What to expect from the coffee festival coming to southend in march -katie toussaint
... “The heart behind this isn’t just to taste coffee right,” Mnatsakanyan-Sapp said. “It’s to truly celebrate coffee culture and to celebrate people who work in the industry who are daily pouring their hearts out and are so passionate about this craft.” ...
the charlotte observer
..."you can test dozens of coffees from around the world, and you can get your coffee geek on with things like the “Flavor Wheel Exploration Room.” But when we asked the co-organizer, Diana Mnatsakanyan-Sapp of undercurrent coffee, why you should go, she had a practical answer: “You can talk to your coffee roaster when there isn’t a line of under-caffeinated people behind you.”...
The POUR Coffee Festival Is Coming To Charlotte In March -zac cadwalader
... "There has been a groundswell of local coffee festivals in the past few years. Milwaukee, Oslo, Dallas, Barcelona, locally-run coffee festivals have been connecting denizens to roasters and cafes within their own city that they may not have even knew existed. Add Charlotte, North Carolina to that list with the inaugural POUR Coffee Festival taking place Saturday, March 3rd" ...
the pour coffee festival is coming to charlotte -ashley rodriguez
... "Along with promoting the Southeast specialty-coffee scene, the event will also raise money for the Southeast chapter of Women Investing in Northwest Coffee Champs (WINCC), an organization dedicated to providing wares, coaching, and funds to help marginalized members of the coffee community attend barista competitions. “Putting on coffee festivals is fun,” Diana notes, “but empowering our community is even better.” ...
... "We’ve got nine different local and regional roasters participating,” says Dudley. “It’ll give attendees the opportunity to a different type of interaction with a local roaster than they’ve had before.” ...
..."Pour isn’t just a coffee festival—it’s the coffee festival, and its foundation is full of heart. Whether your looking to enjoy endless coffee with your friends or learn about specialty coffee in a fun way, Pour is the place to be."
Charlotte's coffee scene is reaching critical mass -andrew dunn
"...Much like the local beer scene, Charlotte’s craft coffee community has boomed over the last half-decade as the city has become home to customers craving specialty beans..."