NATIONALS 2020: BARISTA RANKINGS March 07 2020

Herewith the final rankings of the 2020 National Barista Championship for the 2019 cycle. SCASA's National Coffee Competitions were held 1-3 March 2020 at HOSTEX at the Sandton Convention Centre.

BARISTA CHAMPION
Winston Thomas - Winston Douglas Coffee
Runner Up: Stevo Kühn - Urban Brew Coffee

CUP TASTERS CHAMPION
Wency Masawi - African Roots Coffee / Tanaka Coffee
Runner Up: Nicodemus Nabakwe - Sevenoaks Trading

LATTE ART CHAMPION
Jeff Stopforth - Beaver Creek Coffee
Runner Up: Christopher Abrahams - Ciro Full Service Beverage Co.

SPECIALTY AWARDS 
⭐️ Best Signature Drink & Milk Based Beverage: Winston Thomas - Winston Douglas Coffee
⭐️ Best Espresso and Technical: Stevo Kühn - Urban Brew Coffee
⭐️ Best Overall Impression: Fikile Khuzwayo - MRP Foundation

BARISTA TOP 6
1. Winston Thomas - Winston Douglas Coffee
2. Stevo Kühn - Urban Brew Coffee
3. John Evans - TriBeCa Coffee
4. Neil Gouws - Origin Coffee Roasting
5. Samantha Naidoo - TriBeCa Coffee
6. Bruce Manning - Brustar Coffee

LATTE ART TOP 3
1. Jeff Stopforth - Beaver Creek Coffee
2. Christopher Abrahams - Ciro Full Service Beverage Co.
3. Ndumiso Ngcobo - Fabrica Coffee

LATTE ART TOP 4 (SEMI FINAL ROUND)
1. Wency Masawi - Tanaka Coffee / African Roots Coffee
2. Thabang Maluleka - Ciro Full Service Beverage Co.
3. Nicodemus Nabakwe - Sevenoaks Trading
4. Maryke Schoonwinkel - Bruder Coffee Roastery