Taza Dorada, Ecuador

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Auction Date

24th November 2020 @ 22:00pm (London)

Auction Times in your Region


  • 14:00 PM: Los Angeles
  • 17:00 PM : New York
  • 17:00 PM : Quito
  • 19:00 PM : Sao Paulo
  • 22:00 PM : London
  • 01:00 AM: Riyadh
  • 05:00 AM : Jakarta
  • 06:00 AM : Shanghai
  • 07:00 AM : Tokyo
  • 09:00 AM : Sydney

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The Selection Process

wgiWe started with 114 entries in to the competion from the producers. Upon cupping by the National Jury the list was reduced down to 40 coffees which then qualified for the International Jury. All coffees in the International Round scored 86+.

The 10 judges for the international round are as follows:

  • Shinji Sekine – Wataru (Japan)
  • Jooyeon Jeon – Momos Coffee & World Barista Champion (South Korea)
  • Simon Jaramillo – The Reformatory Coffee Lab (Australia)
  • Zack Cho – Pick Coffee (Taiwan)
  • Jones Huang – Linking Coffee (Taiwan)
  • Kurtis Kearby – Maku Coffee (USA)
  • Ted Stachura – Equator Coffee (USA)
  • James Bailey – Workshop Coffee Roasters (UK)
  • Raphael Braune – Supremo Kaffee (Germany)
  • Wayner Jimenez – Exclusive Coffee (Costa Rica)
  • Sherri Johns – Araku Coffee (USA)
  • Taroh Suzuki – Saza Coffee (Japan)
  • Sung Huang - Caravela Coffee (Taiwan)

The results from this international cupping round will mean we the best 20 coffees which will be taken through to the auction.

About Taza Dorada 2020

Since 2007 Taza Dorada has promoted the production of speciality coffee and their exibition around the world.

It offers coffee producers the opportunity to reach the most demanding markets and expose their different varieties and processes, guaranteeing traceability from the farm to the end consumer.

Taza Dorada 2020 will be running, for the first time an online auction. The qualifying round will be carried out in the city of Manta, in ANECAFE ́s cupping lab with all the care and protocols of biosecurity.

The key dates for the competition and auction:

  • Stage 1: National Judging Round (16th-18th September)
  • Stage 2: International Juging Round (7th-14th October)
  • Stage 3: Live virtual of results and awards ceremony (16th October)
  • Stage 4: Shipping of sample kits to International Buyers (2nd-13th November)
  • Stage 5: Online Auction Day, Taza Dorada 2020 (26th November)