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Common Espresso and Coffee Grinder Terms

Stepped or stepless, doser or doserless, conical or flat, steel or ceramic...  grinder terminology sure is confusing. Actual grinding is done mostly by burrs which come in two basic shapes: flat and conical. Budget grinders tend to use conical burs while more expensive grinders use flat...

Seasoning Coffee Grinder Burrs

Tino Franzini of Italian grinder manufacturer Ceado visits Whole Latte Love. Learn what it means to season the burrs of a coffee grinder. How do seasoned burrs affect grind quality and volume? Are there spices involved? Find out why Ceado chooses not to pre-season burrs on their grinders. How...

In-Depth: Breville Dose Control Pro Grinder

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love go over the features of the new Breville BCG600SIL Dose Control Pro Grinder. Available here: http://www.wholelattelove.com/products/breville-bcg600sil-dose-control-pro-grinder Thoughtfully designed to accommodate all forms of coffee preparation, the...

Grinding for Your Brew-Style FAQ

As a follow up to my last blog Grinding for Your Brew-Style, I wanted to highlight some frequently asked questions to help clear up some of the muddled information surrounding some grinder terminology. The following is my grinder FAQ.   Scenario I Someone is purchasing an espresso...

By Hannah
Introducing the New Breville Smart Grinder Pro

Available here: http://www.wholelattelove.com/products/breville-bcg820bss-smart-grinder-pro Breville's BCG820BSSXL Smart Grinder Pro is the latest iteration in their line of electronic dosing grinders. Improving upon the design of its predecessors, the Pro boasts a number of new features and...

Grinding for Your Brew-Style

A quality grinder is essential to ultimately pulling a good shot of espresso. With so many different types [and threads debating it online], it can get pretty confusing to know which grinder is best suited for your machine and your lifestyle. I’m going to explain the main styles and what...

By Hannah
Hands-On With The Ceado E6P

If you're a serious espresso fanatic looking for a quality grinder to pair with your semi-automatic or prosumer machine, the Ceado E6P should be right at the top of your list. Ceado, a maker of some serious commercial coffee grinders, produces their E6 grinders in both doser and doserless...

By Erik
Grinder Comparison: The Baratza Vario and Ceado E6P

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love compare the Baratza Vario and Ceado E6P grinder and discuss why you might pick one over the other. Baratza Vario Grinder: http://www.wholelattelove.com/products/baratza-vario-grinder-w-metal-portaholder Ceado E6P Electronic Dosing Burr Grinder:...

New Brew: The Ceado E6P Electronic Grinder

Ceado's mantra has always been to think strong and work better, a philosophy that played a large role in the design of their E6 Timer grinder. For their doserless model, the E6P, Ceado has taken their intelligent design one step further with the adjustable portafilter catch. As an electronic...

2014 CoffeeGeek Holiday Gift List

Help give back to coffee farming communities in Latin America while finding the perfect gift for a coffee lover on www.coffeegeek.com. To learn more about Coffee Kids and to donate, visit http://www.coffeekids.org. Quamar Grinders: http://www.wholelattelove.com/brands/quamar Bezzera BZ10:...

Friday Shots: Special Guest ROK Grinder Prototype

A special guest for today's Friday shot... Whole Latte Love is proud to be partnering with ROK on the revolutionary new ROK coffee grinder. Help to make this product a reality - and secure one for yourself for 2015 with a great saving. Visit the campaign and purchase the ROK grinder with the...

The ROK Coffee Grinder: Now Live on Indiegogo!

The ROK Coffee Grinder Indiegogo Campaign is Now Live! Click Here to Contribute   It’s no secret that brewing excellent coffee starts with an excellent grinder. But for some people, the cost of quality equipment poses a barrier to entry that keeps them out of the game. Today...

By Nick B
ROK Coffee Grinder on IndieGoGo

Whole Latte Love is proud to be partnering with ROK on the revolutionary new ROK coffee grinder. Help to make this product a reality - and secure one for yourself for 2015 with a great saving. Visit the campaign and purchase the ROK grinder with the Early Bird...

Up Close with Quamar: How to Use the M80 Switch Timer

Quamar's Andrea Alberghini came from Italy to visit Whole Latte Love. In this video he shows us how to operate the timer on the M80 Switch Timer grinder. M80 grinders are commercial capable with 63mm burrs. At under 17.5" tall they're sized for home use as well. Quamar grinders typically sell for...

Up Close with Quamar: How to Adjust Dosing on M80 Grinders

Quamar's Andrea Alberghini came from Italy to visit Whole Latte Love. In this video he shows us how to adjust dosing on M80 series doser grinders. M80 grinders are commercial capable with 63mm burrs. At under 17.5" tall they're sized for home use as well. Quamar grinders typically sell for less...

Up Close with Quamar: Burr Replacement & Calibration on M80 Grinders

Quamar's Andrea Alberghini came from Italy to visit Whole Latte Love. In this video he shows us how to replace the burr set and calibrate M80 series grinders. M80 grinders are commercial capable with 63mm burrs. At under 17.5" tall they're sized for home use as well. Quamar grinders typically...

Friday Shots: Filicori Gran Crema Forte on Bezzera Galatea Domus

If you love espresso you must try Maromas Orphea. Incredible long-lasting crema and a wonderful chocolate finish. A new shot most every Friday. A close-up look at an extraction start to finish with all the details on coffee used, grinder, dose machine etc. They're not always perfect but tell us...

Quick Tip: Basic Grinder Adjustment on Super-Automatics

Marc and Morgan show you how to adjust the grinder on super-automatic espresso machines. Get the best possible coffee out of your machine. Learn basic grinder adjustment based on beverage type, roast level and flavor. Shop everything coffee: http://www.wholelattelove.com/