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  • Meadow Fresh New Zealand Barista Championship 2018 Results

    Event Date: 21st April, 2018John Gordon of Gorilla Gear in Auckland has won the Meadow Fresh New Zealand Barista Championship 2018 after a four-year hiatus of previously competing and representing the UK three times at the World Barista Championship (WBC). In the past, John Gordon has represented the UK three times as Barista Champion at […] Read more...

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  • Your Meadow Fresh New Zealand Barista Champion for 2018 is….

    Event Date: 21st April, 2018An epic event on stage today for the Meadow Fresh New Zealand Barista Championship 2018. Thanks to all the amazing people who make this happen: Sponsors, judges, volunteers, teams, spectators, and coffee industry! The winner is John Gordon, Gorilla Gear, Auckland Runner-up: Nico Refiti, Ozone Coffee Roasters, New Plymouth Second Runner Up: Frank Hsu, […] Read more...

  • Meadow Fresh New Zealand Barista Championship 2018 – Running order and details.

    Event Date: 21st April, 2018The NZSCA ensures that the New Zealand Barista Championship is run in close accordance with the World Barista Championship. The winner will travel to World of Coffee, Amsterdam, The Netherlands on 20-23 June 2018. This year sees the Meadow Fresh New Zealand Barista Championship in the theatre at the Expressions Arts and Entertainment […] Read more...

  • The Chocolate and Coffee Show

    Event Date: 21st April, 2018The Chocolate and Coffee Show is back for its fifth year and will be bigger and better than ever! Over 7,000 consumer attendees and 80+ exhibitors last year put this event on the map as New Zealand’s biggest celebration of coffee, chocolate and tasty treats. With a broad audience, skewing to […] Read more...

  • Wellington’s Milk Wizard Winner – Tait Burge

    Tait placed dead last in the last throwdown that he entered! This inspiring barista shares his tips on his coffee journey and learning to become a Milk Wizard. Read more...