St Ali

St Ali launches coffee whisky with Archie Rose

Melbourne roaster St Ali has joined forces with Archie Rose Distilling Co to launch Blasphemy – a coffee whisky that is a blend of Archie Rose Single Malt Whisky and St Ali’s Orthodox and Wide Awake coffee blends. Read More
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St Ali to host official MICE After Party

The official after party of the 2019 Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE) will be held at Mercedes me in the Melbourne CBD on 9 February. Attendees to the St Ali-hosted after party will be given a complementary coffee cocktailupon arrival by Starward Whisky served through a La Marzocco Linea mini coffee machine.
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ST. Ali Owner Salvatore Malatesta’s creative solutions

Spending the morning with Salvatore Malatesta looks like a scene out of The West Wing. Inside the engine room, meetings are held back to back and some intertwine with each other, from a menu consultation to a discussion on solar energy. Salvatore brings out hard-hitting questions, evidence of his law background and efficiency to just “get to the point”. Occasionally, he pauses to reply to a text message or buzz his PA for a contact. No two days are the same for the owner of one of the county’s most iconic coffee roasters. Salvatore’s role is not about bean selection or the inner workings of roast profiles. His job is to take his business from a roasting brand to a creative agency.
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