Cup Of Excellence Brazil Early Harvest Auction Preview Cuppings Begin November 15

BrazilEarlyCOE_2013LogoPORTLAND, OR (November 8, 2013) – Cupping sessions start next week to preview the 2013 Cup of Excellence (COE) Brazil Early Harvest winning coffees that will be auctioned online on November 27th.

North American cuppings will be held:


Friday, Nov. 15: Seattle

Atlas Coffee Importers

1:00pm – 4:30pm

1402 NW 85th Street, Seattle, WA

RSVP to: (206) 652-4880 or info@atlascoffee.com


Monday, Nov. 18: Sonoma County

OLAM Specialty Coffee

1:00pm – 4:00pm

118 Matheson St., 3rd Floor, Healdsburg, CA

RSVP to: (707) 431-9500 or



Wednesday, Nov. 20: Minneapolis

Café Imports

10:00am – 2:00pm

2617 East Hennepin, Minneapolis, MN

RSVP to: (651) 209-6102 or megan@cafeimports.com


Thursday, Nov. 21: Boston area

InterAmerican Coffee

2:00pm – 4:00pm

2B Airport Drive Ext., Hopedale, MA

RSVP to: (877) 422-9233 or robs@iacoffee.com


Friday, Nov. 22: Seattle

Mercanta North America

11:00am – 1:00pm

2012 E Union St., Seattle, WA

RSVP to: john@coffeehunter.com


Monday, Nov. 26: Portland

Alliance for Coffee Excellence 10:00am – 12:00 Noon

3115 NE Sandy Blvd., Suite 224, Portland, OR

RSVP to: (503) 208-2872 or sherri@cupofexcellence.org



The Early Harvest competition is one of two Brazil events on the Cup of Excellence calendar that select top coffee micro-lots each year. Preview cupping events are open to all members of the coffee profession that are interested to learn more about the Cup of Excellence program, taste Brazil’s COE winning coffees and consider participating as a bidder in online auction on November 27th. For more information about the Cup of Excellence or to register as a bidder, please visit http://www.AllianceforCoffeeExcellence.org.

To host a cupping session for the March 2014 Brazil Cup of Excellence Late Harvest auction at your facility in North America, please contact Andrew Hetzel at ahetzel@cafemakers.com.


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