Learn about coffee from the crop to the cup with Merlo Coffee

Anna Kerwick @ 2019-09-03 10:39:54 +1000

At Merlo, we are super passionate about high quality coffee. That’s one of the reasons why we offer great training opportunities to the public. We want to pass on the expertise that have made us Australia’s favourite coffee roaster.

One such training opportunity is our Espresso Education classes. Whether you’re wanting to sharpen your at-home coffee skills or wanting to learn more about the coffee journey, you will love this class. It is hands on and extensive. (Please note – this is a non-certified course).

Check out a recent class held at our state-of-the-art Fortitude Valley training facility;




Popular Merlo trainer, Kate, explaining the journey of coffee from harvesting to processing and roasting. Kate draws on almost ten years of experience at Merlo Coffee. She is passionate and extremely knowledgeable about coffee and this shows in all of her classes.



Learning how to identify good and bad extractions. You will get to taste, feel and smell an over-extracted, under-extracted and perfectly-extracted shot of coffee. Learn the differences and most importantly, learn how to execute the perfect-extraction every time!



Hands on learning how to texturise milk as well as the science behind the perfect milk froth.



Learn the difference in composition, appearance and presentation between a variety of different coffees.



Hands-on learning to pour and present a variety of different coffees. You will even get to drink them afterwards!



Learn how to properly clean and look after your coffee machine for optimum performance.