I met the amazing Luzia Taschler of Germany when we were at DC Campus—Dalla Corte espresso machines’ annual training event for latte art and coffee in good spirits champions—in Milan in May, and we became fast friends. Luzia won third place honors in the 2012 World Latte Art Championship in … Read more →
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We who work in the coffee industry—as baristas, roasters, cuppers, cafe owners, and even the few like me who get to write about them for a living—have it pretty good, for a lot of reasons. But one of the best reasons is the way we celebrate together. Perhaps one of … Read more →
The sunshine, the new friends, the unending laughter: it feels like barista summer camp all up in here! Welcome to Day 2 of DC Campus, the remarkable 3-day event hosted by Dalla Corte in Milano that brings national champions from latte art and coffee in good spirits competitions together to … Read more →
It took only an hour or two for the baristas assembled in Milan for the DC Campus event this weekend to warm up as though they were old friends. Though most had never met before this, their shared passion for coffee and craftsmanship brought them together in a spectacular way. Here … Read more →
Someday hopefully all the National Latte Art Champs and the National Coffee In Good Spirits Champs will be able to attend a pre-World Championship training event like DC Campus. For this event this weekend here in Milan, there are 25 who will learn and share from one another—it’s going to … Read more →
Good morning from Milano, where the second annual DC Campus has just kicked off. This three-day program is organized and produced by Dalla Corte espresso machines, which is the espresso machine sponsor of the World Latte Art Championship and the World Coffee in Good Spirits Championship, both of which will … Read more →