Meet Nina Rimpl, international coffee woman of mystery and Head Judge for World Coffee Competitions - <p>This is Nina. She is awesome. And she loves her fellow judges!


We have had the privilege of getting to know Nina over the years of coffee. What an honour to have her here in South Africa to overs...</p>

Meet Nina Rimpl, international coffee woman of mystery and Head Judge for World Coffee Competitions

This is Nina. She is awesome. And she loves her fellow judges! We have had the privilege of getting to know Nina over the years of coffee. What an honour to have her here in South Africa to overs...

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Cafe Focus: Plato - Where Minimalism and Good Coffee Meet - <p>

Words and images by Ayanda Dlamini




I'm pretty sure the name Plato is what initially caught my attention. Right away it made me think of the planet Pluto for some reason. The name...</p>

Cafe Focus: Plato - Where Minimalism and Good Coffee Meet

Words and images by Ayanda Dlamini I'm pretty sure the name Plato is what initially caught my attention. Right away it made me think of the planet Pluto for some reason. The name...

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New Kid on the Block: Sofia Eatery - <p>We had the pleasure of visiting Sofia Eatery when they were nominated for The Coffee Magazine Award for Best New Cafe and Best Cafe Design.

They went on to get the votes to win Best Cafe Design and...</p>

New Kid on the Block: Sofia Eatery

We had the pleasure of visiting Sofia Eatery when they were nominated for The Coffee Magazine Award for Best New Cafe and Best Cafe Design. They went on to get the votes to win Best Cafe Design and...

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#homecafe: ASMR coffee the South Korean way - <p>#homecafe  - Spine tinglingly great coffee experiences. 




















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#homecafe: ASMR coffee the South Korean way

#homecafe  - Spine tinglingly great coffee experiences.  View this post on Instagram ...

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Cold Brew Coffee Rum? Want to try some? - <p>

Coffee and alcohol have a long history together and when done right, the combination is a winner. Innocent Spirits a distillery in Cape Town has created a Cold Brew Coffee Aperitif using...</p>

Cold Brew Coffee Rum? Want to try some?

Coffee and alcohol have a long history together and when done right, the combination is a winner. Innocent Spirits a distillery in Cape Town has created a Cold Brew Coffee Aperitif using...

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And the Winner is: Day Twelve - DeLonghi La Specialista from @home worth R15000!!! - <p>

A HUGE congratulations to Bernard Joemat on winning this incredible prize, we can't wait for you to try it!!!


Day 12 – DeLonghi La Specialista from @home

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And the Winner is: Day Twelve - DeLonghi La Specialista from @home worth R15000!!!

A HUGE congratulations to Bernard Joemat on winning this incredible prize, we can't wait for you to try it!!! Day 12 – DeLonghi La Specialista from @home We were blown away ...

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Cure vs Curse: Got Coffee Health questions? Hit us up! - <p>Is coffee good for you?

In Issue 42 (currently on shelf now!) we asked two qualified doctors to get to grips with this age old question. They took it seriously, very seriously. 

Dr Zam...</p>

Cure vs Curse: Got Coffee Health questions? Hit us up!

Is coffee good for you? In Issue 42 (currently on shelf now!) we asked two qualified doctors to get to grips with this age old question. They took it seriously, very seriously.  Dr Zam...

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Taking a Moment: Learning to be Mindful about Coffee with Freda Yuan - <p>Tasting coffee mindfully can unlock new experiences, not only in flavour, but in life.

Interview with Freda Yuan


Freda Yuan tastes coffee for a living. She has won three UK Cup Tasters Titles....</p>

Taking a Moment: Learning to be Mindful about Coffee with Freda Yuan

Tasting coffee mindfully can unlock new experiences, not only in flavour, but in life. Interview with Freda Yuan Freda Yuan tastes coffee for a living. She has won three UK Cup Tasters Titles....

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World of Coffee Dubai: A Taste of things to come in 2023! - <p>In attending our first International Expo since 2020, we were like frothing groms before going for our first holiday surf. Like kids on Christmas morning. Like a person who has had to wait more than 2...</p>

World of Coffee Dubai: A Taste of things to come in 2023!

In attending our first International Expo since 2020, we were like frothing groms before going for our first holiday surf. Like kids on Christmas morning. Like a person who has had to wait more than 2...

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Cafe Focus: The Glenwood Bakery Bagels - <p>

Adam and Carin Robinson started The Glenwood Bakery in 2013 long before a local, artisanal bakery became a staple in the hospitality scene in South Africa, with many wonderful people now trying th...</p>

Cafe Focus: The Glenwood Bakery Bagels

Adam and Carin Robinson started The Glenwood Bakery in 2013 long before a local, artisanal bakery became a staple in the hospitality scene in South Africa, with many wonderful people now trying th...

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Imagine the Possibilities: Summer Edition 2023, Issue 42 - <p>You may have seen this beautiful purple magazine on the shelves over the last two weeks already, she's difficult to miss!

We are so thrilled to share the wonderful Issue 42. We wanted to wait u...</p>

Imagine the Possibilities: Summer Edition 2023, Issue 42

You may have seen this beautiful purple magazine on the shelves over the last two weeks already, she's difficult to miss! We are so thrilled to share the wonderful Issue 42. We wanted to wait u...

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A Giveaway from Red Espresso + Seam Coffee (Newly crowned Roastery of the Year 2022) - <p>
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Quite possibly the BEST Coffee Club Box Ever. - <p>Look we love every box, but this one is bringing the HEAT for Summer. With an EXCLUSIVE lot to Discover Great Coffee Club Subscribers from 2021's Roastery of the Year winners Bluebird Coffee, to a...</p>

Quite possibly the BEST Coffee Club Box Ever.

Look we love every box, but this one is bringing the HEAT for Summer. With an EXCLUSIVE lot to Discover Great Coffee Club Subscribers from 2021's Roastery of the Year winners Bluebird Coffee, to a...

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We've got some coffee from our friends at Balloon Coffee Roasters to giveaway! - <p>

Oh la la!

Hello Balloon Coffee Roasters! All the way from Zurich and finally having landed with us last week after getting lost by the not-so-trusty postal service, we have been digging in to t...</p>

We've got some coffee from our friends at Balloon Coffee Roasters to giveaway!

Oh la la! Hello Balloon Coffee Roasters! All the way from Zurich and finally having landed with us last week after getting lost by the not-so-trusty postal service, we have been digging in to t...

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Giveaway with okja: There will be 3 lucky winners! - <p>Bringing smiles to dials is the okja mission and when I first saw their packaging I could not help but crack a big grin. They do an excellent job of making their products look so delicious! Whoev...</p>

Giveaway with okja: There will be 3 lucky winners!

Bringing smiles to dials is the okja mission and when I first saw their packaging I could not help but crack a big grin. They do an excellent job of making their products look so delicious! Whoev...

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Cafe Focus: Village, Howick - <p>Village at Yard 41

Ag man, it was just so lovely to sit and have a coffee with Dylan Botha at his spot, Village at Yard 41 in Howick. Dyl has been around the Durban coffee scene for about as long a...</p>

Cafe Focus: Village, Howick

Village at Yard 41 Ag man, it was just so lovely to sit and have a coffee with Dylan Botha at his spot, Village at Yard 41 in Howick. Dyl has been around the Durban coffee scene for about as long a...

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Will coffee be the secret to success for a football team with a crazy coffee culture? - <p>

It's difficult to separate the FIFA World Cup from the controversy that always follows it, but when the whistle goes, I know I will still be watching. I'm a sucker for the intensity of spo...</p>

Will coffee be the secret to success for a football team with a crazy coffee culture?

It's difficult to separate the FIFA World Cup from the controversy that always follows it, but when the whistle goes, I know I will still be watching. I'm a sucker for the intensity of spo...

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Cafe Focus: Baard&Co, Durbanville - <p>We chatted to Ronel and Louis de Jager of Baard&Co, a stunning cafe in Durbanville that celebrates coffee and bread and does it with incredible style! These breads are truly art you can eat! And a...</p>

Cafe Focus: Baard&Co, Durbanville

We chatted to Ronel and Louis de Jager of Baard&Co, a stunning cafe in Durbanville that celebrates coffee and bread and does it with incredible style! These breads are truly art you can eat! And a...

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And now for something completely different: A lesson in Pinotage from KWV winemaker - <p>Sometimes being on a lot of PR mailing lists can bear unexpected fruits. The fruit in this case is grapes. But not just any grapes, we were treated to a lesson from KWV winemaker Izele van Blerk ...</p>

And now for something completely different: A lesson in Pinotage from KWV winemaker

Sometimes being on a lot of PR mailing lists can bear unexpected fruits. The fruit in this case is grapes. But not just any grapes, we were treated to a lesson from KWV winemaker Izele van Blerk ...

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