Category Archives: 2011 World Barista Championship. Bogota, Colombia

2011 WBC Finals Schedule from Bogota, Colombia

2011 WBC FINALS SCHEDULE 1. Javier Garcia, SPAIN 12:15 2. Miki Suzuki, JAPAN 12:34 3. Matt Perger, AUSTRALIA 12:53 4. Alejandro Mendez, EL SALVADOR 13:12 5. John Gordon, UNITED KINGDOM 13:31 6. Pete Licata, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 13:50 all … Continue reading

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Representing the UK in Bogota: John Gordon

Representing the UK at the World Barista Championships in 2011 in Bogota! Also a brief glimpse into the UK’s baristas and competition culture.

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Big Shots Best Baristas in the Country Create Buzz at Coffee Competition

by Megan Giller The hip-hop beat drops, and onstage, the barista jumps along. His voice rises, explaining his coffee’s taste profile over the sharp whir and clank as he grinds espresso beans, then quickly pulls four perfect shots. He approaches … Continue reading

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World Brewers Cup

World Brewers Cup debut brings fifth World Coffee Events Championship to Maastricht NETHERLANDS 11th March 2011 World Coffee Events Ltd in mid-March announced that the new World Brewers Cup will bring to five the number of World Championship coffee contests … Continue reading

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Successful Hellenic Coffee Championships

Successful Hellenic Coffee Championships attract crowds to view five competitions GREECE 18th February 2011 The successful 2011 edition of the Hellenic Coffee Championships attracted over a thousand attendees to five different national competitions held at the HO.RE.CA exhibition in Athens … Continue reading

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South West Regional Barista Competition

South West Regional Barista Competition: Honolulu’s Licata wins; Krankl of Gelato Bar comes in second March 7, 2011 | 12:51 pm After three days and hundreds of cups of coffee (espressos, cappuccinos and specialty drinks, including one served with lamb chops) made … Continue reading

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Coava Craziness: Portland shop dominates in Tacoma

  TACOMA, Wash.—In the weeks leading up to the 2011 Northwest Regional Barista Competition, Sam Purvis and Devin Chapman of Portland, Ore.’s Coava Coffee Roasters formed a training partnership, working late into the night to polish their competition routines. It … Continue reading

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