Back to Basics: Beginners Guide to Grind Size - <p>By Ayanda Dlamini 


Calling upon all the coffee rookies and budding baristas: have you ever felt like the world of coffee grind sizes is a mystifying maze, designed to baffle the fresh-faced ...</p>

Back to Basics: Beginners Guide to Grind Size

By Ayanda Dlamini  Calling upon all the coffee rookies and budding baristas: have you ever felt like the world of coffee grind sizes is a mystifying maze, designed to baffle the fresh-faced ...

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Help! There's a bag of Specialty Coffee in my Kitchen! - <p>Help, There’s a Bag of Specialty Coffee in my Kitchen!

Words (of encouragement) by Katie Burnett


So, your friends have been talking about specialty coffee. They say they’ll never g...</p>

Help! There's a bag of Specialty Coffee in my Kitchen!

Help, There’s a Bag of Specialty Coffee in my Kitchen! Words (of encouragement) by Katie Burnett So, your friends have been talking about specialty coffee. They say they’ll never g...

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Grip it & Rip it! Some of our favourite Hand Grinders - <p>Grip it and Rip it!

Get your grind on with the new era of handheld grinders as we appreciate how far this gadget has come in recent years.

Words by Melanie Winter




If you’re lookin...</p>

Grip it & Rip it! Some of our favourite Hand Grinders

Grip it and Rip it! Get your grind on with the new era of handheld grinders as we appreciate how far this gadget has come in recent years. Words by Melanie Winter If you’re lookin...

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The Irish Coffee of our dreams? - <p>Ok, yes, we have shared an Irish coffee recipe before. But perfecting the Irish coffee, is like perfecting any coffee brewing method, you’ve got to play around with it!



So when we had an ...</p>

The Irish Coffee of our dreams?

Ok, yes, we have shared an Irish coffee recipe before. But perfecting the Irish coffee, is like perfecting any coffee brewing method, you’ve got to play around with it! So when we had an ...

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Coffee Nerd Things: Spraying your coffee before grinding? - <p>Coffee people are spritzing their beans with water before grinding them. For a while now, any sort of spray bottle was intimately wound up with hand-sanitiser in my head (gosh darn pandemic), so ...</p>

Coffee Nerd Things: Spraying your coffee before grinding?

Coffee people are spritzing their beans with water before grinding them. For a while now, any sort of spray bottle was intimately wound up with hand-sanitiser in my head (gosh darn pandemic), so ...

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Brew&Tell with Simpiwe Mnyamana - <p>

Interview and images by Ayanda Dlamini


Simpiwe Mnyamana is the embodiment of a free spirit, a character who infuses every aspect of his life with a sense of adventure and boundless enthusiasm...</p>

Brew&Tell with Simpiwe Mnyamana

Interview and images by Ayanda Dlamini Simpiwe Mnyamana is the embodiment of a free spirit, a character who infuses every aspect of his life with a sense of adventure and boundless enthusiasm...

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WIN!!!! Fresh Discover Great Coffee Box: Top 6 of A Shot in the Dark #winning - <p>This box of deliciousness is available for purchase here, but if you'd like to put your name in the ring for a DGC Box + Limited Edition Coffee Tee (worth R1000 in total), fill in the entry form b...</p>

WIN!!!! Fresh Discover Great Coffee Box: Top 6 of A Shot in the Dark #winning

This box of deliciousness is available for purchase here, but if you'd like to put your name in the ring for a DGC Box + Limited Edition Coffee Tee (worth R1000 in total), fill in the entry form b...

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Rugby World Cup - How to make a Springbok espresso martini! - <p>Its Rugby World Cup time and that means that for the next few weeks, people in rugby playing nations are going to be very focussed on France, the host country for the 2023 edition and loading up with ...</p>

Rugby World Cup - How to make a Springbok espresso martini!

Its Rugby World Cup time and that means that for the next few weeks, people in rugby playing nations are going to be very focussed on France, the host country for the 2023 edition and loading up with ...

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Coffee Basics: The Pursuit of Practice - <p>The Pursuit of Practice

The willingness to improve must come with the acceptance that practice is the only way forward.

Words by Imile de Villiers

Have you ever wondered what makes your favou...</p>

Coffee Basics: The Pursuit of Practice

The Pursuit of Practice The willingness to improve must come with the acceptance that practice is the only way forward. Words by Imile de Villiers Have you ever wondered what makes your favou...

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Coffee Basics: Getting in tune with Coffee Tasting - <p>Tips to improve and enjoy your journey through flavour

Imile de Villiers helps us keep the music of coffee alive, with a tongue in cheek reminder not to get so caught up in high end coffee, that yo...</p>

Coffee Basics: Getting in tune with Coffee Tasting

Tips to improve and enjoy your journey through flavour Imile de Villiers helps us keep the music of coffee alive, with a tongue in cheek reminder not to get so caught up in high end coffee, that yo...

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The Pour Over: Appreciation for a classic + 2 phenomenal recipes - <p>When it comes to manual brew methods, the most elegant of all is the seemingly humble pour over. But when you look closer you can see that these simple devices have a lot of important details, no two ...</p>

The Pour Over: Appreciation for a classic + 2 phenomenal recipes

When it comes to manual brew methods, the most elegant of all is the seemingly humble pour over. But when you look closer you can see that these simple devices have a lot of important details, no two ...

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Coffee Club Review: Airabica Costa Rica - <p>This is a flippin delicious coffee! Another of the truly incredible coffees that made the top 6 of the best aeropress in SA submissions! Thank you Airabica for this Costa-Rican beauty! 

It'...</p>

Coffee Club Review: Airabica Costa Rica

This is a flippin delicious coffee! Another of the truly incredible coffees that made the top 6 of the best aeropress in SA submissions! Thank you Airabica for this Costa-Rican beauty!  It'...

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New Coffee: Gegrond Colombian Popayan - <p>This coffee is simply delicious! 



Submitted as an Aeropress coffee for S.A AeroPress Challenge,  Frederik Dreyer had this to say. “ Grown at 1700 m.a.s.l. in the Cauca regi...</p>

New Coffee: Gegrond Colombian Popayan

This coffee is simply delicious!  Submitted as an Aeropress coffee for S.A AeroPress Challenge,  Frederik Dreyer had this to say. “ Grown at 1700 m.a.s.l. in the Cauca regi...

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Special AeroPress Coffee Club Review: Simple Bru! - <p>Simple bru - brew it simply!

It winter in Durban, which is the best time of the year here - especially if you love the ocean! The sea is warm, the offshore land breezes make the waves smooth and gl...</p>

Special AeroPress Coffee Club Review: Simple Bru!

Simple bru - brew it simply! It winter in Durban, which is the best time of the year here - especially if you love the ocean! The sea is warm, the offshore land breezes make the waves smooth and gl...

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New Coffee Club Review: Truth! - <p>

This is one of 6 of the best aeropress coffees in SA right now!

This issue, to celebrate the SA aeropress Challenge, being held at CCW in July, we curated the best 6 coffees for aeropress in th...</p>

New Coffee Club Review: Truth!

This is one of 6 of the best aeropress coffees in SA right now! This issue, to celebrate the SA aeropress Challenge, being held at CCW in July, we curated the best 6 coffees for aeropress in th...

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Coffee Club Review (by Baby Yoda) - Gather Coffee's Adventure Blend - <p>The Adventure Blend from Gather Coffee - Richards Bay :  This is the way.

If South Africa’s coffee scene were the Star Wars Universe, then Richard's Bay would likely be an obscure an...</p>

Coffee Club Review (by Baby Yoda) - Gather Coffee's Adventure Blend

The Adventure Blend from Gather Coffee - Richards Bay :  This is the way. If South Africa’s coffee scene were the Star Wars Universe, then Richard's Bay would likely be an obscure an...

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Brew&Tell: AeroPress with a view courtesy of Fikile Dlamini - <p>by Ayanda Dlamini 


Fikile Dlamini, otherwise known as @_humaninng_ on social media, is a spirited and adventurous individual. Coffee forms as a huge part of her online persona. She’s k...</p>

Brew&Tell: AeroPress with a view courtesy of Fikile Dlamini

by Ayanda Dlamini  Fikile Dlamini, otherwise known as @_humaninng_ on social media, is a spirited and adventurous individual. Coffee forms as a huge part of her online persona. She’s k...

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Coffee Club Review: Mpenjati's Yellow Honey Cataui - locally grown in KZN! - <p>This is the second coffee we are featuring of the six coffee in this edition’s Discover Great Coffee Club box, and believe me, it is a very special coffee!

Introducing....Mpenjati Coffee - Ye...</p>

Coffee Club Review: Mpenjati's Yellow Honey Cataui - locally grown in KZN!

This is the second coffee we are featuring of the six coffee in this edition’s Discover Great Coffee Club box, and believe me, it is a very special coffee! Introducing....Mpenjati Coffee - Ye...

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Coffee Club Review: Stereo's TRIO blend! - <p>Over the coming days weeks we will be tasting and sharing our thoughts on all the latest coffee's in this edition's Discover Great Coffee Club box! 

As you can see, this Autumn 2023 ed...</p>

Coffee Club Review: Stereo's TRIO blend!

Over the coming days weeks we will be tasting and sharing our thoughts on all the latest coffee's in this edition's Discover Great Coffee Club box!  As you can see, this Autumn 2023 ed...

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Brew&Tell: Kalita Wave with Thabo Moerane of Bean There - <p>Kalita Wave with Thabo Moerane 

Words and Images By Ayanda Dlamini




Today’s brewing recipe is brought to you by Thabo Moerane. Thabo is known for his charismatic nature, his well deve...</p>

Brew&Tell: Kalita Wave with Thabo Moerane of Bean There

Kalita Wave with Thabo Moerane Words and Images By Ayanda Dlamini Today’s brewing recipe is brought to you by Thabo Moerane. Thabo is known for his charismatic nature, his well deve...

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