Any luxury coffee connoisseur knows only too well the importance of quality beans and the best equipment money can buy when it comes to brewing the perfect cup. Together, they work seamlessly to provide a barista-style mug of heaven that is the perfect morning pick-me-up, especially for those whom only the finer things in life will do.
While there’s a lot to be said for investing in the best coffee beans the world has to offer, alone, they simply won’t suffice, and a high-end automatic espresso machine is the missing piece that’s needed for it all to come together.
Here, we take a look at some of the best automatic espresso machines on the market today that promise to deliver the most decadent cup of coffee you’ve ever had the pleasure of sipping – because investing in quality is always worth it in the long-run.
1. Franke A1000 FM CM
Super espresso machines are also sometimes known as fully automatic because they grind the beans and brew the coffee – and the luxurious new Franke A1000 FM CM is certainly no exception to this rule. This exciting new super-automatic coffee machine is designed to take care of each and every part of the espresso making process from start to the finish, ensuring a smooth and silky cup of coffee for the ultimate morning caffeine kick.
With an estimated output of over 300 drinks per day, you can rest easy that this is one unit that can handle your daily habit with ease. Best of all, this is a machine that will do all the work for you, making you a fast and utterly decadent drink.
The machine also comes with dual powder containers that allow you to vary the drinks that you prepare. For example, you can quickly brew up an extra cup of hot chocolate to go along with an espresso, latte, or cappuccino. For its sheer variety and ease of use, in our opinion, this is the best bean to cup brewing machine money can buy.
2. Nuova Simonelli Prontobar Touch
The Nuova Simonelli Prontobar Touch has earned a series of rave reviews from industry experts across the globe. Its combination of automatic tech and sleek, efficient design makes it a natural choice for the counter in your meticulously designed kitchen and it will fit in seamlessly with any opulent aesthetics. With a success rate of 140 cups a day, you’d be hard pressed to push it too hard when making your daily cups of joe – but it’s nice to know that you could if you wanted to.
This machine is definitely one of the most desirable medium units on our list, with automated features that mean every aspect of espresso brewing is taken care of on your behalf. Simply set the model to deliver a fresh hot cup of espresso, and let the coffee machine do the work.
3. Franke A600 FM CM
The Franke A600 FM CM is an excellent new model that comes with full screen touch-screen technology, allowing you to quickly punch in your order. Once activated, the fully automatic tech will take over and prepare your drink for you – et voila! The screen even helps you out by giving you full colour pictures of every drink that the machine is able to make, so if you feel like mixing things up a bit then it has got your back.
When it comes to sheer convenience, this new Franke unit is hard to beat. You’ll no doubt appreciate being able to brew up a cup in a matter of moments and, once again, this model offers a largely hands-off approach to make life that little bit easier. Let’s face it; pre-morning coffee, our energy is precious, so we need all the help we can get.
4. La Cimbali S30
If you need a heavy hitter to keep up with your daily caffeine habit – or you enjoy hosting coffee mornings and garden get togethers for friends, the new La Cimbali S30 will fit the bill in grand style. With a smooth, ergonomic design that is rare for a fully-sized, fully-automatic espresso maker, it can easily pour 300 drinks per day.
Its dual boiler design ensures that it will never run out of steam – and it also comes with a specially engineered grinding design that allows the machine to monitor minute changes in temperature. Once noted, the unit will make the necessary adjustments to ensure a perfectly smooth grind.
5. Nuova Simonelli Talento
When it comes to convenience, you can’t do better than the Nuova Simonelli Talento. This handy new machine gives you all of the features that you have come to expect in a major market machine.
Boasting a dual hopper design and available in your choice of one or two step configurations, it also includes an adjustable spout that allows you to pour drinks into different sized cups at the same time. The machine is also fully automatic and totally up to any demands required of it.
Best choices for bean to cup brewing
For bean to cup brewing, it doesn’t get much better than these five luxury automatic espresso makers – and each guarantees you the perfect brew. Whatever your needs, this little lot have got your back – and mornings will never be quite the same again.