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  Reply # 563278 31-Dec-2011 16:11 Send private message

We went down to the Nespresso store in Newmarket today. Excellent service, and they have a tasting bar at the back, so you can try the different blends.

We walked away with 110 capsules for $111, some helpful advice, and a complimentary packet of pastries/biscuits.

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  Reply # 563620 1-Jan-2012 23:04 Send private message

MackinNZ: So I've been reading this thread since it started and yesterday decided to replace my aging Saeco Via Venezia with a shiny new Nespresso Pixie and Aeroccino from Harvey Norman.

I'm very pleased with it.  Now just trying out the different coffee blends.



how did you rate the nespresso versus the saeco via venezia?  i have the saeco and it does a pretty good job on the coffee, especially if you keep it serviced well




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  Reply # 563625 1-Jan-2012 23:26 Send private message

Regs: how did you rate the nespresso versus the saeco via venezia?  i have the saeco and it does a pretty good job on the coffee, especially if you keep it serviced well


I haven't been very good at keeping my Saeco serviced and it was in need of service now.  One of the things I like about the Nespresso is that it's so simple and servicing is minimal.

As for the taste of the coffee compared to the Saeco, I'm very impressed with the Nespresso so far.  I particularly like the Arpeggio blend.

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  Reply # 589853 3-Mar-2012 14:30 Send private message

Just because I can, today I got the Flip and recorded this video of a Nespresso machine in action:



 




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  Reply # 592445 8-Mar-2012 16:25 Send private message

DOES ANYONE RECOMMEND CARINA ESPRESSO MACHINE

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  Reply # 592450 8-Mar-2012 16:32 Send private message

CMARYT: DOES ANYONE RECOMMEND CARINA ESPRESSO MACHINE


Pass - but I don't recommend YELLING at everyone! ;)


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  Reply # 600635 27-Mar-2012 11:38 Send private message

Nespresso is releasing new machines next month (at least in the US). They look good, with a steam wand now!





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  Reply # 600647 27-Mar-2012 12:07 Send private message

Steam wand is a big step up for these machines, will be interested to see how the wands perform.




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  Reply # 600739 27-Mar-2012 14:55 Send private message

I have a steam wand on my current machine, but I covet one of those aeroccinos. The aeroccino makes pretty damn decent milk for very little effort!




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  Reply # 612117 19-Apr-2012 20:26 Send private message

ok, someone forwarded this to me today and I reckon it looks like it would make a nice addition to my kitchen: 
 





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  Reply # 687727 18-Sep-2012 14:02 Send private message

Just received this box from Nespresso with a "thank you" card:








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  Reply # 687729 18-Sep-2012 14:05 Send private message

Nice! I wonder how many capsules one had to purchase to get one of those. We've only been Nespresso owners since Jan, but we've still managed to consume over 300 capsules :-)

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  Reply # 687736 18-Sep-2012 14:14 Send private message

I have had a couple of Nespresso machines and order around 100 capsules a month... For the last four or five years ;)





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  Reply # 687738 18-Sep-2012 14:16 Send private message

freitasm: I have had a couple of Nespresso machines and order around 100 capsules a month... For the last four or five years ;)



Well, I certainly can't compete with that :-)

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freitasm: Just received this box from Nespresso with a "thank you" card:






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