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Refresh: What is a micro-lot? It’s actually a pretty hard thing to define simply, and that’s what we love about these exotic little lots. Let’s break down the etymology first ––‘micro’ as in small, ‘lot’...
Award-winning coffee with an award-winning barista inspires conversation gold. Zest’s Mandy chats to Latte Art World Champion, Caleb ‘Tiger’ Cha. Read on, you’ll be inspired.
A little while ago we met Eva, a local Melbourne artist, and ceramicist who was thrilled to share her passion for ceramics, and also very willing to work with Zest to produce a very special...
We are all unique coffee drinkers, according to a recent report by the Institution For Scientific Information On Coffee. The June report suggests we can be categorised into 3 types (or maybe more...)Do you recognise...
The cup you choose to drink from can sometimes make or break a brew/wine/whiskey. And drinking a mind-blowing coffee out of a favourite cup is quite incomparable.Hopefully, we all agree that coffee grown, processed, sourced...
When Coffee Meets Milk: Zest’s Mandy DelVecchio pays a visit to local legends, Gippsland Jersey.“As the sun locks into magic hour we take a tractor ride up the hill to look down on the dairy...
Early rising, long hours, loud and cramped workspaces, stressful time constraints, and prolonged exposure to a pre-caffeinated public.Challenging conditions for a workplace, yet baristas keep stepping out in the dark mornings to prepare amazing coffee...
Meet Roy Yu...This rare lot is now available exclusively to Zest Specialty Coffee Roasters, the only Asian Varietal currently in stock at Zest, Roy Yu is reserved for VIP Customers as a value-adding offering, and...
When Robert McDonald talks about coffee he is particular, and thorough, and he makes very certain you - whoever you are -understand what he's saying.His approach to roasting is as thorough. Because it's about the...
About 4 months ago a customer walked into Particle Cinnamon Cafe, Avondale Heights, and asked owner/operator/barista Zac for a 'standard' full cream latte. Doesn't seem such a strange request, in fact probably one of the...