Answer this: Who roasts better coffee, Illy or Lavazza? Lavazza or Nespresso? Nespresso or Starbucks? I’m here to tell you that I believe all roasters are pretty similar in their roasting abilities and technologies. What determines coffee quality isn’t so much roasting, but rather the beans that are used. To illustrate the point, let us look … Continued
Whenever I speak to people about Difference Coffee, they always ask me what coffee blends I sell. For some reason, people seem to think that coffee is always a blend of beans. The truth is, coffee is a bit like wine in that some are blended and some are not. Learning the difference between blend … Continued
' Difference Coffee supplies a number of 3 Michelin star restaurants has also placed what must be one of the most expensive coffees in London at the Parcafé - from a batch of 2019 Esmeralda Geisha which he sourced before it went on public auction.'
How can coffee be pitched at the same level as a 1947 Chateau Lafite? What's the best way to way to consume coffee at a wine dinner and why would you put the best coffee in the world in capsules? Winerist talks to Amir Gehl from Difference Coffee to hear the story behind the brand
'When given the choice, you will find a good selection of people opting for high-end specialty coffees at restaurants, much in the same way that people are aspiring to eat better food and drink better wines.'
'The Difference Coffee Co has come up with the ingenious idea of putting such exalted names as Wild Kopi Luwak, Hawaii Kona Champion and Jamaican Blue Mountain into capsules that fit a Nespresso machine. ' FT How To Spend It
'I’m not quite sure how he did it, but somehow Amir managed to wedge a place for Difference among the bidders at a few of the most prestigious and rigorous coffee competitions in the coffee loving universe' - Chris Osburn