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Barista at Home: Coffee Brewing Gear

Barista at Home: Coffee Brewing Gear

The gift-giving season is upon us. Need some ideas for your friendly neighborhood coffee geek? Here’s a hint: home baristas love toys. Make no mistake, professional baristas can MacGuyver rigs to brew great coffee out of some pretty random household items when needed. Having the right tools can make achieving good coffee easier, more consistent, and much more fun though.…

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Unique Flavors From the Island of Sumatra

Unique Flavors From the Island of Sumatra

For December, our monthly featured coffee comes from the famous origin of Sumatra. Dilworth Coffee is proud to currently offer two single-origin Sumatran coffees, Karo Highlands and Mandheling from the Aceh district, which is certified organic. For those who enjoy the distinctive flavors of Sumatra we also offer a decaf coffee from the Indonesian island. We asked our Director of Coffee,…

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The Families Behind Dilworth Coffee

The Families Behind Dilworth Coffee

Families make small businesses special. Whether it’s those we go home to, work with, or in the community around us, families give small businesses their unique spark. When you #shopsmall with a small coffee business, you are supporting these families. This week, in preparation for #SmallBusinessSaturday, we’re thanking a few of the #FamilyBehindtheBusiness of Dilworth Coffee. We hope you enjoy…

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Introduction to Coffee and Espresso

Introduction to Coffee and Espresso

Introduction to Coffee and Espresso At Dilworth Coffee, our goal is making great coffee experiences accessible. For our wholesale and license program customers, that means sharing the knowledge and experience we’ve gained from over two decades in the coffee business. Whether you travel to our new Raleigh training center or arrange for customized onsite programming, our expert training staff will…

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Serving Those Who Serve on Veteran’s Day 2017

Serving Those Who Serve on Veteran’s Day 2017

Dilworth Coffee, Charlotte’s original specialty coffee brand, is offering free coffee to current and retired first responders on November 10 and 11, 2017 in honor of Veteran’s Day 2017. All active duty military, police, fire and emergency service personnel in uniform and those retired personnel with valid veteran identification may enjoy complimentary coffee beverage at the following Charlotte-area Dilworth Coffee…

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Coffee Processing: Flavor’s Origin

Coffee Processing: Flavor’s Origin

We sat down with Kim Elena Ionescu, the Specialty Coffee Association’s Chief Sustainability Officer, to talk about how coffee processing impacts the flavor of the coffee that we drink everyday. Here’s the story. “This coffee tastes like blueberries!” It’s been enough years since that first sip of natural-processed Ethiopian coffee that I don’t remember my exact words. What do remember…

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SCA Certificate Classes: Brewing Foundation

SCA Certificate Classes: Brewing Foundation

With an Authorized Specialty Coffee Association Trainer on staff, Dilworth Coffee proudly offers globally-recognized SCA Certificate Classes and points towards a Coffee Skills Diploma at the completion of these courses. SCA Certificate Classes: Brewing Foundation This full-day course introduces the beginner brewer to the core skills and equipment needed to produce great brewed coffee. Attendees will experience how the essential…

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SCA Certificate Classes: Introduction to Coffee

SCA Certificate Classes: Introduction to Coffee

With an Authorized Specialty Coffee Association Trainer on staff, Dilworth Coffee proudly offers globally-recognized SCA Certificates and points towards a Coffee Skills Diploma at the completion of these courses. Introduction to Coffee This half-day course introduces coffee enthusiasts, new baristas, and coffee business owners to the world of specialty coffee. We’ll trace coffee’s journey from seed to cup, starting with a look…

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