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Coffee Quiz ☕ - 2nd edition with Robert Maucci

So now that the first edition of the Coffee Quiz has been posted, I realized it was time to get cracking on finding more willing subjects to share their habits on il caffè!

Next up is friend of Coffee in Italia and appassionato of coffee, Roberto Maucci!  Roberto is a Roman Cimbali rep who we've come to know via his awesome Instagram account (follow him immediately!).  He's got a great sense of humor and loves to connect with other coffee fiends.  We're hoping to meet him IRL next time we make it to Rome.

Roberto at work (courtesy of Roberto Maucci)

What brand (or brands) of coffee do you use at home? List as many as you use regularly.

Caffè Mauceri, Gardelli, HMC, Emanuele Tomassi, Caffè Italia, Lavazza, Illy

What types of coffee or espresso makers are currently in use or taking up space in your home? Check all that apply. 

Automatic drip coffee maker


☑️ Nespresso

Electric espresso maker

☑️ Stovetop espresso maker/moka pot (e.g. Bialetti)

☑️ Pour over coffee maker (e.g. Chemex)

French press


Stovetop percolator

Vacuum coffee maker

Turkish coffee pot


Tell us about your morning coffee routine. For instance, what time do you have your first cup of coffee or espresso? How do you make it? Do you take milk or sweetener? Do you drink it before you officially start your day or do you have it as you're already starting to get things done? Is it a solo or shared experience?

I have 2 moments in the morning:
1) At 7am first coffee by Nespresso, rushing out of the house 
2) Quietly at my office using an M100 Hd CIMBALI, I'm a lucky man!

How much coffee do you drink in a normal day? 

1-2 cups

3 cups

4 cups

5 cups

☑️ Too many to count!

In your experience, which country has the best coffee? Why?

Loving espresso, I must say Italy because we know how to make it right.

When did you start drinking coffee regularly? 

In my teens

☑️ In my 20s

In my 30s

In my 40s or later


Do you have any favorite facts or stories about coffee you'd like to share?

Before working for Cimbali when I was taking a coffee, I didn't even notice the presence of the grinder, now I control every step the barman takes and the condition of the coffee machine, knowing before drinking it if the espresso will be good or not XD

Do you have any projects that you'd like to highlight?

We are working on a big Coffee MUMAC Academy in Rome! Stay tuned!!!

You can find me at the following places (your site(s) and social media handles):

Instagram : @robertomauccicoffee


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