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Winston

I’ve been working as a full time barista at Origin for two and a half years. I’m a Civil Engineering Technician by trade but after completing a barista course at Origin in 2013, I decided to pursue a career in coffee after completing my studies. Since then I’ve been fortunate to work with some of the best coffee professionals in the country, tasted the most amazing coffee all over the world. I also won the National Aeropress Competition in 2016 and the Western Cape Barista Championship in 2017.

The AeroPress Competition

There has been a lot of talk about Barista Competitions in the industry lately. Some complaining that it is outdated, not relevant to a working environment and that there are no longer any real baristas competing in the modern competition. Then there are others who still believe that it has […]

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