This tour had a good balance of information about coffee growing, coffee processing, and coffee tasting. It also gave an inside look at how a smaller scale coffee cooperative-member operates in this part of Costa Rica. The roasting demonstration is smaller scale, but you get to see the process, rather than simply walking through the industrial scale processing facilities you might see on some tours. The roaster, Mauricio, had a lot to explain, and was clearly knowledgeable. The "blind" taste testing had more things to taste than on the other tour I've done, and was a good learning experience. The website other's mentioned on trip advisor was down. But the phone number was still good. We called and arranged for a 1:30 tour. Someone picked us up at our hotel at 1:15, and drove us to the farm and roasting facility. The tour was $30/person (less for students) and lasted about 3 hrs---a good activity for a rainy afternoon in Monteverde.
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