Coffee Blog

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

Aqua Terra Culinary

"We have been using CVCRC’s Guatemalan and Decaf coffees exclusively for all of our special events and consistently get excellent comments from our guests about the flavor and quality of your coffee. It is rare that we are able to find purveyors that share our views on sustainability and deliver a top quality product. We have found that magical combination with Carmel Valley Coffee Roasting Company and its coffee. The Guatemalan is also my daily drinker." Dory Ford, Chef

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,