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!

Always,
Elisabeth