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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...
Local school aces a recent table tennis fundraiser - rallying up over $20,000 for school kids in South-east Asia by playing ping-pong and drinking Zest coffee.How much do you love ping-pong? Enough to place for...
This is the third year that the UOW have run this event, and it sure was a winner.Latte Art Smackdown was a head to head battle of randomly selected latte art and various vessels will...
It's not just about the latte art, nor the smile you hold, nor the cleanliness of your machine. It's all of them together. Being a great barista comes with many challenges but great rewards.