Over a hundred competitors will show their skills across four different competitions at the 2019 Berlin World Coffee Championships from June 6-8. Berlin will be brimming with coffee professionals and fans, as the World Latte Art Championship, World Coffee in Good Spirits Championship, World Cup Tasters Championship, and Cezve/Ibrik come to the Messe Expo centre on the city’s west side.
As usual, most baristas represent European countries and below is a complete overview of 67 competitors we will see on the world's stages in all four categories. In case you can't be present in Berlin, you can watch the Livestream online.
World Latte Art Championship 2019
Irvine Quek Siew Lhek from Malaysia, the 2018 World Latte Art Champion, will pass a title to one of the 41 competitors (20 baristas from Europe).
Dan Fellows, the 2018 World Coffee in Good Spirits, will either keep the trophy or pass it to the new champion. Among the challengers, you can find Agnieszka Rojewska, World Barista Champion 2018, or Manos Mamakis, twice Runner Up (2017 & 2018) of this category. There are 23 competitors, 14 coming from Europe.