Melbourne Coffee Week day two to include cold brew masterclass and more

Melbourne Coffee Week

Day two of Melbourne Coffee Week, 5 February, will see three coffee industry events held in the lead up to the 2019 Melbourne International Coffee Expo from 7 to 9 February.

From 9am until 10am, Rumble Coffee Roasters and First Press Coffee will partner to host a cold brew and cold drip masterclass at Rumble’s Kensington roastery.

Attendees can sample a range of coffees, and taste how each element of the production process – from sourcing to brew style – impacts the final product. 

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The masterclass will present each element of the process with samples and discussion on sourcing and roasting style with Rumble Head Roaster and Green Buyer Matt Hampton, coffee cold brew variables with First Press Co-founder Hamish Walmsley, and coffee brewing technique with Matt, Hamish and Rumble Director Joe Molloy.

Spots are limited and tickets are $10. which includes a First Press Cold Drip gift pack valued at $25.

In the evening, Utz and Rainforest Alliance will discuss how their merger builds on their existing strengths to achieve greater social, environmental and economic impact in the coffee supply chain; to address the critical challenges facing our world today – with coffee inspired cocktails.

Spaces are limited. The event will be held at Bennetts Coffee in Kew from 5pm to 7pm.

Rounding out the Melbourne Coffee Week events on Tuesday is Caffeinate your Coffee Business with Nadi Elias.

Nadi Elias, of advisory firm Equus Partners, will walk roasters, café owners, managers and baristas through how to improve their business and make more profit.

Places are limited, and all profits from the event will go to providing safe drinking water to families in Cambodia via partner B1G1.

For more information on Melbournce Coffee Week’s schedule of events, visit

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