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All-Stars Online S1E3: Dan Fellows – 2018 & 2019 WCIGS Champion, UK

Two-time World Coffee in Good Spirits (WCIGS) Champion Dan Fellows makes a twist on his 2018 championship-winning signature beverage, with a little help from a special guest.  Watch episode 3 of All-Stars Online to learn more about Dan, his journey to the WCIGS, and what he’s done since. Download the recipe [...]

All-Stars Online S1E3: Dan Fellows – 2018 & 2019 WCIGS Champion, UK2020-08-11T08:51:23-04:00

All-Stars Online S1E2: Nicole Battefeld – 2019 WICGS Finalist, Germany

Nicole Battefeld transforms into caped crusader Battewoman, making an Espresso Battini in order to save her brewer from her arch-nemesis, Robusto.  Find out how Nicole got into coffee, her journey to the World Coffee in Good Spirits Championship, and follow along as she makes a signature beverage! Download Nicole's recipe card [...]

All-Stars Online S1E2: Nicole Battefeld – 2019 WICGS Finalist, Germany2020-08-11T08:52:01-04:00

All-Stars Online S1E1: Mikael Jasin – 2019 WBC Finalist, Indonesia

Find out how Mikael got into coffee, his journey to the World Barista Championship, and follow along as he makes a signature beverage! Download the recipe for Mikael's Kamala here. All-Stars features top-ranking competitors from the World Coffee Championships and is a great way to learn more about their coffee experiences [...]

All-Stars Online S1E1: Mikael Jasin – 2019 WBC Finalist, Indonesia2020-08-11T08:52:43-04:00

2020 World Coffee Championships Canceled Due to COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

Today, World Coffee Events (WCE) and the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) are announcing the cancellation of the 2020 World Coffee Championship events scheduled to take place in Melbourne and Warsaw, due to the impact of pandemic-related international visa and travel restrictions.  The ability to gather representatives from across the globe is core to the mission [...]

2020 World Coffee Championships Canceled Due to COVID-19 Travel Restrictions2020-07-29T11:38:17-04:00

Announcing All-Stars Online and All-Stars x Barista Guild

Edit - 1 pm BST, June 29: This post has been updated with the new launch dates for Season One. Edit - 3 pm BST, June 9: WCE had originally planned to host the first episode of All-Stars Online event today, but given the serious and important conversations happening right now on anti-Blackness and anti-racist work, we [...]

Announcing All-Stars Online and All-Stars x Barista Guild2020-07-07T03:14:25-04:00

  View this post on Instagram   We will feel the effects of the current dual crisis everywhere in the specialty coffee value chain, and we know challenging times are ahead. What can we do to support you? Learn more, get in touch, and view our community-sourced database at the link in our bio or [...]

2020-04-29T05:37:15-04:00

Call for Stories for the World Coffee Championships (WCC) Podcast

We’re putting together an initial series of the World Coffee Championships (WCC) Podcast, supported by Victoria Arduino and Urnex, to release in September of this year — and we want to hear your stories! An initial limited release of six episodes, the WCC Podcast will offer a glimpse behind the scenes of the World Coffee [...]

Call for Stories for the World Coffee Championships (WCC) Podcast2020-04-23T12:09:41-04:00

World of Coffee & Warsaw World Coffee Championships Postponed to October 15-17, 2020

March 13, 2020 As announced on March 11, the Specialty Coffee Association has been working with our partner venue in Poland to review options for postponing World of Coffee (WOC) in response to the global COVID-19 outbreak. Today, we are announcing an agreement with our partners at PTAK Warsaw Expo to postpone World of Coffee [...]

World of Coffee & Warsaw World Coffee Championships Postponed to October 15-17, 20202020-03-13T13:20:30-04:00

COVID-19 Precautions at Events

Update: July 28, 2020 — Today, World Coffee Events (WCE) and the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) are announcing the cancellation of the 2020 World Coffee Championship events scheduled to take place in Melbourne and Warsaw, due to the impact of pandemic-related international visa and travel restrictions. Read the full announcement here. Update: March 13, 2020 [...]

COVID-19 Precautions at Events2020-07-28T19:29:31-04:00

Important Information for International Travelers

Photo: Lanny Huang for WCE While the Melbourne World Coffee Championships may still be a few months away, we have some important information for international travelers to consider in their planning, including details on visa applications, invitation letters, customs, hotels, the show venue, and COVID-19. Visa Applications International travelers may need to apply [...]

Important Information for International Travelers2020-03-03T06:11:45-05:00