Category: Semi Automatic Espresso Machines

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Quick Tip: Espresso Machine & Grinder Packages

Once you've decided to invest in an espresso machine your thoughts turn to all of the ancillary components that make the process of creating and brewing great coffee drinks enjoyable. Coffee Grinders, coffee, and cleaning supplies come to mind very quickly. Well, to help you get off to a flying...

Quick Tip: What is a 3-way Solenoid Valve?

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love define the three-way solenoid valve and its benefits. Gaggia Classic Espresso Machine: http://www.wholelattelove.com/Gaggia/classic.cfm?CMP=YT Rancilio Silvia Espresso Machine:...

Sneak Peak: ECM Elektronika II Profi Switchable Espresso Machine

Learn more about the ECM Elektronika II Profi Switchable Espresso Machine here: http://www.wholelattelove.com/ECM/ecm-elektronika-ii-profi-switchable-espresso-machine.cfm

Machine Comparison: Gaggia Classic vs. Rancilio Silvia

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love compare the Gaggia Classic semi-automatic espresso machine to the Rancilio Silvia. Both have features that make them durable, capable, and quality entry level espresso machines for the home. Gaggia Classic:...

In-Depth: ECM Classika PID Espresso Machine

The ECM Classika II PID is a high performance semi-automatic espresso machine for those who demand quality without the restriction of cost. The result is a machine that utilizes many of the same commercial grade components ECM relies on for their prosumer models but at a more modest price point....

Sneak Peek: ECM Classika PID Espresso Machine

Crafted for home baristas with tighter budgets and kitchen space, the ECM Classika II PID is a high performance semi-automatic espresso machine for those who demand quality without the restriction of cost. The result is a machine that utilizes many of the same commercial grade components ECM...

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....

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