This new era of the black stuff, often called third-wave coffee, has initiated a whole slew of small-batch roasters and artisan coffee shops offering fair-trade, wood-roasted and single-varietal beans from every country possible.
The key to getting the most out of a coffee program is finding the right sip, and the right fit. Along with a focus on organic and artisanal-roasted beans, these new producers are uniquely dedicated to their craft...And, in the quickly expanding world of artisan coffees, new roasters and brewers get into the game everyday.
Source: Sacks, Katherine. "Caffeine Couture: Can Coffee Get any Haut-er?" Culinarytrends.net.