SCASA Western Cape Region Coffee Competitions 2019 – Winners

06 Sep 2019 | Coffee Competitions, Competitions, News, Regionals, Western Cape

The 2019 Western Cape Barista Champion is Winston Thomas from Winston Douglas Coffee (Photo: Justin Groep).

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The 2019 Western Cape Cup Tasters Champion is Tess Schmidt from Sevenoaks Trading Pty Ltd (Photo: Justin Groep).

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The 2019 Western Cape Latte Art Champion is Christopher Abrahams from Ciro Full Service Beverage Co. (Photo: Justin Groep).

Congratulations to all our Western Cape Region Coffee Competitions winners.
The Western Cape Region Barista winner, Winston Thomas – Winston Douglas Coffee.
The Western Cape Region Cup Tasters winner, Tess Schmidt from Sevenoaks Trading Pty Ltd.
The Western Cape Region Latte Art winner, Christopher Abrahams from Ciro Full Service Beverage Co. with runner up, Bakhe Mapasa (also from Ciro). Both have qualified for the National Coffee Competitions at Hostex in March 2020 in Johannesburg.

RUNNERS UP
Barista Competition
All six baristas have qualified for the National Coffee Competitions at Hostex in March 2020 in Johannesburg, congratulations.

2nd Neil Gouws – Origin Coffee Roasters
3rd Justin Groep – Rosetta Roastery
4th Simplicity Mkhize – Rosetta Roastery
5th Ndumiso Qolintaba – Vineyard Hotel
6th Innocent Chakanyuka – Truth Coffee Roasting

The Barista Specialty Awards (as determined in the first round) went to:
⭐️ Best Espresso Beverage: Neil Gouws – Origin Coffee Roasters
⭐️ Best Technical, Milk Beverage, Signature Drink and Best Overall Impression: Winston Thomas – Winston Douglas Coffee

RUNNER UP
Cup Tasters Competition
Both cup tasters have qualified for the National Coffee Competitions at Hostex in March 2020 in Johannesburg, congratulations. Leigh Wentzel from Rosetta Roastery came second in the cup tasters competition.