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Bonavita Connoisseur Coffee Maker

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  • Brushed Stainless Case
  • Integrated Basket Rails
  • Gold-cup Quality Brewing
  • Brews Up to 40 Ounces

Out with the old, in with the brew! The Bonavita Connoisseur improves on Bonavita's classic coffee maker design with some much-needed ergonomic updates. A new-and-improved version of the BV1900, the Connoisseur adds a machine-mounted brew basket and a stainless steel carafe redesign that promises to help get every last drop out of your pot between brews. Aside from these ergonomic expansions, the Connoisseur also offers better heat retention (thanks to the new basket design), an automatic bloom option, and simple, one-touch operation.

  • Just Right Heat - Set to brew at a gold-cup standard 198? to 202?, your coffee will come out piping hot and ideally extracted every time.
  • On-rails Basket - The addition of basket rails under the shower head of the brewer means better heat retention and easier pouring.
  • New Carafe - Speaking of easier pouring, the lip shape of the insulated carafe is redesigned to be less messy when poured without the lid.
  • Stainless Case - The Connoisseur continues with Bonavita's classic stainless steel cladding.
  • Optional Pre-infusion - A simple press-and-hold of the toggle switch lets you set the Connoiseur to include a short pre-bloom stage before regular brewing.
  • Spray Arm and Basket - The wide, level-adjustable spray arm and flat bottom basket help to soak every last ground evenly.
  • Pros
    • Simple Quality - Easy one-switch operation and minimal programming or options is a joy when all you want is a fresh cup on early mornings.
    • Steel Case - The brushed steel and black case matches most kitchens and is easy to clean.
  • Cons
    • No Drip Stop - The inclusion of a drip stop—even a manual one—would have been a nice addition.
  • How Does it Compare?
    The Connoisseur is Bonavita's new SS carafe brewer, alongside the Metropolitan—a cheaper entry with a glass carafe.
  • Tips and Tricks
    For all-day heat retention, pre-heat the carafe by running a half-reservoir of water before your pot of coffee. Bonus: you get a piping-hot rinse-out of your carafe—we all know you left some dregs from yesterday.
  • Resources

    Warranty Information

    What it Covers: Coffee makers, Kettles, Scales & Pour over stands?

    Length: 1 Year (Kettles, Scales, Metropolitan and Connoisseur Drip Brewers), 2 Years (BV1500TS and BV1900TS Drip Brewers)

    Who Supports the Warranty: Bonavita. Warranty covers manufacturer defects only, carafes are not covered unless they arrive with cracks or defects.

    Warranty Contact Information: 855-664-1252 or email at info@bonavitaworld.com

    Eligible for SCG Extended Warranty? No

    Care and Maintenance

    • Wash out carafe after every use.
    • Descale every 2 to 3 months; or use filtered water as needed.
    • Wipe down the case with a clean rag as needed.

    • User Manuals


  • Manufacturer
  • Model Number
  • Width
    11.25 inches
  • Depth
    6.75 inches
  • Height
    12.00 inches
  • Product Weight (lbs.)
  • Watts
  • Volts
  • Size
    8 cup
  • Material
    Stainless Steel
  • Case Material
    Brushed Stainless Steel
  • Reservoir Size
    1.3 L
  • Auto On
  • Auto Shut Off
  • Max/Min Ounces per Pot
    40 oz max
  • Warm Up: Brew Time
  • Mid-Brew Interrupt
  • Programmability
About Bonavita

In terms of reliable performance, innovative features and quality coffee at the end of each brew, there are few better hardware companies to have on your counter than Bonavita. Committed to crafting excellent machines that make the coffee brewing process easy and intuitive, Bonavita understands that great coffee comes from a great process. When it comes to user-friendliness, this brand is second to none. Here at Seattle Coffee Gear, we are proud to carry an extensive selection of Bonavita coffee hardware.

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Auto On No No
Auto Shut Off Yes Yes
Available Portafilters Bottomless Pressurized, Bottomless
Cup Clearance 7 inches
Depth 10.5 inches 7 inches 6.25 inches
Height 13.5 inches 12.25 inches 15 inches
Max/Min Ounces per Pot 40 ounces 40 oz max 42 ounces maximum
Mid-Brew Interrupt Yes No Yes
Programmability Pre-infusion No
Reservoir Size 40 Ounces 1.3 L 42 ounces
Warm Up: Brew Time 6:41 5 minutes
Width 7 inches 12 inches 11 inches
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