Aotearoa Cup Tasters 2024

Come along and see 36 of the best tasters in NZ. Limited tickets are available to cup! Get in quick to secure your spot.

Date: Sunday 4 August 2024, from midday.

Location: The Sapphire Room, Ponsonby, Ponsonby Central, Auckland.

The winner of this championship will represent Aotearoa at the World Cup Taster’s Championship 2025, TBC date and venue.

The Aotearoa Cup Tasters Championship celebrates the art and precision of professional coffee cuppers, who showcase their speed, skill, and accuracy in distinguishing the taste profiles of specialty coffees. With each cup offering distinctive flavours and characteristics worldwide, cuppers rely on their refined senses of smell and taste, unwavering attention, and extensive experience to identify the odd cup among a set of three in each triangle.

Sponsorship for this event as of April 2024

  • Principal: John Burton Ltd
  • Roasting Machinery: Open
  • Grinder: Open
  • Cleaning Supplies: Confirmed three-year 2024/25/26 Cafetto
  • Equipment: AMC Roastery Supply
  • Ceramics/Porcelain: Confirmed three-year 2024/25/26 Acme Cup Co
  • Packaging: Open
  • Event partner: Open

Who’s up to cup?

Otavio Augusto Gallina de Abreu, Beverage Services, Auckland

David Po-Chun Huang, Society Coffee Roasters, Auckland