Why Is the Jura Impressa C5 Rated so Highly?

As you research espresso machines for either an upgrade, replacement, or for your first one, then you may be surprised by a couple of things.  First, is the cost of the machines.  It is true that you will be dropping a pretty penny for a high-end espresso maker, but this is an expense that is easily justified through cost savings, convenience, improved quality, customizability, reliability, etc.  The second surprise is more than likely the fantastic features available in many of the machines. continue reading…

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Not Just Another Jura Impressa C5 Review

Yes, there are a number of Jura Impressa C5 reviews, but if you are in the market for a new espresso maker or coffee machine and are considering the Jura C5, then you owe it to yourself to read this review.  The Jura Capresso C5 is an espresso machine that is capable of fulfilling all of your coffee needs, whether those needs are for a simple shot of espresso or a frothy cappuccino. continue reading…

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Saeco Odea Giro – An Improved Espresso Machine?

The Saeco Odea Giro Plus espresso machine is an updated model with additional features and functionality.  I have to admit that I do not have any experience with the original model, but what I have seen and read about this updated espresso maker it is evident that Saeco listened to customer feedback and produced something that addresses previous shortcomings. continue reading…

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Saeco Odea – Who Wants Great Value for Low Price?

Let’s talk about the Saeco Odea line of espresso machines.  Featuring full automatic coffee/espresso brewing, this economical series of espresso makers consists of the Saeco Odea Giro, Odea Cappuccino, and a couple of versions of the Saeco Odea Go.  If you are looking for a high-end espresso machine at a reasonable price, then it is worth researching these machines a bit more. continue reading…

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Saeco Syntia – They Call it a Great Machine!

The Saeco Syntia is a family of automatic espresso machines for the home.  This is a mid-range line of espresso makers from Saeco, which consists of the Syntia Cappucino, Syntia Stainless Steel, and the Saeco Syntia Focus.  While of the overall appearance of the three machines are similar, they vary based on features such as finish and LCD displays. continue reading…

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Saeco Incanto – Deluxe?

Saeco offers two different models under the Incanto line.  You have the Incanto Classic and the other, which I will cover a bit more here, is the Saeco Incanto Deluxe Automatic Espresso Machine.  Saeco has really paid attention to the details in the design of the espresso machine.  First, it is a pleasure to find the bean hopper is tinted dark so as to protect the beans from the light as well as the air and moisture.  Too often, even in higher-end machines I find the less secure clear containers that just don’t keep your beans fresh if you do not use them right away. continue reading…

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Gaggia Platinum Swing Up Review

If you are an espresso fanatic that wants to easily and quickly make a quality shot any time you want at home, then the Gaggia Platinum Swing Up just may be the espresso maker that you have been searching for.  The Gaggia brand is known and respected worldwide and this espresso machine is easy to use, durable, and full of features that are often seen in much more expensive machines. continue reading…

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The Unofficial Gaggia Titanium Review

In your research I am sure you have come across Gaggia Titanium espresso machine reviews that talk about what a great coffee it can brew. To be honest, there are pluses and minuses to just about everything, including espresso machines, but for the Gaggia Titanium I am happy to say the the balance is greatly in favor of the pluses. continue reading…

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What is the Story With the Saeco Xelsis SS Espresso Machine?

Let me guess – you take your coffee seriously, more seriously than most.  Obviously, if you are stepping up to something like the Saeco Xelsis espresso machine you are looking for a top-of-the-line espresso maker, and are look through Saeco Xelsis reviews to see what all of the buzz is about.  Home coffee and espresso making with never be the same, at least that’s what some of the reviews are saying.  Quite the accolades, but are they to be believed?  Let’s take out the magnifying glass. continue reading…

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Saeco Xelsis Digital ID: High Tech Enough For You?

You may not have heard of the Saeco Xelsis Digital ID espresso machine, but once you see it and use it, you will know that it is much more than a high priced toy.  Yes, the standard list price is over $3,000, but you can get it for 20-40% less from some online stores.  So what does Digital ID even mean?  Well, this version of the Saeco Xelsis features digital fingerprint identification that allows you and up to five other people to access personalized, pre-programmed coffee settings on the machine.  Can you say “Awesome”? continue reading…

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