“Coffee Is The New Wine. Here’s How You Taste It”


Alisson Aubery

The “know your farmer” concept may soon apply to the folks growing your coffee, too.

Increasingly, specialty roasters are working directly with coffee growers around the world to produce coffees as varied in taste as wines. And how are roasters teaching their clientele to appreciate the subtle characteristics of brews? By bringing an age-old tasting ritual once limited to coffee insiders to the coffee-sipping masses.

When we wanted to get in on the coffee “cupping” trend, we headed to , a funky new cafe in Baltimore. It was started by of Baltimore’s , who is doing with coffee what he’s doing with food in his restaurants: sourcing it from small-scale farmers who are committed to sustainability and quality.

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