SCASA KwaZulu-Natal Region Coffee Competitions 2019 - Winners November 09 2019

Congratulations to all our KwaZulu-Natal Region Coffee Competitions winners!


All three competitors have qualified for the National Coffee Competitions in March 2020.

The Barista Specialty Awards went to (as determined in the semi-final round):
⭐️ Best Technical: Dieter Liebenberg (VDP Distributors)
⭐️ Best Milk Beverage: Jason Nkosi (Lineage Coffee)
⭐️ Best Signature & Espresso Drink: Kgune Dlamini (Lineage Coffee)


Kgune Dlamini the 2019 KZN Barista Champion

FINAL Barista Standings:

1. Kgune Dlamini (Lineage Coffee)
2. Fikile Khuzwayo (Mr Price Foundation)
3. Bruce Manning (Brustar)
4. Jason Nkosi (Lineage Coffee)
5. Nkosingiphile Hlophe (Tribeca Coffee Company)
6. David Kazembe (Kivu Projects Café)

The 2019 KZN CUP TASTERS Champion is Wency Masawi from Tanaka Coffee/African Roots Coffee. Themba Ndlovu from VDP Distributors was second.

Both competitors have qualified for the National Coffee Competitions in March 2020.


Wency Masawi the 2019 KZN Cup Tasters Champion




The 2019 KZN LATTE ART Champion is Ndumiso Ngcobo from The Talkhouse Cafe! Jeff Stopforth from Beaver Creek Coffee was second.

Both competitors have qualified for the National Coffee Competitions in March 2020.


Ndumiso Ngcobo the 2019 KZN Latte Art Champion

Thank you to all the judges and everyone else who made the KwaZulu-Natal Coffee Competitions happen, including all our sponsors and partners: DaVinci GourmetCiro Full Service Beverage Co., Vision Works SA, Bühler Group, Blue Diamond Almonds South AfricaScotsman Ice Systems AfricaMorricoVictoria ArduinoEquipment CafeMahlkönigUrnex BrandsUltimate WaterThe Coffee Magazine and The Pearls Mall. Thank you.