The Australian International Coffee Awards (AICA) is the Asia Pacific’s premier coffee roasting competition
The AICA celebrates and promotes coffee roasting excellence in Australia, New Zealand, the Asia Pacific region and around the world and is a partner event of the 2014 Melbourne International Coffee Expo.
This year's categories included Espresso, Milk Based Coffee and Filter, including Pour Over and Syphon Coffee.
Congratulations to the 2014 AICA Winners
The Australian International Coffee Awards (AICA) would like to congratulate the five trophy winners that were announced at the 2014 AICA Awards Presentation and Cocktail Party held at the Melbourne International Coffee Expo.
Roasters from Australia and New Zealand have taken home the top accolades at the 2014 Australian International Coffee Awards (AICA) conducted by the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria (RASV).
Aroma Coffee Roastery from New South Wales have won Champion Australian Roaster and Toasted Espresso from Auckland, New Zealand, were awarded Champion International Roaster.
This year the AICA received a record-breaking 800 entries and 170 medals were awarded – 12 gold, 43 silver and 115 bronze – to entrants from Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan.
Victoria took home six of the 12 gold medals awarded, including the trophy for Champion Milk-Based Coffee awarded to Reverence Coffee Roasters.
Trophies for Champion Espresso and Champion Filter were awarded to New South Wales brewers Danes Gourmet Coffee and Aroma Coffee Roastery respectively, with New South Wales claiming four gold medals overall.
Ristretto Coffee Roasters from Western Australia claimed a gold medal in the filter coffee category and Rush Coffee Limited claimed an international gold medal for New Zealand.
The AICA is the Asia Pacific’s premier coffee roasting competition which celebrates and promotes coffee roasting excellence in Australia, New Zealand, the Asia Pacific region and around the world.
Entries for the 2015 Australian International Coffee Awards will open in December 2014.
Champion Australian Roaster and Champion Filter Coffee – Aroma Coffee Roastery, Gavin Gam
Champion International Roaster – Toasted Espresso, Charles Williams
Champion Milk Based Coffee – Reverence Coffee Roasters, Anneliese & Andreas Martinu