell three different ‘Cuvee’ coffees. The term Cuvee is actually borrowed from the world of French wine which denotes a very special blend or batch of wine. It usually signifies a particular combination of grapes that are superior to the usual combination of grapes used […]

Quality High Altitude Coffee Beans

Any coffee beans grown at altitudes above 3,900 feet and up to 5,200 feet are considered ‘high altitude’ coffee beans. The high altitudes provide ideal growing conditions with the perfect combinations of temperature, light and lower oxygen levels. The specific combination causes the coffee plant and its cherries to ripen much slower than coffee plants […]

Kona Coffee: A Coffee Lover’s Holy Grail

Kona coffee is grown in the Kona Coffee Belt, located in Hawaii along the slopes of Hualalai and Mauna Loa volcanoes. The volcanic soil provides a gloriously fertile area roughly one mile wide and thirty miles long. The climate and land in this specific place is highly ideal for growing gourmet coffee. The low elevation […]

Coffees Around the World

In North America, coffee has many traditions. It represents conversation and friendship, is part of the morning routine and aids in boosting energy levels. But what about coffees around the world? Most people who travel have interesting stories of sharing a meal with a local or experiencing a new food or drink very different from […]

Premium Coffee Beans

When you shop for specialty coffee (or “premium coffee’), the sheer variety of coffee available in the market today can make your head spin. Of those hundreds of coffee varieties, only a few can really be called premium coffee, although the term is used quite generously for any kind of coffee. Let’s look at what […]

Roasting and Blending Coffee Beans

Roasting and blending coffee beans allows us to create even more varieties of unique coffee flavors. Coffee blending is an art where different coffee beans are blended together to create new and exciting coffee flavors that complement each other so as to give a balanced and unique cup of our favorite beverage. Why Blend Coffee […]