Coffee Culture

Sunday, November 3, 2019
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Have you ever wondered why coffee has so many amazing flavors? To commemorate Sacramento coffee week, discover how processing techniques, environmental conditions, varietals, and roasting methods all impact your cup of joe. Participants will sample a flight of coffees that illustrate these factors and take home a coffee sample

About the instructor:
Elvira Conty Nieves, Specialty Coffee Association Trainer. Born and bred in Puerto Rico, Conty has always been surrounded by coffee. Coming from a line of ancestral coffee farmers, she grew up learning how to make coffee with her grandma at a young age and scavenging through her uncle’s collection of remnants from coffee farms in the 18th, 19th, and 20th century.Elvira now works as the Education Director & Trainer for Chocolate Fish Coffee Roasters in Sacramento, CA. She has continued classes through the SCA, completing her intermediate Barista Level, taking the Instructor Development Program course, and earning her license as a trainer through the SCA. Member of the SCA and Barista Guild, Elvira lives and breathes coffee!


$20 members
$25 nonmembers

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