Sip, Savour, and Celebrate: The 2023 Specialty Coffee Expo

October 16, 2023

Gather around coffee lovers! The aroma of freshly roasted beans and the promise of a caffeine-infused adventure beckon you to Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront’s Makers Landing this October. From the 27th to the 29th, the Specialty Coffee Expo promises to be a delightful journey for every coffee aficionado.

At the heart of this event lies an array of coffee offerings from around the world, showcasing the finest beans available. Jason Zeeman, the Expo Organizer, mentions, “We invite some of the top coffee roasters to exhibit some of the highest-grade coffee beans available anywhere in the world, and supplement that with top equipment and brew tool professionals from all around the globe for a holistic Specialty Coffee experience.”

What to expect:

Coffee enthusiasts can look forward to immersing themselves in the world of specialty coffee flavours. The cupping room is a must-visit, where you can savor the aroma and taste of these exquisite brews. Make sure to stop by the Brew Bar and Oatly stands for free samples and exciting tastings.

In addition to the coffee extravaganza, the expo hosts the Western Cape Regionals of the South African Barista Championships. Witness the best baristas in the Western Cape battle it out for the prestigious title of the region’s finest. The event also features La Marzocco’s “Crush The Rush” Barista Teams competition, adding a thrilling competitive edge to your coffee experience.

A wide array of vendors from all over South Africa, including Father and Seam Coffee, Sorcery Coffee, Bluebird Coffee, Truth & Origin Coffee, and Seattle Coffee Co, will grace the event, offering a diverse selection of coffee and coffee-related products.

Where to get tickets

The Specialty Coffee Expo is a not-to-miss event for coffee enthusiasts. Tickets are available starting at R110, and you can purchase them online. The event kicks off at 10 a.m. and promises to be a memorable experience for all coffee lovers.

The Specialty Coffee Expo is not just a coffee festival; it’s a celebration of craftsmanship, artistry, and the simple joy of sipping a perfect cup of coffee. Whether you’re a coffee connoisseur or just looking for a new caffeine adventure, this event is the place to be!

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