New Zealand Cup Tasters Championship

NZSCA announces 2019 Latte Art and Cup Tasters Championships

The New Zealand Specialty Coffee Association (NZSCA) has announced it will hold the 2019 New Zealand Cup Tasters and Latte Art Championships on 3 May and 5 May, respectively. The 2019 New Zealand Cup Tasters Championship will be held at Ozone Coffee Roasters on 18 Westmoreland Street West, Grey Lynn, Auckland.
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Shinsaku Fukayama

2018 Australian Latte Art Champion Shinsaku Fukayama: the samurai barista

It’s been quite the year. I finally lived my dream of representing Australia at the World Latte Art Championships (WLAC) and the experience was everything I could have hoped for. I may not have won the title I went there to win, placing fourth instead, but I met so many amazing competitors from around the world and had the most incredible time. 
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ASCA Southern Region Coffee Championships on next weekend

The 2019 Australian Specialty Coffee Association (ASCA) Southern Region Championship will take place from 13 to 14 October. Held at Criteria Coffee in Port Melbourne, Victoria, this is the second regional of the 2019 competition season. The Southern Region Coffee Championships will see the best baristas from VIC and Tasmania combine to compete in the Barista, Latte Art, Brewers Cup and Cup Tasters competitions.
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Tilly Sproule wins ASCA Northern Region Barista Championship for fourth time

Tilly Sproule of Tim Adams Specialty Coffee has won the Australian Specialty Coffee Association (ASCA) Northern Region Barista Championship for the fourth consecutive year. Matthew Philben of Di Bella Coffee placed second and Joshua Robertson of Seven Miles placed third. The event took place at Veneziano Coffee West End in Queensland from 15 to 16 September and also included the ASCA 2019 Northern Region Latte Art, Cup Tasters and Brewers Cup Championships.
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MICE 2019 tickets now on sale

Early bird tickets for the Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE) 2019 are now on sale. 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.
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First 2019 ASCA Region Championships to take place in Queensland

The 2019 Australian Specialty Coffee Association (ASCA) Northern Region Championships will be held at Veneziano Coffee West End in Queensland from 15 to 16 September. The event includes the 2019 Northern Region Barista, Latte Art, Cup Tasters and Brewers Cup Championships. Winners of the four Northern Region Championships will earn a spot in the respective ASCA Australian Championships taking place at the Melbourne International Coffee Expo from 7 – 9 February, 2019.
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