The Italian portal “Guida Acquisti”, a reference point for online reviews and home appliance buying guides, also deals with coffee machines. For 15 years now, in this period Guida Acquisti has presented the ranking of the best models of espresso coffee machines. The types of models taken into consideration are many, from automatic to manual coffee machines, from machines with pods to those with capsules.
In this post we will consider automatic espresso machines, capable of grinding coffee beans and dosing the right amount to prepare espresso, long coffee, cappuccinos and other hot drinks.
In the 2020 ranking there are two brands well known for the quality of their De Longhi and Gaggia machines, but also a brand that in recent years has been able to win the trust of many consumers, Beko. These brands are representatives with a wide assortment within the Caffè Italia store.
Specifically, the models titled for the top of the ranking are:
DE LONGHI MAGNIFICA S ECAM 21.110.W
De Longhi Magnifica S ECAM21.110.W is an automatic coffee machine that allows you to obtain an espresso or milk-based drinks with a quality approaching that of the bar. The appliance is made with a solid plastic structure and stainless steel parts such as the dispenser, cup support base and pannarello to produce steam and hot water. The dimensions are quite compact (23 x 35 x 43 centimeters), with a weight of about 9 kilograms and non-slip feet to ensure good stability on the work surface.
GAGGIA HD8749 / 01 NAVIGLIO BLACK
Gaggia HD8749 / 01 Naviglio Black is an automatic coffee machine with a modern look thanks to a completely black color with only the contrast of the front buttons with green backlight. Weight and dimensions are low enough to take up little space, while all the options present ensure a practical and intuitive use.
Beko CEG5331X is an automatic espresso coffee machine with dimensions of 18.6 x 41 x 32 (h) cm, characterized by a stainless steel coating and a comfortable panel with touch controls. Ease of use is guaranteed by the integrated coffee grinder with 5 levels of grain adjustment, height-adjustable dispenser, removable 1.5 l tank and removable drip tray.