Here is the Icelandic team ready to win the Nordic Barista Cup on home ground.
It’s a special treat to have Susie Spindler of the Alliance for Coffee Excellence (ACE) and the Cup of Excellence (CoE) here in Iceland.
So a few things have happened since last we posted. Following the longstanding Icelandic tradition of a spontaneous afternoon dance party
We’re not just being crazy and having fun here in Iceland—well, not all the time. We’re doing a lot of learning, as well.
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.