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Asheville, N.C. Hosts Awesome Barista Jam

By Dylan Jung Aesthetic Coffee and Counter Culture Coffee played host to a totally great Southeast Barista Jam on May 31 In Asheville, North Carolina. More than 80 baristas from the Southeast region showed up for hands-on activities, lectures from industry leaders, opportunities to play on equipment and get to … Read more →

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All Your Start-Up Questions Answered: Barista Nation Denver

Here’s a promise: Barista Nation Denver is going to be absolutely epic.  If you guys know Barista Magazine then you know how much we love and support the amazing organization, Barista Nation, which travels the world hosting educational events for coffee professionals that bring together industry leaders in intimate settings … Read more →

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Rimini: World AeroPress Comp & The Story So Far

Article and photos by Kate Beard This week, the entire coffee world—from producers to roasters to baristas to machine-makers to just-plain-caffeine-addicts—have descended upon the resort town of Rimini, Italy. Sitting at the eastern end of the ancient road Via Emilia, this one-time important Roman city offers sea, sun, sand, and … Read more →

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WBC 2014 Finalist 6 – Chris Loukakis, Greece

BARISTA CHAMPION OF GREECE Christos Loukakis TAF Find our interview with Chris here. The final competitor in the 2014 World Barista Championship is the beloved Chris Loukakis, whose success in other coffee competitions is plenty to make him a formidable competitor: he was the World Latte Art Champion in 2011, and … Read more →

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WBC 2014 Finalist 5 – Hidenori Izaki, Japan

BARISTA CHAMPION OF JAPAN Hidenori Izaki Maruyama Coffee Co., Ltd. Read our interview with Hidenori here. Hidenori comes to the World Barista Championship this year with plenty of experience, including representing Japan and doing quite well at last year’s World Barista Championship in Melbourne. And once he’s had a taste, … Read more →

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WBC 2014 Finalist 4 – Craig Simon, Australia

BARISTA CHAMPION OF AUSTRALIA Craig Simon Think Tank Coffee Read our interview with Craig here. The fourth finalist of the 2014 WBC, is Craig Simon of Australia, who I just had the pleasure of watching compete in his national championship a few weeks ago in Melbourne. Craig has been one … Read more →

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WBC 2014 Finalist 2 – Kapo Chiu, Hong Kong

BARISTA CHAMPION OF HONG KONG Kapo Chiu The Cupping Room Read our interview with Kapo here. The second finalist of the day, Kapo’s performance is incredibly complicated and complex—in fact, he has to inform the judges about all of the details of this multifaceted performance. He begins by explaining how … Read more →

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WBC 2014 Finalist 1 – William Hernandez, El Salvador

BARISTA CHAMPION OF EL SALVADOR William Hernandez Viva Espresso Find our interview with William here. The first finalist of the 2014 World Barista Championship is William Hernandez, who hails from none other than Viva Espresso in San Salvador. Viva is known for producing champions—WBC Champ of 2011 Alejandro Mendez, to … Read more →

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