West Coast Coffee Roadtrip

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Brian W. Jones is a busy man. The popular author of Dear Coffee, I Love You, a multitalented designer, an honorary Swede, part of Supersonic Coffee and a NCC team member, he’s heavily involved with the worlds of coffee and design, and particularly where they intersect. Starting now and in the immediate future, he will be wearing his coffee and Swede hats, riding a beautiful Volvo up and down the West Coast of the USA, stopping to enjoy (and document!) the coffees and coffee shops on the way. More »

From the Archives
The Nordic Barista Cup: An Overview

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What originally started as a lighthearted contest between the barista teams of Denmark and Norway, has since 2003 gradually grown into one of the most forward thinking workshops in the world of coffee. More »

Erna Knutsen: The Grand Old Lady of Specialty Coffee

Erna Knutsen at the SCAA

In the newest episode of the podcast Coffee AwesomeBjørg interviews Erna Knutsen, the founder of Knutsen coffees. Erna emigrated Norway with her family in 1926, landing in New York, before eventually making her way to San Francisco and founding her company in 1985. She is credited with coining the phrase Specialty Coffee. She only recently retired, at the age of 93! Hers is an interesting story, and well worth a listen. More »

Perfect Partners: Coffee and Napping

Napping and Coffee

While the two might seem like opposites at first, they really aren’t at all! After all, people often drink one or take the other with the aim of becoming more alert or productive. If you time it right, it turns out there’s a way to combine the two—and it’s dead simple. More »

The Wilfa Precision is available in USA and Canada!

Wilfa Svart Precision

It’s been a long time coming, but starting today, Wilfa and Williams-Sonoma are finally able to provide the Wilfa Precision to filter coffee fans all over North America! Since its launch in April 2013, the Wilfa Precision has been very well received, winning design awards and making it to markets as far away as Korea. More »

Norway’s Coffee in the 2014 World Brewers Cup

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Odd-Steinar Tøllefsen of Oslo coffee bar and roaster Supreme Roastworks did phenomenally well at this years’ World Brewers Cup in Rimini, making the finals and placing 4th! Keep reading for a video of his presentation and his Hario V60 brew recipe. More »