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Coffee Month: French Press Basics

Bonjour Maximus French Press

The Bonjour Maximus French Press, 8 Cup Model

With the calendar turning to April, we’re turning our attention to a true classic¬† – coffee! Each week in April, on the blog and in our in-store demos, we’ll be featuring a different aspect of the delicious beverage that makes the world work.

First up,¬† the French Press. It’s easier to confuse the origins of the efficient gadget than you may think. While the French press was actually first patented in 1929 by Italian designer Attillo Calimani, versions began popping up in 1850’s France (hence the name). So yes, the French can be counted on for more exports than wine and Brie.

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