WBC Day Zero

Atlanta is a seriously friendly and delightful place to be right now. The weather is absolutely perfect ” high 60s, with a slight breeze. And some of the most awesome people in the world ”baristas! Here are some scenes from the scene ¦


Empty competition space ¦

Judges iPhone collaboration

sweeeet Nuova Simonelli machines ¦

Coffee goes here. Thanks for the snazzy grinders, Mahlkoenig!

More machine bling ¦

For the love of sponsors ¦

I see Mexico, New Zealand, U.S., Denmark, and Sweden ¦
More soon ¦

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Sarah Allen (she/her) is co-founder and editor of Barista Magazine, the international trade magazine for coffee professionals. A passionate advocate for baristas, quality, and the coffee community, Sarah has traveled widely to research stories, interact with readers, and present on a variety of topics affecting specialty coffee. She also loves animals, swimming, ice cream, and living in Portland, Oregon.