Korea: Namusairo Coffee To Host Cafe Imports Cupping On November 21st

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Fresh off the heels of launching a Korean language version of their coffee variety tree, our friends and partners at Cafe Imports are teaming up with Namusairo Coffee in Seoul to throw a fabulous in-season cupping at Namusairo's cafe on November 21st. Guests will receive gift bags including coffees from Namusairo, a poster version of the coffee … [Read more...]

Geishas! Cascara! Slurping! At A Coffee Cupping In Melbourne

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I’ve got to admit—I don’t find a huge amount of time in my day-to-day to attend cuppings. Working full-time in a busy café and writing and taking photos the rest of the time, there’s not a whole bunch of space for the ol’ slurp and spit. That said, when a cupping table full of coffees fresh from Panama arises, it’s rather hard to turn down. … [Read more...]

Go Try Australian Coffees At Ceremony In Maryland This Friday!

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Australian coffee is a bit like wine from Australia: they're doing some of the best in the world, and keeping most of it for themselves! But that's ever-so-slightly starting to change here in the United States, where cuppings like our recent event with La Marzocco are introducing American coffee lovers to coffees from some of Australia's best … [Read more...]

Bowie, Beans, And Beer At An International Coffee Party In Berlin

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On June 7th, 2014, Sprudge.com and our friends and partners at Cafe Imports teamed up for a public cupping party in the city of Berlin. This was our eight public cupping party event, and our first in Europe; previous engagements have included at the Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco (with Blue Bottle Coffee), Magic Johnston in Melbourne (with … [Read more...]

Berlin: Sprudge + Cafe Imports Team Up For A Giant Party On June 7th

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Dateline, Berlin: On Saturday, June 7th, Sprudge.com and Cafe Imports are teaming up for an evening of coffees, beers, and music. Hosted by The Barn at their gorgeous roastery, this event marks the first time we've thrown a party of any sort on the European continent, and what better city than Berlin? Home to one of Europe's most exciting … [Read more...]

Melbourne: Looking Back At Our International Cupping With Everyday Coffee

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If you'll pardon the cliche, there's a little piece of our hearts that we left behind in Melbourne. That charming city, and its lovely residents, made a big impression on Your Sprudge Editors. And although the World Barista Championship and Melbourne International Coffee Expo were all the way back in May, there's still more awesome moments from our … [Read more...]

St. Louis: Hold The Cream! Half & Half’s New Full Service Cuppings

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We keep a little running list of cafes around the world we're dying to visit, and towards the top of that list is Half & Half in St. Louis, Missouri. It's a lovely looking farm-to-table restaurant with a very serious multiroaster coffee program, run by 2012 South Central Brewers Cup champ Mike Marquard. Their menu is pretty unique; cupping … [Read more...]