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Heart of the Dragon tea tasting event with David Lee Hoffman!

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Heart of the Dragon tea tasting event with David Lee Hoffman! Come join us at our retail shop on San Pablo Ave. Friday July 17th @ 2:00p as we invite David Lee Hoffman to share his love of tea and talk about this Dragonwell that he sourced, Heart of the Dragon. A world renowned tea expert, David was the subject of the 2007 documentary "All In This Tea". Frustrated at the lack of good quality tea found in the States after his years of traveling and living in Nepal, David's mission was to source and export some of these highly prized...

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Heart of the Dragon

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  Heart of the Dragon Picked before the early April Qingming festival, celebrating the vibrancy of Spring, Heart of the Dragon is produced from one day’s harvest grown by a single farmer in Fuchunjiang, Zhejiang Province. It’s in this province where the myth of the Dragonwell was born.    Legend has it, that a village in Zhejiang was suffering through a drought. A priest instructed the villagers to pray to the dragon that lived in a nearby well. They did, the rains came and the village changed its name and its tea to Longjing, or Dragonwell. Dragonwell is now one...

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July 4th and 5th Hours & Info

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Happy holiday weekend to everyone celebrating Independence Day this Saturday and Sunday!  We hope your weekend is full of fun activities with family & friends.  If you plan on visiting Highwire this weekend, here is a rundown of our holiday hours by location: Rockridge: closed Saturday, open Sunday 7:30a-7p Flowerland Trailer: closed Saturday, open Sunday 8a-5p San Pablo: open Saturday & Sunday 8a-3p We will also be at the Temescal Farmers' Market on Sunday from 9a-1p and, super exciting news, we will be starting our first weekend at the CUESA Farmers' Market in San Francisco this Saturday, July 4th from 8a-2p!...

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Welcome Tanzania Tarime and Colombia Huila!

    Goodbye Rwanda Coproca! Hello Tanzania Tarime! We have roasted the last of our Rwanda Coproca, but don't be sad! We have a new amazing African coffee on it's way! The Tanzania Tarime comes to us from the Mara region of Tanzania.This coffee comes from elevations as high as 2,000 MASL (meters above sea level). Higher elevation coffees have a slower maturation on the plant, which leads to more complex flavors and more elusive sweetness. These farms that cotnribute to Tarime are all small holding farms, they only have between .5-3 hectares. 1 Hectare is 2.5 Acres Tarime is located in the...

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The Howling Wolf in Barista Magazine!

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  Barista Magazine, for those who don't know (and yes, there is a whole magazine dedicated to Barista antics) is kind of a big deal in our industry. We were super stoked when we heard they wanted to feature nitro brewed coffee for the February-March issue and immediately reached out with our own version of nitro brew, The Howling Wolf. Click here to read the article where the Howling Wolf is featured and Highwire Coffee Roasters is noted as one of the few roasters around the country who are on the forefront of the Nitro Brew scene.  Thanks to Tony Serrano and Cody Gordon, both...

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