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Vasileia Fanarioti

My name is Vasileia and I’m here because i decided to combine my two favourite things: writing and coffee. You can follow my coffee adventures via my blog:

Haroon ZafarCoffee Stories

Haroon Zafar

Haroon Zafar's Coffee Canvas: Brewing, Creating, and Connecting. In the fascinating realm of coffee aficionados and content creators, Haroon Zafar emerged as a captivating figure, weaving a narrative that transcends the boundaries of coffee, anime, and a mosaic of personal passions. Haroon's journey, illuminated through the lens of our podcast,…
Vasileia Fanarioti
2nd December 2023
Savina Giachgia, photo by Group MediaCoffee Stories

Savina Giachgia

From the Shores of Greece to the World Stage: The Tale of Savina Giachgia's Rise in the Coffee Realm The caffeinated world of baristas is more than just beans and brews. Each cup holds a story, an art, and a deep-rooted passion. Among these narratives, the tale of Savina Giachgia,…
Vasileia Fanarioti
26th September 2023
Coffee Stories

Serafim Zoukas

During the 2022 National Coffee Championships hosted by SCA's Greek branch as part of, Stathis Koremtas was crowned the first-place champion, and George Delichristos took second. The third place award, however, came with a surprise - a psychologist by profession, first-time entrant Serafim Zoukas shocked everyone when he claimed the…
Vasileia Fanarioti
2nd May 2023
Peter Allane OngCoffee Stories

Peter Allane Ong

Lao Tzu once said that “a leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves”. This quote reminds me of Peter Allane Ong's journey to where he is now and how the foundation of his…
Vasileia Fanarioti
2nd March 2022


It’s that time of the year again, a time where we pause and reflect on 2021 for I’M NOT A BARISTA by looking at all of our achievements over the course of the year. In 2021, we not only launched a successful Kickstarter project with our Brewing Guide Card Deck,…
Vasileia Fanarioti
22nd December 2021
Coffee Stories

Niki Di Landa

It's a very brave thing to be a risk taker. To put yourself out there and take the chance that you might fall flat on your face is no easy task, but it can also be extremely rewarding. We recently had the privilege of meeting a woman who is not…
Vasileia Fanarioti
16th November 2021
Juljiano Kapllani coffee storyCoffee Stories

Juljano Kapllani

Meet Juljano Kapllani, an Albanian barista on a mission to transform Ireland into the coffee capital of Europe. Today we are super excited to introduce you to Juljano Kapllani, a barista who is anything but ordinary! His innovative ideas, passion for coffee and sense of originality will soon put Ireland…
Vasileia Fanarioti
5th July 2021
Coffee Stories

Nükhet Çubukçular

Barista, designer, assistant coffee roaster or what we would simply call, an artist. That’s only a few words that can describe Nükhet Çubukçular! Today’s coffee story is dedicated to her because we want to let her personality inspire you as much as it has inspired us. “For me, coffee is…
Vasileia Fanarioti
10th May 2021