Perú 2017

There has been so much excitement about bringing Cup of Excellence to Peru and discovering unknown coffee farmers that ACE is pleased to announce a full Cup of Excellence program for Peru is being planned. This new 2017 program will include the open online auction. All of our members now have the opportunity to register for samples, cup the winners and buy Peru's COE winning coffees online. In addition- due to their ongoing support all 2017 ACE benefactor members registered as of June 13th. will be sent the Peru winning coffees samples free of charge. Our community members can simply order samples from the membership page. ACE and Central Café y Cacao-in partnership with the Government of Perú’s Ministerio de Agricultura, Junta Nacional del Café, Camara Peruana del Café y Cacao and Plataforma Nacional del Café y Promperu announce the Cup of Excellence will be held in Lima. - - The winning lots are coffees scoring 86 points and above in each cupping by both the National Jury and the Cup of Excellence International Jury. These coffees have each been cupped a minimum of five different times during the cupping process. The lot size indicates the number of 30kg boxes. Each box contains two 15kg vacuum packed bags.

Peru International Jury

Name Country Company
Shinji Sekine Japan Wataru
Kentaro Maruyama Japan Maruyama Coffee
Naomi Nakamura Japan UCC
Yuko Itoi Japan Time's Club
Min Seon Kim (Sunny) Korea Terarosa
Lee Hyunki Korea Momos
Joe Hsu Taiwan Osir Coffee
Stephen Comford United Kingdom Mercanta The Coffee Hunters
Sofie Nys Belgium 32Cup
Thomas Kliefoth Germany Elbgold
Thomas Eckel Germany Murnauer Kaffeeroesterei
North America
Piero Christiani USA Café Imports
Tim Taylor USA Ipsento Coffee
Lourdes Cordova
Rony Gomez Honduras Head Judge
Aleco Chigounis USA Red Fox Coffee Merchants
Geoff Watts USA Intelligentsia
South America
KC O'Keefe Perü Café Verde
Will Young Australia Campos Coffee
Wendy Dejong Australia Single Origin
Andy Lui
Tai Mor