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Competition & Events David Makin’s Espresso World Tour 2007 David Makin’s Espresso World Tour 2007 Competition & Events | 6 Dec 2007 When you work full time in coffee and spend your spare time competing in barista competitions, what would you do in your holidays other than a global coffee crawl? Almost... Read More
Competition & Events Introduction to Coffee Cupping Introduction to Coffee Cupping Competition & Events | 13 Nov 2007 It is only a natural progression that both professional barista's and coffee enthusiasts seek to understand more about the flavour nuances of the origins in their favourite blends. The systematic... Read More
Competition & Events Golden Bean Roaster Awards 2007 Golden Bean Roaster Awards 2007 Competition & Events | 6 Nov 2007 The Equal Golden Bean Coffee Roaster Competition aims to give due recognition to Australia’s best coffee roasters from an independent forum of expert industry and consumer judges.This year we have... Read More
Coffee Training Signature Drink: El Bulli Espresso by David Makin Signature Drink: El Bulli Espresso by David Makin Coffee Training | 5 Nov 2007 In our last signature drink article, we revealed a down-to-earth drink that can be made in the comfort of your own home.  Today's drink takes a completely different slant, bringing... Read More
Competition & Events Coffee Chain Challenge and Da Vinci Trans Tasman Results Coffee Chain Challenge and Da Vinci Trans Tasman Results Competition & Events | 21 Oct 2007 Laid back Adelaide was shaken up over the third and fourth of the month for a series of barista competitions organised by the CafeBiz team as part of the AHA... Read More
Coffee Training Signature Drink: Coconut Meg by Erin Sampson Signature Drink: Coconut Meg by Erin Sampson Coffee Training | 10 Oct 2007 Barista competitions involve serving four judges and espresso, cappuccino and signature drink course.  Signature drinks capture our attention and our imagination, as innovative baristi combine all manner of ingredients and... Read More
Coffee Training September Barista Jam Report September Barista Jam Report Coffee Training | 3 Oct 2007 On Saturday 8th of September, our retail showroom underwent a transformation.  Tables and chairs were moved to make room and five commercial espresso machines were fired up.  The Australian Barista... Read More
News The Exploration of Bali’s Coffee Flavour The Exploration of Bali’s Coffee Flavour News | 19 Sep 2007 Most of our regulars would know Donnie who is our Senior Roaster or as his boss would say his 'wingman' (so topgun!). We sent Donnie off to join some other... Read More
Competition & Events Competitions Galore: Australia vs The World! Competitions Galore: Australia vs The World! Competition & Events | 22 Aug 2007 Well, it has been a great few weeks for barista competitions, with the World Barista Championship and the first round of the Da Vinci Trans-Tasman Barista Championship held only weeks... Read More

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