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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:

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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
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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
Serafim Zoukas 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
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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
A Gesture that Signifies the Meaning of Coffee Community, thank you Nükhet Çubukçular News

A Gesture that Signifies the Meaning of Coffee Community, thank you Nükhet Çubukçular

Back in May 2021, we introduced you to Nükhet Çubukçular, a Turkish designer, coffee roaster, and barista. Recently, Nükhet made an incredible gesture, she donated some of her work profits to I’M NOT A BARISTA. We are truly so very humbled by her gesture and feel we would like to…
Vasileia Fanarioti
25th January 2022
Niki Di Landa 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
Congratulations to Nükhet Çubukçular, the second receiver of our #TIPABARISTA project $100 donation! I'M NOT A BARISTA #tipabarista campaign donate $100 to Nükhet ÇubukçularNews

Congratulations to Nükhet Çubukçular, the second receiver of our #TIPABARISTA project $100 donation!

We have elected that Nükhet Çubukçular receives this week's donation because she is an extremely hardworking woman. Beyond this/Moreover, she never ceases to inspire us through her art, charity work, and humility.   Nükhet grew up in Turkey and started working at the age of 14. A lover of skateboarding…
Vasileia Fanarioti
8th September 2021
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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
Nükhet Çubukçular 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