Happy February, guys! We are so super stoked to introduce the newest issue of Barista Magazine, our February+March 2014 volume!
Who’s that handsome guy in paradise on the cover, you ask? Why, that’s Victor Delpierre, who is the reigning World Coffee In Good Spirits Champion. An accomplished bartender and passionate barista, Victor hails from France. And you can read all about him and his interesting coffee journey in this issue!
Every single page of the magazine is available to view for free online by clicking HERE. Those of you who have a print subscription and want to wait for the hard copy printed on luxuriously rich and thick paper to arrive, well, you won’t be waiting for long: this issue is hitting mailboxes starting this week.
Along with the feature article about Victor by Sarah Allen, this issue has loads of interesting stories, including:
Own Your Own: Baristas Turned Cafe Owners, by Erin Meister, with photography by Dan Cole, Kerry Maloney, and Jeff Wenzel
Exploring Bangkok’s Cafe Scene, by Kellie Kreiss, with photography by Robb Klassen
Barista Champs Take On Kenyan Coffee Culture on Cafe Imports Trip, article and photos by Kenneth R. Olson
Got Not Milk? All About Non-Dairy Alternatives, by Emily McIntyre, with illustration by Demitri Powers
How to Tour the World Cafe by Cafe, by Kelsey Snell, with design courtesy of Blue Crow Media
Master Q&A: Bill Fishbein, Coffee Kids founder, by Sarah Allen, photos courtesy of Bill’s personal collection
And much, much more!!