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Remy Molina is Coffee Master – New York 2018


On Sunday October 14, a new star was crowned as Coffee Master – New York 2018: Remy Molina of Costa Rica, representing Café Barakah in San José.   Molina fought of 15 of the world’s best baristas over three days of competition at The Metropolitan Pavilion, Manhattan. Having entered the coffee world almost five years

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New York 2018 Contenders Announced


Name: ANTHONY KNAUF Representing: BLACK SHEEP COFFEE From: NEW ZEALAND Name: BRITTANY GUNTHER Representing: GRINDER’S COFFEE From: AUSTRALIA Name: CARA MITCHELL Representing: tOBY’S ESTATE COFFEE From: USA Name: COLE TORODE Representing: ROSSO COFFEE ROASTERS From: CANADA Name: DANIEL RIVIERA ACEVEDO Representing: bICI-cAFÉ From: PUERTO RICO Name: DAVID KIM Representing: PHIL & SEBASTIAN COFFEE ROASTERS From:

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HOW ROB CLARIJS NAILED THE SIGNATURE DRINK


Rob Clarijs made history in Coffee Masters – London this April, scoring the highest mark ever in the Signature Drink Round.  His drink, The Pink Valley, ultimately helped him come second in this year’s competition.   “The score motivates me to learn more, and to compete again,” he says. “It reminds me how much I

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The Coffee Masters: What They Learned


Coffee Masters debuted in 2015 at The London and New York Coffee Festivals. Now well into its fourth year, the competition has catapulted its winners to star status on the global coffee scene.   Case in point? Agnieszka Rojewska, who won Coffee Masters – London in April, before becoming World Barista Champion last month.  With $5,000 on the line,

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CMx™ Opens in the Search for Italy’s Top Barista


News incoming from Italy – applications are now open for CMx™, our very first regional Coffee Masters competition.    CMx™ – Italia is a three-day competition that seeks to find and celebrate Italy’s best baristas. This high-octane contest will showcase each barista’s coffee knowledge, skill, talent and showmanship through thrilling head-to-head battles, judged by a panel

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Your Coffee Master – London 2018


Poland’s Agineszka Rojewska was crowned Coffee Master 2018 at The London Coffee Festival in April, making her the first ever female to take the title in London. Just this weekend, she also became the World Barista Champion, cementing her place as a formidable competitor on the world stage. With the two biggest titles of her

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How to Taste Coffee Like a Coffee Master


Wherever you are on your coffee journey, there’s always more to discover. Even for James Wise, the 2017 Coffee Masters champion, who is based at Assembly Coffee Roasters in Brixton, London. We dropped by a cupping (translation: coffee tasting) to find out what it’s all about.

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