UM Coffee Estate

Whilst planning the itinerary for my recent trip to Brazil, I contacted a friend of mine, Edimilson Generoso.  I first met Edmilson at the SCA (Specialty Coffee Association) event in Seattle back in 2015 and he has since visited us at Dimattina as part of the Brazilian Specialty Coffee Association team. Edmilson is extremely passionate

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The Mess at Uncle Joe’s – WA

Perth’s King St has become a veritable café hotspot in recent years.  Serving as a central artery from public transport to the main CBD hub; King St sees all manner of inner city workers walk its length every day.  Situated at the Wellington St end of King St, The Mess at Uncle Joe’s is the

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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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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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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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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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Gabi Hits Brazil

I have lots of exciting stories to share about my trip to Brazil.  My knowledge of coffee has improved significantly in such a short space of time, mainly through visiting a hugely diverse range of farms and mills.  From the smallest growers, to the technological giants; I was privileged and humbled to see them in

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Careers in Coffee

So you’re really into coffee? You love the smell, the taste, the community, the perfect balance of art, science and magic that goes into brewing each and every cup? Coffee is your true passion and you want to turn it into your career but unfortunately there are just a few obstacles like bills that need

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