One of the most approachable, beloved, and indeed, respected and admired World Barista Champions is without question Hidenori Izaki of Japan, who won the WBC in 2014 in Rimini, Italy. Hidenori—or Hide (pronounced “HEE-day”) for short—wasted no time after winning the sought-after title to welcome coffee professionals of all levels of … Read more →
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Daniel and Brandon, inventors of the lauded Handground coffee grinder, café crawl down the West Coast of the United States BY BRANDON WARMAN, WITH DANIEL VITIELLO SPECIAL TO BARISTA MAGAZINE Daniel and I decided to do something a little unconventional to officially launch our Kickstarter campaign for Handground, the coffee grinder … Read more →
One thing’s for sure: I’ll sit up and take notice of any project that Gabriel Boscana’s a part of. I’ve known Gabe for years and years, and it’s been a pleasure to watch as his coffee career has developed him into one of the top green buyers and roasters in … Read more →
We’re excited to pass on some news that our friends in Milwaukee, Wisconsin shared this morning: Hello to all our Friends and Neighbors- We want to share some big news with you – we are changing our name to COLECTIVO (co-lec-TEE-vo) COFFEE! Our company is the same; all your favorite … Read more →
It’s a name you know and love: Andy Sprenger—the United States’ only Brewer’s Cup Champ (he won the national title both years the competition has taken place). Revered for his exceptional palate and technique, and beloved for his modesty and graciousness, Andy is one of the really, really great guys … Read more →