Episode 9 - Winston Thomas - 3 Time South African Barista Champion

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Sep 05 2020 62 mins   2

In this episode of the Cape Coffee Beans Podcast, I speak with Winston Thomas, 3 time South African Barista Champion (at the time of recording) and arguably the best known barista in the South African specialty coffee scene.

Winston has an amazing story to tell. He went from knowing little about specialty coffee to being crowned best barista in the country three times in just a few years, through incredible hard work, passion and dedication. He shares his story, as well as some interesting perspectives and tips for both home brewers and professional baristas. He also shares his thoughts on where the industry is going.

You can find Winston on Instagram. You can also support him by using his affiliate link when shopping at Cape Coffee Beans.