San Antonio, TX 78205
12:00 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012
Food | Wine
The San Antonio Coffee Festival is a celebration of coffee. Featuring locally roasted and artfully brewed coffees from all over the world. Appreciate the many masterful hands that pilot a coffee bean from crop to cup. Taste. Enjoy. Learn. Shop. Meet roastmasters and learn about coffee’s origins, growing and harvesting, roasting, grinding, blending, brewing, cupping, food recipes, fair trade, bird-friendly, and organic certifications, and health benefits. Share an afternoon with friends and other coffee-lovers.
The Specialty Coffee Tasting Flight is the highlight of the San Antonio Coffee Festival, showcasing over 30 coffees. Coffee Tasting Flight tickets include four-cup tastings and are available for purchase ($5) at the event. Packaged coffee is available for purchase.
Exhibiting local Texan coffee companies:
Bantai Civet Coffee, Ferra Coffee, La Bella Vita Gourmet, RedBud Roasters, Independence Coffee, JavaJack’s Coffee, KIVA Coffee Roasters, Fara Coffee
Admission to the event is free. The City of San Antonio's Department of Culture and Creative Development (SAhearts.com) is graciously sponsoring the event, along with La Villita. (LaVillita.com)
Supported by: Culligan Water and Oak Farms Dairy.
Soak in the musical entertainment and stroll through La Villita's beautiful galleries and shops, featuring jewelry, pottery, metal art, sculptures, rock art, textiles, copper wares, oil paintings, water-colors, stained glass, and regional folk art.
Experience the interactive “Yarn Bomb”, a collaborative knitting installation – symbolic of the global and local interconnectivity of the 500 million people in the coffee industry.
Family-friendly Spin Art Bike by S.M.A.R.T. – pedal and paint. Music by: The Texan Natives.
Free Educational Forum - Contributors: Ferra Coffee, Culligan Water, Aspen's Brew, Bantai Coffee, Eyes Wide Open Coffee, Local Coffee
1:00pm What is Specialty Coffee?
1:30pm Coffee is 97% water, so good water is key!
2:00pm Iced Coffee / Cold Water Brewing
2:30pm Civet Cat Coffee
3:00pm What is Organic Coffee?
3:30pm Coffee Brewing
Come be a part of history at this extraordinarily unique local community event! Free Admission. Free Coffee Workshops.
Specialty Coffee Tasting Flights - $5 for a four-cup tasting - tickets available for purchase at the event.