An interview with Yiannis Taloumis of Taf Coffee in Athens, Greece.
Now accepting submissions for the 2016 Build-Outs of Summer series, highlighting new cafes and projects in specialty coffee.
The World AeroPress Championship expands.
Think Tank, the “first third wave cafe in Crete”.
The space is a total mix of old and new, from high-end craftsman denim to a decidedly old-world location.
The 2015 World Coffee In Good Spirits Championship finals: sabers, siphons, science, and the secret sauce? A little Grand Marnier.
Last month the first European Barista Camp took place in Greece with a fantastic turn-out of baristas from all over the continent. The camp was organised by the Barista Guild of Europe with one objective: to create a platform for baristas to develop professionally and personally, both in terms of their skill sets, and to develop new sets […]
On the 5th of this month, 150 baristas from 25 different countries met in Greece for the first ever Barista Camp of Europe. Our reporter Giulia Mulè was there to attend the event. You can read her overview of the experience here. I landed in Athens on a Sunday morning with three hours of sleep […]
The fledgling Barista Guild of Europe (BGE) made their first public appearance with a communal ping pong table and a booth announcing Europe’s first Barista Camp, setup right outside the main stage of the 2014 World Barista Championships in Rimini, Italy. With their first Barista Camp near Athens, Greece, the BGE plan to gauge interest in […]
Last week Sprudge.com attended the Soyuz Coffee Roasters pop-up cafe in Red Square, staffed by 7 National Champion baristas from around the world. This week we’ll be profiling each of them, starting with Stefanos Domatiotis, Barista Champion of Greece. Pronounciation Guide for future WBC announcers: Stefanos Domatiotis = Steh-FAH-knows Doe-MAH-chee-AH-toes. There may be no more personable and charming […]