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julho 9, 2017

Breads of Natural Fermentation by Eduardo Freire

Coffe and bread! A new partnership emerges with a convergent concept to that of specialty coffees. Now natural fermentation breads, also known as “sourdough” are made […]
julho 9, 2017

Coffee Hunting – Alto do Caparaó – Forquilha do Rio Farm

Taking advantage of the trip to the Aeropress Championship, held in Alto Caparaó, Camila and Carolina could not fail to visit our friends and partners Afonso […]
fevereiro 13, 2017

IV Cerrado Mineiro Coffee Quality Competition – Awards

At the awards ceremony of the 4th Coffee Quality Competition of the Cerrado Mineiro Region, microlots of each category, Natural and Cherry Peeled, were announced. Great […]
fevereiro 13, 2017

Coffee Hunting 2016/17 – Cerrado Mineiro – Barinas Farm

A great experience in this visit, besides tasting great microlotes, knowing the history of the region, the farm and the Castro Alvez family was exciting. See […]
fevereiro 13, 2017

Coffee Hunting 2016/17 Cerrado Mineiro Lavrinha Farm

Lucca goes to Cerrado Mineiro to choose microlots of special coffees for purchase. A pantry of coffees at full load.
fevereiro 13, 2017

Cup of Excellence Brazil 2016 – Top Ten Naturals & Pulped Naturals

In Jacarezinho-PR, Northern Pioneer of Paraná, on October 29th, the 10 best coffee microlots in the Natural and Peeled Cherry categories were announced.
fevereiro 13, 2017

Coffee Hunting 2016/17 – Ficafé 2016 – International Fair of Special Coffees of the Northern Pioneer of Paraná

Every november the FICAFÉ takes place, International Fair of Special Coffees of the Northern Pioneer of Paraná. Organized by ACENPP – Producers Association of the Northern […]
fevereiro 12, 2017

Coffee Hunting 2016/17 – 14th Alta Mogiana Coffee Quality Competition – Final Phase

Georgia completed her role as Head Judge of the Alta Mogiana Specialty Coffee Quality Contest. The scores of the Microlots were surprising. Lucca bought the 1st […]
fevereiro 12, 2017

Luiz Roberto Saldanha from Capricórnio Coffees

Our friend and former partner Luiz Roberto Saldanha Rodrigues from Capricórnio Coffees and also California Farm, from the Northern Pioneer of Paraná, was at Lucca presenting […]
fevereiro 12, 2017

Coffee Hunting 2016/17 – Paraná Quality Competition 2016

Now it was the turn of the Paraná Quality Competition 2016. Georgia was part of the body of jury tasters of specialty coffee microlots that will […]
fevereiro 12, 2017

Coffee Hunting 2016/17 – Mountains of Espirito Santo – Zuccon

The Zuccon family has been a master at producing exceptional microlots of specialty coffees. This year Lucca has already reserved several samples to compose our microlot […]
fevereiro 11, 2017

Coffee Hunting 2016/17 – Cerrado Mineiro – Lavrinha Farm

Lucca goes to Cerrado Mineiro to choose specialty coffees microlots for purchase.
fevereiro 11, 2017

Coffee Hunting 2016/17 – Cerrado Mineiro – São Luiz Estate Coffee

The Veloso family received Carolina and Georgia on the property, to show the first coffee beans of the harvest. Much expectation this year, which was a […]
fevereiro 11, 2017

Coffee Hunting 2016/17 – Cerrado Mineiro – Naimeg Specialty Estate Coffee

Exploring the spectacular Pântano region, in the Cerrado Mineiro, on the properties of the Naimeg Family. Several microlots of coffee ordered, for Lucca´s annual selection of […]
fevereiro 11, 2017

Farroupilha Group Staff Doing Barista Courses in Lucca

Noé, Erika, Glauber and all the staff of the Rio Brilhante Farm, from the sectors of production, tasting, quality control, commercial and marketing, went out to […]
fevereiro 11, 2017

Coffee Hunting 2016/17 – Cerrado Mineiro – Rio Brilhante Farm

Visit to the Rio Brilhante Farm, located in the micro region of Pântano in the Cerrado Mineiro, to taste the first microlots of the crop, processed […]
fevereiro 11, 2017

Coffee Hunting – Alta Mogiana

Georgia went out on the last trip of the year to purchase micro lots of 2015. This time she went to the Alta Mogiana Region, terroir […]
fevereiro 11, 2017

Cup of Excellence Brazil Naturals 2015/2016

Carolina este ano participou como jurada-provadora no Cup of Excelente Brasil Naturals 2015/2016 em Franca / SP
fevereiro 11, 2017

Coffee Hunting – Divinolândia / SP

This time the destination was Divinolândia, a very private municipality of Mogiana, with microlots of very frutty natural mountain coffee!
fevereiro 11, 2017

Cafuso 2015 Quality Competition – Espírito Santo Mountains

Every year the Cafuso Coffee Quality Contest is repeated, with the presence of guest tasters. Champion coffees will be purchased by UCC as usual.
fevereiro 11, 2017

Coffee Hunting – Cerrado Mineiro – Micro Swamp Region / Patos de Minas-mg

This time the hunt was for the microlots of the Pântano region, a plateau with average altitude of 1,100m, with very private terroir and with surprising […]
fevereiro 11, 2017

Daterra Coffee Race 2015

Carolina and Eduardo were invited, along with other baristas from several countries, to participate in a Coffee Race, a fun competition among baristas. It was up […]
fevereiro 11, 2017

Experience In the Origin of Cerrado Mineiro

Invitation of the Federation of Cerrado Mineiro to have an experience in the Denomination of Origin. It was an immersion in the region, with visits to […]
fevereiro 11, 2017

Selection of Lots of the Cerrado Mineiro 2015 Contest, with Visit to the Farms

Georgia participated in the jury group that selected the coffees for the Cerrado Mineiro 2015 Competition. During the period, the Federation gave jurors the opportunity to […]
fevereiro 10, 2017

Coffee Hunting – Pilar Farm of the Pioneer North of Paraná

A journey to the Pioneer North of Paraná, picking and tasting samples of microlots in the Pilar Farm. New fermentation tanks for washed coffees.
fevereiro 10, 2017

Cerrado Mineiro Region Awards – 2014

Lucca bought 6 awarded microlots, the 1st, 2nd and 3rd places of the Peeled Cherry category, as well as the Natural Category. Dop Espresso won the […]
fevereiro 9, 2017

Ficafé 2014 – Special Coffee Fair of Northern Paraná

This year, Georgia garanteed half a bag of the most amazing coffee tasted in the Northern Pioneer of Paraná. It was the 1st Place of an […]
fevereiro 9, 2017

Coffee Hunting – Pereira Sisters Farm In Carmo de Minas

It was at this visit to the Pereira Sisters Farm, in the Region of Mantiqueira de Minas, that Carolina defined the process for her champion coffee, […]
fevereiro 9, 2017

Cup of Excellence Late Harvest 2015

In the Cup of Excellence Naturals, the best coffees of late harvest are selected. Carolina and Georgia were judges in the national phase and Carolina participated […]
fevereiro 9, 2017

Cup of Excellence Early Harvest 2014

Georgia and Carolina were selected as tasters in the National Cup of Excellence – Early Harvest 2014 for the selection of the best Peeled Cherry coffees […]
fevereiro 9, 2017

Quality Award Cafuso Ucc Mountains of Espirito Santo 2013

Georgia and Carolina participated as tasters in the 8th Cafuso UCC Quality Award for coffee in the Mountains of Espírito Santo.
fevereiro 9, 2017

X Minas Gerais Coffee Quality Contest / Emater Mg – 2013

Georgia and Carolina participated in the X State Contest Quality Coffees of Minas as tasters. One of the most important competitions in the country, the largest […]
fevereiro 8, 2017

2015 World Championship in Gothenburg / Sweden – Brewers Cup And Coffee In God Spirits

Lucca sent two baristas, Carolina Franco and Eduardo Scorsin to the World Championships of Brewers Cup and Coffee in Good Spirits which took place in Gothenburg […]
fevereiro 8, 2017

2014 Brazilian Barista, Brewers Cup And Cup Tasters Championship

In 2014 Lucca becomes the most awarded Coffee Shop in Brazil, summing 12 Brazilian Championship awards.
fevereiro 8, 2017

World Championship Of Brewers And Barista 2013 – Melbourne / Australia

Carolina went to the finals and ranked 5th place in Coffee Brewers category, and Graciele ranked 17th in the Barista category.
fevereiro 7, 2017

Brazilian Championship Of Barista, Brewers And Cup Tasters 2013

Carolina Franco achieved second place in the Cup Tasting, which took place in September, at the 8th Brazilian Coffee Space in Belo Horizonte
fevereiro 7, 2017

Latte Art World Championship 2012 – Seoul / South Korea

Graciele Rodrigues won the Vice World Championship of Latte Art in Seoul. It was the best result of Brazil in international championships. Bravo!
fevereiro 7, 2017

Brazilian Championships of Barista, Latte Art And Coffee In Good Spirits – 2012

Graciele Rodrigues from Lucca Special Coffees, won, in an unprecedented way, the 1st place in Barista, 1st place in Latte Art and 3rd place the Coffee […]
fevereiro 7, 2017

Brewers World Championship 2012 – Vienna

Carolina represented Brazil for the third consecutive time in the world championship. This time she got the 9th place in Brewers, that is, preparation of filtered […]
fevereiro 7, 2017

Brazilian Championship Brewers and Barista 2012

Lucca’s Baristas achieve first place in Brewers (Filtered Coffee Preparation), runner-up both in Barista and also, Cup Tasters (tasting) in the Brazilian Championship of 2012
fevereiro 7, 2017

South Brazilian Regional Championship Barista 2011

The baristas of the Lucca were classified as: First place with Graciele Rodrigues, Lilian Machado was the vice, Igor Salles was fourth place.
fevereiro 6, 2017

Brazilian Championship of Barista, Latte Art and Cup Tasters 2011

From March 14 to 17, the 10th Brazilian Barista Championship was held in São Paulo. Lucca stood out with 3 first places in the categories Barista, […]
fevereiro 6, 2017

World championship of latte art and cup tasters 2010

Two Lucca baristas represented Brazil at the SCAE – Specialty Coffee Association of Europe World Championships 2010 in London: Carolina and Felipe.
fevereiro 6, 2017

Brazilian Championship Cup Tasters and Latte Art 2010

In the Brazilian Barista Championship 2010, Felipe de Oliveira from Lucca wins the competition for Latte Art experts and Carolina Franco de Souza won the Cup […]
fevereiro 5, 2017

Barista Regional Championship 2009

On the days of August 7th, 8th and 9th, the 7th Brazilian Barista Championship – Paraná Stage was held, as well as the Avenida do Café, […]
fevereiro 5, 2017

Barista Regional Championship 2008

The Brazilian Championship of Baristas 2008 – Paraná Stage was held at Shopping Mueller in Curitiba
fevereiro 5, 2017

Barista Regional Championship 2007

The Barista Regional Championship 2007 – Paraná Stage took place at Shopping Mueller in Curitiba. The Barista of Lucca Lilian Machado achieved the first place.
fevereiro 5, 2017

Barista Regional Championship 2006

The Barista Regional Championship 2006 – Paraná Stage was held at Shopping Mueller. The regional event was one of the qualifying stages for the Barista Brazilian […]
fevereiro 5, 2017

Brazilian Barista Championship 2006

Otávio Linhares defended the colors of Lucca Special Coffees at the 5th Brazilian Barista.
fevereiro 5, 2017

Barista Regional Championship 2005

The Southern Brazilian Championship of Baristas 2005 was held at Shopping Curitiba. More than fifteen baristas presented themselves.
fevereiro 5, 2017

Brazilian Barista Championship 2004

Team Lucca participated with 7 baristas this year. See more images of the 2004 Brazilian Barista Championship.
fevereiro 5, 2017

Barista Regional Championship 2004

The first Regional Barista Championship in Brazil was held in Curitiba in 2004. Ten baristas performed.
fevereiro 5, 2017

Paraná State Competition / Iapar – Emater – 2013

The Paraná State Quality Competition selects the best microlots from each municipality and elects the champion coffee for the National Contest.
fevereiro 4, 2017

Cerrado Mineiro Region 2013 Award

Lucca buys 1st place in the Natural category and 1st place in the Peeled Cherry category, of the Cerrado Mineiro Region Prize. The microlots will be […]
fevereiro 4, 2017

Carolina at the 2013 Nbc – Nordic Barista Cup

This year Brazil was the theme of the Nordic Barista Cup. Carolina participated in the Iceland team.
fevereiro 4, 2017

Cup of Excellence Brazil 2012

Carolina this year was selected for the national selection phase that took place in Varginha, MG. There were 25 tasters who attended the event. In this […]
fevereiro 4, 2017

Coffee Hunting – Fortaleza Environmental Farm / Mococa Sp

On this trip it was time to explore the organic coffees with the Crocce family. Naturals always surprise with sweetness.
fevereiro 4, 2017

Coffee Hunting – Labareda Farm / Alta Mogiana

Carolina visited the Labareda Farm, also in the region of Alta Mogiana. It is one of the most important specialty coffee producers not only in the […]
fevereiro 4, 2017

Coffee Hunting – Pilar Farm / North Of Paraná

Georgia and Carolina were at the Pilar Farm in northern Parana to taste the coffees of this harvest. Check out the images of this extraordinary producer […]
fevereiro 4, 2017

Coffee Hunting – The Hunting of the Best Coffees of The 2012/13 Season Begins

Now the first lots of coffees from this year’s harvest are starting to be ready. It is the time to go in search of awarded microlots, […]
fevereiro 4, 2017

Cup of Excellence – Nicaragua 2012

Carolina serves as a tasting judge at the Cup of Excellence Nicaragua 2011. A step further for the knowledge of coffees outside Brazil.
fevereiro 4, 2017

Cup of Excellence Brazil Natural Late Harvest 2011

Carolina participated as staff coordinator of the 1st Edition of the Cup of Excellence – Natural Late Harvest Brasil 2011.
fevereiro 4, 2017

Cup of Excellence Brazil 2011

Carolina participated in the Cup of Excellence Brasil 2011. This was the version of Peeled Cherry, which took place in Londrina-Paraná.
fevereiro 4, 2017

Carolina Certified as Q Grader

Carolina after being a two-time Brazilian Cup Taster winner and fourth in the world championship, has now achieved the “Q” Grader certification.
fevereiro 4, 2017

Workshop at Probat-werke in Emmerich, Germany

Lucca was presented with a day of roasting workshop at Probat’s headquarters in Emmerich, Germany.
fevereiro 4, 2017

Feira SCAE 2011 Maastericht

O Lucca participou da Feira da SCAE – Specialty Coffee Association of Europe 2010 em Londres. Muitos contatos foram feitos e muitos parceiros reencontrados
fevereiro 3, 2017

Cup of Excellence Colombia 2010

Once again, Carolina and Georgia were tasters at the Cup of Excellence- Colombia 2010.
fevereiro 3, 2017

Lucca Baristas Visit Farms

The baristas from Lucca made a trip to visit 8 farms of partner producers.
fevereiro 3, 2017

Emater Minas Gerais 2010

The first stage happened at the University of Lavras and the final stage in Machado, Minas Gerais.
fevereiro 3, 2017

Cup of Excellence Brazil 2010

Carolina and Georgia were tasters at the Cup of Excellence Brazil 2010.
fevereiro 3, 2017

Cup of Excellence Brazil 2006

Georgia participated as taster of the Cup of Excellence Brazil 2006 at Viçosa, Minas Gerais.
fevereiro 3, 2017

2008 Scae Fair – Kopenhagen

Lucca participated in the Special Coffee Fair in Kopenhagen – Denmark, organized by the SCAE – Specialty Coffee Association of Europe.