Meet the 2020 Australian Coffee Champions!

The Australian Specialty Coffee Association (ASCA) 2020 Condesa Co Lab Australian Coffee Championships were held from 11 to 13 March and, for the first time in the event’s history, was livestreamed to a global audience.
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Matthew Lewin

Matthew Lewin prepares for World Barista Championship

Matthew Lewin of Ona Coffee is getting ready to represent Australia at the 2019 World Barista Championship (WBC) in the United States from 11 to 14 April. Matthew won his first Australian Barista Championship title at the 2019 Melbourne International Coffee Expo in his sixth time competing. He is currently finishing his training with two-time Australian Barista Champion and Ona Coffee co-worker Hugh Kelly before heading to the US at the end of the week.
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Riverina Fresh: the cream of the comp

Danny Wilson is in high spirits following his third-place win at the World Coffee in Good Spirits Championship (CIGS) in November. Following the results, the Ona roaster celebrated with a glass of champagne before attending the official competition after party with his team.  “It’s crazy to think I only [had] about four months’ preparation in total. To end up third with so much talent in the competition is super inspiring. It’s a testament to the quality of Australian specialty coffee,” Danny says.
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Ona Coffee

Ona Coffee offers competitive training

To Ona Coffee, the skills of its baristas are as important as the quality of its coffee.  That’s why Ona employs baristas with competition credentials as its trainers. National Head Trainer Devin Loong says this means the professionals who are pushing the boundaries of coffee are the ones representing Ona.
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