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Time is running out to secure early bird tickets to the 2019 Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE), closing 30 November.
Save up to 50 per cent on the full ticket price. This exclusive offer is strictly limited, so get in quick to snap up this discounted offer. Read more
Melbourne’s coffee community is mourning the loss of Pellegrini’s Bar Co-owner Sisto Malaspina who was the victim of Bourke Street’s terror attack on 9 November.
The popular Melbourne restaurateur was tragically killed just a few hundred metres from his business, which he had run for more than 40 years with business partner Nino Pangrazio, when he was caught up in the horrific attack.
The Italian immigrants took ownership of the Melbourne institution in 1974. Read more
Yama Kim of Kingswood Coffee in Sydney has won the 2018 World Cup Tasters Championship at the World Coffee Championships, held in Brazil from 7 to 9 November.
In the final round of the competition, Yama correctly identified seven out of eight different coffees in four minutes and 38 seconds. Read more
La Marzocco and Clockwork Espresso have partnered to release a limited-edition push tamper through La Marzocco’s online store.
The adjustable and hockey puck-shaped tamper was first seen when UK Barista Champion Maxwell Colonna Dashwood used it in his 2015 World Barista Championship routine, receiving perfect tamping scores. Read more
Shinsaku Fukayama of St Ali and Danny Wilson of Ona Coffee have advanced to the final rounds of the 2018 World Latte Art (WLAC) and Coffee in Good Spirits Championships respectively. Read more
The Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE) has announced that Melbourne Coffee Week will again be held in 2019, from 4 to 9 February.
Melbourne Coffee Week aims to reinvest back into the coffee community and help grow organisations and industries, give local business owners a chance to increase brand recognition and weekly trade by promoting their event to thousands of coffee lovers, and celebrate Melbourne’s coffee culture. Read more
Social enterprise Wayside Chapel will open Heart Café at Sydney’s Bondi Beach on 14 November.
Serving Gypsy Espresso coffee, Heart Café will utilise an employment program that aims to positively impact youth unemployment. Read more
Espresso Company Australia will host two Anfim Grinder workshops in Melbourne and Sydney in late November.
Daniel Hofstetter, Head of Product Development for the Hemro Group, will present the Anfim Grinder Workshop: Tiny Details for Great Shots events. Read more
Taking place at Commune in Sydney on 17 November, the World AeroPress Championship will see 60 of the world’s best AeroPressers battle it out for the world title, and BeanScene wants you to be there.
For the chance to get amongst the action and attend the world event for free, simply tag a friend you’d like to take to the Championships on our corresponding Instagram or Facebook posts. BeanScene staff will randomly select a winner by 4pm Monday 12 November. Read more
Proud Mary Coffee Roasters will host its annual Cold Brew Throwdown on 30 November from 6pm to 9pm at Aunty Peg’s café in Collingwood, Melbourne.
Proud Mary says the throwdown is a fun event where all members of the community, including brewers, baristas, roasters and coffee hobbyists, come together to sample cold brew and share stories about sourcing coffee while competing for first prize and the people’s choice award. Read more