Category: Semi Automatic Espresso Machines

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Profitec Pro 500 Espresso Machine Overview

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love go over the features of the Profitec Pro 500. The Pro 500 is a prosumer grade semi-automatic espresso machine designed by Profitec to be both functional and user friendly. As part of their endeavor to bridge the gap between professional technology and...

Profitec Pro 700 Dual Boiler Espresso Machine Overview

A truly exceptional home use espresso machine, the Pro 700 is the realization of Profitec's dream of creating a machine that provides baristas with a singular espresso experience. A marriage of German engineering and Italian tradition, the machine impresses not only with its quality components...

Sneak Peak: Profitec Pro 500 Espresso Machine

The Pro 500 is a prosumer grade semi-automatic espresso machine designed by Profitec to be both functional and user friendly. As part of their endeavor to bridge the gap between professional technology and engineering, the Pro 500 includes numerous high quality components such as the much...

Quick Tip: Espresso Tips for Newbies

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love share five quick tips for those of you new to home espresso brewing on a semi-automatic espresso machine. Shop everything coffee here: https://www.wholelattelove.com/

Enter the Profitec Pro 700

     I have the great pleasure today of introducing you to the Profitec Pro 700. Profitec GmbH was founded in 1985. They entered the arena as a developer and manufacturer of espresso machines and eventually decided that it was time to produce a product of superior quality...

Sneak Peak: Profitec Pro 700 Dual Boiler Espresso Machine

A truly exceptional home use espresso machine, the Pro 700 is the realization of Profitec's dream of creating a machine that provides baristas with a singular espresso experience. A marriage of German engineering and Italian tradition, the machine impresses not only with its quality components...

Breville BES920XL Dual Boiler Espresso Machine

Updated to further address the needs and wants of the home espresso drinker, Breville has improved the BES920XL Dual Boiler espresso machine so that it no longer meets but exceeds the "Gold Standard" for making great espresso. Buy it here:...

Bezzera BZ10 Espresso Machine - Quick Look

Exclusively at Whole Latte Love, the Bezzera BZ10 is ideal for one looking to enter the prosumer market while saving money and counter space. Housed in AISI 304 commercial grade polished steel, the BZ10 is less than 10" wide and one of the smaller prosumer machines we carry. But, don't let its...

Quick Tip: What Type of Espresso Machine Is Right for You?

Do you want to be the barista or do you want a machine to do the work? In this Quick Tip learn about the two basic types of espresso machines. What are the differences between semi-automatic and super-automatic espresso machines? What is a One-Touch machine? Watch to find out! Shop espresso...

Bezzera BZ10 Espresso Machine Review

Compact, affordable, and made from quality materials and components, the Bezzera BZ10 espresso machine is ideal for one looking to enter the prosumer market while saving money and counter space. Named for its unique, electrically heated BZ10 group head, the machine impresses inside and out. The...

Quick Tip: Entry Level Gaggia Espresso Machines

If you want to make lattes, cappuccinos or espresso at home and are looking for an entry level machine to get started in home espresso brewing, try the Gaggia Espresso Pure or Gaggia Espresso Color semi-automatic espresso machine. Gaggia Espresso Pure:...

Are You Pulling Single Shots?

Hi, everyone. Happy Thursday! I look for all kinds of inspiration, when I write my blogs and, today, I decided I’d take some time to write about a topic mentioned to me by Kathy, our senior technician. I’ll be getting into the differences between single and double shots of espresso....

In-Depth: ECM Technika IV Profi Switchable Espresso Machine

It's a rare thing to find a machine that seamlessly combines form and function, a feat that has been achieved by ECM's Technika IV espresso machine. From the outside, you'll be drawn to the curved stainless steel housing, front-mounted pressure gauges, and custom grouphead, but it is what you're...

Quick Tip: 3-Way Solenoid Valve

When you knock out your portafilter do you get a sloppy mess or a nice dry puck? Learn about the benefits of the 3-Way Solenoid Valve. Find out why you'll want one on your next espresso machine. It means easy to knock pucks and a whole latte more!

Introducing the ECM Technika IV Profi Switchable Espresso Machine

ECM Technika IV Profi Switchable Espresso Machine I haven't had much time for blogging recently, but thankfully that has changed with the holidays behind us. I just had to tell you about a new machine we have brought in. These days, it takes a lot to get me excited about a new machine...

ECM Technika IV Profi Switchable Espresso Machine

It's a rare thing to find a machine that seamlessly combines form and function, a feat that has been achieved by ECM's Technika IV espresso machine. From the outside, you'll be drawn to the curved stainless steel housing, front-mounted pressure gauges, and custom grouphead, but it is what you're...

Setting the Coffee Bar - Creating Your Home Cafe

After two relatively mild winters, we got hit with a doozy. They’re calling it an “arctic vortex” on the news and predicting record-breaking temps below zero. I won’t even get into the wind chill factor.   As you can imagine, many of us have turned to a hot cup...

Espresso Machines - Best of 2013

Marc and Morgan take a look at a few of their favorite espresso machine videos from the past year. From the entry level semi-auto Gaggia Color to the ultimate fully automatic Jura Giga 5, there's a machine for every budget and lifestyle. Get a quick look at the machines and use the links within...