European Coffee Trip

European Coffee Trip

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


Geoff Woodley: Better Sample Roasting with IKAWA’s New App
Jun 8 • 53 min
Geoff Woodley is a Product & Marketing Manager at IKAWA. He started his career in coffee as a first employee of Detour Coffee Roasters in Hamilton, Canada over 9 years ago. Recently, he has been involved in re-designing the IKAWA’s mobile app, and we…
Jessie May Peters: What Does The Future Hold for Baristas?
May 7 • 49 min
Jessie May Peters worked many years as a barista before turning her career into green coffee importing. She has always been community-focused, volunteering at many speciality coffee events, which eventually lead her to become a chair of Barista Guild in…
Michal Stec: Coffee Business Innovations in Times of Crisis
Apr 22 • 69 min
Michal is a founder of Rebelbean, a speciality coffee roastery based in Brno, Czech Republic. Working in the hospitality business for a decade, Michal is has been involved in many areas of the coffee business, and since I know him as a creative and…
Erika Haavisto: Filming the Elon Musk of Coffee
Apr 22 • 31 min
Erika Haavisto is a director and main protagonist of the ‘Silicon Valley, Baby.’ documentary that follows Finish barista champion, Kalle Freese, on a journey of conquering the startup world in Silicon Valley with the specialty instant coffee they named…
How Specialty Coffee Shops Fight With COVID-19 Crisis?
Apr 1 • 37 min
To better understand the situation, we asked 13 coffee shops owners from all across Europe to share their view. It’s a difficult moment for all of them but they hope to be back in the business soon! It’s one of the longest videos we ever posted but we…
Roaster Stories: Belleville Brûlerie in Paris, France
Mar 25 • 13 min
We visited Belleville Brûlerie in their beautiful roasting space in Paris (it’s funny that after re-location, it’s not in the Belleville neighbourhood). They are one of the pioneers of speciality coffee in Paris and France. We interviewed a co-founder…
Wendelien van Bunnik: Becoming The World AeroPress Champion
Jan 31 • 65 min
Wendelien van Bunnik is a Dutch barista working at Single Estate Coffee Roasters in The Hague. Besides working shift behind the bar and at the roastery, she dedicated the last few years becoming the active competition barista. She became the Dutch Barista…
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 –…