French presses continue to grow in popularity. Once you have a cup of coffee from one, you're hooked. They make a rich and full-bodied cup of coffee or espresso and we also know that lots of tea drinkers use them as well. Spoon in some coffee grounds, pour in hot water and wait until the coffee is the darkness you like. Push the plunger down and pour off a European cup of coffee. The fact that they don't use paper filters makes life so much easier. The 3 cup size holds about 9 ounces...about one cup for us Americans. Made in Portugal.