Taf supported the Turkish Coffee Championships that took place 28-31 March 2013 in Istanbul. Yiannis Taloumis and Chris Loukakis – taf barista trainer – were judges at the Turkish Championships. Yiannis Taloumis was also responsible for the organization of the Cup Tasters Championship. Aysin Aydoglou, National Coordinator of SCAE Turkey was responsible for the excellent organization of the coffee championships.
Below are the names of the winners of the Turkish Championships that will represent their country at the World Coffee Championships.
-Barista Champion Serkan Ipekli
-Brewers Cup Asli Yaman
-Latte Art Ozkan Yetik
-Coffee in Good Spirits Serkan Ipekli
-Cuptasters Fatos Yigitel
-Roasting Challange Seckin Sinanoglu
-Cezve Ibrik Turgay Yildizli