Category: Semi Automatic Espresso Machines

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Quick Tip: Identifying Quality Inside Prosumer Espresso Machines

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love take a look under the hood of Prosumer Semi-automatic espresso machines to help you identify quality when shopping for a machine. Shop Prosumer Espresso Machines: http://www.wholelattelove.com/espresso-machines-and-espresso-makers.cfm?cid=1&scid=122&

Up Close with Profitec: Pro 500 Espresso Machine

Profitec machine designer Michael Hauck of Germany visits Whole Latte Love. Learn about the extra effort put into the design and craftsmanship of the Profitec Pro 500 semi-automatic espresso machine. Designed in Germany and built in Italy, Profitec machines are beautiful on the outside and made...

Friday Shots: Whole Latte Love Malabar Gold on Bezzera Galatea Domus

Looking for crema? Whole Latte Love's Malabar Gold makes crema easy. It's delicious and long lasting! 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 what you...

Bezzera Strega: Lever Espresso with a Pump Twist

Marc and Morgan go over the capabilities of the Bezzera Strega. HomeBarista.com gave this machine a 4.5 out of 5 review saying it's "...like playing a fine musical instrument". Using the pump in combination with the lever allows a user to do pressure profiling and extract master class level...

Friday Shots: Lavazza Top Class on Bezzera Galatea Domus

The flavor of Lavazza Top Class compliments milk-based drinks. Pro-tip: Shoot for a longer extraction/same volume with this coffee when combining with milk. 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...

Up Close with Profitec: Pro 700 Dual Boiler PID

Profitec machine designer Michael Hauck of Germany visits Whole Latte Love. Learn about the extra effort put into the design and craftsmanship of the Profitec Pro 700 Dual Boiler PID semi-automatic espresso machine. Designed in Germany and built in Italy, Profitec machines are beautiful on the...

Friday Shots: Whole Latte Love Malabar Gold on Profitec Pro 700

Looking for crema? Whole Latte Love's Malabar Gold makes crema easy. It's delicious and long lasting! 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 what you...

Up Close with Profitec: Design, Quality and Craftmanship

Profitec machine designer Michael Hauck of Germany visits Whole Latte Love. Learn about the extra effort put into the design and craftsmanship of Profitec semi-automatic espresso machines. Designed in Germany and built in Italy, Profitec machines are beautiful on the outside and made to last on...

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...

Bezzera Galatea Domus: Espresso in Retro-Italian Style

Marc and Morgan go over the capabilities of the Bezzera Galatea Domus semi-automatic espresso machine. It features retro-Italian styling, superbly finished stainless steel body and a large 2 liter heat-exchange copper boiler. This machine makes excellent espresso and a real style statement!...

Stayin' Classy with the Gaggia Classic

I have a background working with commercial machines, so this was a whole new experience for me. I like being able to control all the aspects of the brewing process, especially steaming the milk. The Gaggia Classic has become a staple, and for good reason. It's a great way to break into the...

By Hannah
Breville Oracle: Full of Features & Stunningly Simple

The recently released Breville Oracle is truly one of the nicest machines that has come through the doors here at Whole Latte Love. Breville has combined an enormous amount of features with effortless simplicity. The result is a machine that finally boasts the ease of use of a super-automatic...

By Erik
In-Depth: The Oracle from Breville

Marc and Morgan take an in-depth look at Breville's the Oracle. It's a semi-automatic espresso machine with a built in conical burr grinder. It automatically grinds and tamps into a portafilter with no wasted coffee. Steaming milk for lattes or cappuccinos is done manually or automatically. A...

Nuova Simonelli Musica Espresso Machines

The Nuova Simonelli Musica is something of a chameleon when it comes to home espresso machines. Built with NSF approved, commercial grade components, this machine would fit in a small cafe as easily as on a kitchen countertop. No matter where you decide to put it, the Musica is an exquisitely...

Friday Shots: Lavazza Super Crema on ECM Classika II PID

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 what you think, share shots of your shots. Tell us about your best extractions, favorite coffees, machine,...

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