Coffee culture in Colombia

Coffee culture in Colombia

The world already knows that Colombian coffee is delicious, but do locals and foreigners know where this delicious flavor comes from? So that you can enjoy your next cup of Colombian coffee even better, here you'll learn everything you need to know about Colombian Coffee.


Why is Colombian coffee so good?

Colombia is right in the middle of the world on the equator, that is why every day it enjoys sunlight for a long time, in addition to the favorable tropical climate and the typical geography of the Andes. All these advantages are what provide the Colombian soil with the necessary nutrients to harvest coffee in the high mountains.

That is why it is not surprising that although in Colombia there is only one species of coffee — Arabica coffee — there are multiple varieties of it that are known for their high quality in a delicate production process.

The coffee zone is more than Salento , Quindío, Caldas and Risaralda

There are 20 departments that consider themselves coffee farmers in Colombia. In an area of ​​3.3 million hectares, 921 of them are planted with coffee. There are 588 municipalities that produce one of the best coffee in the world in various varieties that can be distinguished by their Origin.

Colombian coffee is defined as a clean cup, with medium / high acidity and body and with a pronounced and complete aroma. In the country today there are 4 Denominations registered according to the origin of its production:

Cauca Origin Coffee

The mountainous and volcanic region of the Colombian Massif make Cauca the optimal setting for 95,000 coffee growers to harvest a high altitude coffee, soft and rich in nutrients with a characteristic pronounced caramel aroma. Cauca Origin Coffee is a silky drink, with medium / high acidity and medium body.

Santander Origin Coffee

The mild / dry climate and high solar radiation make this pioneering coffee growing department a perfect place to produce a pronounced coffee aroma and fragrance, medium acidity and high body. In addition, the native forests of the area give herbal notes and citrus sensations to this delicious drink from 69 municipalities in Santander.

Huila Origin Coffee

Fertile valleys and snow-capped volcanoes offer the necessary nutrients so that coffee can be grown throughout the year in this department. 67 000 coffee growing families produce the Huila Origin Coffee, characterized by its strong aroma, its medium / high acidity and medium body.

Antioquia Origin Coffee

In this area of ​​geographic and climatic diversity, 92 000 coffee-growing families produce a small range of coffee on small plots characterized by its unique flavor. Antioquia Coffee of Origin is recognized for being a soft drink with sweet notes, a slight sulfur and herbal aroma and acidity and medium body.


finca el diamante


Finca el Diamante is a Hacienda/Farm that provides 5 star service and sleeping quarters high up in the mountains. It is a private and unique experience. The chef prepares exquisite meals with fresh ingredients. (Farm to table!) For activities there is a heated swimming pool, ping pong table game, board games, horse and mule rides.
Most luxurious farm I have ever been!


Un hotel boutique enclavado en plena zona cafetera de Antioquia, con una hermosa vista de las montañas y las plantaciones de plátano y café. Bellamente decorado y con una excelente atención personalizada. Totalmente recomendado para desconectarse, descansar y disfrutar de la naturaleza.


" El Encuentro con la plenitud; Un lugar en el que no hace falta nada
La calidez en el servicio, lo exclusivo, las montañas, el diseño de los espacios, la riqueza en todo sentido hacen que en realidad puedas apartarte del cotidiano y disfrutar al máximo tus días de descanso.
Se quedan cortos con las imágenes y descripciones, en realidad son mucho más de lo que uno esperas encontrar."


El personal y el lugar es maravilloso! Súper recomendado. Te sientes como en casa. Te desconectas por completo y se vive una experiencia sin igual. Es un lugar con gastronomía única y puedes encontrar plan para todos los gustos."


Séjour inoubliable;
Magnifique finca, un vrai Havre de paix, tout était parfait, personnel adorable, lieu exceptionnel, très bon et copieux repas, tout est mis en œuvre pour que vous passiez des vacances de rêve ; vraiment un séjour inoubliable, merci beaucoup pour tout 😍"


Excellent séjour à la Finca el Diamante dans un cadre magnifique grâce à l’accueil de notre hôte Louis, à la cuisine raffinée et saine du chef et au service impeccable du staff.
Coup de cœur”


Un havre de paix au beau milieu des plantations de café. Le lieu est magique, la vue imprenable, le personnel aux petits soins, la literie de qualité, les activités nombreuses, les repas délicieux et les propriétaires adorables... Une expérience parfaite pour ceux qui souhaitent découvrir la région du café dans un cadre authentique, de qualité, loin des fincas touristiques"


One of the most beautiful places I’ve ever seen;
The staff was super nice and the food was excellent. A great combination of luxury and natural beauty.
I would highly recommend this place for a family vacation a wedding a work retreat or anything else."


An Amazing place; My first reaction when I arrived to El Diamanté was “WOW”! The views From the house was stunning! The house was beautiful! The staff was the best. The best horsebacking riding with the best views of the mountains. I can go on and on how much I enjoyed my stay in El Diamante, It’s worth a visit!
I’m definitely going back!"


Un Sueño;
¡Es un lugar maravilloso! La casa es divina! sus increíbles vistas, la libertad de estar en la mitad de las montañas, y todas las actividades que hay para hacer. Comimos delicioso, gozamos el jacuzzi, las caminatas, las cabalgatas, y la naturaleza. ¡Nos sentimos como en casa, no nos queríamos ir, seguro volveremos!"


Fantastic and enjoyable stay;
Gorgeous place to relax and appreciate being among Mother Nature. Forget your iPad, and Wi-Fi connections although you can have them. Better to walk around or horse ride and have a chilled glass of wine by the pool. Staff is brilliant and helpful. All the suites are clean, spacious and nicely displayed with king-size beds."


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