Local Vendor Spotlight: Cuvée Coffee
Who started Cuvée Coffee, when and why?
Mike McKim started roasting coffee as a hobby in 1998 and immediately knew
that it was what he wanted to do for the rest of his life.
What makes Cuvée Coffee different from other coffee on the market?
Cuvée Coffee pioneered the specialty coffee movement in Texas and is considered one of the best roasters in the country.
How has your business evolved?
The business has gone from a part time, garage enterprise to a coffee roastery, cold brewery and coffee bar. It has also become a place where passionate coffee people have an opportunity to build a career in the coffee industry.
Anything new being developed?
Cuvée pioneered specialty coffee in Texas, was part of the Direct Trade coffee sourcing movement and introduced the world to nitro cold brew, so it’s safe to say that the company is constantly considering what’s next.
What is your favorite thing about Wheatsville?
That you carry Cuvée Coffee, of course :)
OUR PROCESS SEED TO CUP:
SEEKING OUT EXCELLENCE
Through diligent tasting, communication, and good old fashioned searching, Cuvée has sought out the very best in quality coffees. Beyond just the beans, we’re honored to have surrounded ourselves with grower-partners who see the same in us, and strive to be the very best.
Through open discussion, and mutually fair agreements, we ensure that the people behind our coffees are able to sustain themselves, their families, and grow their businesses. Allowing for their return year after year, producing your favorite coffees!
BUSINESS THROUGH CONTINUED TRUST
With such amazing partners working alongside Cuvée, and the trust in our continued connection, growers have the confidence and assurance to improve, test, experiment, and evolve themselves to produce unique coffees, which we proudly share unto you.