Nespresso Vertuo Coffee and Espresso Machine Review [2018]

Editor rating

4.5/5 on October 29, 2018

User's rating

973 reviews


  • Attractive design
  • Automated machine
  • One-touch brewing
  • High speed
  • Smart technology
  • 3 cup sizes
  • Perfect single serving portion
  • Includes a welcome gift of 12 individual flavored capsules
  • Buddle offer includes a milk frother


  • The price is on the higher end
  • If you like your coffee extremely hot then the brew temperature may seem a little low to you
  • Expensive pods

If you constantly find yourself standing at the counter at Starbucks with your wallet out then it is time you saved some of those notes and invested in a coffee machine.

Of course, if you are a coffee lover then not all coffee makers will do, you will need something that will give you the same taste with just the right blend, which you made those frequent visits to coffee shops for.

Nespresso Vertuo Coffee and Espresso Machine Bundle with Aeroccino Milk Frother by Breville, Chrome - BNV250CRO1BUC1If you are ready to save few hundred dollars every year and dedicate a little time in making your own perfect cup of coffee at home then we are here to help you out. Today we are reviewing the Nespresso Vertuo Coffee and Espresso Machine by taking a closer look at its design, features.

We hope this review will give you an idea of the machine and make it easier for you to decide on whether it is worth your time and money.

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So what can you do with this coffee machine?

Yes, we know that you probably know that the Nespresso Vertuo is a coffee machine that makes…coffee! Great! But so does all the other coffee machines in the market, right? So what is so special about this machine? Well, read on to find out…

The machine operates in a fully automated mode where everything happens with just a touch of a button. Use it to brew fresh coffee with cream or make authentic tasting espresso.

Whatever your preferences may be, this stylish looking coffee machine will have it ready for you in a matter of a few minutes.

– 3 Cup Sizes

coffee cup sizesWhether you like to enjoy your coffee in large quantities or prefer to sip through small cups of espressos, you can have it your way as the machines come with 3 different cup sizes.

The sizes, 14oz. alto, 8oz. coffee and 1.35oz. espresso is achievable through two different capsule sizes. Large capsule for alto and coffee, and a smaller capsule for espresso.- 

If you live alone or do not really have to brew coffee for a crowd then the single-serve capsules are ideal for you as they present you with fine roasted and ground coffee in accurate portions.

– One-touch brewing

You do not have to be a pro to be able to use this machine or make the best cup of coffee. With one-touch brewing and all automated adjustments, the machine does all the work for you.

Decide on the serving size and the machine will simply accommodate your chosen cup size with its adjustable cup support. You do not need to worry about the capsule removal either after brewing as it is designed to automatically eject after the process is completed.

Furthermore, after 9 minutes of activity, the machine will automatically shut off, saving energy and burnouts.

– Nespresso Vertuo capsule system

nespresso breville capsulesThis is where you get a taste of pure luxury. With unique tasting and high-quality coffee with freshness locked in aluminum capsules, you can treat yourself to the best possible tasting coffee with exceptional aroma and flavor.

Each capsule with the Grand Cru has a barcode on the rim that is immediately recognized by the machine’s extraction system which automatically sets the machine to be adjusted accordingly. You do not have to change the settings or adjust anything.


Once you have inserted your chosen capsule and closed the lever, the espresso machine spins the capsule at 7,000 rotations per minute. It blends just the right amount of ground coffee with the right amount of water to deliver a wonderful brew. Pre-heating time is only 15-20 seconds.

– Nespresso Bundle Offer!

Aeroccino 3 milk frotherThe bundle offer comes with the Aeroccino 3 milk frother which gives this product even more variety. The frother is the perfect tool to make the creamiest and frothiest cappuccino or latte.

Next time you are in the mood for a foamy cup of cappuccino or a cup of creamy latte, you can have it ready in no time within the comforts of your own home. No more standing in the line or spending extra cash at cafes.

– Welcome Gift?

You can enjoy your very first freshly brewed cup of coffee or espresso the instant you set up the machine as it comes with a welcome gift which consists of a kit of 12 Vertuo capsules.

Each oozing with intense flavor and individual aromas. Try each capsule and choose your favorite from the lot so you know what to order next time.

– The Espresso Machine Design

Last but not the least; we have to mention just how beautiful the Nespresso Vertuo looks. Available in 5 different colors, each model is constructed perfectly and made to fit your kitchen counter in the most stylish manner. You can choose finish colors between black, matte black, chrome, red and titan to match your kitchen interior.

Most Frequently Asked Questions Answered

1. Can this machine brew a large cup of coffee?

Yes, it can make about 8oz of coffee. The machine supports 3 different cup sizes so you can choose your preferred cup size.

2. What is the heat-up time?

Heat-up time is 15 seconds

3. What is the water tank capacity?

The removable water tank has a capacity of 40oz. /1.2L

To Wrap Up

Although the Nespresso Vertuo Coffee and Espresso machine comes with a higher price tag, it makes up for it with its excellent features and high-end performance. It makes the finest cup of coffee within minutes and without any hassle. It has a gorgeous design and compact size makes it an ideal gift for any coffee lover!


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