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Announcing the 2022 Melbourne & Warsaw World Coffee Championships

Today, the Specialty Coffee Association has announced that the 2022 World Barista Championship (WBC) and World Brewers Cup (WBrC) will be hosted at the Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE), from September 27-30, 2022. MICE last hosted these competitions in 2013 and were previously confirmed as the hosts of the 2020 World Coffee Championships (WCCs), which [...]

Announcing the 2022 Melbourne & Warsaw World Coffee Championships2021-07-28T05:34:09-04:00

Announcing the 2021 Milan World Coffee Championships and an Update on the Taipei WCCs

Today, the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) has announced the 2021 Milan World Coffee Championships, featuring the World Barista Championship, World Brewers Cup, and World Cup Tasters Championship, will take place at HostMilano, Italy, from October 22-26.  HostMilano is an exhibition dedicated to the catering and hospitality sector, with many key Italian and international organizations exhibiting [...]

Announcing the 2021 Milan World Coffee Championships and an Update on the Taipei WCCs2021-07-28T05:35:27-04:00

Calling on Commercial Machine Manufacturers: Submit Your Machine for SCA Certification

The Specialty Coffee Association is pleased to announce that testing for qualified equipment for use in the World Coffee Championships (WCC) has commenced, as part of the SCA Certified Commercial Equipment Program. Equipment submitted to the program will undergo performance testing using a set of standards and evaluation developed by industry experts. This program is [...]

Calling on Commercial Machine Manufacturers: Submit Your Machine for SCA Certification2021-06-09T09:59:40-04:00

Updated Rules & Regulations Released for the 2021 WLAC, WCIGS, WCRC

Updated Rules & Regulations have been announced for the 2021 World Latte Art, World Coffee in Good Spirits, and World Coffee Roasting Championships, scheduled to take place at the Taipei International Coffee Show in November. You can find the rules and scoresheets for each of the competitions linked below, with changes broadly focused on COVID-19 [...]

Updated Rules & Regulations Released for the 2021 WLAC, WCIGS, WCRC2021-05-19T12:49:17-04:00

Announcing the full line-up for All-Stars Online Season Three, starting next week!

All-Stars Online is returning for a third season, with six top-ranking World Coffee Championship (WCC) competitors coming to your screen twice-weekly, beginning next Tuesday, April 6. The All-Stars program celebrates some of the best competitive coffee makers in the world in a fun, engaging format, which we are adapting to bring directly to you. Each [...]

Announcing the full line-up for All-Stars Online Season Three, starting next week!2021-03-31T06:45:51-04:00

S3E1: Martha Grill – 2019 WBC Semi-Finalist, Brazil

Martha Grill joins us for the first episode of Season 3 of All-Stars Online—watch to learn more about her coffee career, placing in the semi-finals of the 2019 World Barista Championship, and more! Photo: Igor do Vale   View this post on Instagram   A post [...]

S3E1: Martha Grill – 2019 WBC Semi-Finalist, Brazil2021-04-09T08:48:03-04:00

S3E2: Chad Wang – 2017 WBrC Champion, Taiwan

Join Chad's Episode:April 13: Out now — stream above!April 15 - 5 PM CST / 10 AM BST: Instagram Live with the Barista GuildAll-Stars features top-ranking competitors from the World Coffee Championships and is a great way to learn more about their coffee experiences and insights in a fun, informal [...]

S3E2: Chad Wang – 2017 WBrC Champion, Taiwan2021-04-13T13:25:53-04:00

S3E4: Mateusz Szuchnik – 2017 WCIGS Finalist, Poland

Supported By: Licor 43 is a premium liqueur produced in Cartagena, Spain, from a secret Spanish family recipe of 43 natural ingredients; including Mediterranean citrus fruit, and selected botanicals. Licor 43 and coffee share similar and complimentary tasting notes, and it [...]

S3E4: Mateusz Szuchnik – 2017 WCIGS Finalist, Poland2021-04-30T06:04:21-04:00