Time To Cosy Up For Winter

There is not a whole lot that gets me excited about winter. It is almost like winter sneaks up on us each year as if we surprised that summer would come to an end. Time To Cosy Up For Winter.

The one thing that I find comfort in is the thought of being snuggled up under a warm blanket, with a good book and a warm, soul-soothing cup of good coffee.

With winter at our doorstep and blankets of snow covering parts of our country, we look at some affordable compact coffee machines currently on the market.

Time To Cosy Up For Winter

Nespresso Essenza 140W Mini Automatic Espresso Machine

This great mini, Nespresso has delivered its smallest and most compact machine yet and lucky for you without any compromise on taste.

This automatic capsule coffee machine is easy to use with fast heat-up time and low energy consumption after 3 minutes and each box comes with a selection of 14 Nespresso capsules.

Note: Nespresso machines are only compatible with Nespresso coffee capsules. There are 24 standard varieties available

Time To Cosy Up For Winter
Available in 6 different colours, R1,699 at Yuppiechef

illy Francis Francis Y3.2

This great compact size Hypo Espresso capsule machine makes the perfect cup of espresso and coffee all at the touch of a button.

This makes it ideal for kitchens and offices, young professionals, or students with a love of good coffee. The Francis Francis Y3.2 has an automatic dispensing stop, is energy-saving and offers automatic descaling.

Note: The HYPO capsules are used in this machine

Time To Cosy Up For Winter
Available in 3 different colours, R2,364.15 at www.illycoffee.co.za

Wacaco Nanopresso

This creative and innovative portable espresso machine, Nanopresso sets a new standard for compatible coffee machines. With its beautiful and elegant design, it looks every bit as powerful as it is. The Wacaco is so easy and simple to use, and as a result, you can now experience the pleasure of drinking high-quality espresso. wherever you are.

All you will need for your next cup is ground coffee, some hot water and your Nanopresso.

Note:  Uses finely ground coffee


Time To Cosy Up For winter
Available in funky different colours, R1,489 at Makro (exclusively online)

Russell Hobbs – X Vida Galaxia Coffee Machine

If you have always loved starting your day with that one-of-a-kind Vida treatment. Now you can enjoy it from the comfort of your home, offering lungo and espresso options at the touch of a button.

With its ultra-fast thermo-block heating system, you can start making your favourite cup in 30-40 seconds.

Note: Suitable for Vida and Nespresso compatible capsules


Time To Cosy Up For Winter
Available in Red, R1,999 at Takealot

Make sure you do not miss International Coffee Day on the 1st of October 2020. A day to celebrate the love of coffee.

Get your favourite mug and tag us in your winter selfie #blosstech. Let us know in the comments below what gets you going on these winter mornings

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Kim Grobbelaar

Tech Editor

Kim Grobbelaar is a qualified sound engineer who always finds herself around audio and technology. She works as a Product Manager at First Distribution. Kim gets excited about all things tech and is crazy about useful and sometimes not-so-useful "gadgets". She has a strong passion for empowering women for change in our country and runs her own online store. Kim is not a person that can sit still for long, in her spare time she is busy studying financial accounting.

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