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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...
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Cíara Hillyer

After discovering a deep interest and genuine love of coffee, Cíara Hillyer has dedicated the last few years to promoting the coffee scene in Bristol. Discovering and falling for coffee after having her ‘first cup of Joe’ in New York,...
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Wendelien van Bunnik

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Snobby baristas make Wendelien van Bunnik nervous. That might be because she’s just about as welcoming, enthusiastic, and encouraging as they come.  Wendelien van Bunnik Despite winning one world and two Dutch national championships in a single year, Wendelien continues to expand her...
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Ken Braz

Ken Braz is a driven barista that focuses on his passion to make his signature coffees. Having just moved to Mallorca, Spain during the pandemic from Berlin, Germany Ken Braz shares his struggles, biggest achievements and journey discovering coffee.  “Coffee...
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Piotr Skoczylas

Piotr Skoczylas coffee story
Good relationships brew great coffee: Piotr Skoczylas shares about bringing coffee to people during a pandemic Piotr Skoczylas recounts the first time stepping into a specialty coffee shop as an intimidating experience for many people. We do not understand much...
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Janina Łaszkiewicz

Janina Łaszkiewicz coffee story
Janina Łaszkiewicz is like the water in an espresso puck. “I’m always finding paths to see where I can channel,” she says. By channeling, she means digging deeper to learn more about anything that sparks her interest, whether it’s computers...
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Juliya Drozdova

"Coffee is an important part of life for a huge number of people. By improving our work, we improve our living environment." Juliya Drozdova Juliya Drozdova is making pour-over coffee Meet Juliya Drozdova, a barista trainer from Russia. Her adoration...
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Oğulcan Torlak

Oğulcan Torlak has been captivated by coffee ever since he had his first sip. Living in Turkey, Oğulcan Torlak has built up a prosperous career as a roaster- after hearing his thoughts on coffee, it is clear that this is...
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Gianmarco Ierardi

Italian born barista Gianmarco Ierardi with coffee running through his veins discovered his true calling by travelling far away from the home of coffee to re-discover it. Share Tweet Share Gianmarco Ierardi In a strange turn of events, it wasn’t...
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Anna Shuayre

Anna Shuayre remembers ordering a macchiato at a popular local coffee shop in Guadalajara and putting the cup down after her first sip. ”“It blew my mind. I felt like I was chewing on raw cacao nibs. I had to...
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