COFFEES OF EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN
The coffee industry is full of extraordinary women who, from the field to the commercialization, do a monumental task that is not always visible. The coffee you are enjoying passed through the hands of all of them who grew, processed, selected, cupped, roasted and brought it to you.
Our series will explore different origins, profiles and women through new micro lots of coffee.
Diana Carmenza Ramirez
The beauty of the coffee-growing landscape of Guática, the pristine waters and stunning biodiversity, are the garden where Diana Carmenza and her family grow and process the coffee that you are about to enjoy. With floral, orange, blackberry, panela and chocolate notes, as well as a delicate, juicy and prolonged acidity, this blend of Castillo and Caturro tells the story of a woman connected to nature, with an exceptional knowledge of her coffee and a standard of unsurpassed quality.
Altitude: 1.920 m
Andrea is pure joy! She is full of courage and conviction. Nothing is impossible for this extraordinary woman, driving her Jeep loaded with coffee or the motorcycle with passengers on board up the steep hills of San Rafael, Apía - Risaralda. She transformed the family lands into a farm of special coffees. She harvests, ferments and dries naturals, honeys and washed lots of exceptional quality. The farm is incredibly beautiful, with infinite landscapes where her two children grow up surrounded by love. She is the head of the household, a businesswoman and a committed daughter. Andrea's coffee transmits that strength with a creamy body, intense chocolate and very particular notes of nuts and tropics.
Altitude: 1.920 m
Creative and powerful, Cristina is a third generation coffee farmer.
Her work, and cooperation, allowed her to build their own coffee business from
La Tebaida farm in Apía, Colombia
La Tebaida farm, located at 1,800 meters, almost like a balcony with a view of the Risaralda valleys. A cup that will express the tradition of family and friendship, with well balanced notes of chocolate, caramel, wild blackberry, sugar cane, delicate acidity and a dense body.
Altitude: 1.800 m
Georgina Largo Vargas
Coffee grower and teacher, mother, community leader, proud of her indigenous and Afro-Colombian ancestors.
Her dream is shared by her two daughters and grandchildren. Georgina, Paola and Susana's coffee comes from their home's garden. Every day they work on their agro-tourism project so you can enjoy a cup of coffee surrounded by birds, mountains and extraordinary stories.
Indigenous Reservation Sipirra,
Riosucio, Caldas - Colombia.
Organic practices - Coffee with a floral cup profile, malt, caramel, orange blossom, delicate acidity and silky body.
Strong and persistent, daughter of farming parents, mother, wife and entrepreneur. The mountains and the coffee are connected with her dreams and her talent. Sandra is also a friend, an ally of others who, like her, see a future and a purpose in the coffee industry.
This dream of two women has been unconditionally accompanied by Carlos Grajales and his family from the farm where the coffee of these three friends is grown.
Olga Lucía Botero
A well known Q Grader and specialty coffee expert in Colombia, Olga has dedicated a large part of her life to coffee. She is a mother and a businesswoman, a leader and a source of motivation and strength for many other women in the industry.
Ana C Gómez
Teacher and designer by profession, Ana mobilizes and manages the projects of 94 Pueblos with the support of her family. Her dream is to transform the industry and the experience of all those who enjoy specialty coffees in Colombia, the United States and Canada.