Breaking tonight via direct contact, Cafe Imports have announced the lovely nation of Costa Rica as their destination for the annual Barista Champs Origin Trip and Official Victory Lap. From Noah Namowicz, pal o’ Sprudge and Cafe Imports yeoman:

This year’s winning baristas will be coming to Costa Rica with Cafรฉ Imports and we are partnering with Francisco at Exclusive Coffees to be our on the ground host.ย  Should be an incredible trip.

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Right now, since the WBC is in July 2012, this trip would be Early in 2013.We just decided this and finalized things with Francisco, so we all thought this would be Sprudge-worthy.

A chance to see Francisco Mena’s micromill revolution in Costa Rica up close and personal? All the guaro and cerveza Imperial you can drink? Sounds pretty damn Sprudge-worthy to us.

So, go win your region already! These Costa Rican soccer hunks are waiting for you…

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