Terroir | Tasting – Cultivation and History


How did humans discover coffee, and how did consumption spread and change? What is the journey of coffee from seed to cup? What are the factors that make one coffee taste different from another? What should I look for when buying coffee? Join us for our Terroir | Tasting – Cultivation and History class for these answers and more, including a coffee tasting (cupping) of various origins, processing methods, and roast styles.

10 people max
Duration: 3 to 3.5 hours

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Course contents

  • The history of coffee since its discovery;
  • Agriculture and on-farm processes;
  • The ethical issues of coffee, demystify the appellations – organic, fair trade, direct trade, etc.;
  • Introduction to coffee terroir;
  • Tasting via cupping, a technique used by professionals to evaluate coffee;
  • Discussion.

All of our classes are designed to be applicable to beginners, but also to include detailed explanations and advanced techniques that are valuable even to professionals. Please note that classes will be given in the specified language, but in keeping with the bilingual reality of Montreal, we’re happy to translate certain terms and phrases so that everyone can enjoy the experience.

Additional information


Tuesday October 6 @6:00 pm (in English), Lundi 9 Novembre @18h00, Tuesday December 8 @6:00 pm (in English)


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