The first real team challenge of the 2009 NBC just concluded. Each team was required to give a 10-minute presentation on a coffee growing region of this year’s focus country, Costa Rica.
It’s the defining axiom of the Nordic Barista Cup. The only rule is there are no rules.
After some much needed sleep last night, everyone is raring to go this morning, as day number one of the 2009 Nordic Barista Cup (NBC) begins!
Welcome to the 2009 Nordic Barista Cup! We’re here in Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland, in the Art Musuem for the first day of the competition.
The committee for the Nordic Barista Cup 2009 has been meeting and planning the competition for a while now.
Nordic Barista Cup has invited the new world barista champion Gwilym Davies to the event in Iceland.
The new US barista champion Michael Phillips from Intellegentsia Coffee Roasters, has won himself a ticket to the Nordic Barista Cup in Reykjavík.
Þingvellir: The Icelandic parliament (Alþingið) was established at Þingvellir in 930. Today Þingvellir is a national park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
We look forward to see you in Iceland! From left: Hrönn, Gúðrún, Jóannes, Guðbjörg, Jens, Ragga, Jónina, Sonja, Addy, Björg