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Introducing Whole Latte Love eGift Cards

You’ve asked for them and now they’re here, Whole Latte Love gift cards! It’s taken some time but we’re happy to announce that eGift cards are now live and available for purchase on You’re probably wondering “where can I buy a gift...

By Nick B
Quick Tip: How Does Your Drip Coffee Measure Up?

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love break down how much ground coffee to use when making drip coffee. Their recommendation comes from the Specialty Coffee Association of America. Bonavita Exceptional Brew: Technivorm Moccamaster:...

Holiday Shipping 2014

The countdown to Christmas has begun! We know that shopping for the holidays can be stressful, especially if you’re ordering online and don’t know if your gifts will arrive on time. Without the certainty of having your pending presents secreted away in that decorative basket, tucked...

By Nick B
Quick Tip: How Coffee Cup Color Affects Flavor

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love share how the color of your coffee cup affects flavor based on a study published in the online journal Flavour. For the full study visit: Shop Everything Coffee:

Just Brew It: French [Fry] Press!

A French Press by any other name--press pot, coffee press, coffee plunger, cafetiere--would taste as sweet… the first models were manufactured in a French Clarinet factory (so you know they’re good!) until the design was picked up by the name synonymous with French Press...

By Hannah
Quick Tip: Save with Factory Certified Equipment

Shop the Outlet and save big on espresso machines and grinders! When you buy a refurbished espresso machine from Whole Latte Love, you can be sure you're getting that machine in like-new condition at the best price. Outlet:

Things I'm Thankful For

Now that we are close to Thanksgiving I thought I would do a top ten things to be thankful for in regards to coffee, our website, and me.   I have a newborn son and he absolutely loves to see me making and enjoying my french press coffee. On our website sell one of the best...

Quick Tip: Tradition vs. Technology in Espresso Machines

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love discuss semi-automatic espresso machines and the current debate in regards to traditional Italian versus modern technology. Browse Espresso Machines: Watch more Quick Tips:...

Quick Tip: Espresso Machine Acronyms Defined

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love define common acronyms used to describe the different types of boilers in semi-automatic espresso machines. Shop Espresso Machines here:

Nuova Simonelli: Prosumer Powerhouse

We’ve been carrying the Nuova Simonelli Oscar and Nuova Simonelli Musica for a few months at Whole Latte Love and it's time to give these powerful machines some recognition. For starters, both machines are NSF certified for commercial use. If you ask me, it's easy to see why both...

By Erik
Quick Tip: Unclogging Your Frothing Wand...Greek Style

Having trouble getting rid of milk baked on your steam wand? Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love share some quick tips on steam wand maintenance. More Quick Tips: Shop everything coffee:

Just Brew It: Handpress[t]o!

Are you a coffee fiend who ventures far from their precious home espresso machine? Do you often stay in motels where coffee is more easily likened to dirty water, and half-way decent espresso is at least three towns away? Or maybe you like to camp, in which case you may be in for a long, hilly...

By Hannah
Quick Tip: Good Habits for Good Temperature

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love share some good habits to get into when starting up your espresso machine. Shop Everything Coffee:

Just Brew It: The Aeropress Upright & Inverted

The Aeropress gets a lot of odd remarks. Although it looks like it would be better suited for use on the set of Breaking Bad or Grey’s Anatomy and was developed by a sport toy company, don’t let that confuse you out of trying it. This brewer is adored by the coffee community, and for...

By Hannah
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...

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:

Coffee in the Office - Epilogue

I got thinking after my latest series of blogs about some small coffee brewers that are a little different. Different in a good way. They can brew great coffee but may not be that well known yet. Let’s take a closer look at a few you may want to consider if you want to brew really good...

A Coffee Head Scratcher

A Coffee Head Scratcher   Which costs more?   Coffee #1:       As I approach the counter, a warm welcoming smile gleams at me upon the sight of my arrival. I’m pleasantly greeted with a “Hello Dan! How are you doing...