Interview with Andrés Hernández (Colombia)

Andrés Hernández is 25 years old and lives in Bogotá (the capital of Colombia). He works as a quality analyst and gives courses for baristas (the people who then prepare perfect coffees for us in a café). Together with his brother he has a company dedicated to the commercialization of coffee. They are also looking …

Interview with Ariane Vera from Aguascalientes (Mexico)

Ariane is a singer and songwriter living in Aguascalientes, Mexico. She has the connection to Latin America through her father who was born in Argentina – she herself is European and Latin American. I got to know her when she came to Berlin on a lecture tour through Germany. Over a coffee she told me …

Interview with José Joaquín Ordoñez (Colombia)

1. Where does your passion for coffee come from? Why do you work with coffee? I got connected to coffee through my family, we all produce coffee, we were born and grew up with coffee and have been growing this bean for generations. I work with coffee because our land and our climate favour coffee …

Interview with Heiber Andres Trujillo Samboni from Pitalito (Colombia)

Heiber Andres Trujillo Samboni, 29 years old, Colombian. Profession: Agronomic Egineer and PhD student in Agronomy Sciences in Ondokuz Mayis University in Turkey. Son of a family farmers dedicated to the production of coffee for all generations. I met him during a cupping event in his hometown Pitalito, when I was travelling with a group …