Yanji Round of the Yunnan Coffee Cup 2018 China Brewers Championship

We just spent a fantastic few days in Yanji hanging out with coffee enthusiasts and this year's crop of brewing champions. Yanji was a fantastic city with a surprisingly vibrant coffee scene. There is a real mix of Korean and Chinese cultures in the region that was fascinating to be a part of. Extremely close to both the China-Russian and China-North Korean borders we really got to see a side of China that was quite different to what we were used to in Yunnan. Travelling on a boat between China and North Korea was a once in a lifetime experience...

Airborne AeroPress

We have been big fans of the AeroPress for a while. It makes a great coffee with a little more body than a typical pour over. It seems to really bring out some of the more subtle flavours in Yunnan's coffee and has become our go-to coffee brewing method when we are on the road.  in Seattle this year, I came across the Fellow Prismo AeroPress attachment, which actually makes a great thing even better. It doesn't use paper filters, which means the coffee is a little grittier, but I don't mind that at all.. some of the best coffees...

Coffee Technology Tour of Yunnan With Bext360

We just had an amazing trip around the coffee country of Yunnan with Tessa Thorburn and Hennie Kashiwa from Bext360 and Matthew Lewin, winner of the 7th Fushan International Barista Championship of China. Over the space of ten days, we drove from Kunming through Dali to Baoshan to visit the coffee fields there.  After visiting some fantastic farms there, we travelled the mountain roads overland to Pu'er and then back to Kunming.  It was a great crew of people, and with Matthew there, we never had to worry about not having access to an amazing cup of coffee. Thanks for an...

Savaya Coffee Market

We are always pleased to see our coffee being shown off to the world. Yunnan has some amazing coffee flavours that we are glad to share with your customers. We noticed your article on the AeroPress and have to say that we are huge fans of it as a brewing method for Yunnan coffee. It seems to accentuate the subtle characteristics without overpowering them the way an esspresso can. Love your work! https://savayacoffee.com/product/yunnan-manlao-river-1lb/ https://savayacoffee.com/2018/08/08/the-little-brewer-that-could-aeropress/

ManLao River in the New York Times

Earlier this year we sent a container of our green coffee to North America. We are always happy to share our coffee with the world, but were particularly pleased when we found out that the coffee had received a very positive review from the New York Times. Thank you to Global Coffee Trading and Thanks Giving Coffee for making this possible! New York Times - A Pleasing Brew From Yunnan Province

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