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Yennifer Bravo

Yenifer Bravo is a perfectionist. She’s a co-owner of Rituales, Compañía de cafe and has immersed herself in the world of coffee both here and in Belgium.

Cristian Raigosa

Meet your Barista – Cristian Raigosa Cristian Raigosa is one of the most passionate baristas we’ve met. His eyes light up when he talks to you about beans, washes, and methods. His cafe, Rituales, is always bustling with people coming in to check it out and frequently with fellow baristas from all over Colombia! He …

Yeraldin Lòpez - Barista in Medellín

Meet your Barista – Yeraldin López Yeraldin Lopez sometimes dances when she makes coffee. That would be because of her love for coffee, dance, as well as her super-fun and chatty personality. She has an in-depth knowledge and deep passion for, coffee which is evident when she explains and prepares it. Yeraldin started drinking and making …

Santago betancur

Meet your barista – Santiago Betancur Santiago, or how everyone that knows him calls him “Santi,” is the sweetest, most selfless person I know. While I know that doesn’t speak for his barista skills, I like to think that this is the source of his motivation for being an amazing coffee lover and conossieur. He …

Daniel Herrera

 Meet your barista – Daniel Herrera If you’ve frequented Velvet Café in the past year, you have definitely seen Daniel Herrera. He’s a life-long coffee drinker. When you meet him, he may seem serious, but give it two minutes and he’ll flash you a big toothy smile and become your friend. He said to us: …

Jonathan Garcia - Barista in Medellín

Meet your barista – Jonathan Garcia Jonathan Garcia or how his friends call him, Chamo, is a smiley barista that makes the very best lattes. (that may or may not be my biased opinion as a latte lover). You can find him at Urbania Cafe, though, making all the best drinks, served with a smile. …

Esteban Escobar - Barista in Medellín

Meet your barista – Esteban Escobar Esteban Escobar is a hilarious and spunky barista. His beard and smile set him apart and you could spot him in a crowd easily. We sat and spoke to him and felt as if we’d known him forever, bonding joke after joke after joke, the Paisa way. He started …

Carlos Andres Mora Hernandez - Barista in Medellín

Meet your Barista – Carlos Andrés Mora Hernández Carlos Andrés Mora Hernandez, or ‘Andrés’ for short, started making coffee in 2011. He is one of the most dedicated baristas we’ve spoken to. He is quiet and introverted but opened up with us to share his story as a barista and coffee lover. He grew up …