For home roasters donning their trusty baseball hats, Ocoa beckons—a specialty coffee gem in the Dominican Republic with a captivating history and a bounty of flavors waiting to be discovered. To visit Ocoa from Santiago, embark on a scenic journey… Read More »Roots of Richness: Unraveling Ocoa’s Coffee
The story of democracy and representative government in the Dominican Republic is a thrilling one, symbolic of the constant struggle between those who would horde power for themselves and those who would distribute it justly. To visit the Dominican Republic is to experience this history for yourself.
In the mountainous regions of this beautiful country, arabica coffee dominates the coffee industry, which is based mainly in the highland regions of the island. First introduced to the island in 1715, coffee is today the cropped favored by farmers throughout the country.
If you want to see just what Dominican culture stands for, check out the National Palace in the capital. Governed by a strong, multi-party political system, this country holds elections every two years and presidential elections every four years, a system that Americans will find familiar.
Across most of the landscape, though, warm, humid air is the norm. Constanza Valley, Los Haitises National park, the Caribbean Coastal Plain, these are the landscapes you are likely to see printed on a postcard and sold in Santo Domigo.
In the heart of the Dominican Republic lies a hidden gem—the captivating specialty coffee region of San Juan de La Maguana. This enchanting destination is a haven for coffee aficionados seeking an immersive experience into the world of exceptional coffee… Read More »San Juan de La Maguana: Where Coffee Dreams Blossom
For home roasters donning their trusty baseball hats, Barahona beckons—a specialty coffee haven in the Dominican Republic that will awaken your senses and ignite your passion for the art of roasting. Nestled on the southwestern coast, Barahona boasts a lush… Read More »Savoring Serenity: Barahona Coffee Paradise
Calling all home baristas with a love for brewing and a passion for baseball hats—prepare to be captivated by the wonders of Constanza, a specialty coffee region nestled in the Central Highlands of the Dominican Republic. As you don your… Read More »Exploring Constanza: Dominican Republic’s Coffee Gem
Calling all home baristas with a penchant for brewing and a love for bucket hats—prepare to embark on a captivating coffee journey to the enchanting region of Jarabacoa in the Dominican Republic. As you don your trusty bucket hat, get… Read More »Jarabacoa’s Specialty Coffee Paradise
The Dominican Republic is emerging as a rising star in the specialty coffee world, boasting several distinct regions that contribute to its vibrant coffee culture. Here are the main specialty coffee regions in the country, along with a brief summary… Read More »Dominican Republic Specialty Coffee Regions
My main city after New York City is Santiago De Los Caballeros. This is where I learned to be a strong human capable of achieving all my goals according to my grandma. I believe she was right. Santiago de los… Read More »Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
The island of Hispaniola is split into two parts, Haiti to the west and Dominican Republic to the east. The population of the eastern half of the half, the Spanish-speaking half, is nearly 11 million, and the land area is… Read More »Dominican Republic Coffee History Brief