Reflecting on my WBC experience

It’s been a week since my performance in Seoul. Recovering from the jet-lag, sipping on a coffee back home I already miss the rush of calling “time” and beginning another set. The feeling is bittersweet. My final ranking not going as well as planned, considering all the support and backing I have had by so […]

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WBC 2017, Team Espresso and Winston Thomas

World Barista Championship 2017

Barista champions from 63 different countries are gathering in Seoul, South Korea for this year’s World Barista Championship. The champions will each prepare 4 espressos, 4 milk drinks and 4 original signature drinks to exacting standards in a 15 minute performance set to music. The competition takes place 9-12 November at the Seoul Café Show. […]

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The AeroPress Competition

There has been a lot of talk about Barista Competitions in the industry lately. Some complaining that it is outdated, not relevant to a working environment and that there are no longer any real baristas competing in the modern competition. Then there are others who still believe that it has relevance in terms of setting […]

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