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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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Your Coffee Master London 2018


Poland’s Agineszka Rojewska was crowned Coffee Master 2018 at The London Coffee Festival last Sunday, making her the first ever female to take the title in London. A now seasoned coffee competitor on the world stage, Rojewska returns home with £5,000 and the biggest title of her career: Coffee Master. 

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Focus on: The Faema E71


If the opportunity to win the title ‘Coffee Master London 2018’ and a glorious cheque for £5,000 weren’t reasons enough to apply to compete in Coffee Masters at The London Coffee Festival, then news that the competition machine of choice is Faema’s E71 is sure to entice.

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Erika Vonie: The Interview


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.

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Water Science For Coffee Geeks


“To some, coffee is coffee. A heartbreaking mentality to coffee lovers, I know,” says Jim Franceschetti of Pentair Everpure. “I must admit that, before I started working for Pentair Everpure, I was guilty of this mentality.

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A Brief Introduction To Cupping


  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

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Opera, The Future of Coffee Machines


  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

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There’s a New Hipster in Town


In the Nordics, 65-75% of the average coffee bar’s sales are made up of filter coffee. Perhaps it’s because of the weather, perhaps not, but what we do know is that all over the world, people are starting to give filter coffee the attention it deserves, and that espresso has had for a very long

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The Judges & MCs for Coffee Masters NYC 2017 Are…


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

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