Tuesday 24 July 2018: Aucklanders will enjoy a weekend dedicated to the country’s finest coffee when the city hosts the New Zealand Cup Tasters Championship and the Meadow Fresh New Zealand Latte Art Championship this weekend.
This coffee immersion isn’t only for the country’s top baristas, any caffeine lover who knows their beans can test themselves at the New Zealand Cup Tasters Championship. While the exacting practice necessary to compete in the Meadow Fresh New Zealand Latte Art Championshipmeans it's the reserve of full-time coffee artists, with 17 baristas from Invercargill to Auckland competing.
New Zealand Cup Tasters Championship
Tasters are challenged to use their senses to spot the odd cup out of three, when two are the same. The winner will represent New Zealand at the World Cup Tasters in Brazil in November.
WHEN 5pm – 9pm, Friday 27 July
WHERE L’affare Melrose, 22 Melrose St, Newmarket
Meadow Fresh New Zealand Latte Art Championship
17 of New Zealand’s most talented baristas showcase their art in the hope of winning the right to represent the country at the World Latte Art Competition in Brazil in November.
WHEN 9am – 4pm, Sunday 29 July
WHERE Kōkako Organic Coffee Roasters, 9 Charles Street, Mount Eden