Category: Super Automatic Espresso Machines

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Gaggia Brera Tech Tips: Basic Maintenance

Learn about basic maintenance for the Gaggia Brera super-automatic espresso machine. Topics covered include: Frothing wand, descaling, brew group, bean hopper, water reservoir and drip tray. For additional detail see these videos: Descaling Automatic: http://youtu.be/8WS3pm74uBc Frothing...

Gaggia Brera Tech Tips: How To Remove a Stuck Brew Group

Learn the procedure for a removing a brew group which is stuck in the machine. Once removed, you will learn how to cycle the machine so the brew group can be re-inserted. This problem can occur when the machine loses power during a brewing cycle. Gaggia Brera Espresso Machines:...

DIY: How to Create the Ultimate Home Coffee Bar

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love show you the essentials for a home coffee bar set-up. They focus on home espresso brewing and tell you what you need for either a semi-automatic espresso machine or super-automatic espresso machine home cafe. With an in-home coffee bar, you no longer need to...

Gaggia Brera Tech Tips: Brew Group Deep Clean Maintenance

Learn how to deep clean the brew group on a Gaggia Brera super-automatic espresso machine. This video also covers replacing the O-ring in the brew group. The Gaggia Brew Group Service Kit used in the video is available...

Get Grand with the Gran Baristo

Saeco’s Gran Baristo line was released in the States near the end of 2014. With these machines, they strived to give consumers a compact, one-touch superautomatic with a few twists in the way of features. Perhaps the most exciting addition to the list of features on the Gran Baristo and...

By Hannah
Gaggia Brera Tech Tips: Brew Group Removal and Install

Todd from Whole Latte Love shows you how to remove the brew group of a Gaggia Brera Espresso Machine and how to put it back in. Gaggia Brera Espresso Machines: http://www.wholelattelove.com/products?utf8=%E2%9C%93&keywords=gaggia+brera

Tech Tips: Fixing a Gaggia Brera Dredge Drawer

If the dredge drawer of your Gaggia Brera will not fully insert this video shows you how to fix the problem. Gaggia Brera Espresso Machine: http://www.wholelattelove.com/products?utf8=%E2%9C%93&keywords=gaggia+brera

How to Program Coffee Volume on Super-Automatics

I nthis Quick Tip, Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love show you how to program your super-automatic espresso machine for the coffee volume you want. Shop everything coffee: http://www.wholelattelove.com/

"Cool" Espresso Drinks

Here are 3 great recipes to make "cool" espresso drinks at home. Chilly Espresso Start by brewing a double shot of espresso and pour into a cocktail mixer. Add three ice cubes and any flavoring and shake well. Pour into an empty glass. If you pour slowly you should be able to create...

By Nick B
Best New Coffee Products of 2014

Marc and Morgan show you Whole Latte Love's selections for Best New Coffee Products of 2014. Three new products were selected based on quality, value, capabilities or innovation. In the mix: The most controllable coffee brewer certified by the SCAA, a personal French press that doubles as a...

NEW Saeco Gran Baristo for the Modern Espresso Drinker

After 28 years Saeco seeks to redefine the bean-to-cup experience with the Gran Baristo Super-Automatic espresso machine. Slimmer, faster, and more efficient than any of their previous machines, the Gran Baristo is designed to address the needs and wants of the modern espresso drinker. With...

In the Spotlight: The Gaggia Brera

If you’re in the market for an affordable and capable super-automatic espresso machine then I hope you’ve taken a look at the Gaggia Brera in Black. Gaggia has a history of innovation in the world of espresso and the Brera was their ambassador to a more modern approach to...

By Nick B
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/

For the Saeco Convenience... Set Up Your Very Own Brewing Profile!

If you like extensively programmable machines with a one touch brewing option, the Saeco Xelsis is for you! The Xelsis has about a hundred and one setting options, including: grind, temperature, water volume, espresso dosage, custom drinks, milk volume, automatic power on time, and more. Sound...

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In-Depth: Krups Barista EA9000 Espresso Machine

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love give you an in-depth look at the Krups Barista EA9000 Super-Automatic Espresso Machine. This bean-to-cup espresso maker will heat and froth milk you have put in your cup, grind and brew your coffee beans, dispense wonderful espresso into your cup and...

The DeLonghi Primma Donna Exlcusive

I remember my 1st cell phone years ago; it didn’t have many bells or whistles and it was roughly the size of a car battery. You could use it make calls and well, that’s about it.  Nowadays, smart phones have and do just about everything you can imagine. When it comes to espresso...

Saeco Xelsis Evo Espresso Machine Overview

Hate waking up in the morning, stumbling over to the espresso machine only to find your drink settings have been tampered with? Don't let it happen again, with the Saeco Xelsis Evo super-automatic espresso machine. This updated version of Saeco's original Xelsis espresso machine includes all of...

Jura Impressa Z9 Overview

Raising the bar for home espresso machines, Jura looks to impress with the elegant and powerful Impressa Z9. A true feat of Swiss espresso engineering, the Z9's main feature is its full color TFT (Thin-Film-Transistor) display, which makes it easier than ever to make all of your favorite drinks,...