Project Description

Klaus Trifich

Please tell us a little about yourself:

A coffee loving arborist.

How did you get started in coffee?:

After visiting Kaffee Alchemie in my hometown Salzburg.

Please list the coffee competitions you have participated in, what year they took place, and your results:

2014 – Austrian Cup Tasters Champion
2014 World Cup Tasters Championship, Melbourne – 20th Place, Round One
2016 Austrian Cup Tasters Championship – 2nd place
2017 Austrian Cup Tasters Championship – 3rd place
2017 Austrian Brewers Cup – 3rd Place
2018 Austrian Cup Tasters Champion

What are you excited to do while you are in Brazil?:

Maybe visit a coffee farm?

What is your favorite coffee to cup?:

No particular favourites, soft spot for Kenya, Ethiopia, and…

What are your interests outside of coffee?:

I am an arborist, illustrator, climber, musician and parent.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?:

…plenty of coffee breaks.

Is there anyone you would like to thank or recognize, or who helped you to prepare for the competition?:

John Stubberud, Michi Manhart, Paul Marsden, Eva and Luis

Facebook | Instagram