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    World Barista Championship London - WBC 2010

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    The schedule for the WBC (World Barista Championship) 2010 in London is:

    June 23rd
    Round One, Day One

    June 24th
    Round One, Day Two
    Announcements of Semi-Finalists

    June 25th
    Semi-finals Round (Top 12 competitors) AM
    Finals Round (Top 6 competitors) PM
    Awards Ceremony



    The new rules have also been released for the London 2010 WBC:

    Summary of Changes

    Rules and Regulations Version 2.21

    2010 WBC Head Judge Score Sheet

    2010 WBC Sensory Score Sheet

    2010 WBC Technical Score Sheet


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    Re: World Barista Championship London - WBC 2010

    News just in... Enrico Maltoni will have some of his collection on display in London too.
    8-)

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    Standing before a 1950 Faeme espresso machine at a Tuscan market place two decades ago, Enrico Maltoni was love struck.

    “It was not just a coffee machine, but a work of art,” says the now 38-year old Italian of that life-changing purchase which turned into an addiction equally as strong as that of coffee itself.

    “The Faema Marte is still definitely my favourite, like a first love. The aesthetic of this jewel of design is incredibly similar to the bodywork of an Alfa Romeo car.”

    Since then, the espresso-phile has mustered up the biggest collection of fully functioning vintage espresso machines in the world and become an expert on coffee history and the restoration of old machines.

    In June, Maltoni will bring 24 members of his travelling collection to London to participate in Caffè Culture, Europe’s leading café bar trade exhibition,

    “It is the first time there has ever been a collection this big in the UK”, says the espresso entrepreneur.

    “At this show, I want to promote the real history of espresso coffee which is inseparable from that of 20th century Italian culture and design. Yet many people believe that espresso coffee was invented by Americans!” he protests.

    Under the banner Espresso Made In Italy, Maltoni has visited five continents in his mission is to make “Italian style” known to the world and to set the record right on the true origins of espresso culture.

    His 100-strong collection of macchina da caffè starts with several impeccable models of the steam-powered cylindrical espresso machines a colonna, invented by Milanese engineer Luigi Bezzera in 1901.

    These early machines revolutionised the standard Turkish infusion method of coffee consumption. Two of the most iconic models - the eagle-topped Victoria Arduino ‘Venus’ (1910) and La Pavoni’s ‘Ideale’ (1905) will be among 24 classic machines on show in London.

    Most of Maltoni’s favourites however stem from the fifties when Milanese bar owner Giovanni Achille Gaggia invented a manual lever-driven espresso machine. “The 1948 model Gaggia Classica was the first to produce a velvety crema caffè by improving the extraction and eradicating the burn aftertaste of its predecessors.”

    The lever machines remain the crema de la crema for Maltoni – an absolute benchmark of excellence when it comes to the quality of drink produced as well as for aesthetics.

    Several of these ‘masterpieces of modernism’ will make an appearance in London. A certain eye catcher will be the shiny, shapely ‘Lollobrigida’, a stunning San Marco machine from the 1950’s named after the Italian actress.

    On top of the nostalgic machines will be a handful of contemporary marvels including the Lavazza Blue capsule machine, designed by carmaker Pininfarina in 2005, the Lavazza ‘A Modo Mio’ (2008) and La Cimbali’s cutting edge new design, the M39 GT.

    Coffee machine and car design go hand-in-hand in the high-tech age. Another centrepiece of the exhibition will be the Faema Emblema (2008) – automobile designer Giugiaro helped turned this magnificent retro remake into a powerful commercial espresso machine.

    Enrico Maltoni’s library of historical documents, advertising posters and photographs on coffee production will also be on display at Caffè Culture.

    He is the author of two recent books on Italian coffee history, Espresso Made in Italy 1901-1962 and Faema Espresso 1945-2010.

    The Collezione Enrico Maltoni will appear at Caffè Culture at the Olympia in London from June 23-25th.

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    Re: World Barista Championship London - WBC 2010

    does anybody know the live online station that was showcasing this event ?/

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    Re: World Barista Championship London - WBC 2010

    Quote Originally Posted by 24282121222224263533222B470 link=1267188542/2#2 date=1275959820
    does anybody know the live online station that was showcasing this event ?/
    Its normally on Vimeo & someone will post a link closer to time

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    cheers .. ill keep connected

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    Re: World Barista Championship London - WBC 2010

    This is the video stream for the WBC Barista comp.
    http://www.livestream.com/worldbaristachampionship2010


    (Latte Art, Coffee In Good Spirits etc)
    http://www.ustream.tv/user/gunbarista

    Latte Art running sheet...
    http://www.scae-championships.com/newsletter/2010/media/100612-WLAC-tables-2010.pdf

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    Re: World Barista Championship London - WBC 2010

    Good luck, Scottie! [smiley=thumbsup.gif]

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    Re: World Barista Championship London - WBC 2010

    Its going to be a big week of coffee.

    Im in London now, flew out Sunday night after roasting and arrived Monday afternoon UK time.

    Even the customs lady at Heathrow knew about "the coffee competition at Olympia" so I guess she has seen plenty of people come through this week.

    I ran into a couple of CSrs last night in Oxford street heading for the tube and another one in Earl Court after that. So there are plenty of Aussies on the ground here (as always)

    Today is practice day, with any luck Ill grab a few shots and post them up here.

    8-)

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    Re: World Barista Championship London - WBC 2010

    Quote Originally Posted by 755A504D340 link=1267188543/5#5 date=1276652811
    This is the video stream for the WBC Barista comp.
    http://www.livestream.com/worldbaristachampionship2010


    (Latte Art, Coffee In Good Spirits etc)
    http://www.ustream.tv/user/gunbarista

    Latte Art running sheet...
    http://www.scae-championships.com/newsletter/2010/media/100612-WLAC-tables-2010.pdf
    awesome thanks mate

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    Re: World Barista Championship London - WBC 2010

    1st pic... hot off the press so to speak.

    Setting-up SCAE stage area and trade floor, this is about a quarter of the show!!!


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    Re: World Barista Championship London - WBC 2010

    WBC Competitors & Timetable

    ROUND 1
    Day 1 - Wednesday 23 June

    Competitor
    Number * Name - Company *Country
    1 Agne Dirsaite - Sviezia Kava Lithuania
    2 Mie Nakahara - Maruyama Coffee Japan
    3 Alberto Mayorga - ACEN Nicaragua
    4 Izabela Popiolek - Green Coffee Poland
    5 Manish Gurung - Café Coffee Day India
    6 Kenny Burssens - Dennis Burssens Belgium
    7 Syria Mwanza - Zebra Crossings Zambia
    8 Nikolay Litov - Ibeco LTD Bulgaria
    9 Luciano Marcolino - Bar New Zealand
    10 John Gordan - Square Mile Coffee Roasters United Kingdom
    11 Mbabazi Roberts - Flavours Ltd. Jinja Uganda
    12 Nadya - Coffeemania Russia
    13 Goran Huber - Kaffee-Institut Goran Huber Austria
    14 Sille Kuttner - Restaurant Senso Estonia
    15 TBC * Germany
    16 Francesco Sanapo - Corsino Corsini Spa Italy
    17 Stefanos Domatiotis - TAF Greece
    18 Nenad - Café & Factory Serbia
    19 Vikram Kashyap - Cairbou Coffee United Arab Emirates
    20 Petre Mares - Gourmet Coffee Sri Romania
    21 Yara Castanho - Suplicy Cafes Especials Brazil
    22 Fabrizio Sencion - 5pm Coffee Mexico
    23 Ishan Natalie - Company South Africa
    24 Alejandro Mendez - Café de El Salvador El Salvador
    25 Michael Phillips - Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea United States
    26 Joona Suominen - Café Art Finland
    27 Scottie Callaghan - Belaroma Coffee Australia
    28 Chung-Iun Chang - Caffe 4Mano Taiwan
    29 Soren Stiller Markussen - Sine Kroll Nielsen Denmark
    30 Stanislav Cibula - Italmarket Slovakia Slovakia


    ROUND 2
    Day 2 - Thursday 24 June

    Competitor
    number Name - Company *Country
    31 Keith Loh - Oriole Café & Bar Singapore
    32 Ji-wook Choi - Coffea Coffee Korea
    33 Anna Kappeli - Independent Switzerland
    34 Benyapa Naowan - Black Canyon Co. Thailand
    35 Asmah Juma Shabani - Zanzibar Coffee Company Ltd Tanzania
    36 Yungul Zhou - Best Food & Beverage Mgmt China
    37 Engin Kasai - Caffe Siesta Turkey
    38 Anthony Calvez - Cafes Richard France
    39 Anastasiya Solopikhina - Dom Kofe Ukraine
    40 Jimmy Njoroge - Dormans Coffee Kenya
    41 Colin Harmon - 3FE Ireland
    42 Ingibjorg Ferrer - Kaffitar
    43 Gustavo Castro - YPF Fulls Store Argentina
    44 John - Bourbon Coffee Shop Rwanda
    45 Kyle Straw - Caffe Artigiano Canada
    46 Mauricio Romero - Juan Valdez Café Colombia
    47 Emil Eriksson - Johan & Nystrom Sweden
    48 Auren Chacon Leiva - Coopedota Costa Rica
    49 Matija Mrkac - Bling Bar Croatia
    50 Raul Rodas - Tecnochef Guatemala
    51 Sander Schat - CoffeeVibes Netherlands
    52 Ana Lucia Hawit - Cafeteo Honduras
    53 Oda Misje Jaug - Kaffemisjonen Norway
    54 Tereza Bala - Coffee Heaven Czech Republic
    55 Javier Garcia - Café Dromedario Spain
    56 Attila Molnar - Costa Coffee * Hungary

    Semi-finalists will be announced from 16:15 pm - 17:15 pm
    12 semi-finalists will go to round 2

    ROUND 2
    Day 3 - Friday 25 June

    Finalists will be announced from *12:45 pm - 13:30 pm
    6 finalists will go to next round


    FINAL
    Day 3 - Friday 25 June

    Awards Ceremony at 17:15 pm - 18:00 pm

    Note - London Date and Scheduled Times

    KK

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    Re: World Barista Championship London - WBC 2010

    For anyone interested Will Priestley, Australias latte art champion will be competing at approximately 8.30 PM AEST tomorrow (Thursday)

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    Quote Originally Posted by 132526243325253905353E39393A560 link=1267188543/11#11 date=1277226522
    For anyone interested Will Priestley, Australias latte art champion will be competing at approximately [s]8.30 PM AEST tomorrow (Thursday)
    [/s]

    Its 5:30am in London now and Will is on in 5 hours with Fiefy 10 minutes after.

    19:30 AEST Tonight

    The Latte Art schedule (link above) is in London time which is 9 hours behind east coast Oz time.









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    Re: World Barista Championship London - WBC 2010

    andy,
    how did the results play out in the latte art? I saw wills first round and am assuming he made it through to the finals?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 49545757543B0 link=1267188543/13#13 date=1277332157
    andy,
    how did the results play out in the latte art? I saw wills first round and am assuming he made it through to the finals?
    Came second - I think Japan won

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    Re: World Barista Championship London - WBC 2010

    anyone get to see Scottie live?
    I was watching the feed for about 4 hours last night. but now I am looking and cant even find the recording of his performance!

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    Re: World Barista Championship London - WBC 2010

    Scottie has been moved to day 2. So you wont find the video yet. From memory he is supposed to be on 5 or 5:30pm Sydney time.

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    Re: World Barista Championship London - WBC 2010

    I figured that must have happened, bummer!

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    The WBC comps were running behind so Scottie was moved to 8:15am (London Time GMT+1). Its 4:30am here at the moment so it will be 5:15pm AEST time.

    He was happy about the move, in the afternoon the sun comes right into the comp area and it gets pretty warm. The early start means that it will be cool and easier to get a handle on the coffee.

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    Re: World Barista Championship London - WBC 2010

    Seems a bit weird to have an outdoor event with the effect that the environment can have on coffee prep. Especially given it is in sunny london.

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    Re: World Barista Championship London - WBC 2010

    Latte Art

    Wow, what a huge day. 32 competitiors fought it out for 9 hours straight to get to the finals.

    The final 6 in order were:

    1st Japan - Haruna Murayama
    2nd Thailand - Sineenart (Fiefy) Anuwatanaphorn
    3rd Australia - William Priestley
    4th Germany - Sebastian Lösch
    5th Netherlands - Claudie Donderwinkel
    6th Sweden - Sebastian Ryberg

    Latte Art finals are run in reverse order so first up was Sweden who scored a much improved 7,7,8
    Netherlands and Germany didnt score enough to bump Sebastian and Aussie Will who qualified with 7,7,7 improved a point to 7,7,8 to equal Netherlands in the lead. With only 2 competitiors remaining nerves were high. Thailands Fiefy was next and a choked shot in the sig drink needed to be redone which ran her over the 8 minute timelimit and she scored 8,7,6
    The last one on stage was Haruna Murayama from Japan. She really nailed her performance under huge pressure and retained her top qualifying position to take the title.

    Final results after time penalties and countbacks:

    1st Japan - Haruna Murayama
    2nd Australia - Will Priestley
    3rd Sweden - Sebastian Ryberg
    4th Netherlands - Claudie Donderwinkel
    5th Thailand - Sineenart (Fiefy) Anuwatanaphorn
    6th Germany - Sebastian Lösch

    It was a great competition, the difference between the top 6 was very small and just about anyone could have grabbed the glory on the day.

    Here are some pics of Harunas work in the final.











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    Well done Japan to finally knock the Aussies out of 1st place.
    Weve had a mortgage on the Latte Art for a few years now.

    Well done Will for getting so close.

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    Scottie Callaghan video

    http://www.livestream.com/worldbaristachampionship2010/video?clipId=pla_870b2491-f7a6-418b-9906-19d2d0e18c8c&utm_source=lslibrary&utm_medium=ui-thumb

    Apparently the first part is missing.

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    Scottie did well, started off a little rough but picked-up momentum as it went on.
    You have to love the looks on the judges faces when he gets them out from behind their comfort zone and makes them a part of the performance.

    We will know how well it went late in the day.

    8-)












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    Re: World Barista Championship London - WBC 2010

    Tried watching the video but my connection mustnt be good enough keeps stopping.

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    Loved the video of Scotties presentations. Superb. Well done Scottie. You did Australia proud.
    [smiley=thumbsup.gif]
    Great pictures Andy. [smiley=tekst-toppie.gif]Thanks a million. We saw you skulking in the background now and then in the video.

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    Countries into the finals for WBC

    Finals order: IRELAND, DENMARK, AUSTRALIA, USA, GREECE, GUATEMALA

    GO SCOTTIE!!!!!

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    Re: World Barista Championship London - WBC 2010

    Congratulations to all the finalists

    Is the Cezve/Ibrik coffee making competition on again this year ? As I enjoyed this immensely last year

    And is Australia in it again

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    Re: World Barista Championship London - WBC 2010

    Quote Originally Posted by 17333A3A39390317332F31335C0 link=1267188543/27#27 date=1277471207
    Is the Cezve/Ibrik coffee making competition on again this year ? As I enjoyed this immensely last year

    And is Australia in it again *
    Yes, and the guy who did it last year (Rob Forsyth) is having another go apparently, if it hasnt been run already.

    It has been run and won, Rob cam 3rd last but I am sure it would have been entertaining.

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    Well the results are in well done Michael, great story behind this one and many years of hard work. Bad luck Scottie, but there is no shame in making the final. Look forward to hearing some more detail of the performances.

    Great to see a producing country come so close to the mark.

    Michael Phillips (USA) 706 points
    Raul Rodas (Guatemala) 691 points
    Colin Harmon (Ireland) 672.5 points
    Scottie Callaghan (Australia) 659.5 points
    Soren Stiller Markussen (Denmark) 644.5 points
    Stefanos Domatiotis (Greece) 632 points

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    Re: World Barista Championship London - WBC 2010

    Not too sure about the points that you have above MotoCoffee... I have Scottie in 3rd place.

    ..with pics to prove it.
    ;)

    I have 100s of competition photos that all need resizing and posting (ie: read 8-10 hours work). Will post what I can when I return if people are interested.

    The other big news is that with our Latte, Good Spirits, Cup Tasting, Ibrik and Barista scores Australia is the winning nation overall for the first time... we are now the "World Coffee Champions"
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    Re: World Barista Championship London - WBC 2010

    Quote Originally Posted by 09262C31480 link=1267188543/30#30 date=1277512036
    Not too sure about the points that you have above MotoCoffee... I have Scottie in 3rd place.
    Its on the WBC results page
    http://www.worldbaristachampionship.com/

    Unless they have made a miss calculation

    They have not even entered Scottie Callaghans *name and profile in the 2010 competitors section

    http://www.worldbaristachampionship.com/competitors/2010-competitors

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    Far nuf.... but the trophy does say Third Place (as above) and he was the 3rd last person.

    ;-)

    Their website must have a late night typo (ps: its 2am here and most everyone has been at the after party)


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    Its been corrected, well done you Aussies fantastic results allround ;)

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    Good onya, Scottie! And the whole Australian team. Great result.

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    Sat up watching until 1am Perth time, great event and congratulations to all of the finalists for the best WBC ever :) :) :D :D :D

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    Quote Originally Posted by 495E5F4154555E0A090A3B0 link=1267188543/33#33 date=1277514357
    Its been corrected
    A few minutes after your post I saw these standings, and they are still there.

    Final Results:

    Michael Phillips (USA) 706 points
    Raul Rodas (Guatemala) 691 points
    Scottie Callaghan (Australia) 672.5 points
    Colin Harmon (Ireland) 659.5 points
    Scottie Callaghan (Australia) 659.5 points
    Soren Stiller Markussen (Denmark) 644.5 points
    Stefanos Domatiotis (Greece) 632 points

    No wonder we are the World Champions, when we can take out 2 places!!!!

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    I think the Greece and Guatemala placings are great for the world coffee scene. For too long the finals have been dominated by the same group of countries.

    Great to see some new contenders.

    PS: the picture above is just the Aussie crowd and its not quite all of em. We had far more of a fan club than any other country including the host country! Bizarre.


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    Congrats to everyone who competed, I can appreciate the effort that every competitor puts in to get to even this level!

    Well done Aussies for a great showing! [smiley=tekst-toppie.gif]

    Congrats to Scottie for a tremendous effort reaching third place! [smiley=vrolijk_26.gif]

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    Congrats Scottie, good job and congrats to the whole Aussie team. 1st place is an awesome achievement.

    What were the placings of our other competitors? didnt get a chance to see Will, anyone have a direct link?

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    Only two people above you in the whole world.... Now thats something to be proud of. Excellent comp Scottie. [smiley=thumbsup.gif]

    Congrats to everyone who competed in all the events too; its something that most of us only get to dream about.... Awesome ;D 8-)

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    World Barista Championships is the most important competition in the world of coffee. To explain the world around us in regard football has certainly been a hobby of mine, but I did not define a theory about coffee and the world.

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    Scottie is a champ :)

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    I dont get this WBC. Is it about frothing the milk?...or preparing a good espresso?... or both?

    At this point we could invent a World Championship for each profession in every industry (e.g. World Plumber Champion).

    I am not really interested in knowing who is the next Rocky Balboa of coffee.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 414B434D56574D220 link=1267188543/43#43 date=1298018002
    I am not really interested in knowing who is the next Rocky Balboa of coffee.
    Thanks for that contribution... :D

    Nobodys forcing you to buy ciaotuo *:-?

    WBC has inspired legions of kids at the coal face to improve their skills and has showcased coffee to the world. I have little doubt its contributed to a massive improvement in top end coffee and has lifted the bar in general as well.

    This stuff is cutting edge. If it doesnt interest you, I suspect that few here will care either way.. *::)



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