The Intelligentsia Extraordinary Coffee Competition: Best in Inventory

The Intelligentsia Extraordinary Coffee Competition: Best in Inventory

Last month, we gathered our entire supply chain in San Francisco for the annual Intelligentsia Extraordinary Coffee Workshop. The event itself is nothing new: this […]

ECW 2017: Technology Tuesday

ECW 2017: Technology Tuesday

Today our ECW agenda is devoted entirely to the topic of technological innovation, mostly, but not exclusively, in the coffee sector. Geoff Watts, our Vice […]

ECW 2017 opens in San Francisco tonight

ECW 2017 opens in San Francisco tonight

Tonight our ninth annual Extraordinary Coffee Workshop gets underway in San Francisco with when we welcome representatives over 30 supply chain partners – growers, millers, exporters, traders, […]

ECW 2017 Preview: San Francisco

ECW 2017 Preview: San Francisco

Tomorrow we welcome supply chain partners, friends and special guests from around the world to our ninth annual Extraordinary Coffee Workshop in San Francisco. The […]

ECW 2016: Costa Rica

ECW 2016: Costa Rica

Last year, we delivered illustrated daily updates here throughout the eighth annual ECW in Costa Rica.  Revisit those posts below for a blow-by-blow of ECW 8. […]

ECW 2015: Guatemala

ECW 2015: Guatemala

The seventh annual Intelligentsia Extraordinary Coffee Workshop in three minutes and forty seconds.  

Cafe X: This is not a joke

Cafe X: This is not a joke

Henry Hu is the Founder and CEO of Cafe X, the robotic café that opened to curious customers in San Francisco in January.  It has […]

ECW 2014: Ethiopia

ECW 2014: Ethiopia

By 2014, our Extraordinary Coffee Workshop had done two turns in the United States and visits to Brasil, Colombia and El Salvador.  It was time for […]

ECW 2013: Brasil

ECW 2013: Brasil

I find the photos from our fourth annual Extraordinary Coffee Workshop in Brasil so beautiful, I don’t want to detract from them with words. Behold, ECW […]

ECW 2012: Farm Friday in Chicago

ECW 2012: Farm Friday in Chicago

In 2011, we hosted our annual Extraordinary Coffee Workshop in Los Angeles.  It was the first time we had convened our Direct Trade partners from around the […]

Seasonal Drink: Hopped Cider

Seasonal Drink: Hopped Cider

Ring in the new season with latest addition to our coffeebar menu: Hopped Cider. This delicious limited offering features a crisp blend of chai, apple […]

ECW 2011: Food and Family in Los Angeles

ECW 2011: Food and Family in Los Angeles

Each year over the past eight years, we have convened our Direct Trade partners from around the world for our Extraordinary Coffee Workshop. During those events, […]