Costa Rica 2008

The winning lots are coffees scoring 84 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.

Rank
Size
Farm / CWS
Farmer / Representative
Region
Score
1
15
Maria Mayela Quesada Rodriguez
Lourdes, Cirrí, Naranjo
90.17
2
15
Maribel Barrantes Zuñiga, Katia Barrantes
Naranjo, Alajuela
90.00
3
16
Luís Paulo Bonilla Solis
Llano Bonito, León Cortez, San José
89.39
4
15
José Cardenas
Naranjo, Alajuela
89.31
5
15
Emilce Abarca Morales
Cedral, Aserrí
89.28
6
50
Rodrigo Vargas
San Isidro, Alajuela
88.75
7
15
Alexis Padilla Cruz
Ceiba Este, Acosta
88.56
8
20
Roger Calderòn Fallas
Palmichal, Acosta
88.08
9
15
Luís Alberto Monge, Oscar Adolfo Monge
Parritilla, La Legua de Aserrí, San José
87.86
10
29
Alexis Madrigal Monge, Miguel Ureña Fallas, María Ureña Zuñiga
Santa María de Dota, San José
87.81
11
15
José Manuel Mora Gamboa
San Isidro, San Ramón, Alajuela
86.67
12
42
Alvaro Rojas Solis, Olman Aguilera Chavez
Barranca, Zarcero, Alajuela
86.64
13
15
Rose Marie Falla Duran
Cedral, Aserri
86.64
14
15
Manuel Barrantes Zuñiga
Lourdes, Naranjo, Alajuela
86.58
15
15
Francisca Cubillo Salas
Sabanilla de Alajuela, Valle Central
86.56
16
15
Ricardo Perez Barrantes, Hnos Rodriguez Villalobos
Llano Bonito, Naranjo and Zarcero, Alajuela
86.17
17
15
Arnoldo Barrantes Zuñiga, Leonor Barrantes Zuñiga
Lourdes, Naranjo, Alajuela
86.14
18
15
Maria Elena Barrantes, Marlen Barrantes Zuñiga, Ania María Barrantes Zuñiga
Lourdes, Naranjo, Alajuela
85.94
19
15
SALACA S.A.
La Trocha, Barranca, Naranjo, Alajuela
85.83
20
15
Haciendo Rio Jorco
Cedral, Aserrí, San José
85.67
21
30
Luís Eduardo Campos, Victor Montero Mora
San Rafael, Alajuela
85.39
22
15
Hector Bonilla Cruz
El Rodeo, Tarrazú, San José
85.19
23
15
Marcela Núñez Rojas, Alessia Mena Castro
Quebradas, Palmares, Alajuela
85.14
24
15
Rodolfo Rivera Rodriguez
Santa Cruz, León Cortez
85.08
25
37
Ismael Navarro, Carlos Fernandez Morera
San Rafael, San Ramón, Alajuela
84.86
26
25
Coopedora R.L., Evarista Madrigal Ureña, Alberto Chacon Agüero
Santa María de Dota, San José
84.78
27
20
Cristian Vargas Salazar
Santa Rosa, León Cortez
84.72
28
15
Maria Elena Camacho
Concepción, San Rafael, Heredia
84.61
29
40
Guido Gamboa
Frailes, Alajuela
84.56
30
20
Giovanni Rodríguez Fallas, Marco Hernandez Fallas, Efrain Zamora Navarro
Santa María de Dota, San José
84.53
Name Country Company
Head Judge
Paul Songer USA ACE
Asia
Sunalini Menon India Coffee Lab
Eiji Inoue Japan Wataru & Co. Ltd.
Keishin Haneda Japan Haneda Coffee
Tatsuya Inoue Japan Voila Coffee
Yoshihito Nagai Japan Marubeni Corp
Yuko Itoi Japan Times Club, C-COOP
Europe
Morten Aarnaes Norway Kaffebrenneriet AS
Anne Lunell Sweden Koppi
AJ Kinnell UK Monmouth Coffee
North America
Duane Sorenson USA Stumptown Coffee
Katie Garvey USA Hubbard & Cravens
Lori Billups USA Zoka Coffee Roaster
Marie Franklin USA Portland Roasting
Vincent Iatesta USA Caffé Pronto Coffee Roastery
Linda Smithers USA Daterra Coffee
Becky McKinnon Canada Timothy’s Coffee
Central America
Christian Schaps Guatemala Mercanta The Coffee Hunters
Observers
Marc Schonland USA ACE
David Browning USA Technoserve
Lot # Winning Farm / CWS Lot Size High Bid Total Value High Bidder(s)
1 Importadora Latinamericana 15 $15.10/lb $34,454.94 Wataru for C&C
2 Sin Limites 15 $15.10/lb $34,454.94 Mercanta The Coffee Hunters for Monmouth Coffee Company UK, Cafes El Magnifico Spain, and Cafes Meo France
3 La Loma 16 $12.10/lb $29,450.23 Mercanta The Coffee Hunters for Fortnum and Mason UK and Den Gyldne Bonne Norway
4 Ojo de Agua 15 $10.15/lb $23,160.11 Maruyama Coffee for Mikatajuku group, Haneda Coffee, Voila Coffee, Orsir Coffee
5 Valverde Abarca 15 $6.30/lb $14,375.24 TIME’S CLUB for C-COOP
6 La Luisa 50 $4.20/lb $31,944.98 Kaffebrenneriet as
7 Bella Vista 15 $5.25/lb $11,979.37 TOA COFFEE Co.,Ltd.
8 La Montaña 20 $5.30/lb $16,124.61 Kyokuto Fadie Corporation
9 Parritilla 15 $5.40/lb $12,321.64 SUPREMO Kaffeeroesterei in Unterhaching
10 Las Nubes 29 $4.35/lb $19,189.81 Kaffebrenneriet as
11 Finca San Isidro 15 $4.65/lb $10,610.30 Nippon Coffee Trading for Doi Coffee
12 Amapola 42 $3.66/lb $23,383.73 Kaffebrenneriet as
13 El Alto 15 $4.65/lb $10,610.30 Coffee Bean International, Inc.
14 Lourdes 15 $4.20/lb $9,583.49 Wataru & Co., Ltd.
15 Mirella 15 $5.05/lb $11,523.01 SUPREMO Kaffeeroesterei in Unterhaching
16 Santa Lucia 15 $5.35/lb $12,207.55 Sweet Maria’s Coffee
17 La Planada 15 $4.06/lb $9,264.04 Gabee Yang Co., Ltd
18 El Higueron 15 $4.00/lb $9,127.14 Wataru & Co., Ltd.
19 El Portillo 15 $4.05/lb $9,241.23 Mercanta The Coffee Hunters for Has Bean UK, Square Mile Coffee Roasters UK, Eenhoorn Netherlands, Golden Coffee Box Netherlands, Sviezia Kava Lithuania, Two Day Coffee Roasters UK, Kaffeespezialitaet Austria
20 Los Lobos 15 $4.00/lb $9,127.14 Wataru & Co., Ltd.
21 El Socorro 30 $4.11/lb $18,756.27 Nippon Coffee Trading for Doi Coffee
22 El Beneficio 15 $5.00/lb $11,408.92 Kyokuto Fadie Corporation
23 Finca Santa Lucia 15 $4.05/lb $9,241.23 MOKKA SPECIALITY COFFEE
24 La Peña 15 $4.15/lb $9,469.41 Wataru & Co., Ltd.
25 Frailes Arriba 37 $3.05/lb $17,166.62 KATOCOFFEE Inc.
26 Vara Blanca 25 $5.75/lb $21,867.10 Andronicas world of coffee at Harrods
27 Santa Rosa Arriba 20 $3.00/lb $9,127.14 GBT & Jubean
28 La Unión 15 $5.10/lb $11,637.10 Wataru for Art Coffee
29 Sociedad Gamboa 40 $2.75/lb $16,733.09 KATOCOFFEE Inc.
30 San Marcos 20 $2.95/lb $8,975.02 SUPREMO Kaffeeroesterei in Unterhaching
Stats: 614 -/lb $476,515.70
Lot # Winning Farm / CWS Total Value Auction Commission
1 Importadora Latinamericana $34,454.94
2 Sin Limites $34,454.94
3 La Loma $29,450.23
4 Ojo de Agua $23,160.11
5 Valverde Abarca $14,375.24
6 La Luisa $31,944.98
7 Bella Vista $11,979.37
8 La Montaña $16,124.61
9 Parritilla $12,321.64
10 Las Nubes $19,189.81
11 Finca San Isidro $10,610.30
12 Amapola $23,383.73
13 El Alto $10,610.30
14 Lourdes $9,583.49
15 Mirella $11,523.01
16 Santa Lucia $12,207.55
17 La Planada $9,264.04
18 El Higueron $9,127.14
19 El Portillo $9,241.23
20 Los Lobos $9,127.14
21 El Socorro $18,756.27
22 El Beneficio $11,408.92
23 Finca Santa Lucia $9,241.23
24 La Peña $9,469.41
25 Frailes Arriba $17,166.62
26 Vara Blanca $21,867.10
27 Santa Rosa Arriba $9,127.14
28 La Unión $11,637.10
29 Sociedad Gamboa $16,733.09
30 San Marcos $8,975.02
Stats: $476,515.70 $
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