Brazil

The Sprudge Coffee Guide To Vitória, Brazil

The Sprudge Coffee Guide To Vitória, Brazil

When visiting Brazil, tourists may never hear about Vitória, the island where you’ll find the capital Espírito Santo. It boasts Brazil’s largest urban mangrove, which together with the water, vegetation, and local fauna makes for a unique ecosystem: a boat ride around the island is a perfect way to see…
Going From Seed To Cup At Unique Cafés Especiais In São Lourenço, Brazil

Going From Seed To Cup At Unique Cafés Especiais In São Lourenço, Brazil

São Lourenço is a touristy little town in the heart of Mantiqueira de Minas, one of Brazil’s most notorious specialty coffee producing regions in the state of Minas Gerais. The town’s Parque das Águas (water park) occupies a 400,000-square-meter green area downtown and is the source of nine therapeutical mineral…
Organic Farming, Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Ant-Processed Coffee

Organic Farming, Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Ant-Processed Coffee

We as consumers have in recent years put a premium on all things organic and pesticide-free; we’ve even developed opinions on monoculture systems (we don’t like them). And while all these sustainability-focused practices are decidedly good things, it’s often easy to say what folks worlds away should be doing when…
Gisele Rodrigues Coutinho: The Sprudge Twenty Interview

Gisele Rodrigues Coutinho: The Sprudge Twenty Interview

Gisele Coutinho – Pura Caffeina of São Paulo, Brazil Our coverage of the Sprudge Twenty interviews presented by Pacific Barista Series continues this week on Sprudge. Read more about the Sprudge Twenty and see all of our interviews here. Gisele Rodrigues Coutinho nominated by Sabine Parrish.  Gisele Rodrigues Coutinho is an entrepreneur…