Brugnetti Coffee Machine Review

by Alex Chapman

For most people, securing a steaming hot cup of high-quality coffee means driving to the local cafe, standing in line and paying an exorbitant amount of money - all before having your early morning caffeine dose.

However, this doesn’t have the be the case. A top-of-the-range espresso machine, like the range offered by Brugnetti, allow you to make cafe-quality coffee from the comfort of your own kitchen.

The team at Brugnetti has been working to perfect both commercial and residential expresso machines since 1947, when they started their company under the name Aurora. Brugnetti first started off as a family run business, which has since been passed down through three generations. It has now developed into a professional brewing group that produce some of the most innovative and impressive coffee machines on the market.

We have reviewed three of their top machines and broken down the standout features of each.

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Brugnetti Viola X 2020 1 Group New Black

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When Brugnetti started making coffee machines in 1947 it began as somewhat of a passion project. Over time the family's shared passion has grown into one of the biggest and best names in high-end coffee machines. 

Years of experience, analysation, as well as trial and error, have bought the Brugnetti Viola x 2020 1 Group New Black to life.

This amazing Italian quality coffee machine comes equipped with everything needed to make a professional tasting coffee beverage. It has a lever-operated stainless steel body that doesn’t just make great coffee - it also looks elegant sitting on your countertop.

The Brugnetti Viola x 2020 1 Group New Black has a high-quality vibration pump to ensure desired pressures are achieved, an essential element in making a great cup of coffee. Brugnetti has also equipped this machine with insulated steam and hot water pipes. This insulation means that less heat radiates throughout the Viola, resulting in less energy used by the machine. The insulation additionally works to protect other important internal parts from heat damage.

  • Power output: 1500 watts
  • Boiler size: 1.4 litres 
  • Weight: 25 kg
  • Height: 430 mm
  • Width: 260 mm
  • Depth: 450 mm

Brugnetti Giulietta 1 Group Coffee Machine

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The name Brugnetti is practically synonymous with Italian coffee machines. It’s known internationally for its state-of-the-art technology, as well as its high quality results.

So, it goes without saying that all of the machines produced by Brugnetti are exceptional. However, the Brugnetti Giulietta 1 Group Coffee Machine takes it one step further - it’s commonly considered the best machine made by the brand.

Designed with a stylish and sleek matte black on the side panels and polished stainless steel on both the front and back panel, it’s obvious at first glance this is a premium machine. Adding to the sleek aesthetic, Brugnetti has installed a backlit rear panel to help those who rise at the crack of dawn and head straight to their coffee machine to brew up their morning beverage.

But, the Brugnetti Giulietta 1 Group Coffee Machine doesn’t just look great, it has similarly impressive features and craftsmanship. It’s equipped with a chrome brass group and filter, allowing for high-quality extraction. Furthermore, it has a rotary pump instead of a vibration pump, which offers more consistent pressure, a quieter experience and gives the machine a longer life span.

It also has a massive 3-litre boiler and 2.5 litre water tank, meaning that it has the capacity to make a lot of coffee. Plus, it also comes with an option to connect straight to your water source. Additionally, the exceptional machine has boiler electric heating with an adjustable automatic pressure switch that allows for the desired amount of steam to be adjusted for each brew.

When designing the Giulietta, Brugnetti made sure to add a double manometer that tells users in real time what boiler pressure and water pressure is being used. This feature can be manipulated to make the perfect cup of coffee and can be monitored controlled so that the brew suits the user's personal preferences.

  • Power output: 2000 watts
  • Boiler size: 3 litres 
  • Weight: 29 kg
  • Height: 430 mm
  • Width: 370 mm
  • Depth: 420 mm

Brugnetti Simona Coffee Machine

Buy the Brugnetti Simona Coffee Machine here.

The team at Brugnetti is known for creating some of the most high end commercial coffee makers on the market. However, some of their offerings are geared towards a specific market.

The Brugnetti Simona coffee machine has been designed with residential desires in mind - it’s a great size for a kitchen counter, and is very easy to use. 

Equipped with a stainless steel body, it’s built to last a very long time. The machine also gas added brass brewing head which is one of the best heat conductors on the market, helping users to create a consistent coffee every single time.

Simply put, the Brugnetti Simona coffee machine really zeros in on quality. Every feature, from the thermostat, allowing for specific temperatures to be monitored and maintained, to its beautiful aesthetic, is of the highest craftsmanship. This same exception quality is demonstrated with their quality pressure switch feature, which helps users to generate their desired amount of steam per brew.

  • Power output: 800 watts
  • Boiler size: 2 litres 
  • Weight: 12.2 kg
  • Height: 410 mm
  • Width: 250mm
  • Depth: 290 mm

Brugnetti machines are premium appliances

With purchasing a product from Brugnetti, the experience is so much more than just buying a coffee machine. It is an investment that guarantees high quality, large thanks to the company’s decades of practice and experience with creating high-quality coffee machines.

Brugnetti coffee machines are built with longevity in mind and that is precisely why Brugnetti teams highest quality parts mixed with innovative and technologically advanced designs.. These aren’t just any coffee machines, these are Brugnetti coffee machines.

Reasons to buy a brugnetti coffee machine

Industry Leader

Brugnetti coffee machines are premium appliances that have been produced since 1947. The decades of experience lend to a top-of-the-range product.

The team behind building the production of the appliances are constantly working to improve their already exceptional coffee machines, with the simple aim of providing coffee drinkers with the most enjoyable experience possible.

Premium Quality

Everything part Brugnetti uses is tested to the highest standard and only top of the range materials are used. When purchasing a Brugnetti, you can be confident in its quality and longevity.

Ease of Use

With some espresso machines, making a cafe-quality coffee can be complicated. This isn’t the case when using a Brugnetti. Many of their machines are designed with ease-of-use in mind, largely attributed to their straightforward interface, making it the perfect machine for a semi-professional barista or regular person.

Reasons to avoid a Brugnetti coffee machine

Not portable

Brugnetti coffee machines come in a large range of sizes, and there are some models that are relatively small and can easily sit on a residential countertop. However, no Brugnetti coffee machines are considered portable. So, if you’re heading off on a weekend away and need a coffee maker, you’re better off opting for a French Press or Moka Pot.


Brugnetti coffee machines are considered premium appliances. So, if you’re a casual coffee drinker and not ready to invest hundreds (or thousands) of dollars in an at-home espresso machine, a Brugnetti may not be for you.

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