Winter Newsletter: Season’s Greetings

Dearest coffee lovers,

We hope this note reaches you as you are settling in for a warm and wonderful holiday. We have a lot to be thankful for this year, YOU being first on that list. We were hit hard by Hurricane Sandy but the outpouring of support from friends, family and neighbors reaffirmed that we are immeasurably lucky.

Looking back on the last two months of clean up, we noticed a common thread that made us smile. What was the one thing that people consistantly thought to bring to those in need?? COFFEE!

It warmed our hearts to see, with renewed perspective, how coffee really does bring people together. We were always aware of this, but never so accutely. We witnessed neighbors becoming friends, families banding together and complete strangers pitching in, offering an outstretched hand (usually holding a warm cup of joe).

We had such a run on Unimatics when people realized that power outages can easily mean no coffee (gasp!), unless you have a non-electric stovetop pot like ours. I think people also realized quickly that they make fabulous gifts and stocked up before the holidays! Who wouldn’t want to be on the receiving end of a rare and unique gift that keeps on giving!? Smart gifters. SO, since the first block that we released is totally gone, we’re excited to be releasing our second block of 50 Unimatics, PLUS (drumroll please..) our blend!

Named for the town in Italy where my father grew up, “San Pietro” al Tanagro, the blend was roasted and ground specifically for the Unimatic (which we humbly feel is SO cool)! We worked with a roaster from Naples, Italy that still uses ancient Neapolitan traditions and was the first to bring these secrets to the United States. Personally, I think the aroma is a more powerful testament than any words we can say.

We are so excited that the Unimatic has brought joy to so many in this short time!

Don’t forget to slow down, perk some coffee, enjoy the company of those you love and be thankful.

In the spirit of the season, cheers to you!


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What the Unimatic family is saying…

"Thank you so much, I happened to see the program on Netflix called Coffee for All. As you refer to my net coffee pot as a "her" she will be appropriately named "Grace" after my grandmother who gave me my first percolator coffee pot at the age of 18. Now as I brew coffee in the mornings I will think of my grandparents more often."

- Joe, family member of Unimatic #392

"I am truly happy with the Unimatic. A perfect cup of coffee and the story that goes with it even makes it more enjoyable."

- David, family member of Unimatic #418

Thank you dearest Elisabeth for being the much needed catalyst for change. For sharing your remedy for our home life that has been suspended after much trial and trauma. We laughed, shared, marveled and lingered the table discussing your father’s creation. We spent time together as a family, enjoying the newness of what is usually the mundane. Creating your shared legacy... a cup of coffee. The Unimatic made our house a home... long gone are the quick days of the Keurig or nearest coffee shop. We look forward to spending tomorrow morning with Brunetta.

- Monica, family member of Unimatic #329