The Ultimate Parent’s Guide To Barista Competitions

Since its original run date on March 6th, 2012, our "Parent's Guide" feature has been shared and reshared hundreds of times by competitors all around the world. We're rebroadcasting it today, on the eve of the 2014 United States Barista Champion beginning its regional cycle. For more information on this weekend's Big Central Regional event, please … [Read more...]

What We’re Reading: Colonna And Small’s On Competition

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Maxwell Colonna-Dashwood stole our hearts with his 6th place finish at the 2012 World Barista Championship in Vienna. We'd never heard of the gent before that weekend in Vienna, but we wound up learning all there was to know about Mr. Colonna-Dashwood and his Bath, UK based cafe, Colonna and Small's. C&S has a well-written blog, and we're … [Read more...]