Coffee Talk: Ethiopia

By Danny Pinnell, SCAA Each year, the Specialty Coffee Association of America’s Annual Exposition, The Event, highlights a Portrait Country. This tradition began because our community decided to pay attention to a specific coffee origin every year, giving us the chance to learn more about different coffee origins. Every year brings a different origin, a different country …

Coffee Talk: Spaces

By Danny Pinnell, SCAA This week, our coffee talk focused on the space where coffee is consumed, the context in which we enjoy this beverage. Peter Giuliano led the talk, setting the scene in Ethiopia, the birthplace of the coffee industry. According to him, “All coffee conversations should start in Ethiopia because that’s where coffee started.” Coffee is native …