behind groundskeeper willie


We are Attie and Will. Coffee nerds, marketing gurus and hubby and wife. We started a coffee roastery in Vancouver and then missed the sun, the family and the surf and moved back home to Oz. We're now roasting coffee and blending tea on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. 

Willie Coffee Roasters

meanwhile, in vancouver, we... 


Started a small apartment fire while roasting on our Huky 500 

Won two silver medals at Golden Bean

Helped underprivileged youth get a leg up learning about starting a business in coffee 

Met some of our favourite producers in Nicaragua, and got to tell them them their coffee was awesome 

Threw our roaster in the back of a U-Haul truck, built a makeshift crate and shipped him back home to Australia

Were voted one of Vancouver's top coffee roasters 


Now we're roasting coffee, crafting tea and soaking up the sun in Queensland.

Follow the ride...