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Artisan Coffee School – The Blog



When I first heard of the Puqpress I wasn’t convinced. I’ve only been involved in the specialty coffee industry for a little over two years but still I was one of many who felt that potentially we were reaching a point where the skill of the barista was being lost. Our Head of Roasting, Dean, […]


A Deeper Look Into Speciality Coffe

At the Artisan Coffee School, a very common question gets asked and that is “What the hell is specialty coffee?”. To be honest it’s not the easiest question to answer. There are plenty of definitions out there describing speciality coffee but let’s start with the technical one where all coffee beans are graded and given […]

The Artisan Journey


Building on up!

So right now we find ourselves in another building site planning out the third Artisan in Ealing; it has brought back so many feelings of excitement and nerves all at the same time. We have thought long and hard on how we can improve on the first two shops and what we are good at. […]


Setting yourself up for the next challenge

Extracting ourselves from the second shop is a difficult but important step. When we first launched Artisan Putney, we pretty much lived there day and night working the coffee machine and the shop floor, getting to know our customers and in many ways living their coffee shop dream. While we enjoyed this early part of […]