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  • The World Coffee in Good Spirits Championship

    The World Coffee in Good Spirits Championship promotes innovative beverage recipes that showcase coffee and spirits in a competition format. This competition highlights the barista/barkeeper’s mixology skills in a setting where coffee and alcohol go perfectly together. From the traditional Irish Coffee (with whiskey and coffee), to unique cocktail combinations. During the preliminary round, competitors […] More

  • The World Latte Art Championship

    The World Latte Art Championship highlights artistic expression in a competition platform that challenges the barista in an on-demand performance. For the preliminary round of the championship, baristas produce a single creative latte pattern at the Art Bar, then move to the WLAC stage to create two identical free-pour lattes and two identical designer lattes […] More

  • The World Cup Tasters Championship

    The World Cup Tasters Championship awards the professional coffee cupper who demonstrates speed, skill, and accuracy in distinguishing the taste differences in specialty coffees. Coffees of the world have many distinct taste characteristics and in this competition format the objective is for the cupper to discriminate between the different coffees. Three cups are placed in […] More

  • 2019 World Barista Championship

    The World Barista Championship (WBC) is the preeminent international coffee competition produced annually by World Coffee Events (WCE). The competition focuses on promoting excellence in coffee, advancing the barista profession, and engaging a worldwide audience with an annual championship event that serves as the culmination of local and regional events around the globe. Each year, more than 50 […] More

  • World Brewers Cup Champion

    The World Brewers Cup competition highlights the craft of filter coffee brewing by hand, promoting manual coffee brewing and service excellence. In this Championship, competitors prepare and serve three individual beverages for a panel of judges. The Championship consists of two rounds: a first round and a finals round. During the first round competitors complete two […] More

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    WORLD OF COFFEE DUBAI TO TAKE PLACE AT GULFHOST FROM 2020

    The Specialty Coffee Association has partnered with Dubai World Trade Centre to launch an annual World of Coffee Dubai trade show at the GulfHost Show beginning March 2020. The event will run in addition to the SCA’s annual World of Coffee show in Europe. “Hosting a World of Coffee show in Dubai, a common gateway […] More

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    PANEL APPOINTED TO REVIEW SELECTION OF DUBAI AS A LOCATION FOR 2018 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

    The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) is conducting a review of the recent decision by World Coffee Events (WCE) to select Dubai as one of three host cities for 2018 world championships. In a statement, the SCA said its President’s Council had met to review the coffee community’s response to the decision. A panel has been […] More