Coffee Resume

Alexander DeCapriFrom the USA | Currently in South America | Available to Travel Worldwide Biography Hello! I am currently traveling the world in a pursuit to study everything about coffee and gain firsthand experience… from green coffee and roasting to brewing and sensory skills. In the future, I would like to become a Q-Grader and … Read more

How It All Started

The (brief) story about how I got started in this world of specialty coffee. It all started with a workshop from OOP Café in Belo Horizonte called Conheça Seu Café, which means “Know Your Coffee” in Portuguese. While I had been visiting cafés around the world for a little over a year, trying various filtered coffees with different … Read more

Roasting Course with Coffee Lab

From September 2nd to September 9th, 2019, I took an intensive roasting course at Isabela Raposeiras’ Coffee Lab: a fusion between a coffee shop, roastery, and school. Coffee Lab is located in the neighborhood of Vila Madalena in São Paulo, Brazil. Marking my return to Brazil to study coffee, I got started rather quickly with … Read more

15 Days at Sea

Sailing the Mediterranean on a 1979 Huisman Actual names of the crew members and boat have been changed, but the story is a nonfiction account of my experience. The original plan consisted of sailing from Sicily, Italy, to Mykonos, Greece, starting June 1, 2019, and arriving June 15, 2019. Day 1 – Saturday I arrived … Read more