Photo: Jeff Hann for World Coffee Events

Yama Kim representing Australia is the new 2018 World Cup Tasters Champion! They triumphed over 40+ competitors, progressing through four rounds with surpassing sensory skills. Each competitor is themselves a champion, and have been through incredible journeys to get here on stage at Brazil International Coffee Week. Congratulations to everyone on their hard work!

Full rankings from each rounds will be posted soon! In the mean time, you can watch clips from each round here.

The World Cup Tasters Championship is supported by Qualified Sponsors, Technivorm, and Urnex.

Qualified Sponsors: Technivorm, Urnex
Top-Tier Green Bean Sponsors: Genuine Origin, Daterra, Caravela, O’Coffee
Roaster Partners: Bodhi Leaf, Clifton, Coffee Lab
Origin Trip Sponsor: Ally Coffee
Equipment Sponsors: Mazzer, Pentair/Everpure
Product Sponsors: VST, Loveramics, Brewista, W.Wright
Event Sponsors: BSCA, Apex