Tim Wendelboe and Aftenposten’s Web-TV series about Coffee

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On Friday the 28th, Aftenposten, a venerable Norwegian newspaper and Tim Wendelboe will launch an ambitious 12-part Web-TV series about coffee. Though it is in Norwegian, we’re excited to see where Tim will take us through the course of the series.

There is a teaser online now, covering the very basics of brewing and giving an intro to what we can expect from the series. Check it out at Aftenposten.no.

From the Archives
The Sami Coffee Ceremony: An Interview with Anne Wuolab

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Anne, a self-described cultural entrepreneur, is travelling around the Nordic region putting on Sami coffee ceremonies. They are a wonderful glimpse into a ritual with deep roots. For many Sami, making coffee is synonymous with a feeling of home—a precious thing for the indigenous, nomadic people of Northern Scandinavia. We caught up with her to ask about the Sami coffee ceremony and her motivations for sharing them. More »

A Bit of Nordic Coffee in New York: Búðin

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Offering Nordic design articles and craft beer, but primarily coffee, is Búðin—Icelandic for Shops—located in Greenpoint. With Koppi and Tim Wendelboe on a permanent roster in addition to an admirably wide selection of 14 other Nordic roasteries, it isn’t a stretch to call this place an outpost of sorts for the type of coffee we enjoy at home. More »

A History of Coffee in Norway, Part Five

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In this series of articles, we’ll be taking a trip through Norwegian history as it pertains to coffee, stopping here and there to shed light, briefly, on important personalities and formative events. In part five, we chart the development of the coffee that the vast majority of people in Norway enjoy today. More »

Coffee Crisis in Kenya

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Trouble is brewing in the home of some of the best coffee in the world. Nestled between ancient mountains with a soil rich in volcanic minerals, coffee from the Nyeri district in Kenya has been increasingly regarded as some of its absolute finest. New political developments threaten to—at best—delay shipments, and at worst obliterate the diversity of the region. More »

A History of Coffee in Norway, Part Four

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In this series of articles, we’ll be taking a trip through Norwegian history as it pertains to coffee, stopping here and there to shed light, briefly, on important personalities and formative events. In part four we meet one of the first real coffee geeks in Norwegian history, and learn about his take on what makes a good cup of coffee. More »