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Alina Firsova
Coffee Stories
2nd March 2021

Alina Firsova

Alina Firsova thrives to be the best barista she can be despite what people think of her. “In the end, I would like to say - share, do what you…
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Coffee Stories
18th February 2021

Binny Varghese

Some people are coffee lovers, coffee connoisseurs, or coffee nerds; Binny Varghese is a coffee warrior. He’s known as “the barista on a bike” throughout India because in 2017, he…
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Coffee Stories
8th February 2021

Aylin Ölcer

She fell in love with her city’s coffee scene. In three years, Aylin Ölcer became the German national barista champion.Aylin’s journey into coffee can be described as sweet serendipity. Fresh…
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Coffee Stories
20th January 2021

Ali Hasnain

My name is Ali Hasnain, and this is my coffee story. “Since childhood, all I knew was ‘be an engineer’; ‘be a doctor’. Those were the only acceptable paths set…
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Coffee Stories
1st January 2021

Paul Istrate

Paul Istrate’s coffee story started in 2014 when he began working in the breakfast bar of a hotel in Brasov, Romania. A colleague asked him to take on the responsibility…
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Coffee Stories
18th December 2020

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…
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Coffee Stories
14th December 2020

Josef Mott

At the ripe age of 24, Josef and his friend from Business school paired up to take over a coffee shop in Hemel Hampstead, with absolutely no previous experience within…
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Coffee Stories
7th December 2020

Anish Kale

Not everyone holds a special, fond memory over their first cup of coffee. For some of us, it was just another cup of 'alright. However, this was not the case…