High-End Espresso Machines Worth the PriceJune 14, 2013
Many espresso machines hit the market every year from companies, such as De’Longhi. Some of these machines do more than just brew the perfect shot of espresso, while others don’t hold up to the high price tag. Here are some of the top choices to consider if you’re in the market for a new espresso machine.
1. De’Longhi PrimaDonna S – $2,999
This is one of the best espresso machines every created and will do everything from grind the beans to brew the perfect cup of coffee, all at the touch of a button. The compact design includes a stay-fresh compartme4nt for the coffee beans and a milk carafe you can store in the fridge. Each user can customize the brew settings they prefer including the strength, type of grind, volume and more.
2. Philips Saeco Royal One Touch – $1,499
Phillips has created one of the hottest luxury espresso machines on the market with a bit more of an affordable price tag than the PrimaDonna. It features a double boiler to keep your coffee hotter, adjustable temperature, size and strength, ceramic grinders and the ability to make cappuccinos, lattes and coffee with just the touch of a button.
3. Jura Impressa XJ9 – $3,299
The Jura Impressa is a well-designed machine with a large color display, fine foam technology and a huge bean container. This machine gives owners the ability to make macchiato, cappuccino and espresso with just a touch of a button. It comes in a brilliant silver finish to fit with any luxury kitchen design.
4. De’Longhi Perfecta – $1,799
The “single touch” hot milk system is what makes this machine amazing. Just slide the tank into the front of the machine and it will take care of making you the perfect milk for your drink with just a touch of a button. You don’t have to wait between espresso and cappuccino with the double boiler and the grinder is one of the best you’ll find on a luxury espresso machine.