Tapaswini Purnesh took over as the Director of Marketing and Promotionsfor the Classic Group at the age of 29 with a goal of broadening the reach of Coffee among the younger Indian audience. Armed with a diploma from the most prestigious culinary school in the world, Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, Tapaswini took over the job of steering the marketing vision of the 150-year-old company to take gourmet coffee to a larger audience in India. This 5th generation coffee scion combines her culinary knowledge and understanding of flavour patterns with her expertise in brewing techniques to craft coffee that appeal to the Indian palette.
The founders of Classic Coffee have been involved in coffee cultivation for the better part of 150 years, over five generations. Through this journey, the group has acquired and curated estates in the premier coffee growing regions of India viz. Chikmagalur and Sakleshpur.