Grinder Adjustment - Fresh vs Aged Coffee

Grinder Adjustment - Fresh vs Aged Coffee

by Darren Silverman June 15, 2019

The most common question we've been asked refers to how the grinder adjustment process changes given the age of your coffee and when is best to use it.

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The best coffee machine for home is...

The best coffee machine for home is...

by Darren Silverman June 15, 2019

The major decision that needs to be made is this... Are you looking to purchase an 'appliance' or are you looking to purchase an 'espresso machine'? 

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Change is a Good Thing

Change is a Good Thing

by Darren Silverman June 13, 2019

Changing your coffee brand should be done in conjunction with other minor changes and should be seen as a good thing. A great thing. It simply depends on how you put the change into action and following that it's about how you, the cafe owner, sell it to your customers.

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Our History

Our History

by Darren Silverman February 06, 2019

I was once told to make sure I never go into business with family or friends. There isn’t anyone in the world I would rather work with than my wife Jackie. In fact, Black Velvet is what it is today largely because of her work and because we made sure that we determined our specific roles.

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