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New Caffè Umbria Café Coming to SW Portland Spring 2017

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2017 is a year of growth for Caffè Umbria. We've been on the lookout for just the right buildings in just the right neighborhoods in several of our favorite cities. Last year when we learned the historic Sovereign Hotel in SW Portland was being restored, with space for retail on the first floor, we jumped at the chance to inhabit the beautiful space!

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New Portland Training Lab Now Open

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Caffe Umbria is growing in 2017! Last week we celebrated  the grand opening of our first new location, a Training Lab in Portland.  This dedicated training facility will be home to our training team, and will be a a space to provide hands on coffee education. Our team will share three generations of coffee knowledge with new employees and wholesale customers. 

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The Iconic (and Stylish) Moka Pot

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The Moka Pot, first fabricated in Italy in 1933, is otherwise known as a caffetierra or a macchinetta --- “small machine” in Italian. Nearly a century later, what was one of the first home brewing methods has become an iconic symbol of Italian style worldwide.

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Brewing the Perfect Cup of Coffee with AeroPress: Three Recipes to Try

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  Industry experts often disagree on the best way to make coffee using the AeroPress. We consulted three of our in-house coffee experts to get their take on this dilemma. We invite you to experiment with different beans and recipes to find the combination that achieves your ideal flavor profile.     Antonio Madeddu - Caffè Umbria Trainer Portland Highlights the flavors of the coffee with a velvety body 1. Heat filtered water to just off boiling, about 202 F2. Measure 16 grams of coffee ground medium fine, to the consistency of table salt.3. Place paper filter in the AeroPress and pre-wet by...

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