The Vournas Coffee Blog

VCT’s 2022 Burundi Coffee Lineup

Kayanza Valley Burundi
This month we are debuting our VCT Lineup of 2022 Burundi Coffees, featuring six different lots from the provinces of Kayanza, Muyinga and Ngozi. Each is 100% Red Bourbon produced by a group of small farm holders. Five lots are washed and sun dried, while the sixth is a natural…
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Sumatra Lintong TP Tiger

Lake Toba, Sumatra
For lovers of semi-washed Indonesian coffees we are putting the spotlight on the new crop of our Sumatra Lintong TP Tiger. The majority of Sumatra coffees are produced with a unique semi-washed method that creates a uniquely indulgent, bodied cup. As far as Sumatra offerings go, our Sumatra Lintong TP…
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New Honduras Microlot Coffees

El Socorro Sandoval Coffee Farm, Honduras
There are two things the team over at VCT headquarters never gets tired of: staying connected with our roasters, and cupping top quality coffee!! As many of you know when it comes to quality and volume, Honduras has in recent years been taking some big swings in the Central American…
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The Perfect Storm

Bulk Shipping Containers Waiting At Port
“Houston, we have a problem.” This phrase harkens all the way back to Apollo 13’s snafued mission in 1970. It now is often repeated when the proverbial crap hits the fan. Let’s start back to the dawn of Covid 19 in March of 2020. Nobody, and I mean nobody, would…
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New Colombia Microlot Coffees

Colombia Hacienda El Jardin Estate
This September we’re reviewing a couple family haciendas down in the Americas as part of our new Colombia Microlot Coffees featurette. First up, Hacienda El Jardin, located in Chinchina. Next is the husband and wife duo who operate Hacienda La Loma in the Caramanta region. Both have wonderfully clean profiles…
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Three New VCT Centrals

Guatemala Atitlan Finca Pampojila Volcan Atitlan
Well, September is almost upon us and the year is flying by. So far, we have already had the pleasure of sourcing more than a few great coffees but we're not done yet. This month we are spotlighting three new VCT Centrals. This includes our new Guatemala Atitlan from Finca…
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Our 2021 Costa Rica Microlots

Hacienda Sonora Black Honey Microlot
After much anticipation, our slate of 2021 Costa Rican Microlots are ready for their debut. In recent years Costa Rica has been a leader in the specialty coffee industry in terms of their exploration of new and trending processing techniques as well as the farming of new hybrids, like Obata,…
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New 2021 Coffee Shipments

Container Ship
It’s that time of year! Our new 2021 coffee shipments are on the water. We are very pleased to share this slate of new Centrals headed our way. And not to be forgotten, our Colombia Supremo Bucaramanga El Gato and our wildly popular Fair Trade Organic Papua New Guinea Purosa…
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FTO Sumatra Aceh Gayo Ketiara Women’s Coop

Organic Sumatra Aceh Gayo Ketiara Coop Board
Sumatra lovers unite!! Arriving just in time today, Monday March 8th for International Women's Day, our Fair Trade Organic Sumatra Aceh Gayo Ketiara Women's Coop is making its debut in the VCT lineup. This semi-washed organic coffee comes from the women-led Ketiara cooperative, home to some 2,712 small farmers nearly…
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Wishing You All A Great Thanksgiving Holiday

Thanksgiving Coffee and Pie
Ok so here it goes, this year has been a wild one for sure! Not many people will be sad to say goodbye to 2020 and put this mess behind us. First off, I passionately believe that although many of us including Vournas Coffee have been beat up, we continue…
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