There’s always something exciting happening in our quaint little town of Carmel. Historic car races, professional golf tournaments, even Santa makes a grand entrance every year flying in by plane with adoring children waiting below.   Like most destinations, every once in a while there is celebrity wedding that causes a buzz among locals. This time, the buzz followed the wedding because it was all very hush-hush.  Last September, on a beautiful fall day, Clint Eastwood’s eldest son, Kyle, married his long-time


EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE ON Thursday, April 26, 2012 CONTACT Erin Fogg - 831-402-0871 [email protected] Janet McAthie - 831-521-5932 [email protected] Carmel Valley Coffee Roasting Co. Acquires Estate Coffee & Tea CVCRC Welcomes Customers and a Non-Organic Artisan Wholesale Line   Carmel, CA – Carmel Valley Coffee Roasting Company’s owners, Dean and Janet McAthie, announced this week that their company is assuming ownership of Monterey's Estate Coffee & Tea. “Everyone in the CVCRC family is excited about welcoming Estate into our wholesale operation", said Dean McAthie, President & CEO of Carmel


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


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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.


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 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


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


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


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


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,


Cuba Puts Peas in the Coffee Again

Associated Press, May 3, 2011 HAVANA - Cubans' morning joe will be a little more bitter and a little less potent as the island returns to mixing coffee with roasted peas in a cost-saving move. The blend is being distributed beginning this month for domestic consumption, the Interior Commerce Ministry said Tuesday in an announcement published by Communist Party newspaper Granma. The change apparently will not affect coffee for export, for sale in pricier stores or in establishments catering