Author Archive

24
Jan

I was flipping through the latest issue of Carmel Magazine and realized many of our coffee fans out there may not know that America's Sweetheart, Doris Day, is a local resident of Carmel. It seems fitting to include a story about her in our February "Sweetheart" Issue.           Doris Day sat down with Dina Eastwood (Clint's wife) and

07
Dec

See Us in Action

Video from KION: A glimpse inside KION Central Coast News featured Carmel Valley Coffee in a recent newscast that spotlights businesses in our community. Watch us pull a roast and hear from the owners, Dean and Janet McAthie.

09
Nov

Himalayan Coffee Special

This is a very limited production coffee from a small co-op of farmers in Nepal. We are honored to have this coffee to share with our online customers.

29
Sep

Every once in a while we get invited to a cool event or concert happening on the Monterey Peninsula. We couldn't believe it when we found out the Red Hot Chili Peppers would be playing in front of 250 guests at the hip outdoor venue at the Henry Miller Memorial Library in Big Sur. We are huge fans...dating back to the Big 80s! You may have read about their new album, I'm With You, and their secret concerts in this month's

29
Sep

Carmel Valley Coffee Roasting Company announced today that Ellen Snapp has been promoted to Vice President of Operations. Snapp started as a lead barista and quickly became a store manager in 2004. She has managed the Ocean Avenue store for the last six years and has worked as Director of Operation, assisting CEO and President Dean McAthie for the last four years. “Ellen has been an incredible asset

29
Sep

The Scene and Scenery of Carmel, Pebble Beach & Big Sur through the pages of Carmel Mag! Below left: Porsche Passion on the Peninsula: Two Special Events Rev Up October by Renee Brincks. Read about the Porsche Race Car Classic and The Porsche Rennsport Reunion IV taking place October 14-16, 2011. The events will draw collectors, drivers, designers and enthusiasts from near and far! Read the Full Story >>> Below

14
Jun

By Janet McAthie Every year a major food and wine festival takes place on the Monterey Peninsula the weekend after Easter. This year’s Pebble Beach Food & Wine was held April 28-May 1, 2011 and it was four days of fabulous chefs, bottomless wines, and exciting demos, dinners and debauchery. Thousands of foodies from around the country gathered in landmark Pebble Beach to taste the food of famous chefs like Daniel Boulud and Ming Tsai and to sample the legendary wines

18
May

The Majestic Coastline of Carmel and Big Sur

Carmel Magazine* recently featured “A Bird’s Eye View Of Beauty,” a photo-essay by Robert Knight, who presents us with the beauty of the Central Coast from a new perspective.  Majestic aerial scenes of nature are photographed as if seen by a bird, gliding across the sky, traversing over land and sea. By helicopter, Knight catches dramatic photos of a winter storm at Pinnacle Point, Pelicans

18
May

Here's some good news for coffee-loving men and women: recent studies link heavy coffee drinking to lower risk of fatal prostate cancer, as well as a certain aggressive type of breast cancer. We've seen before (in infographic format)  some purported health benefits and risks associated with coffee drinking. Coffee's relationship to our health remains very complex and not well understood, but the two studies that came out this week both had similar conclusions: they didn't prove that coffee directly prevents these cancers,