Making great coffee requires great skills, and great skills require a great amount of practice. That’s why we have decided to reduce our opening hours until we have found and trained a new barista who can help Chris and Diana to serve you the best coffee in town! Starting this week, we will be open … Read More >
Great coffee is a lot like great wine: You don’t need to know much about it to enjoy its flavor. However, if you’re curious why some beans and blends really stand out, it’s rewarding to learn more about the factors that impact the flavor in your cup. The upcoming VOLCÁN Coffee Club on January 18th is a perfect … Read More >
Christmas is all about sweet cookies and other bold flavors, so we’ve created a special Christmas Blend that tastes particularly nice with all typical treats of this season. This Christmas Blend is a combination of some of our best beans, which makes it a perfect gift as well as a great winter treat for yourself. … Read More >
It’s not every day that we’re adding new products to our fine selection of accessories. But this one is worth it: An elegant manual drip pot made of heat-proof Japanese glass to make delicious filter coffee at home. It’s a beautiful product and works well — we’ve tested it extensively before deciding to offer it at Café del … Read More >
Our first Volcán Coffee Club brought together a small group of huge coffee fans for a discussion of what’s important about grinding. What makes a good grinder? What’s the difference among the variety of grind levels, and how does the coarseness of a bean affect the flavor of your brew? We looked at different kinds and … Read More >
We were more than excited when Irina Blesch at Lifestyle publication JuZine asked us to explain to their audience what Café del Volcán is all about — on camera. We had a lot of fun, and here’s the result (after a couple ads)!
You asked and we listened: Due to popular demand, our coffee boutique is now open earlier! If you’re in a rush, take a cup to go. If you’ve got some time, sit down and enjoy a chat with our Assistant Roastmaster Diana before Senior Barista Chris joins her around noon. We’ll be serving you bright and … Read More >
In a secret mission a couple weeks ago, TimeOut Magazine sent one of their experienced coffee reporters to our boutique for some tough questions and critical sips. We’re relieved to hear that she liked what we served! Take a look at the article below.
We’re flattered by the great reviews and comments about our boutique, and are excited to share them with you! If you haven’t visited us for a cup of coffee, please take a look at these reviews and stop by as soon as you can! First Sip: Café del Volcán By Justin Fischer – SmartShanghai.com Shanghai … Read More >
The second edition of Volcán Coffee News is out and we’re happy to launch our delivery service for fresh coffee and beautiful accessories! You can read this newsletter online and subscribe to get free coffee news via email.