The Ultimate Gift For Coffee Lovers

Written by Georgia Madden     01/12/2015 | 00:00 | Category: COFFEE MACHINES

DeLonghi's quality Eletta ECAM45760B fully automatic coffee machine is a coffee connoisseur's dream

The Ultimate Gift For Coffee Lovers

Forget queuing at the caf? for your perfect cup of coffee - with DeLonghi's Eletta ECAM45760B fully automatic machine ($1,899), you can make it at home with the touch of a button. This sleek, quality model comes fully loaded with the sort of sophisticated features that are sure to delight true coffee connoisseurs. These include the option to experiment with grinding your own exotic bean blends using one of 13 different grind settings or go with the convenience of ready-ground coffee; an automatic cappuccino system that delivers mouthwatering cappuccinos, flat whites and lattes; a Long Coffee button for drip coffee lovers; and DeLonghi's LatteCrema Instant Frother Device system that ensures milk is frothed to perfection every time.

With its intuitive touch control panel, it's easy to programme the machine to deliver coffee just the way you like, whether your preference is for short, medium or long; extra strong or with a mild aroma; piping hot or at a medium temperature. It's also great for serving a crowd, with four preset one-touch coffee recipe buttons, complete personalisation, and able to prepare two cups simultaneously.

Cleaning is a breeze, thanks to the Eletta's innovative Auto cleaning technology, which removes milky residue from the carafe at the click of a dial. The Eletta even boasts a programmable stand-by function from 15 minutes to three hours to ensure that it's primed and ready for action whenever the mood for caffeine strikes.

 

 

Head: Coffee Just the Way You Like It

Sell: DeLonghi Autentica: A fully customisable coffee experience from bean to cup

A new addition to DeLonghi's luxury automatic coffee machine line up, the Autentica ETAM29660SB ($1,599) is slightly smaller than its cousin the Eletta, but no less impressive. This compact, fully automatic Italian-designed machine allows you to control every aspect of the coffee-making process right from bean to cup, including specifying your preferred blend, your favourite type of milk, whether you prefer whole or pre-ground beans, and the exact temperature of your brew. Then, once you've settled on the right technique, simply programme it in using the machine's intuitive soft-touch control panel, and sit back and let the machine do the rest. 

The Autentica boasts several exciting features, including two brand new exclusive coffee recipes; the 'Doppio+,' which offers a slow 15g coffee extraction to deliver a full-bodied double shot espresso, and a 'Long Coffee' function that automatically double grinds and brews beans for a full-flavoured long coffee with a thick, rich cr?ma. Other notable features include an integrated grinder with 13 different settings; automatic cleaning technology, the ability to return the milk carafe to the fridge after use, and DeLonghi's unique LatteCrema System that finishes off your milk-based coffees to perfection, delivering consistently dense and creamy froth to cappuccinos, flat whites and lattes.

 

So now, whatever type of brew you like - whether it's a soy cappuccino, a weak latte or a strong black - the Autentica's got you well and truly covered!

 

Delonghi Lattissima Touch Matte Black EN550BM Nespresso Machine

Head: DeLonghi's Lattissima Touch - A Sleek and Stylish Addition To Your Kitchen

Sell: Chic looks and top-notch functionality define the new Lattissima Touch capsule machine

Capsule machines are fast gaining in popularity among coffee lovers, and it's easy to see why - they're quick, convenient and deliver your favourite brew with no mess or fuss. They're also far more compact than most manual and automatic models, which means they can be left out on display without swallowing up too much precious bench space.

DeLonghi's new Lattissima Touch Matte Black EN550BM Nespresso Machine ($649) is a premium addition to Nespresso's capsule machine line up, combining sleek Italian good looks with the sort of quality features the brand is known for, so you can enjoy the perfect coffee, just the way you like it, every time.

One of the most feature-rich models Nespresso has to offer, the new Lattissima Touch boasts an elegant interface with six tactile buttons so you can select your favourite drink quickly and easily, including a 'One Touch Cappuccino' function for delicious cappuccinos, lattes or hot milk; an exclusive integrated milk solution; faster heat-up times, and a power-saving auto off function nine minutes after your last coffee.

It's also designed to impress; the Lattisima Touch is available in Glam Red, Glam White and a sleek Glam Black, which perfectly matches DeLonghi's Distina Matte Black Breakfast range of benchtop appliances so you can achieve seamless benchtop styling.

 

Delonghi Dedica Silver EC680M Pump Machine, $369

Head: The Dedica Pump Machine - A Racy Little Italian Number With an Affordable Price Tag

Sell: Stylish and affordable, the Dedica Pump Machine is a great gift for coffee lovers that won't break the bank

With its sexy curves and sleek chrome touches, Delonghi's Dedica EC680M Pump machine ($369) evokes something of a cool, mid-century vibe, but there's nothing old fashioned about it - in fact, this model comes packed with mod cons, and at just 15cm wide, is specially designed to fit into even the smallest of contemporary kitchens or office kitchenettes. It also boasts an affordable price tag, making it an appealing choice for coffee lovers on a budget.

Designed with the at-home barista in mind, the Dedica features a two-in-one filter that allows you to choose between using your favourite ground coffee blend or simply pop in ESE pod; a flow-stop function so you can personalise your coffee length; a Thermoblock heating system; and a powerful 15-bar pump pressure to ensure caf?-quality results every time. It also gives you full control of your milk, with a manual steam wand that lets you create the perfect frothy topping for creamy cappuccinos.

For those who love the convenience of pod coffee, The Dedica is compatible with DeLonghi's new Easy Serving Espresso (ESE) pods. These contain the brand's traditional wood-fired roasted beans, ground to perfection and available in three blend varieties - Connoisseur (100%Arabica), Family Value (70% Arabica and 30% Robusta) and Decaf.

High tech specs aside, there's nothing complicated about this model. Features include intuitive control panel with three illuminated buttons makes the machine easy to use, while a self-priming system means the machine is also ready for action.