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Rancilio Specialty RS1 and Egro Next participate at the Lisbon Coffee Fest  »
The team of Rancilio Group Portugal looks forward to seeing you at the LX Factory from 22 to 24 March

Expectations are running high for the first edition of the Lisbon Coffee Fest which, from 22 to 24 March, will be animating the LX Factory, the symbolic venue of the former industrial area of Alcantara. Rancilio Group will be there with two stands, one dedicated to Rancilio Specialty with the new RS1 model and another designed to promote Next, the top of the line Egro-branded fully automatic coffee machine. In Portugal, roasted coffee still dominates the market and the first Coffee Fest, which will be held in Lisbon, is just the latest chapter of a story that began centuries ago and will always belong to Portuguese culture. Coffee shops exist and have always existed in Portugal, both in rural areas and in large city centres. In Lisbon's Chado district, located between the Barrio Aito and the Baixa, there is a storied venue that has been serving coffee for more than one hundred years. Once it was the only place you could go to enjoy an authentic Brazilian coffee, that of Minas Gerais. Marvellously Art Deco, it was a place for social gatherings where intellectuals and artists spent their free time in the last century. It was also one of the favourite coffee shops of poet Fernando Pessoa, who is still commemorated today, outside the venue, by a bronze statue which portrays him seated at a bistro table with his legs crossed. The look in his eyes is typically apprehensive and, judging from his expression, he seems to be on the point of saying that this particular coffee shop was not his favourite one at all, and that the whole story is nothing but a marketing ploy. If Pessoa could get up from that table today, he would choose to do so on the 22 March. He would rapidly make off in the direction of the LX Factory to go and study the colourful young Speciality Coffee tribe and soak up the atmosphere of the Lisbon Coffee Fest. He could stop and sip an espresso coffee on the Rancilio Specialty stand and find out how the quality of his beloved Minas Gerais coffee can be enhanced thanks to the Temperature Profiling technology of the RS1. He would be bewildered by the plethora of new tastes and aromas unlike those of the coffee shops he is familiar with because, thanks to the RS1, it is possible to create various extraction profiles from the same coffee by varying the water temperature during the extraction phase. He could certainly taste several cups of coffee created with different profiles in his search for perfection, that special coffee which recalls the pleasures of times gone by. Together with the team of Rancilio Group Portugal, he could also reconstruct, taste after taste, the flavour of a particular coffee which inspired him to write such memorable verses. The verses which are still the pillars of twentieth century Portuguese literature today. Our friend Pessoa would also have the time to marvel at the Egro fully automatic coffee machines and to make himself an espresso coffee drink, a creamy cold latte or a hot chocolate. Then he could return to his table in Rua Garrett and comment on the coffees he has tasted on the Egro stand at the Lisbon Coffee Festival, using the same term he coined to promote the launch of Coca-Cola in Portugal: "Primeiroestranha-se, depoisentranha-se".

Lisbon Coffee Fest
22-24 March
XL Factory – Lisbon
Rancilio Specialty – stand G2
Egro – stand P5
Discover the Rancilio Specialty RS1
Discover the Egro NEXT
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Rancilio Specialty goes to Croatia for the second round of the Barista League and a Masterclass with Sasa Sestic »
Three days together with RS1 at the Zagreb Coffee Weekend from 24 to 26 May.
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Rancilio Specialty is taking part in the first edition of CAFÉ! Festival & Expo »
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Roadshow in the Philippines for the official launch of Rancilio Specialty RS1 »
From May 10 to June 21, Equilibrium Intertrade Corporation and Rancilio Group are promoting a series of touring events dedicated to baristas.
30.04.2019
Rancilio Group makes its debut at the European Coffee, Tea & Soft Drink EXPO »
Save the date from 21 to 22 May at the London Olympia to learn all there is to know about the new Egro Zero+ Quick-Milk PRO.
27.03.2019
Special event in Korea for the launch of Rancilio Specialty »
On Tuesday 26 March five superstar baristas recounted the RS1 in a Seoul coffee roaster
27.03.2019
Rancilio Specialty is the official sponsor of the U.S. Latte Art Throwdown at SCA EXPO »
Save the date in Boston at the Specialty Coffee Expo from 11 to 14 April
22.03.2019
Rancilio Group will be at the Salón Gourmet in Madrid »
The appointment is from 8 to 11 April at IFEMA with Egro Next and Rancilio Classe 11
15.03.2019
Rancilio Specialty RS1 Makes its Grand Debut at Shanghai’s Hotelex  »
From April 1st to the 4th, Rancilio Group will be in China at Shanghai's Hotelex with the RS1 alongside the full range of Rancilio coffee machines.
06.03.2019
Rancilio Specialty at the London Coffee Festival »
Taking to the British capital for one of the UK's most important events dedicated to artisanal coffee, Rancilio Specialty showcases the RS1.
01.03.2019
The Rancilio Specialty tour is back on the road in the United States »
From New York to Kansas City, RS1 is one of the protagonists of the American specialty coffee industry.
28.02.2019
Rancilio Group heads to Hamburg for Internorga  »
Save the date from March 15th to the 19th for one of Europe's leading Ho.Re.Ca events
15.02.2019
Rancilio è lo sponsor ufficiale della Trismoka Challenge 2019 »
Le finali della gara per giovani baristi è in programma a Golositalia dal 23 al 26 febbraio.
24.01.2019
Rancilio Specialty RS1 Australian launch to Feature at MICE 2019 »
Rancilio Specialty breaks onto the Australian market with the RS1 at MICE 2019, arguably the most important coffee exhibition within the Asia Pacific.
24.01.2019
Manuela Fensore has confirmed her title as Queen of Latte Art and Marco Poidomani has won the Italian Coffee in Good Spirits Championship. »
Celebrations for the CIGS and CILA finals at SIGEP Rimini where all eyes were on the RS1.
19.12.2018
Egro Next and Rancilio Specialty RS1 at SIGEP 2019 »
Save the date from 19 to 23 January for the 40th edition of the International Trade Fair in Rimini dedicated to coffee and the art of pastry making.
18.12.2018
The Rancilio Specialty new website is online »
Rancilio Group strengthens its online presence with a new website dedicated to the Rancilio Specialty brand.
18.12.2018
Rancilio Specialty RS1 is the official sponsor of the Barista League »
The third edition of the contest will start on 26 January at Helsingborg in Sweden.
17.12.2018
Rancilio Specialty at the Vienna Coffee Festival »
Don't miss the chance to mingle with Austria's top-ranking baristas in a brightly coloured Roaster Village from 11 to 13 January.
11.12.2018
Elisa Urdich trionfa ai Barawards 2018 »
Andrea Mascetti premia la miglior barista dell'anno sul palcoscenico dell'Unicredit Pavillon
23.10.2018
The Rancilio Specialty Asian tour kicks off at the International Café Show in Seoul »
From 8 to 11 November, the new RS1 will be on display at the stand of Group partner ENR International.
15.10.2018
Rancilio Specialty at the Milan Coffee Festival »
The first Milanese edition of the event opens its doors to the public on 30 November
09.10.2018
Rancilio Specialty RS1 is the official sponsor of the Italian Latte Art & Coffee in Good Spirits Championship  »
SCA Italy has announced the winners of the sponsorship tender for the two-year period of 2019-2020.
05.10.2018
Rancilio Group will be at the Zurich trade fair for IFAS 2018 »
More than 300 exhibitors will gather in Switzerland from 23 to 26 October for the exhibition dedicated to the healthcare industry
05.10.2018
Rancilio Group will be in Lucerne from 21 to 24 October for ZAGG 2018 »
The team from Egro Suisse AG will be presenting Egro Next and the Connect telemetry system
04.10.2018
Rancilio Group goes to Hamburg for COTECA 2018 »
Save the date: 10 to 12 October for the new edition of the International trade fair dedicated to coffee, cocoa and tea
28.09.2018
MilanoCaffè: Rancilio Group offre un cappuccino alle clienti di Ottolina Cafè nel Palazzo della Regione Lombardia »
Una colazione evento per promuovere la giornata internazionale del caffè dedicata alla difesa dei diritti delle donne che lavorano nelle piantagioni di caffè.
21.09.2018
Rancilio Group opens a new branch in Madrid »
With the opening of a new Spanish branch, the Group strengthens its market presence on the Iberian peninsula.
20.09.2018
Rancilio Group exhibits at PIR Coffee Expo in partnership with Gorizia Co. Ltd.  »
Rancilio Group and Gorizia Co. Ltd. look forward to welcoming you in Moscow from 24 to 27 September 2018.
07.08.2018
Rancilio Specialty and Egro NEXT at the Berlin Coffee Festival »
Event from 31 August to 3 September at the Markthalle Neun in Kreuzberg
07.08.2018
Rancilio Specialty awaits you in California »
Events in Los Angeles from 18 to 21 August
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