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There are thousands of coffee related sites. Here is a very short list with some of the major ones, as well as some of our favorites, organized by type. Just click on the name and away you go...
Information and Review Sites
Newsgroups and Forums
Roasters and cafés
Riley's Coffee and Fudge: Barry Jarrett, the owner, is the first pro who took notice of people talking coffee on the Internet. So
Riley's is hereby named . Also, June's fudges are so good, they might start an Internet of their own
the official café/roaster of the Coffee-Internet
Intelligentsia: In Jim's hometown, Chicago. Great coffee, great people
Gillies: New York's Don Schoenholt is one of the founders of specialty coffee, and a great supporter of coffee enthusiasts
Dallis Brothers: Gillies NYC competitors, also terrific people
Gimme Coffee: There's good coffee descriptions, there's bad coffee descriptions, then there's Gimme's descriptions. But the
educational material is solid enough for a banker
Counter Culture Coffee: Real espresso in the Old South? You bet. Another great supporter of us enthusiasts
Hines Public Market: Seattle Haut café. Seattle is the center of North American coffee culture
Zoka: More Seattle
Café Victrola: More Seattle
Caffé D'Arte: You guessed it
Espresso Vivace: Last but not least Seattle. There's lot's more, but I'm tired of typing Seattle
Stumptown: In Portland; one of the best in North America
Supreme Bean: LA's roaster to the stars; nevertheless, their espresso blends are great.
Home Roasting and Green Coffee
Sweet Maria's: Not just a vendor; but the Free University of home roasting too.
Coffee Bean Corral: Russ sits on a Hawaian porch sipping coffees. The ones that fit, he sells.
Coffee Wholesalers: Chuck is a roaster who sells some of his stock green, and occasionally makes neat
gizmos for home roasters
Coffee Project: James sells mainly to café roasters, but his list is also available to home roasters
Green Coffee Coop: 5lb lots of coffee, at coop prices, vetted by Bob.
Internet Coffee Equipment Vendors
Personal Websites and Blogs
Bread, Coffee, Yoga, and Chocolate: if there's a role model for coffee enthusiasts, it's Fortune
Espresso! My Espresso: The ultimate love story: boy meets espresso machine ... But seriously, Randy's site has
tons of solid info on everything an espresso lover wants to know
God Shot: Chris of Stumptown's blog. Chris Tacy is a "3rd wave" barista: a taster, a roaster, and an officer of the Barista Guild of
SCAA: Specialty Coffee Association of America. The industry group for real coffee. Join as a consumer-member
NCA: National Coffee Association. The enemy. Industry group for Folgers, etc.
Barista Guild of America: A new association formed by enthusiastic and knowledgeable professional baristas
Roasters Guild: The association for professional craft roasters.