Six competitors from ONA Coffee have advanced to the semi-finals of the Australian Specialty Coffee Association (ASCA) coffee championships at the Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE) for 2018.

In the Barista competition, ONA Coffee baristas Danny Wilson, Weihao Gin and Matthew Lewin join 7 other finalists tomorrow, including the current highest ranked competitor, Angus Mackie. The semi-finals will take place from 9am onwards tomorrow, with times being released this evening.

Matt and Danny are both seasoned competitors, having competed for several years. This is Gin’s first year of competition, and we are so proud of his advancement to the semis!

In the Brewers Cup competition, ONA Coffee’s Isaac Kim and Devin Loong advance to the semi-finals with 6 other competitors. Devin has won the Australian Brewers Cup championship twice before, and Isaac has competed multiple times in the barista championship. This is his first year in the Brewers Cup.

Both Isaac and Devin will undertake the Compulsory Service component of their competition, before undertaking their Open Service segment on Saturday. Devi

We look forward to an exciting couple of days of competition ahead!