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Join world barista champion Paul Bassett on a passionate, entertaining and informative journey through contemporary coffee and café culture. Understand how to buy, brew and store this popular drink, find out what to look for in a great café and witness the sublime skills of the best baristas in the world.
This series is a unique combination of practical coffee insights and an intimate insider’s look into the many facets that make up today’s coffee culture. Throughout the series, Paul explains how to create the perfect espresso, macchiato and shows how to make a wide range of signature drinks involving ingredients as diverse as a Violet Crumble bar to Curacao.
Personalities as diverse as trumpet player James Morrison and ex Wallaby David Campese share their unique views on contemporary coffee culture and there’s a behind-the-scenes look at the World Barista Championship in Trieste.
Also in this series, Paul and his friends create a coffee blend to complement the renowned Yalumba Octavius Shiraz and there’s also a visit one of the worlds best coffee plantations in the mountains just outside Nimbin.... Read more.