WBC Countdown: Barista Champion of Brazil Graciele Rodrigues

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GRACIELE RODRIGUES
BARISTA CHAMPION OF BRAZIL

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BMag: Who has been your greatest influence in coffee? Why?

Graciele: Georgia Franco de Souza. She is my boss and mentor. I learned everything from her.

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(Please note: we are publishing as much or as little information as was submitted by the baristas. Hopefully we’ll get a chance to talk more with Graciele in Melbourne, so we can tell you all about her!)

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Sarah

Sarah Allen is co-founder and editor of Barista Magazine, the international trade magazine for coffee professionals. A passionate advocate for baristas, quality, and the coffee community, Sarah has traveled widely to research stories, interact with readers, and present on a variety of topics affecting specialty coffee. She also loves animals, swimming, ice cream, and living in Portland, Oregon.