NATIONALS 2020: BARISTA RANKINGS

NATIONALS 2020: BARISTA RANKINGS

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.

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NATIONALS 2020: THE WINNERS

NATIONALS 2020: THE WINNERS

South Africa has three new coffee champions for 2020 that will be competing at Worlds later this year, as decided at Hostex (3 March 2020). Two time National barista champion (2017 & 2018) Winston Thomas from Cape Town (Winston Douglas Coffee) clinched the 2020...

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NATIONALS 2020: GOOD LUCK COMPETITORS

NATIONALS 2020: GOOD LUCK COMPETITORS

The time has come to compete to learn who will become the 2020 Barista, Cup Tasters and Latte Art Champions. Reacquaint yourself with our Coffee Competitors in SCASA's 2020 National Coffee Competitions, 1-3 March at HOSTEX at the Sandton Convention Centre. CENTRAL...

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NATIONALS 2020: PRIZE MONEY UP FOR GRABS

NATIONALS 2020: PRIZE MONEY UP FOR GRABS

BIG NEWS! Sanremo Coffee Machines will be giving away R16,000 in prize money and gift bags to all the top competitors at the 2020 SCASA National Coffee Competitions at Hostex, 1-3 March. Sanremo has also included a special award for the 'Best New Talent', so stay...

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NATIONALS 2020: The Judges Speak Out!

NATIONALS 2020: The Judges Speak Out!

With Nationals just around the corner (1-3 March at Hostex - Africa's Food, Drink and Hospitality Trade Expo, at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg), we spent time with some of this year's judges to get to know them better and to learn what advice they have...

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Meet SA Latte Art Champion Christopher Abrahams

Meet SA Latte Art Champion Christopher Abrahams

We caught up with Latte Art Champion, Christopher Abrahams, who've retained his title for 2019 at the recent National Coffee Competitions in Ballito (21-24 February). Christopher currently works for Ciro Beverage Solutions in Cape Town, a full service coffee company...

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Introducing the 2019 National CHAMPIONS

Introducing the 2019 National CHAMPIONS

Introducing the 2019 National Champions as crowned during SCASA's National Coffee Competitions at Ballito's Lifestyle Centre in KwaZulu-Natal, 24 February 2019. BARISTA CHAMPION Harry Mole (TriBeCa Coffee) LATTE ART CHAMPION Christopher Abrahams (Ciro) CUP TASTERS...

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Nationals 2019: Final Contenders and Judges Announced

Nationals 2019: Final Contenders and Judges Announced

TOP 6 Baristas for 2019 Announced The following baristas have advanced to the finals (on 24 February 2019) of SCASA's National Coffee Competitions at Ballito's Lifestyle Centre. BARISTA CHAMPIONSHIPS TOP 6 FINALISTS Neil Gouws - Origin Coffee Roasters Ishan Natalie -...

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Build Up to Nationals 2019: Barista Profiles

Build Up to Nationals 2019: Barista Profiles

Name: Kgune Dlamini Coffee Company: Lineage Coffee Region: KZN Discipline: Barista Champs Previous Experience at Nationals: Actually none 🙂 What are you most looking forward to at Nationals? The experience and all the lessons attached to it. 🙂 Why do you compete in...

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