Having competed for the first time in 2016, Erika Vonie returned to New York Coffee Masters with one heck of a bang, stealing the winner trophy from the grasp of another 15 contenders. She’s had just over a week now to digest the news and let all the fuss die-down — but not for long.
Cupping is a method by which professional tasters perform a sensory evaluation of coffee. Essentially, hot water is poured over ground coffee and left to extract. The taster samples the aroma and then tastes the coffee by the ever-recognizable slurping from a cupping spoon. Cupping is used to evaluate different coffee by using the
Opera started with a dream, an innovative yet simple dream. A group of multi-national coffee experts and professionals united to create the finest espresso machine ever built. They expressed their needs and wants which transcended geographical and language barriers; they wanted a precise tool which would allow them to control and manage different
You already know who the Coffee Masters New York 2017 contenders are, and now it’s time for us to announce this year’s prestigious line-up of judges and MCs. So without further ado, here it is… Anne Lunell Head Judge Anne is a Swedish Barista and Brewers champion and the visionary behind Koppi, an
James Wise was yesterday announced winner of Coffee Masters London, 2017! Nick Maybe of Assembly Coffee came in second place, following just behind with 72.5 points to James’ 82.5. Huge, huge, huge congratulations to James, Nick, and all of the other competitors. And massive thank you’s to our sponsors: Faema, Caravan Coffee Roasters, Mahlkonig, Brita, Alpro, Acme
Jeff Kennedy and Bridget Dunn are the owners of Acme & Co, the New Zealand based specialty coffee cup brand that you see all over the globes in many of the world’s very best cafes. Acme & Co is also the cup sponsor of Coffee Masters, London 2017. We sat down with Jeff and Bridget to
Copious tears of happiness were shed this Sunday evening when Yuko Inoue was announced winner of Coffee Masters NYC, 2016. Having flown half way around the world to represent London’s Timberyard, the pressure on Yuko to take home the crown must have been immense — especially having gotten so close (Yuko was runner-up) in
He’s only gone and done it again…Ben Morrow has claimed the title of Coffee Masters for the second time, this time in London. Representing ST. ALi Family, Australia, New York Coffee Masters 2015 winner Ben, came fresh from the World Latte Art Championship in Shanghai to compete in the second Coffee Masters London. Yuko Inoue of Timberyard
Coffee Masters New York may be over for this year, but fear not. It’s returning to its original home – London – next April. And, we’re thrilled to announce the line-up of sponsors: Caravan Coffee Roasters, Faema, Mahlkonig, Brita, Alpro and Acme & Co. For not one, but three whole years Caravan Coffee Roasters will be supporting the
They might be able to deal with pressure profiling or perfecting latte art design, but how do Coffee Masters contenders measure up when we quiz them? In this week’s Barista Face Off, testing the competitors’ wit and knowledge, we pit two of our Wildcards – both from the UK – against each other.