Coffee Cupping and Tasting Online Course Sensory Skill Sca Foundation

Coffee Cupping and Tasting online Course - Sca Sensory Skills Foundation

Directly from home, no needing journeys, bureaucracy and costs. Even in this way is possible to learn solid foundations for your green coffee knowledge with the online course of Espresso Academy.

This course follows the classroom course program, In addition, with the new rules, this online cafeteria course allows you to access the SCA Sensory Foundation exam, directly from home!

The course is the starting point of the   fascinating world of professional coffee tasting. She first step for who want to become a coffee sommelier, a professional taster, maybe even aiming a Q-grader career.

It's a journey that begin learning about our sensory organs and recognizing the feelings that they send to us.

So you learn to smell and recognize, with a selection of aromas, the sensations that the different varieties of coffee bring to our nose.

Then is the time of taste, to recognize and evaluate technically (with different water-solution) bitter, acidic, body, aromatic and other sensations that coffee can give us.

Even in a theoretical course, the use of the SCAA coffee wheel will allow us to get the best from this course.

Next dates:

June 23th 2020
July 28th 2020




Are you not free to log in on those course days, follow when you want the Espresso Academy videocourse! Same contents to watch whenever you want. At the end free call with the trainer and possible exam

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Coffee Cupping and Tasting online course program:

  • The aim of the coffee tasting. The organs of sense involved in coffee tasting: eyes, nose, mouth.
  • What is,  and how to use a coffee tasting sheet with SCAA parameters
  • Tasting Espresso, filter, brewing
  • The phases of the coffee tasting: visual, olfactory, assessing, tactile and aftertaste.
  • Acidity, bitterness, sweetness, mouthfeel, flavour and aromas: the use of professional terminology.
  • What is it the cupping, the professional system of coffee tasting.
  • The cupping sheet to define a Specialty and a Cup of excellence
  • The espresso tasting sheet, the role of sugar in coffee tasting

The online version offers several added values...

  • Very easy to access: you have simply to connect to the link we send you and everything is done!
  • No problem interacting, questions and answers exactly like in the classroom!
  • Super-complete theoretical part, with screen sharing of slides, photos and graphic with the trainer
  • No problem for the practical part. We use two mobile cameras during the course, so you can follow every detail.
  • Possibility to private free sessions with the trainer to evaluate together your project 
  • Manuals included in the price sent at the end of the course
  • Course recorded to watch it again sent at the end of the course 

Coffee Cupping and Tasting video course

Do you can't take a day off from work, your pace doesn't allow you to find a day to follow the online coffee course? No problem, the Espresso Academy trainers have prepared a Sensory coffee video course for you: same content as the online course, but to watch whenever you want, maybe in the evening or on your free day.

Do you still want a comparison with the trainer and maybe the possibility of an SCA exam? No problem, included in the price of the video course there is the possibility of organizing a meeting with the trainer to clarify all doubts, and the possibility of organizing an SCA exam, always without leaving your home.


Our trainers...

Marco Cremonese

One of the most known italian coffee and roasting experts. Marco has a large portfolio of consultancies for famous coffee roasting companies and is an official SCA trainer for coffee roasting, tasting and green coffee. He´s also frequently been chosen by the World Barista Championship to roast the coffees for the competitions.

Helena Oliviero

Helena is young and very experienced in the world of coffee. She´s the italian champion of Ibrik, AST for Barista and Brewing and also a Q and R-Grader.. the first woman in Italy! She´s the responsible of the Brewing courses and Espresso Academy abroad.

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