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December, 1999.  Davidson College.  Click here for web based version.  This article has been published in the Davidsonian and Mecklenburg Times.

December, 1999.  Channel 4 news interview. 

December 26, 1999.  News section page 1.  Interview with Winston-Salem Journal.  Click here (search for "Michael Griffin AND coffee").  If not available this article must be purchased from Winston-Salem Journal due to copyright laws.  Please e-mail me for more information about how to view article.

December 27, 1999Click here for article in the Charlotte Observer.

December 29, 1999.  Talk radio interview with WTVN in Columbus, Ohio.  Aired 8 pm EST on December 29, 1999.

January, 2000.  Coffee Research site reviewed and linked at www.carolina.rr.comClick here to view.

January 5, 2000.  Coffee Research site ranked as one of the six best web sites in the world by webstar for early January 2000.  Hits are currently 9,000 per week with approximately 1,000 unique users.

January 7, 2000.  Interview with Spencer Hughes on 1530 KFBK news radio in Sacramento.  Aired 8:30 pm PST on January 7, 2000.

January 9, 2000.  Article in Ineedcoffee.comClick here to view.

January 20, 2000.  Coffee Research website reviewed in the Charlotte Observer "Click" section.

March, 2000.  A Cup o' Joe!: Student Brews the Art and Science of Coffee.  In the Davidson Journal Volume XXIX.

April 6, 2000Coffee Researcher Michael Griffin Wins the Watson Fellowship.  In Davidsonian Volume 91, Number 22.

April, 2000. Davidson Student's Award Should Lead to Better Coffee by Bill Giduz of Davidson College.  Press Release.  Click here.

May, 2000Davidson Student's Award Should Lead to Better Coffee.  Printed in the Specialty Coffee Chronicle. May/June 2000. Page 7.

June, 2000Griffin's Quest for Perfect Espresso Wins SupportIn the Davidson Journal Volume XXIX/Summer 2000.

January, 2001. received the best coffee site of the month award from!  Click here to read the story. has reached a record 7,000 hits in one day.  Weekly hits number over 25,000.  We thank our readers for their continued support!

December, 2001. has received the Decent Coffee Website Award for Fall 2001. now receives approximately 20,000 hits per day.  We thank all of our readers for their continued support and for this honor.

INeedCoffee Site of the Month - Jan 2001


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