Coffee from Europe - Our coffee from La Palma!

The countries of origin of coffee: Ethiopia, Guatemala, Brazil, Kenya, Rwanda and so on... Every coffee lover knows the typical countries of origin of coffee, but at Wildkaffee Rösterei we now have a real novelty in our range. We present to you our first new coffee from Europe : La Palma Gesha . The coffee is cultivated in the eastern part of the Canary Island of La Palma. There lies the small but fine Finca Anthea Café , which is German farmer Jens Kimmel and his partner Rosa Pombrol The finca produces Specialty Coffees exotic fruits are also grown. Among other things Mangos, avocados, custard apples, guavas, figs, passion fruit, bananas and even citrus fruits . The first European coffee from the Wildkaffee Rösterei not only offers you a fantastic taste experience. The story behind this new type of coffee from Europe is also simply exciting. Elias Fischbacher from the Wildkaffee Rösterei wishes you lots of fun immersing yourself in the world of European coffee.

Coffee from Europe - La Palma

In general, coffee on the Canary Island of La Palma is very important . The people on La Palma like to drink a lot of coffee. Therefore, there are numerous small cafes and bars where you can enjoy a variety of coffee specialties. In particular, the numerous different variants of Cortado are particularly popular, as in the whole of Spain. Coffee was grown on La Palma in the middle of the 20th century . As industrialization progressed, demand for coffee naturally increased. Countries of origin such as Brazil or Colombia, which already early with the expansion & further development in terms of technical support for the harvest on their plantation benefited the most. Only they could meet the high demand for coffee worldwide. Smaller growing areas such as La Palma were unable to keep up with this technological progress. As a result, coffee cultivation in La Palma also came to a standstill. The high demand was now met more by the coffee giants, while coffee in La Palma was only grown in private gardens and in very small quantities. Over the course of the 20th century, interest in coffee cultivation waned and was forgotten.

Coffee from La Palma is slowly returning

At the beginning of the 21st century, during the Third Coffee Wave, However, interest in coffee cultivation in La Palma is slowly declining . The island government, called Cabildo, has been trying to ensure that coffee cultivation returns to La Palma with regular workshops and information days. However, the first successes have only been seen recently. The first new coffees from La Palma are the two farmers Jens Kimmel together with his partner Rosa Pombrol . A friend of the two from Colombia, José, brought Around 15 years ago, he brought 20 green coffee beans from his Colombian homeland , which the three of them raised as seedlings. In the last few years, Little by little, several plants grew , which slowly but surely got used to the climate, the land and the sun on the Canary Islands. A real finca has now been created.


Coffee from La Palma - Which varieties await you

At Finca Anthea Café, currently two different varieties cultivated: Castillo & Gesha! Castillo is a variety that typically in Colombia The farmer's friend José brought this variety to La Palma about 15 years ago and thereby ensured the return of coffee cultivation on the Canary Islands. I will explain further details about the varieties to you:


As already mentioned, the variety Castillo typically in Colombia cultivated. Castillo is simply a typical Colombian coffee variety. It is also the most widespread there. The variety was developed in 2005 by the Cenicafe Research Center in Colombia . In terms of taste, the variety Castillo is moving towards a Very fruity cup profile , which is accompanied by floral accents. Fine notes of berries, grapes and exotic fruits are also recognizable. Also a classic: the finish, which comes with a subtle caramel note.

Coffee harvest


Anyone who is already familiar with the topic of coffee or Specialty Coffee has certainly come across the term Gesha Coffee Gesha is a real specialty among the Specialty Coffees . The variety originally comes from Ethiopia . However, this unusual variety only became really well-known through a subspecies that was bred and developed in Panama. Gesha is a variety that truly unique in taste The taste can be classified as quite crazy. In the cup profile, a tea-like taste which comes with fine notes of jasmine, orange blossom and bergamot. The overall package is rounded off by a mild body . Gesha varieties regularly win competitions & cuppings. This is also why this variety belongs among the most expensive in the world . The Gesha coffee from La Palma is the first from Europe.

Of course, the taste notes and aromas vary depending on the country of origin and the local conditions. You can find out more details about taste, cultivation and processing in the following sections about our coffee from La Palma.

La Palma Geisha

The La Palma Geisha is a real speciality. The coffee comes from the Finca Anthea in the east of the Canary Island of La Palma . This coffee is processed using lactic-salt fermentation. After harvesting, the cherries are placed in a tank for 240 hours and fermented using anaerobic maceration. In addition, water filtered in volcanic rock from the Taburiente boiler and the ash from the volcano are added. The entire processing is managed and monitored by a professional coffee producer. The La Palma Geisha Coffee is light roasted in our coffee roastery. This exquisite Specialty Coffee is ideal for preparing filter coffee. You can expect a taste of roses with fine notes of red apple and caramel. We are happy to share the first Gesha coffee from Europe with you!

coffee plant

How to prepare coffee from La Palma

The coffee from La Palma is best suited for preparation using all filter methods. This brings out the fruity nuances of this Specialty Coffees from Europe is best.

To prepare it you need: 20g La Palma Geisha , your Hand Filter Equipment & 300ml approx. 90 degrees hot water

1. Place filter paper in your hand filter and rinse with hot water. Then add the ground coffee.

2. Pour in about 60ml of water in circular movements and let it steep for about 30 seconds.

3. Add the remaining 240ml of water slowly and steadily in circular movements.

4. The brewing process should last between 2:30 - 3 minutes.

5. Enjoy

If the coffee does not taste perfect to you yet, then Change the grind, brewing time or the amount of coffee . We hope you enjoy your coffee from Europe!


Coffee from Europe is finally possible again thanks to the coffee from La Palma. But the coffees are not just a gimmick. You can expect an absolutely tasty specialty coffee that comes with an extraordinary taste experience. The coffee comes from the Finca Anthea , which is located in the east of the Canary Island of La Palma. There are currently the two varieties Castillo & Gesha by the two farmers Jens Kimmel & Rosa Pombrol The selected beans are lightly roasted in our coffee roastery. You can expect a unique, fruity coffee with a wide variety of complex notes and aromas. We are happy to share this great coffee with you.