Trieste. Napoli. Nespresso. What else?


Once again Nespresso has continued to surprise and delight its Club Members and coffee lovers through the launch of two unique favours (Trieste and Napoli) named after the two Italian cities, Trieste and Naples, at Savour 2013.

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The Nespresso Trieste Limited Edition Grand Cru is a reflection of the rich and varied cultural experience that the city of Trieste offers. Trieste sits at the crossroads of Italian, Germanic and Slavic cultures. Coffee in Trieste can be taken with milk, without milk, long or short. The inhabitants of Trieste have even created their own specific language around their coffee – “nero” is an expresso. “capo” is with a dash of milk and coffee served in a glass rather than the usual china cup is called “in b”.

The Trieste Limited Edition with a delicate blend of Arabica beans is characterised by a rounded texture with notes of chocolate and fresh hazelnuts. Refreshingly fruity notes bring out an exceptional subtlety in this coffee. Limited Edition Trieste has an intensity level of 9 and is best enjoyed as a ristretto (25ml). For true coffee and milk lovers, the Limited Edition Trieste reveals another aspect of its character when served as a Cappuccino.

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Naples is a behemoth of culture in the history of Europe, and a vibrant city in the South of Italy. Coffee has a a special place here, since the end of the 17th century, it has been synonymous with hospitality, friendship and precious moments with family. Neapolitans like to take their coffee only in one way: short and dark – a sharp, jolt to the senses. Naples is also the city where the first domestic appliance to prepare coffee was invented; the caffettiera napoletana.

The Nespresso Napoli Limited Edition is a blend of Arabica beans with a hint of Robusta. Bold and assertive with a syrupy body, it is characterised by refined smokey notes. Its aroma has scents of dried black leaves. Limited Edition Napoli has an intensity level of 11 and is best enjoyed as a ristretto (25ml). For an even more authentic taste, enjoy it in an even shorter cup than a ristretto (15-20ml), and it’s traditionally drank with sugar.

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To experience the authentic tasting moment for these Limited Edition coffees, Nespresso has created a dedicated box set, containing a sleeve of Trieste and of Napoli, along with four cups and saucers designed in the colours of these Limited Edition coffees.

To win a set of this Limited Edition box set with a sleeve of Trieste and Napoli, simply email to me at and tell me what is your favorite coffee. Contest closes 15 May 2013. Winner will be notified by 17 May 2013. 

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Trieste and Napolo limited editions are available at all Nespresso boutiques for $11.50 per sleeve and the duo pack at $23. For more information, contact Nespresso Singapore toll-free at 800 852 3525 or visit

A Little Kindness Goes a Long Way

Weather was a bitch today, but it didn’t dampened the mood and hope of the 100 volunteers from Sengkang West. Together with Fly Entertainment celebrity Irene Ang and Driving Change with Caltex ambassador Henry Golding, the volunteers helped to pack the food hampers and to sell tickets at PAssion Fun by the Bay.


The Mission: To sell 5000 tickets (each worth $10) by Sunday, 4 November 2012. The contributions will help fund food hampers to the needy elderly in Singapore.

How to help: You can drop by any Caltex petrol stations in Singapore to purchase the $10 tickets or write a cheque to “PACDF” and pass to them at Anchorvale Community Centre from 11am to 3pm on 4 Nov 2012.


Today is also Day 3 of the Kindness Challenge, a separate campaign organised by Personal Excellence Coach / Blogger / Author Celestine Chua. As an act of kindness, I did my donation to this worthy cause that Henry Golding is advocating for.

Please, please support this meaningful campaign, all you need is to drop by any of the Caltex stations to purchase a $10 ticket. The challenge for Henry & Irene ends at 3 pm on 4 Nov 2012, but you can still continue to support this mission and tickets are available for purchase till end of this month.

They are just 1000 tickets away from reaching their target, help them fulfill their mission, help the needy elderly in Singapore. A little kindness goes a long way!

For more information:

Visit Driving Change with Caltex – website

Twitter – @henrygolding @caltex4change #caltex4change

Christina’s blog – Huney’Z World