It’s been another busy week on the blog. In case you missed anything, we like to give you a wrap up to check out, so here goes.
The week featured USBC Finalists talking about their performances, our weekly contest (Humpday Giveaway) with a prize from beanlink.me, a meeting with US Congressman Earl Blumenauer, and reports from Sarah at Dalla Corte University in Milan, Italy with a ton of Coffee in Good Spirits and Latte Art Champions.
To start here’s a preview of the week’s event in Milan hosted by Dalla Corte from April 29.
And here is MadCap’s Trevor Corlett talking about his performance in the 2013 USBC Finals.
USBC Finalist Sam Lewontin reviews his performance in this post.
Our friend Glenn Watson gave us a detailed report of the United Kingdom Barista Championship won again this year by Square Mile’s John Gordon.
Then it was time to play our weekly trivia contest for always awesome prizes known as Humpday Giveaway.
And the announcement of our Humpday winner!
And there was USBC Champion (again) Pete Licata reviewing his triumphant performance this year in Boston.
Congressman Earl Blumenauer continued his outreach to the Portland coffee community with another forum at Stumptown’s HQ. This time topics included the Affordable Care Act, Small Business Administration loans, and inspiration from the Oregon wine industry.
The always engaging Charles Babinski talked about his 2013 USBC Finals performance
Santa Barbara-based barista Nick Purvis reviews his 2013 USBC Finals performance here.
And the final Finalist, Charlie Habegger from Intelligentsia Coffee in Chicago talked about his performance in this post.
In the midst of all this goodness, Sarah traveled to Milan, Italy to cover the DC Campus event. Her numerous posts are listed below:
The Bizarre Ingredient Challenge and more from Day 2.
And then there’s the party as the 3-day event draws to a close.