Your host Maria, has over 15 years experience in managing cafes, working with coffee roasters and establishing Nationally Accredited Training Tools.
She has an accreditation in Barista judging, Coffee Training and has set up international Barista Competitions and VictorianAASCA Competitions in 2006.
She was also Victoria's Specialty Coffee Representative for AASCA at the time and continues to be a strong advocate and ambassador for the Specialty Coffee Association.
Maria has been supportive of Cafe Culture Magazine and Bean Scene and has written various articles. She is also a guest judge each year at Golden Bean,where Australia's finest coffee is judged and awarded.
She has participated and facilitated many cafe reviews, appeared on local and international television, including:
Wine Me Dine Me, The Great Cafes and Postcards.
Maria understands origin and has traveled to plantations, working closely with specialty coffee farmers ensuring our Australian Coffee addicts only ever receive a Cup of Excellence.
Recent trips and recent articles:
World Barista Coffee Competitions Rimini Italy 2014
MICE 2014, Guest Barista Carimali Stand
Coffee Reviews: London 2014-2015
Melbourne International Cafe Reviews, Filming and Articles 2015
Historical Coffee Trek Group Tour booking
This walking tour discovers historical cafes and lane ways and is inclusive of coffee.
A personalised condensed guided tour through Melbourne's Brew Bar Haven
Immerse yourself into a sensory coffee experience and tantalize your pallet.
Take a sensory tour with me through Melbourne's Specialty Cafe explosion.
Understand the development of 1st wave 2nd wave,3rd wave and now 4th wave brew bars.
All Tours are Tailored to suit the clients requirements and budget
Please email me for further information.
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