Coffee is one of the most popular drinks on the planet and also one of the oldest. That is why it is consumed by citizen of many latitudes and countries, who’s day starts with a cup of this type of drink, dark and enigmatic as its own roots.
Did you know that all coffee producing countries are located near the equatorial line? Which means this special drink, that has managed to conquer palates in every corner of the planet, comes from a tropical crib.
In the case of Colombia, coffee has always been a protagonist of the domestic economy and a product that has put our country in the minds (and mouths) of everyone. And although in recent years the whole world has begun to discover that Colombia has a cultural and gastronomic richness that goes beyond coffee, to visit this country without living an immersion in the fascinating universe of coffee can be compared to visiting Egypt and not going to the pyramids. It is an essential experience to live during any trip to the land that gave birth to the famous Juan Valdez.
Doing tourism with Medellín as your headquarters allows you to visit one of the regions where coffee has made the towns grow and has transformed the landscape forever. And knowing first hand the whole path that coffee traverses, from seed to cup is a living and unique memory.
Interacting with the protagonists of this wonderful process changes the way you taste a good cup. As with wine, you do not need to be an expert to enjoy the countless sensations that this drink provides. With a small guide you can use your senses to witness the complexity of a cup of coffee.
Aroma, acidity, body and flavor are the first clues that we will give you today to decipher our national drink. The rest will depend on you (and your taste buds, of course!).