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introducing e-learning

Explore the colorful world of espresso at your own pace with Nora Smahelova, Coffee Educator at Accademia del Caffè Espresso. This virtual course by La Marzocco is a comprehensive, immersive journey through the art and science of espresso and beyond.

what is accademia?

Housed in the original La Marzocco factory, Accademia del Caffè Espresso is a cultural hub
focused on understanding and promoting espresso.

An example of industrial architecture restored to its former glory, Accademia contains La Marzocco’s company museum and historical archive, an indoor coffee-growing area, research and education laboratories, and the Officine Fratelli Bambi – a workshop dedicated to craftsmanship and artistry, producing bespoke espresso machines.

Including 15 modules

Comprised of 75 videos and nearly 5 hours worth of educational videos covering the history of espresso, growing and roasting, preparation techniques, and espresso theory.


01. espresso – what is it?

02. coffee – the taste decision maker

03. sophistication of coffee

04. water – importance of water quality

05. setup – what do you need to make espresso?

06. compressing coffee

07. extraction parameters – time

08. extraction parameters – temperature

09. extraction parameters – brew ratio

10. pressure profiles

11. the perfect shot/ godshot

12. cleaning/ maintenance

13. milk

14. latte art

15. role of a barista

16. final thanks

€295, Tax excl.