Local coffee roaster wins international blind taste test

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 01, 2024 6:47 PM CT | Published: March 01, 2024 9:48 AM CT

“To do the Forward Lottery, you buy a ticket and they don’t tell you anything about the coffee. I don’t know the origin, the processing or anything. You roast it and then you ship it back to them by a certain due date.” 


Mary Cashiola

Mary Cashiola

Mary Cashiola is a Memphian with more than 10 years of experience in local journalism. She is also a non-runner who runs, a former ad agency copywriter, a practicing home cook and an aspiring efficiency expert.


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