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Andre’s next adventure

For the past few years, 2017 Swiss Barista Champion Andre Eiermann has barely kept his feet on the ground. In his role as a brand ambassador for the Simonelli Group, the Swiss national has travelled from Europe to the United States, Asia, and, for the first time in February 2019, Australia.

Andre tells BeanScene that the trip confirmed rumours he had heard of Australia’s reputation for quality.

“The way a normal coffee shop in Australia operates is very close to how

I would work on stage for the World Barista Championship (WBC). It’s on such a high level compared to other countries, which you can really see in how they texture milk. A regular café in Melbourne textures milk much better than maybe 99 per cent of the coffee shops

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