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Elizaveta Vagabova

Elizaveta Vagabova
Elizaveta Vagabova, the 2019 Barista League Champion who had to learn English to break into the coffee world. Today we got to speak with The 2019 Barista League Champion, Elizaveta Vagabova. Elizaveta shares her coffee story with us, hoping to...
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Ashley Rodriguez

Ashley Rodriguez coffee story I'M NOT A BARISTA
Ashley Rodriguez, influential barista Boss Barista podcast logo Our coffee story this week is about Ashley Rodriguez, freelance writer, lover of coffee, and host of the Boss Barista podcast.  Based in the US, Ashley knows the coffee industry like the...
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Youngjun Cho

Hardworking, dedicated, curious, and funny, this is how Youngjun Cho strikes you when you first meet him. But behind his cheerful face and his beanies he likes wearing, there is so much more to discover about this special barista.  ...
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Enzo Fiore

Enzo Fiore coffee story
“Never underestimate a good cup of coffee paired with some good tunes”  Hailing from the country best known for its historically rich coffee culture, Enzo Fiore comes from Naples – the Italian city that is perhaps the beverage’s spiritual home....
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Fabio Sartini

Fabio Sartini
“No one believed in me and what I was doing” Meet Fabio Sartini, a humble Italian barista who placed 1st in ‘LatteArt Challenge Caffe River’ and 3rd in ‘Coffee Relay Bar Hub’ Growing up in Italy, Fabio’s first coffee experience was...
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Betty Wee

Betty Wee
Brewing with grit and beauty: Betty Wee’s journey from graphic design to building her own coffee brand. In her teenage years, Betty Ween left her hometown of Miri in Sarawak, Malaysia. Her dad had found work in neighbouring Brunei, and the...
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Agnieszka Rojewska

Agnieszka Rojewska
Agnieszka Rojewska hardly needs any introduction! Three-time Polish Barista Champion and four-time Polish Latte Art Champion she became the first female to win the World Barista Championship in 2018 in Amsterdam. If she told that to her high-school self she...
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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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