SA AeroPress Championship 2017 action

Thursday, 29 June, 2017
A large and excited crowd gathered at Espressolab on Sunday 2nd July 2017 for the Annual SA Aeropress Championships. In the end there could be only one, and it was Khan Chang from Uncle Bear Coffee Company who took the title and earned himself a place in the World Aeropress Champs to take place in Seoul in November.  

All Images by ©Lee Henriques unless otherwise credited.

 Watch the winners announcement video !
Video by ©CoffeeMag/Sevens

Finalists, Paolo Panicco vs Khan Chang battle it out for the top spot and a ticket to Seoul. 

Judges getting excited while making the call!

Winston Thomas, SA Barista Champ 2017,  one of the judges for this event, points to the winning vessel.

Left to Right: Runner up Paolo Panicco, Event Co-Ordinator Renato from Espressolab, Winner Khan Chang and 3rd placed Tim Porter.

Check out the participants and some action shots in the Gallery below.
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Rob Temlett  -  Independent
Khan Chang  - Uncle Bear Coffee Company
Paolo Panicco  - Independent
Michael MacDonald  - Origin
Stevo Kühn - -Royal Roastery
Jean-Pierre Blignaut - Royal Roastery
Fanie Botes - Industrial Coffee Works
Steve Evans -  Independent
Zakhele Sibanda - Origin
Timothy Porter -  Independent
Cleo Pokpas - Uncle Bear Coffee
Dayle Visser - Tribe Coffee
Sa'ad Lahri -  Independent
Chad Burton -  Independent
Lydia Oyier - Espresso Lab
Ofatsa Kamandani - Espresso Lab
Blessing Mbvirwi - Espresso Lab
Shewaan Khan - Independent

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