Costa Rica 2012

The winning lots are coffees scoring 85 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 34 Zamora Juan Ramón Alvarado Alvarado San Francisco, Heredia, Valle Central 93.47
2 35 Dragón Luis Alberto Monge Ureña / Oscar Alfonso Monge La Legua de Aserrí, Tarrazú 90.67
3 35 El Roble María Emilia Quirós Segura Cedral, Aserrí, Tarrazú 88.93
4 39 El Halcón Luis Enrique Navarro Granandos La Bandera, Dota, Tarrazú 88.67
5 35 Las Nubes Luis Ricardo Calderón Santa María de Dota, Tarrazú 88.43
6 35 La Cumbre de Dota Jorge Gutiérrez Jiménez Dota, Tarrazú 88.20
7 28 Tambor Beneficios Volcafe de Costa Rica S.A Tambor, Alajuela, Valle Central 87.97
8 34 Guadalupe Gillio Francesa Ferraro Zarcero, Valle Occidental 87.70
9 34 Leoncio Manuel Barrantes Zúñiga Lourdes, Valle Occidental 87.53
10 36 El Joaquin William Hidalgo Vindas Cedral, Aserrí, Tarrazú 87.27
11 35 La Cruz Bernal Rodríguez Badilla Santa María de Dota, Tarrazú 86.80
12 41 Chayote Bernabé Aguilera Gonzalez / Erasmo Aguilera Los Robles de Naranjo, Valle Occidental 86.77
13 35 Cerro la Cruz María Auxiliadora Bonilla Solís Canet de Tarrazú, Tarrazú 86.73
14 29 Los Pinos Miguel Molina Navarro El Alumbre, Valle Occidental 86.57
15 46 San Cristobal Danilo Salazar Llano Bonito, Zarcero, Valle Occidental 86.57
16 35 Las Nacientes Adriana Fallas Venegas Canet de Tarrazú, Tarrazú 86.47
17 69 La Esmeralda La Edda S.A San Juan Norte, Poás, Alajuela, Valle Central 86.30
18 46 Frailes Ismael Navarro Ceciliano La Violeta de Tarrazú, Tarrazú 86.17
19 36 Las Mercedes Alexander Delgado Oviedo San Luis, Grecia, Valle Occidental 86.10
20 35 El Ciprés Osvaldo Gonzalez López Barranco de Naranjo, Valle Occidental 86.10
21 115 Providencia Coopedota R.L Providencia de Dota, Tarrazú 86.03
22 50 SALACA Compañía SALACA Limitada Llano Bonito, Naranjo, Valle Occidental 85.93
23 39 Licho Juan Aguilera Gonzalez / Alexis Aguilera Gonzalez / Horacio Aguilera Gonzalez Los Robles de Naranjo, Valle Occidental 85.83
24 35 La Pira La Pira de Dota S.A Santa María de Dota, Tarrazú 85.77
25 44 Agrícola San Juanillo Carlos Haug Cañuela de Naranjo, Valle Occidental 85.70
26 35 Higuitos Franklin Hernández Padilla Frailes, Desamparados, Tarrazú 85.33
27 35 San Pedro José H Mata Bonilla San Pedro de Tarrazú, Tarrazú 85.13
Name Country Company
Head Judge
Silvio Leite Brazil ACE
Asia
Chikara Yokoi Japan yokoicoffee
Katsuhide Izaki Japan Honey coffee
Mie Nakahara Japan Maruyama Coffee
Yoshi Kato Japan Bontain
Yoshiyuki Tomikawa Japan St Berry
Yun Son Lee South Korea HAKSAN CO. LTD(TERAROSA)
Europe
Bernd Braune Germany Supremo
Tosca Schuitemaker Netherlands CoffeeXperts
Eystein Norheim Norway Kaffebrenneriet
North America
Anne Valdez USA Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen
Jeff Babcock USA Zoka Coffee
John Welsh USA Parisi Coffee
Ted Vautrinot USA Kean Coffee
National Cuppers
Stefan Wille Costa Rica Coricafe SA
Francisco Castro Tenorio Costa Rica La Fuente del Café
Francisco Castro Barquero Costa Rica Cafe de Altura de San Ramon Especial
Observers
Takahiro Inoue Japan Wataru & Co., Ltd.
Claudia Rebeca Lovo Nicaragua Beneficio Las Segovias
Jared Linzmeier USA Ladro
Katie Marell Blackman USA Parisi Artisan Coffee
Patrick MK Tam Hong Kong Knockbox coffee company
Stefan Richter Germany Berliner Kaffeerösterei
Sung-woo Li South Korea Rawbean Coffee Academy
Lot # Winning Farm / CWS Lot Size High Bid Total Value High Bidder(s)
1 Zamora 34 $45.00/lb $99,720.00 Maruyama Coffee, Yokoi Coffee, Bontain Coffee (Japan) and Orsir Coffee (Taiwan)
2 Dragón 35 $20.08/lb $45,822.56 Time’s Club for C-COOP, Honey Coffee (Japan) and Coffee Libre (South Korea)
3 El Roble 35 $11.98/lb $27,338.36 Café Imports, Kean Coffee, Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen
4 El Halcón 39 $12.10/lb $31,205.90 WATARU for Fresh Roaster Coffee Tonya Co., Ltd
5 Las Nubes 35 $10.20/lb $23,276.40 JuBean coffee
6 La Cumbre de Dota 35 $10.02/lb $22,865.64 Invalsa Coffee® (USA) with Moxxee Coffee (USA) Zoka Coffee (USA), Rojo’s Roastery (USA), Willoughby’s Coffee (USA) and Java Blend (Canada)
7 Tambor 28 $9.98/lb $18,482.96 Mocoway Specialty Coffee (China)
8 Guadalupe 34 $8.10/lb $17,949.60 Kyokuto Fadie Corporation
9 Leoncio 34 $9.80/lb $22,040.20 Richmond Investment Inc for Haru International Corp.(Taiwan), Specialty Coffee Inc,., Beon-Ku Jeon Roaster, JJ Coffee Company, Café Golden Cup-Olympic Park, Martys Coffee in Shin-Lim, AnYang Specialty Coffee Academy, King’s coffee, Hanjuha’s coffee
10 El Joaquin 36 $7.30/lb $17,140.40 World Coffee Co.,Ltd.
11 La Cruz 35 $6.60/lb $15,061.20 Café Imports, Johnny Java’s, Reality Roasters
12 Chayote 41 $6.60/lb $17,899.20 Trabocca for Svieza Kava, Dutch Barista Coffee, CoffeeXperts
13 Cerro la Cruz 35 $6.50/lb $14,833.00 Toa Coffee Co., Ltd
14 Los Pinos 29 $5.95/lb $11,412.10 Caffè Pascucci S.p.A
15 San Cristobal 46 $5.00/lb $15,210.00 Aroma Coffee Roastery Pty Ltd
16 Las Nacientes 35 $6.55/lb $14,947.10 M.I Coffee Corporation, Indie coffee roasting house
17 La Esmeralda 69 $5.30/lb $24,009.00 Kaffebrenneriet as
18 Frailes 46 $5.10/lb $15,514.20 Nippon Coffee Trading Co.,Ltd
19 Las Mercedes 36 $5.30/lb $12,444.40 Wataru & Co., Ltd.
20 El Ciprés 35 $5.90/lb $13,463.80 EL CAFE coffee roasters, Caffe Themselves, Told a story, Coffeesociety, The 3rd place, Beansfree, Seo Dongjin’s Coffee Lab
21 Providencia 115 $4.40/lb $33,466.40 honuKATOCOFFEE Inc.
22 SALACA 50 $5.10/lb $16,865.70 Tashiro Coffee Co.,Ltd
23 Licho 39 $5.90/lb $15,216.10 Wataru & Co., Ltd.
24 La Pira 35 $6.00/lb $13,692.00 Silo Coffee Store
25 Agrícola San Juanillo 44 $5.00/lb $14,550.00 Wataru & Co., Ltd.
26 Higuitos 35 $5.31/lb $12,117.42 Lebean Korea
27 San Pedro 35 $5.30/lb $12,094.60 Wataru & Co., Ltd.
Stats: 1105 $8.25/lb $598,638.24
Lot # Winning Farm / CWS Total Value Auction Commission
1 Zamora $99,720.00 $23,268.00
2 Dragón $45,822.56 $9,744.14
3 El Roble $27,338.36 $5,123.09
4 El Halcón $31,205.90 $5,867.23
5 Las Nubes $23,276.40 $4,107.60
6 La Cumbre de Dota $22,865.64 $4,004.91
7 Tambor $18,482.96 $3,233.59
8 Guadalupe $17,949.60 $3,035.92
9 Leoncio $22,040.20 $3,845.79
10 El Joaquin $17,140.40 $2,841.08
11 La Cruz $15,061.20 $2,441.74
12 Chayote $17,899.20 $2,901.84
13 Cerro la Cruz $14,833.00 $2,396.10
14 Los Pinos $11,412.10 $1,802.92
15 San Cristobal $15,210.00 $2,281.50
16 Las Nacientes $14,947.10 $2,418.92
17 La Esmeralda $24,009.00 $3,669.30
18 Frailes $15,514.20 $2,342.34
19 Las Mercedes $12,444.40 $1,901.88
20 El Ciprés $13,463.80 $2,122.26
21 Providencia $33,466.40 $5,019.96
22 SALACA $16,865.70 $2,546.39
23 Licho $15,216.10 $2,398.47
24 La Pira $13,692.00 $2,167.90
25 Agrícola San Juanillo $14,550.00 $2,182.50
26 Higuitos $12,117.42 $1,852.98
27 San Pedro $12,094.60 $1,848.42
Stats: $598,638.24 $107,366.77
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