Colombia

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Bogota Café Scene Growing Fast

I was in Colombia earlier this month working on a story for the April + May issue of Barista Magazine, and I had a few free hours in Bogota before my flight back to the States. Michael Losada of the Colombian National Federation of Coffee Growers (FNC)  offered to show … Read more →

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Lecture Series by Colombian Coffee Hub Continues

Ever since the World Barista Championship was held in Bogotá in 2011, the Colombian Coffee Federation has doubled, tripled, quadrupled its efforts to provide access to education for everyone along the chain, from producer to barista. The Colombian Coffee Hub—which is like Facebook but better, as it includes education and … Read more →

Keeping Up With the Colombians

I don’t know if you’ve been over to the Colombian Coffee Hub yet, but it’s pretty awesome! We’ve been watching all these recent videos submitted for the Camp Pull-A-Shot Scholarship, but meanwhile, former WBC Champion and current international coffee man of mystery (and roaster extraordinaire) Tim Wendelboe is traveling around … Read more →

Colombia Revisited

No doubt the World Barista Championship held in Bogotá, Colombia this past June was one of the best ever. Not only with the winning barista hailing from a producing country (you can read all about Alejandro in the current issue of Barista Magazine) but with the event held in a … Read more →

Your 2011 WBC Semifinalists

The twelve WBC Semifinalists are: 1. Javier Garcia – Spain 2. Jose de la Pena – Guatemala 3. HyunSun Choi – Korea 4. Lina Zea – Colombia 5. John Gordon – UK 6. Miki Suzuki – Japan 7. Ricardo Azofefifa Mora – Costa Rica 8. Stefanos Domatiotis – Greece 9. … Read more →

WBC Day Two – Special Edition

Then final competitor of the day gets a post all his own because his performance is really all about all baristas. Patrick Vilhelmsson, barista champion of Bulgaria, made it to Bogota for the competition. Unfortunately, none of his supplies or equipment did. Still he was able to perform here at … Read more →

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