Apologies for the lack of posts lately, I've been working on some exciting things for the cafe over the last month. The introduction to River was a great success and our customers have loved having something different on offer. Unfortunately, River's time with us is coming to an end, although I expect we will see … Continue reading Colonna Coffee: An Introduction
So last night was the launch of the first guest roaster in Little Lab. We had a great turnout, around 25 people from inside and outside of Coffee Lab to come and see what we have planned for the future in our humble but adventurous little shop. I only spoke for a minute or so, … Continue reading River Coffee: Day 1
So something super exciting is happening in my cafe. We're going to start serving guest coffees! The search for the first was over very quickly and we are incredibly happy and excited to be introducing River Coffee Roasters - A Winchester based roaster sourcing and roasting speciality coffees through direct relationships with the farmers. The roaster … Continue reading River Coffee UK: An Introduction
It was my birthday over the weekend, no big deal if you didn't know, but it is also the most important day of the year. Yes, the 24th of February. Engineer's Day in Iran, Flag Day in Mexico, and Independence Day in Estonia. The anniversary of the founding of The Nazi Party. Okay, the less … Continue reading Athens of the North
Remember that cupping I said I was going to host? Well, its been and gone and it was fantastic! I wanted to host a cupping because, as I said on the evening, I believe it's the duty of specialty coffee and those that work in it to share our knowledge and experiences with our community. The … Continue reading Clark’s Coveted Cupping Class
This is a brief update to let you all know that I'm hosting a cupping in my cafe in a couple of weeks and I'm super excited! I don't think our shop has ever hosted a public cupping before so I pitched the idea to help get our customers involved in what it is we … Continue reading I’m hosting a cupping!
If you've visited Winchester before you probably noticed two things: First of all, we love our coffee and alcohol. I say we, I've only just moved here, but I certainly noticed when I visited before that there is an absolute tonne of cafes and pubs around the city, a mix of chains and independents that … Continue reading Flat Whites, Winchester