The York by GROSCHE is a premium manual French coffee press that will produce the best flavor from any coffee or tea you put into it. This type of manual-operated coffee maker is regarded as the best way to brew fully-bodied coffee to enjoy the flavor as it was intended. By fully infusing the course grounds (finely ground coffee can seep through the filter), the flavors and oils can be fully extracted and the final result is unmatched! It has a dual filter system, one on the main press and another on the lid. The filter inside in fully stainless steel without any plastic parts, unlike what's found from other leading manufacturer's products. When You make your coffee or tea, turn the lid to close the press while your coffee or tea steeps, and turn it again to open it to pour. That will retain heat and allow for better flavor for your coffee or tea. The York from GROSCHE is for the true connoisseur of coffee or tea. It is easy to clean, does not require replaceable filters, and is dishwasher safe. Replacement beakers are available from the manufacturer.