Coffee Time Adventures


Bolivia – Finca Nueva Llusta

A complex coffee with a full bodied feel and plumy notes. Bolivia has a special place in our hearts and this coffee does not disappoint. Our Grower Asencio Ticona and his family, migrated from La Paz to Yungas – Caranavi to dedicate himself to the production of coffee. When he started out in coffee, the […]

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Rwanda – Kinunu

This is a great complex coffee with a full bodied sweetness and a ginger tang. Our Growers Kinunu washing station lies on the shores of Lake Kivu, a large ‘inland sea’ along Rwanda’s western border with the Democratic Republic of Congo. It is a magical place, with Bourbon coffee trees growing down steep, fertile hills […]

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El Salvador – El Borbollon

We love the refined sweetness of this coffee and the long chocolate aftertaste. Our Growers The Alvarez family have been growing coffee in El Salvador for over 100 years and across four generations. Their award-winning farms are located on the lush green hills of Santa Ana, in the west of the country, whose rich volcanic […]

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Brazil – Fazenda Canta Galo

These lovely Icatu beans from the highlands north west of Rio de Janeiro have a light coffee flavour with a hint of spice, perfect for all day drinking. Our Grower Fazenda Canta Galo is located in green, hilly country near the town of Areado in South Minas Gerais, at around 800 to 1120 metres above […]

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Honduras – Finca La Florida

This is a sweet full bodied coffee with a long apply aftertaste and medium acidity. Our Grower Situated close to the highland town of Marcala in the district of La Paz, Finca La Florida lies at the very heart of an area famed for its exceptional coffee. Blessed with steep hillsides and abundant sunshine these […]

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Kenya – Kii AA

This is a rich fruit coffee, with a long sweet aftertaste and a beautiful blackcurrant flavour. Our Growers Kii farm was established in 1976 under the giant Rung’eto and is owned by small scale farmers. Located in the Kirinyaga district of Kenya, about 190 Km North of Nairobi, the farm sits near the Mt Kenya […]

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The Big Squeeze

Bee looked happy as she sat proudly on the drive this morning sporting the mud badges of the previous day’s excitement. Our quiet corner of Wales may not be as exhilarating as her previous life in the Amazon jungle and the Bolivian deserts, but Bee had proved that she was still up to the job. […]

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Crate Expectations

Well there was little point in procrastinating now we had come this far. Our roaster was safely stowed in it’s travel crate on our front lawn, the sun was shining and, once we had ascertained that the winch problem was nothing more than a disconnected battery, Bee, our Land Rover, was ready and waiting. The […]

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Our shiny new roaster

Thursday closed with a great sense of anticipation. We had moved our vehicles out of the barn, off of the wide hammerhead driveway and on to the soft mossy grass to await our long expected delivery the next day. There was still tension in the air the next morning as Greg (a night owl, certainly […]

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