Amsterdam to host WBC 2018

World Coffee Events (WCE) has announced Amsterdam as the 2018 host city of the World Barista Championship (WBC).

The event will take place at the World of Coffee Amsterdam show from 19 – 21 June 2018.

It is the first time Amsterdam will host the event, and only the second time for the Netherlands.

This year the WBC will take place in Seoul, South Korea at CafeShow from 9 – 21 November 2017.

The 2017 World Brewers Cup, World Latte Art Championship, World Coffee in Good Spirits and World Cup Tasters Championship will take place from 13 – 15 June, 2017 at World of Coffee in Budapest, Hungary.

The 2017 World Coffee Roasting Championship will take place in December 2017 at Guangzhou in China.

WCE has also released its 2016 Year in Review publication, which celebrates the year in coffee with featured interviews and articles from events across the world, including current WBC Champion Berg Wu. Berg’s routine featured the first win for a Geisha espresso from Finca Deborah, and took full advantage of the newly evolved milk beverage course.

To view the publication, click here.

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