New judges certification workshops for WBC

Two new judges certification workshops will be held in Long Beach, California and Melbourne, Australia for applicants who aspire to judge at the 2009 World Barista Championship (WBC) competition in Atlanta. On April 16-19, 2009, national barista champions from over 56...

Cup of Excellence Returns to Brazil

After a one year hiatus, the Cup of Excellence competition returns in November to Brazil, the origin where there first COE was held in 1999. You can read all about it in the organization’s press release: The Brazil Specialty Coffee Association (BSCA) announces...