Coffee with a View – WA

As we all know, there is more to the café dining experience than just great food and coffee; often the ambience of our surroundings plays an equally important role in how much we enjoy ourselves.  In Western Australia we are extremely lucky to have such an idyllic setting on our doorstep and perhaps even luckier

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Espresso Myths

In the coffee industry we are always learning.  If you ever meet a barista who says they know it all they are either lying or they are kidding themselves; coffee is a complex and constantly evolving product that, even after hundreds of years, we still don’t fully understand.  When it comes to Australia’s favourite brew

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Machine Review – Alex Duetto IV

Some of the most passionate barista’s we know are home barista’s. We have sold high-end domestic coffee machines to: pharmacists, tradies, sportspeople, doctors, students, mums, dads and grandparents.  There is no single defining demographic for these home-baristas; the only commonality is their enthusiasm and love for all things coffee.  At Dimattina we stock an extensive

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Barbershops X Coffee – WA

It’s a combination that has been gaining popularity in recent years and for good reason.  While on the surface, coffee making and barbering may seem like completely different professions, the sub-cultures that have emerged within the two industries have some startling similarities.  Both barbers and baristas regard their craft as an art-form, something that requires

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Bellota Wine Bar – VIC

181 Bank St, South Melbourne 3205 From the partners behind the iconic South Melbourne Prince Wine store, comes another extension known as the Bellota Wine Bar.  Since opening in 2013, the Bellota Wine Bar has been a showcase to a selection of great wines that customers no longer have to take home to enjoy. Bellota

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Dimattina Coffee Juria plants in Bedugul

Dimattina Coffee’s Bali, Indonesia coffee plantation continues to grow. Last year Dimattina Coffee Asia, under the guidance of CEO Paul Saccone, planted its first coffee seedlings in Bedugul. This is a dormant volcanic area surrounding Bali’s second-highest mountain, Mt. Batukaru 2,276 m. The local Balinese worship Batukaru and the area has a temple. The Juria coffee

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30Kerr65 Espresso Bar – VIC

Located in the lively suburb of Fitzroy, northeast of Melbourne’s CBD, 30Kerr65 stands as a testament to all things coffee.  Originally used as a warehouse for Dimattina’s wholesale business, brothers Robert and John Dimattina saw the potential for the ‘cellar door’ style café in the area and were met with tremendous support from the local

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Processing Explained – Washed, Natural, Honey

It is a very exciting time for specialty coffee.  As technology advances and new techniques and ideas are made available to everyone instantaneously, we are seeing huge change in our not-so niche area of the market.  Now, like ever before, we are seeing producers diversify their crops; new varietals are being developed and planted, different

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Coffea Fine Espresso – WA

Since 2014 Coffea Fine Espresso has been serving up outstanding coffee and delectable meals to Garden City patrons; but its inception was a long time in the making.  Owned and operated by industry veteran Euro Lumb, Coffea is the culmination of years of experience in the hospitality industry. Named for the genus of the coffee

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Origin Trip – Colombia

My first night in Colombia was a blur.  After about 40 hours of traveling, hopping on and off flights and killing time in airports I’d finally set down in Armenia, Quindío.  It was 8pm when we arrived at La Pradera, a coffee farm owned and operated by our hosts Cofinet.  It wasn’t until very early

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