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Caraccio, David - Sacramento

Sacramento and beyond: Grind of coffee history in a timeline

Published: Thursday, May. 29, 2014 - 2:49 pm

The Sacramento coffee scene is being reshaped by craft coffee, or “third-wave” coffee as it is known to aficianodos and industry insiders. Here is a look at other events that have reshaped coffee’s history in Sacramento and elsewhere.

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