Tomorrow begins the first (unofficial) day of the Northwest Regional Barista Competition (NWRBC), held in Tacoma, Washington, and hosted by Dillanos Coffee Roasters. We’re so excited! FYI, see the bottom of this post for a complete schedule. Thursday will see all the wonderful volunteer judges going through their paces in … Read more →
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The road to Atlanta rolls on, and this weekend competitors in Guatemala gathered for their national championship. You can watch video of the action right here.
God Bless America!
The El Salvador Barista Championship is underway from San Salvador, and it’s streaming live online. You can catch all of the action here. Sixteen competitors will try today to make it to tomorrow’s final round. Buena suerta to all.
Question, what’s even better than visiting a beautiful coffee farm? The people you meet? Well it’s true. They were pretty great. We hiked through the coffee plants, down a steep grade to a beautiful waterfall. And shockingly only José and I bothered to take home soil samples by gracefully falling … Read more →
I first met Peter Frennhoff in Nicaragua last February when Ken and I toured the country with the Swedish Barista Team. Peter is an accomplished chef as well as an outstanding barista, and a great guy to hang out with. In the picture below, Peter (top left) poses with kids … Read more →
The sun’s back today, and it’s downright gorgeous outside but hey, guess what? It’s muggy as ever inside the convention space. Still, no one seems to mind because excitement levels are so high. Today will be a big day with some heavy hitter competitors, including Australia, Mexico, the U.S. , … Read more →
After a hearty breakfast with Willy and Andreas from Solberg & Hansen, Ken and I headed to the event space, Øksnehallen, which is where the World Barista Championship, the World Latte Art, World Coffee in Good Spirits, and World Cupping Championships, and of course the Wonderful Coffee Exhibition are taking … Read more →
I was having a “staff meeting” with the dog (that means snuggling her on the floor) the other day, staring up at all the Barista Magazine covers we’ve put on the wall, when I realized that our latest issue, June/July 2008, is Barista Magazine’s 20th issue! Wowsers. We couldn’t be … Read more →
Dear loyal readers, sure your copy of Barista Magazine’s third anniversary issue is in the mail, but if you can’t wait to see what’s inside the April/May 2008 issue, don’t forget you can always read it, in its entirety online, with Barista iMag. And best of all every web address, … Read more →