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Sylvia Begun is the winner of The Lusso Barista Championship

LONDON, UK – Lusso has crowned Sylvia Begun its number one barista at the Lusso Barista Championship 2017. The gifted barista showed first-class technical skills, knowledge and creativity at the final to beat tough competition and claim the title. Among other prizes, Sylvia will enjoy an educational five-day coffee trip to Bologna ...

All the Winners of the 2017 Championships at World of Coffee in Budapest

BUDAPEST, Hungary – Four competitions were held Tuesday through Thursday at the World of Coffee 2017 in Budapest: the World Latte Art Championship, World Brewers Cup, World Coffee in Good Spirit Championship and World Cup Tasters Championship.

AVPA – Paris 2017 Award Ceremony to be held on Wednesday June 28th

PARIS – The technical jury of the Third International Contest for Coffees Roasted in their Countries of Origin AVPA- Paris 2017 is meeting in Paris to taste, classify and grade competing coffees. Twenty-three countries from all producing continents are participating in the contest in which coffees are judged using the traditional method or ...

SIC International Coffee Exhibition at HostMilano 2017, the world in a cup

MILAN, Italy – At the black and aromatic beating heart of HostMilano (Friday 20 to Tuesday 24 October 2017 at fieramilano) lies Sic, the International Coffee Trade Show, which will be offering, once again, a series of events to better understand the many different facets of this evolving sector.

BWT Water+More is water supplier and headline sponsor at WOC 2017

MILAN – BWT water+more has been appointed headline sponsor of the World of Coffee event for the 3rd year in a row, continuing a successful partnership that began in Gothenburg 2015.

La Marzocco launches the 2017 Hungarian AeroPress Championship

BUDAPEST – La Marzocco joins the specialty coffee industry in Budapest during World of Coffee and – in collaboration with La Marzocco ‘s Hungarian partner Expresso Café Kft and 42 Coffee – launches the 2017 edition of the Hungarian AeroPress Championship. The program will offer a unique opportunity to gather, network and engage with market ...

Kiwi barista ready to take part to Global Barista Championship Final

AUCKLAND, New Zealand – The Coffee Club’s hunt for the best barista in New Zealand has come to an end with Ana Beatriz Vasquez Ramirez taking first place. Six finalists took on the challenge of making eight coffees in under 10 minutes at The Coffee Club’s packed Lunn Ave cafe in Auckland on Tuesday 23 May.

La Marzocco played host to the 2017 Italian AeroPress Championship

SCARPERIA, Italy – La Marzocco, the leader in design and espresso machine innovation, hosted a new edition of the Italian AeroPress Championship in the heart of Milan (on May 26), as part of the World AeroPress Championship (WAC): an international competition format gathering coffee enthusiasts to promote an alternative ...

Tim Varney tells us the original World AeroPress Championship history

MILANO, Vista Darsena, Italy - Tim Varney is an expert of the specialty coffee industry. His knowledge focuses on quality, roasting and coffee bar management. He's mostly noted as the longtime second in command at Oslo’s Tim Wendelbo. He spent six years at Oslo, working for them and two years at The Tate Modern in London.

Coffee From Tarrazú, Costa Rica awarded the Cup of Excellence 2017

SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica – During the “Cup of Excellence” contest which took place this week in the Bouganvillea Hotel in Heredia, coffee tasters from nine countries chose coffee from Don Antonio farm part of the Group Los Grande de Copey, from the Tarrazú region, as the best ...