Italian Coffee Discovery Course

Italian Coffee Discovery Course

Not just a course, but a real experience, a real journey into the Italian world of coffee in a real Italian roasting company, just minutes away from the center of Florence.

During this course held in english we can see how to compare and evaluate the different coffees in beans and taste. We also follow how the coffee is produced, from the green beans to the roasting and degassing. Then will be the moment to start our barista career: we will learn how to prepare a perfect espresso and a great cappuccino with the latte art technique. Also tips about the Italian regional preparations and the machine maintenance!

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Program of the course

  • Why is coffee an Italian matter? A history of steam, strong baristas and clients in hurry…
  • Botany and plantations: arabica, robusta, different varietals and process.
  • Blending and roasting. Visiting the roasting company and the laboratories.
  • Perfect espresso technique: grinding and tamping.
  • Coffee tasting: from the sweet taste of Mexican arabicas to the body of the Indonesian and the spicy taste of the Ethiopian Sidamo
  • The latte macchiato, espresso macchiato, caffè latte and other Italian preparations.
  • A perfect foam with no bubbles and the Italian cappuccino.
  • The Latte art: a glance about how to make heart, leaves, dragoons and lions in your cappuccino…
  • Practice: prepare your own espressos and cappuccinos!


You will be able to do practical exercises during the course


The cost is 65€ including the books used during the course. The cost is instead 35€ for aged 14/18 and is free for younger coffee lovers!

More info

This experience is three hours long, from 10am to 1pm or from 3pm to 6pm. The Espresso Academy is in Florence, a few minutes with the Tram away from the central railway station of Santa Maria Novella and a few minutes from the exit of the highway.



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    Via delle Torri, 55 50142 Florence, Italy