Heaps of Fun at the Melbourne International Coffee Expo May 18, 2014 baristamagazine Melbourne International Coffee Expo Comments Off on Heaps of Fun at the Melbourne International Coffee Expo We’ve got loads of pics of so much of the great stuff going on at the Melbourne International Coffee Expo this weekend! Check them out right here! Special award for best tasting latte at the World Latte Art Championship goes to Japan U.S. Cup Tasters Champ Amanda Juris won second place in the international championship today in Melbourne George of Greece in the World Coffee In Good Spirits Championship finals. Victorian Barista Champ Craig of Veneziano in the final round of the Australian Barista Championship today. Martin, Coffee In Good Spirits Champion of Slovakia, in today’s World final round. Pang-yi of Taiwan wins the World Cup Tasters Championship ”he’s only been working in coffee for one year! Chiara of Italy in the final round of the World Latte Art Championship Edit of Hungary gets up close to her designer latte in the final round of the World Latte Art Championship Edit’s beautiful pours Reigning Australian Barista Champ Matt Perger in the final round of the Australian Barista Championship. Christian of Germany’s pours during the finals of the World Latte Art Championship Seivijus of Ireland during the final round of the World Latte Art Championship Five of the six finalists in the World Coffee In Good Spirits Championship. From left, Edit of Hungary; Seivijus of Ireland, Chiara of Italy, Christian of Germany, and Rie of Australia (Ryan of Singapore not pictured) World Coffee In Good Spirits Championship finalists, from left: Francesco of Italy, George of Greece, Madeleine of Norway, Martin of Slovakia, and Young of Korea (not pictured: Matt of Australia) Barista participants from Dala Corte Campus celebrate each others success at the World Latte Art and World Coffee in Good Spirits Championships! Martin of Slovakia is congratulated by his friend, Nir, for making it to the World Coffee In Good Spirits finals Baristas nervously wait for the announcement of the finalists in the World Latte Art Championship. Kiwi ambassadors: Emma and Carl Matt Perger of Australia competing in the World Coffee In Good Spirits Championship final round. Team St. Ali about to watch Matt perform Yes, that’s a custom geisha liquor made for Jose of the Netherlands to use at the World Coffee In Good Spirits Championship Jose of the Netherlands’ gorgeous brew bar set up for the World Coffee In Good Spirits Championship. Antonella of Dalla Corte, the espresso machine sponsor of the World Latte Art & Coffee In Good Spirits Championships, with Hisako, 2013 World Latte Art Champ We love Keep Cup! Keep Cup has had a campaign going at MICE wherein they donate one dollar to Coffee Kids for every reuse of a Keep Cup from the Brew Bar. Tania of Taf in Greece during the World Latte Art Championship Latte Art Champion of Sweden Jelle’s 2-headed dragon. Reigning World Coffee In Good Spirits Champion Victor is here supporting Team France! The amazing drinking chocolate, Mork, debuted a collaborative project combing honeycomb and chocolate this weekend.