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Cup of Excellence

Cup of Excellence Crowns 2021 Winners in Mexico & Guatemala

Natural and washed Geshas, previously unheralded coffee-producing areas, and more provided the winners at the two recent coffee-quality competitions.  BY CHRIS RYANBARISTA MAGAZINE ONLINE Photos courtesy of Alliance for Coffee Excellence Cup of Excellence (CoE), […]

10 Minutes With...

10 Minutes With Ximena Rubio

We interview this year’s World AeroPress Championship emcee about the Mexican coffee community’s inclusivity and traceability for the country’s national competition coffees. BY KAIE BIRDSPECIAL TO BARISTA MAGAZINE ONLINE Photos courtesy of Ximena Rubio From […]

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Competitions

Next Stop Colombia!

Two new champions just joined the ranks of those baristas traveling next June to Bogota with the finals of the First Annual Mexican Latte Art Championship and the Ninth Annual Mexican Barista Championship. The morning […]

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Competitions

Next Up ¡Finals!

Twenty-six competitors have competed over the last two days here in Mexico City for the Ninth Annual Mexican Barista Championship. And as with any competition, there have been amazing performances, heartbreaking mistakes and a  reaffirming […]