European Coffee Trip

European Coffee Trip
A digital magazine focused on the speciality coffee culture in Europe since 2014.

Gwilym Davies: I Wanted To Be Good At Something
Jun 17, 2018 • 33 min
Gwilym Davies is the World Barista Champion 2009. He runs his training centre at Jílové u Prahy, a little town close to Prague, the Czech Republic. Even though his career as a competition barista lasted only three months, he has remained involved as a…
Raimond Feil: Capturing Ten Years of Coffee Roasting in a Book
Jun 4, 2018 • 74 min
Raimond Feil was the first speciality coffee roaster in Estonia in 2005 and is one of the pioneers of coffee roasting in the Baltic region. He took a long and demanding journey of discovering the craft of coffee roasting in then a secrecy field. Raimond…
Raivis Vaitekuns: How To Optimise Caffeine Intake by Eating Your Coffee
May 27, 2018 • 86 min
Raivis Vaitekuns is one of the leading members of the Latvian speciality coffee scene. He co-founded the first third wave cafe in Riga called MiiT Coffee. Then he worked as a barista trainer for Gemoss Kafijas Studija before jumping on a current venture –…
Andre Eiermann: The Marketing Director Who Roasts Coffee on Stage
May 5, 2018 • 108 min
Andre Eiermann works as a marketing director at UCC Switzerland, but he has a demanding sideline occupation. So far in his career, he has become a Q Grader, built a Coffee Academy in Bern, he became the Swiss Barista Champion in 2017 and as such was the…
Damian Durda: Turning Business Fails Into New Opportunities
Apr 12, 2018 • 63 min
Damian Durda is among the special coffee people we have had the chance to meet in the early stages of the European Coffee Trip’s history. Our interview from Poznan still reminds us of our first trip to Poland and the warm reception by the Polish…
Veronika Gálová Veselá: Journey From Starbucks to World’s Barista Stages
Feb 16, 2018 • 57 min
Welcome to the very first episode of the European Coffee Trip podcast. In this podcast, our goal is to introduce you to some of the incredible people from the European speciality coffee scene. We will not only talk about coffee but also share some…