What’s New at Crimson Cup

Greg Ubert Named Finalist for Small Business Leader Award

The Columbus Chamber of Commerce has named Founder and President Greg Ubert a finalist in its Small Business Leader Award. For more than 30 years, the annual award has honored a small business owner or executive whose business exemplifies success through … Read More

Innovation Lab Hosts Peruvian Coffee Farmers for Seminars on Brewing, Cupping and Roasting Coffee

We were thrilled to host a group from Peru’s NARSA coffee co-op at our Columbus, Ohio Innovation Lab.  From December 4 through 6, they learned  how to brew, roast and cup coffee to American tastes under the direction of Q … Read More

New Holiday Drinks and Gift Card Promotion

Crimson Cup Diner Mug and Holiday Gift Card

‘Tis the season for coffee – and we have three new drinks and a gift card special to help Ohio coffee lovers caffeinate their way through hectic holidays and shorter, colder days. All are available at the Crimson Cup Coffee Houses … Read More

Welcome to The Office Coffee & Wine Bar in Southport, North Carolina

The Office Wine and Coffee Bar Southport North Carolina

We’re excited to welcome The Office Coffee & Wine Bar to the group of independent coffee shops, cafés and bakeries Crimson Cup supports in 29 states. The shop at 3280 George II Hwy in Southport, North Carolina held its grand … Read More

Brandon Bir Named One of 10 Best Coffee Pros to Follow on Instagram

When Barista Magazine went looking for the best coffee professionals to follow on Instagram, Crimson Cup’s Education and Sustainability Director rose to the top. In “The 10 Best Coffee Pros to Follow on Instagram Right Now,” writer Erin Meister called … Read More

Promoting Quality with Peruvian Coffee Farmers and Roasters

Brandon Bir examines honey process coffee in Peru

Brandon Bir is buzzed about Peruvian coffee. On his annual coffee buying trip to Peru’s jungle highlands, our Coffee Sourcing and Education Director found farmers, roasters and baristas eager to up their coffee game. “Since Cup of Excellence came to Peru, … Read More

Ethiopia Burka Gudina and Zambia Mafinga Join Craft Coffee Line

We’re excited to add Ethiopia Burka Gudina and Zambia Mafinga to our premium line of craft coffees! “These Ethiopian and Zambian coffees are among the best current-crop coffees we’ve tasted,” said Founder and President Greg Ubert. Ethiopian Burka Gudina grows … Read More