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Paul Wong

Dreamer. Hand-dripped coffee pourer. Thinker. Extrapolate-r.

Coffee Stories

Pack Katisomsakul

Covid-19 has impacted so many people around the world and for some, has changed our lives completely.   For many of us who have started working from home due to the global pandemic, the little things in life that we take for granted now suddenly hold so much more significance.…
Paul Wong
1st April 2022
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Paul Asquith

The barista man wants you to look at coffee in a new light. Meet Paul Asquith, a “passionate coffee ambassador”. Paul Asquith Paul Asquith had no plans to become a barista. Instead, he had an ambition of becoming a web designer. Starting out at a Gloria Jeans franchise in Australia,…
Paul Wong
8th November 2021
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Şahin Demirbaş

Everyone has a particular object in their lives that holds a lot of meaning for them. For some, it may be something that a loved one gave them, or a special item that commemorates a special day.For Şahin Demirbaş, it was a French press. Şahin Demirbaş is preparing coffee latte…
Paul Wong
18th December 2020
Coffee Stories

Arsenij Kuznetsov

“First of all, my English is not great,” smiles Arsenij Kuznetsov. The humility coming from the latest World Coffee Roasting Champion is astounding. Hailing from the city of Novosibirsk in central Siberia, Arsenij began his coffee journey at the age of 16 in a little American-owned coffee shop called “Traveller’s…
Paul Wong
4th September 2020
Coffee Stories

Claudiu Consferenti

For many people who have fallen in love with coffee, they describe the taste of amazing beans that captured their imaginations of what future brews could taste like. Some become obsessed with the scent, others become fascinated by the first aromatic bloom. For Claudiu, it started off with a job.…
Paul Wong
9th August 2020
Coffee Stories

Nasser Mohamed

Growing up in an Arabic household in Bahrain, you could say that Nasser probably drank coffee without thinking anything about it. Everyone in his family drank coffee. After all, the Arabian Peninsula was one of the earliest birthplaces of coffee cultivation and trade. However, it took him to go on…
Paul Wong
29th July 2020
Coffee Stories

Guadalupe Delgadillo

“In Mexico, there is a popular saying - coffee smells better than it tastes.” Or so Guadalupe Delgadillo thought. It took a local Mexican Guerrero double espresso with milk to change her mind. In the middle of a busy open market full of fresh fruit and vegetables, the fresh scent…
Paul Wong
18th July 2020
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Pinar Misirdal

“I am always trying, and I am always finding my way.” - ​Pinar Misirdal Aktepe, 2019 Pinar Misirdal's  journey to becoming the now well-regarded and respected first-ever female 2018 Barista Champion of Turkey had humble beginnings. Being a graphic design student and struggling financially to save money for school, she…
Paul Wong
14th July 2020