Jairo Rodriguez, Colombia

Colombia is a fascinating country when it comes to coffee. With at least 12 distinct coffee growing regions, each with their own microclimate, there is something for everyone from this origin. Whether you like rich chocolate tones or bright fruity notes, it is likely that there will be a Colombian coffee to suit your palette….

Jairo Rodriguez, Colombia via @carvetiicoffee

AQUIARES ESTATE Don Alfonso Entre Rios

We’ve been buying coffee from Aquiares Estate for a number of years and are really pleased to be able to offer this one to our subscribers. Diego was told he wouldn’t be able to produce a natural processed coffee on the farm but he saw that as a challenge . . . Watch the Video…

AQUIARES ESTATE Don Alfonso Entre Rios via @carvetiicoffee

Filter Coffee Brewing Ratios

If you’ve ever taken a look at the back of our coffee bags you will have noticed a list of coffee recipes or ‘brewing ratios’. Where filter brewing is concerned we recommend a ratio of 30g of coffee to 500ml of water or 60g per litre. Have we plucked this figure out of mid air?…

Filter Coffee Brewing Ratios via @carvetiicoffee


Over the past few years we’ve seen an explosion in coffee brewing devices, along with an ever increasing range of coffee filters. In this article we take a look at the main characteristics of the various filters on the market. Although there are many different size and style variations, coffee paper filters are made from…

FILTER PAPERS EXPLAINED via @carvetiicoffee