Mexico, Cup of Excellence 2012

Straight after the Honduras Cup of Excellence I flew to Mexico City to take part in the first ever Mexico Cup of Excellence, a competition many years in the making and a very exciting chance to explore an origin I rarely get to cup.

We were really happy to be able to purchase the 3rd place winner from La Lagunilla, which is now available in the webshop!

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First ever Mexico COE!
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Rony and me
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Head judge in training takes a turn as a water pourer
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The unstoppable Sylvia
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Head judge Erwin running a tight ship
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Christian lends a helping hand
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Kentaro gets stuck in

 

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The lovely Ana in her Mexico City cafe
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Time for siesta!
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Puppies on the move
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Dinner in a cave? Why not!
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Teotihuacan pyramids
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Green wall complete with bike
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Found Aleli!
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And hubby Chava!
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Salvador ‘Chava’ peaking out from his roasting loft
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Aleli at their Cafe Passmar
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Pil and Joe having a South Korea-Taiwan chinwag
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Aquiles in his Cafe Rococo
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Shop roasting in Mexico!
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3rd place, Finca La Lagunilla, Andres Martinez Leon, Ixtlan De Juarez, Oaxaca
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2nd place, Luis Antonio Lopez Aguilar, Finca Las Nubes – Pante Tres, La Concordia , Chiapas
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1st place, Las Fincas Del Suspiro, Artemio Zapata Tejada, Pacho Viejo, Coatepec, Veracruz
Anette Moldvaer

Anette Moldvaer

Anette Moldvaer is the co-founder and green coffee buyer of Square Mile Coffee Roasters. Since starting as a barista in Norway 18 years ago she has worked in imports, education, training, cupping and roasting. She is a World Cup Tasting Champion, an international coffee judge and the author of "Coffee Obsession”.

Anette Moldvaer

Anette Moldvaer

Anette Moldvaer is the co-founder and green coffee buyer of Square Mile Coffee Roasters. Since starting as a barista in Norway 18 years ago she has worked in imports, education, training, cupping and roasting. She is a World Cup Tasting Champion, an international coffee judge and the author of "Coffee Obsession”.