THE GAGGIA STORY

Italian pioneer and espresso icon Achille Gaggia has been heralded by many as the father of modern espresso. With humble beginnings as a cafe owner in Milan, his ingenuity and passion for coffee inspired him to invent a new way to brew espresso without the use of steam… read more

ESPRESSO EXTRACTION

The extraction of espresso from ground coffee is a markedly different process than brewing drip coffee. Espresso is created when hot water is forced through finely ground coffee at very high pressure… read more

CLEANING & MAINTENANCE

Your Gaggia espresso machine is an investment in which performance and longevity depend on proper care and operation. To ensure a lasting partnership between you and your machine, we have outlined several key maintenance procedures that will help to keep it brewing and steaming properly… read more