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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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Josef Mott

Share Share Tweet Share 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 the coffee industry. 10 years on,...
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Daniel Horbat

When we talk about commitment and discipline, people outside of the specialty coffee community wouldn’t think these are qualities necessarily attributed to coffee professionals. But it is precise because of such intensity and desire to know more, learn more, DO...
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Ronaldo Hurtado

How weird that some of us don’t know how much we’re going to love coffee even if you grow up in favourable surroundings. Of course, family background isn’t enough. To be really good at something, you need to put in...
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Massimiliano Mattone

Adaptability is the key to success. Well, maybe not THE key, but you could say it definitely deserves to be in the top 3 of successful tools to have at hand. Especially nowadays, when everything’s gloomy and uncertainty reigns in...
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