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Coffee Stories
21st April 2021

Wendelien van Bunnik

Snobby baristas make WendelienĀ van Bunnik nervous. That might be because sheā€™s just about as welcoming, enthusiastic, and encouraging as they come.Ā  WendelienĀ vanĀ Bunnik Despite winning one world and two Dutch national…
Orkun Ustel
Coffee Stories
27th November 2020

Orkun UĢˆstel

Award winning Turkish barista, Orkun Ustel tells us how he fell into the coffee industry by happy accident. Two-time winner of the Brewers Cup Champion of Turkey and professional barista…
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Coffee Stories
10th October 2020

Carmen Clemente

ā€œEven if my hands were shaking, I still managed to do a respectable job and become the new Italian Latte Art Championā€ Carmen Clemente has always put her passions first. Even before she entered the world of latte art, when her love was cocktails. She moved from Southern Italy to Milan, to have a bigger chance in that world. A…
Coffee Stories
4th September 2020

Arsenij Kuznetsov

ā€œFirst of all, my English is not great,ā€ smiles Arsenij Kuznetsov. The humility coming from the latest World Coffee Roasting Champion is astounding. Hailing from the city of Novosibirsk in…