Congratulations to all the baristas that competed at the World Barista Championship in Dublin, Ireland. Berg Wu representing Taiwan has emerged victorious as the 2016 World Barista Champion. 

 

World Barista Championship 2016
Image credit: World Coffee Events

In its 17th year, The World Barista Championships had 61 national champions compete against each other over four days at the World Of Coffee Show in Dublin.

 

World Barista Championship 2016 Results

1st Berg Wu – Taiwan
2nd Yoshikazu Iwase – Japan
3rd Ben Put – Canada
4th Lem Butler – USA
5th Charlotte Malaval – France
6th Lex Wenneker - Netherlands

 

World Brewers Cup Championship 2016 Results

1st Tetsu Kasuya – Japan
2nd Mikaela Wallgren - Finland
3rd Chad Wang - Taiwan
4th Benny Wong – Hong Kong
5th Todd Goldsworthy - USA
6th Odd-Steinar Tollefsen - Norway