Please tell us a little about yourself:
Competing is very challenging and helps me and my customers to evolve. That is why I seize the opportunity of competitions to becoming better at my work and to gain knowledge and share it with my customers as well as my team and colleagues.
How did you get started in coffee?:
I started at age 18 along with my studies for an allowance, and soon realized this what I loved and wanted to do in my life.
Please list the coffee competitions you have participated in, what year they took place, and your results:
2016-2018 Hellenic Brewers Cup Champion
2016 World Brewers Cup – 12th Place
2017 World Brewers Cup – 3rd Place
What are you excited to do while you are in Brazil?:
I am enthusiastic to be competing yet again in another World Brewers Cup, and hoping to get the time to visit a farm.
What was your first amazing experience with coffee?:
The first time I drank geisha from Panama in 2014.
What is your favorite coffee brewing method and why?:
V60 because it highlights the natural characteristics of the coffee.
What coffee-producing country most interests or excites you?:
What are your interests outside of coffee?:
Spending time with my family and son, and going to the gym when I have time.
Where do you see yourself in 5 years?:
Hopefully having my own coffee shop.
Is there anyone you would like to thank or recognize, or who helped you to prepare for the competition?:
My mentor Stefanos Domatiotis, the owner of Taf company, Yannis Taloumis, and my colleagues.