Costa Rica 2018

Cup of Excellence: 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.

National Winners: The National Winner lots are coffees scoring 84-85.99 points during the International Week by 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 lot is packed in GrainPro bags.

Rank Size Farm / CWS Farmer / Representative Region Score Variety Processing
1a  8 Don Cayito Luis Ricardo Calderon Madrigal Dota, El Jardin 91.29 Gesha Honey
1b Don Cayito Luis Ricardo Calderon Madrigal Dota, El Jardin 91.29 Gesha Honey
2a Don Antonio Grupo Los Grandes De Copey S.A. Dota, Copey 91.15 Gesha Honey
2b  8 Don Antonio Grupo Los Grandes De Copey S.A. Dota, Copey 91.15 Gesha Honey
3a 6 La Union Maria Elena Camacho Morales Concepcion De San Rafael De Heredia 90.59 Villa Sarchi Natural
3b  6 La Union Maria Elena Camacho Morales Concepcion De San Rafael De Heredia 90.59 Villa Sarchi Natural
4a  8 La Minilla Sergio Salas Jimenez San Ramón, San Rafael 90.41 Villa Sanchí Y Caturra Natural Anaerobic
4b  7 La Minilla Sergio Salas Jimenez San Ramón, San Rafael 90.41 Villa Sanchí Y Caturra Natural Anaerobic
5a  8 Chispita Carlos Eduardo Barrantes Zuñiga Naranjo, Cirri, Lourdes 90.35 Kenia Washed
5b  8 Chispita Carlos Eduardo Barrantes Zuñiga Naranjo, Cirri, Lourdes 90.35 Kenia Washed
6a  8 Finca La Loma Luis Pablo Bonilla Solis Leon Cortes Llano Bonito 90.06 Gesha Honey
6b  8 Finca La Loma Luis Pablo Bonilla Solis Leon Cortes Llano Bonito 90.06 Gesha Honey
7 18 Don Dario Grupo Los Grandes De Copey S.A. Dota, Copey 89.47 Gesha Washed
8 21 El Diamante Carlos Luis Fernández Morera San Ramón, San Rafael 89.41 Caturra Y Catuaí Anaerobic
9 16 Finca La Pastora Maria Cecilia Solís Moreno Tarrazu San Marcos 89.35 Villalobos Catuai Honey
10 17 Santa Teresa Roger Ureña Hidalgo Santa María De Dota 89 Gesha Washed
11 15 Flor De Cafe Carlos Eduardo Barrantes Zuñiga Naranjo, Cirri, Lourdes 88.85 Kenia Honey
12 16 Finca El Cedral Hector Bonilla Cruz Tarrazu San Marcos 88.71 Gesha Honey
13 11 Finca Las Cruces Juan Ramon Alvarado Rodriguez Heredia, San Isidro San Francisco 88.65 Kenia Honey
14 23 Leoncio Manuel Antonio Barrantes Zuñiga Naranjo, Cirri, Lourdes 88.59 San Roque Washed
15 16 Divino Niño Mauricio Vindas Vargas San Pablo De León Cortés 88.59 Caturra,Catuai Natural
16 16 Finca La Torre Arnaldo Brrantes Zuñiga Naranjo, Cirri, Lourdes 88.59 Tipica Lourdes Natural
17 16 Trinidad Luis Alberto Monge Ureña La Trinidad, San Isidro, León Cortes 88.53 Catuai Honey
18 16 El Centro Teneria Pirro Antonio Gomez Ltda Heredia, San Rafael, Getsemani 88.38 Gesha Natural
19 18 Las Nubes Roger Ureña Hidalgo Santa María De Dota 88.35 Typica Mejorado Honey
20 16 Finca Altamira Hernàndez Y Gàlvez S.A. Barva, San Pablo Buena Vista 88.35 Obatà Caturra Natural
21 16 La Laguna Jorge Mario Araya Mora Cantón Tarrazú, Distrito San Marcos. 88.29 Catuaí Rojo. Honey
22 16 Finca Bellavista Josue Bonilla Solis Leon Cortes Llano Bonito 88.21 Catuai Honey
23 16 Sin Límites Maribel Barrantes Zúñiga Lourdes De Cirri De Naranjo 88.18 Kenia Cl28 Honey
24 16 El Beneficio Juan Ramon Alvarado Rodriguez Heredia, San Isidro San Francisco 88.15 Gesha Natural
25 16 Finca El Llano Hector Bonilla Cruz Leon Cortes Llano Bonito 87.94 Bourbon Mejorado Honey
26 16 Cuadro El Rio Teneria Pirro Antonio Gomez Ltda Heredia, San Rafael, Getsemani 87.91 Gesha Natural
27 16 Doña Clemencia Beneficio Brumas Del Zurqui S.A Heredia, San Isidro San Francisco 87.88 Gesha Natural
28 16 El Alto Luis Enrique Navarro Porras La Bandera De Dota 87.82 Caturra Washed
29 23 Dragon Luis Alberto Monge Ureña Aserri, La Legua, Parritilla 87.82 Catuai Washed
30 17 Juanachute Punta Luis Anastasio Castro Vargas León Cortes, San Pablo 87.59 Caturra-Catuai-Typica Honey
31 16 Finca Las Nubes Luis Pablo Bonilla Solis Leon Cortes Llano Bonito 87.5 Bourbon Mejorado Honey
32 16 Sol Naciente Luis Arturo Bonilla Chacón Santa María De Dota 87.38 Catuai Washed
33 12 Lorena Manuel Antonio Barrantes Zuñiga Naranjo, Cirri, Lordes 87.26 Tipica Toño Honey
34 16 Finca Los Tucanes Maria Auxiliadora Bonilla Solis Leon Cortes Llano Bonito 87 Gesha Honey
35 16 San Cristobal Eduardo Navarro Jimenez Desamparados, Distrito San Cristobal 86.56 Caturra Catuaí Natural
36  12 Volcan Azul Finca Fcj Volcán Azul S.A Grecia, San Roque 86.21 Gesha Honey
Rank Size Farm / CWS Farmer / Representative Region Score Lot # Lot Size High Bid Total Value High Bidder(s)
37  14 VYG SAN JUANILLO VYG SAN JUANILLO Valle Occidental 85.74 37  2,017.23 $5.60/lb $11,296.49 Cafe DAZAC, Coffee Sallim Factory, Juk-dong Cafe D, Crema Costa, Beanstore, Eungubiro Roasters
38  8 Pie-san Luis Alberto Monge Ureña Tarrazu 85.65 38  1,062.63 $6.15/lb $6,535.17 Wataru for Cafetenango
39  11 La Torre Francisco Javier Arrieta Brenes Valle Occidental 85.53 39  1,525.60 $4.30/lb $6,560.08 Cafe DAZAC, Coffee Sallim Factory, Juk-dong Cafe D, Crema Costa, Beanstore, Eungubiro Roasters
40  15 Fidel Marlene Brenes Morera Valle Occidental 85.47 40 2,127.46 $4.50/lb $9,573.57 Cafe DAZAC, Coffee Sallim Factory, Juk-dong Cafe D, Crema Costa, Beanstore, Eungubiro Roasters
41  8 El Higuerón Marlen Barrantes Zuñiga Valle Occidental 85.32 41  1,071.45 $6.00/lb $6,428.70 Cafe DAZAC, Coffee Sallim Factory, Juk-dong Cafe D, Crema Costa, Beanstore, Eungubiro Roasters
Name Company
Esdras Vega González ICAFE
Leonel Seo J&B Café International
José Pablo Juárez Solís Juárez Coffee
Yader Espinoza FJ Orlich & Hnos Ltda.
Mario Salas Independent
David Rivera Santa Laura Exportadora de Café
Ruddy Azofeifa Vindas FJ Orlich & Hnos Ltda.
Andrés Navarro Castro Independent
Alexis Calvo Valverde Independent
Name Country Company
Head Judge
Silvio Leite Brazil COE
Asia
Takahiro Inoue Japan Wataru & Co., Ltd.
Minhyun Kim Korea, Republic of Terarosa (Haksan Co.Ltd)
Vincent Wang Taiwan Black Gold Coffee Co., Ltd.
(Jeff) Dong Wan Kim Korea, Republic of Coffee Me Up (Korea)
Tianbo Li China Beijing LeCozy Coffee Technology Co, Ltd.
Jin Guo China Gee Coffee Roasters
Ryan Noh Korea, Republic of Ryans Coffee Roasters
Yosuke Nagata Japan TIMESCLUB
Yoshiyuki Andoh Japan Kyokuto Fadie Corporation
Hisashi Yamamoto Japan Hisashi Yamamoto Coffee INC. (Unir)
Europe
Soren Sylvest Denmark Estate Coffee Copenhagen Roaster
Björn Aarts Netherlands Dutch Barista Coffee Company
North America
Oscar Martin United States of America Condaxis Coffee and Tea
Janet Rock United States of America Dunkin Donuts
Oceania
Jason Kew Australia Sydney Coffee Business Pty Ltd
John Ronchi Australia Campos Coffee
Observers
Peter Radosevich United States of America Royal Coffee
Jong Hyun Lee Korea, Republic of 331 Roasters
Suchaw Thavornwongs Thailand Cutting Edge
Bill Tartaris Greece Taresso Artisan Coffee Roasters
Tasos Kodellas Greece Taresso Artisan Coffee Roasters
LOT # WINNING FARM / CWS LOT SIZE HIGH BID TOTAL VALUE HIGH BIDDER(S)
1a Don Cayito – Luis Ricardo Calderon Madrigal 8 $300.09/lb $158,780.62 Maruyama Coffee, Sarutahiko Coffee, Yamada Coffee
1b Don Cayito – Luis Ricardo Calderon Madrigal 8 $111.21/lb $58,842.32 MUSEO Co.,Ltd, Peaberry Limited for Pacamara Coffee Roasters
2a Don Antonio – Grupo Los Grandes De Copey S.A. 8 $59.58/lb $31,524.37 Hisashi Yamamoto Coffee(Unir), Time’s Club
2b Don Antonio – Grupo Los Grandes De Copey S.A. 8 $59.90/lb $31,693.69 Sydney Coffee Business Pty Ltd, June’s Garden Coffee Beijing China, GEE Coffee Shenzhen China
3a La Union – Maria Elena Camacho Morales 6 $30.10/lb $11,944.58 CAFFE PASCUCCI
3b La Union – Maria Elena Camacho Morales 6 $30.10/lb $10,949.18 Coffee Libre
4a La Minilla – Sergio Salas Jimenez 8 $70.20/lb $34,822.01 Time’s Club, Coffee Libre, Proud Mary
4b La Minilla – Sergio Salas Jimenez 7 $70.29/lb $32,542.16 Brew92 Cafe & Roastery
5a Chispita – Carlos Eduardo Barrantes Zuñiga 8 $20.20/lb $10,688.02 MUSEO Co.,Ltd
5b Chispita – Carlos Eduardo Barrantes Zuñiga 8 $22.10/lb $11,693.33 Caffeine Lab
6a Finca La Loma – Luis Pablo Bonilla Solis 8 $26.70/lb $14,127.24 Sydney Coffee Business Pty Ltd, GEE Coffee Shenzhen China, Dutch Barista
6b Finca La Loma – Luis Pablo Bonilla Solis 8 $26.80/lb $14,180.15 Terarosa (Haksan Co.Ltd)
7 Don Dario – Grupo Los Grandes De Copey S.A. 18 $28.42/lb $33,834.01 Haru International Corporation
8 El Diamante – Carlos Luis Fernández Morera 21 $18.20/lb $25,278.16 Fisher Coffee / Taster’s Coffee / The Fish Tank Cafe / Joker Coffee / SQUARE OF EIGHT / Latorre & Dutch Coffee
9 Finca La Pastora – Maria Cecilia Solís Moreno 16 $10.11/lb $10,698.60 M.I. COFFEE CORPORATION
10 Santa Teresa – Roger Ureña Hidalgo 17 $13.20/lb $14,841.55 THE DRIP CO., LTD.
11 Flor De Cafe – Carlos Eduardo Barrantes Zuñiga 15 $20.20/lb $19,372.00 Terarosa (Haksan Co.Ltd)
12 Finca El Cedral – Hector Bonilla Cruz 16 $12.00/lb $12,698.64 Ryans Coffee Roasters
13 Finca Las Cruces – Juan Ramon Alvarado Rodriguez 11 $11.00/lb $8,002.83 THE DRIP CO., LTD. with GAE ROCK
14 Leoncio – Manuel Antonio Barrantes Zuñiga 23 $9.70/lb $14,755.54 Linking Coffee Co., Ltd.
15 Divino Niño – Mauricio Vindas Vargas 16 $15.10/lb $15,979.12 Brew92 Cafe & Roastery
16 Finca La Torre – Arnaldo Barrantes Zuñiga 16 $16.00/lb $16,931.52 Caffeine Lab
17 Trinidad – Luis Alberto Monge Ureña 16 $8.90/lb $9,418.16 GSC International Co., Ltd.
18 El Centro – Teneria Pirro Antonio Gomez Ltda 16 $17.90/lb $18,942.14 Cuppers Cooperative,
AG COFFEE,
Woojongho Coffee,
Santorini Coffee,
Sweet Step Coffee,
Sewoong GC,
CAFE Q
19 Las Nubes – Roger Ureña Hidalgo 18 $13.00/lb $15,046.59 Linking Coffee Co., Ltd.
20 Finca Altamira – Hernàndez y Gàlvez S.A. 16 $10.50/lb $11,111.31 Campos Coffee
21 La Laguna – Jorge Mario Araya Mora 16 $8.50/lb $8,994.87 GSC International Co., Ltd.
22 Finca Bellavista – Josue Bonilla Solis 16 $8.00/lb $8,465.76 Wataru & Co., Ltd
23 Sin Límites – Maribel Barrantes Zúñiga 16 $9.01/lb $9,534.56 Wataru & Co., Ltd
24 El Beneficio – Juan Ramon Alvarado Rodriguez 16 $13.10/lb $13,862.68 M.I. COFFEE CORPORATION
25 Finca-El-Llano – Hector Bonilla Cruz 16 $8.10/lb $8,571.58 Wataru & Co., Ltd
26 Cuadro El Rio – Teneria Pirro Antonio Gomez Ltda 16 $22.00/lb $23,280.84 Caffeine Lab
27 Doña Clemencia – Beneficio Brumas Del Zurqui S.A 16 $11.30/lb $11,957.89 Fisher Coffee / Joker Coffee / Latorre & Dutch Coffee
28 El Alto – Luis Enrique Navarro Porras 16 $11.20/lb $11,852.06 Kyokuto Fadie Corporation
29 Dragon – Luis Alberto Monge Ureña 23 $9.61/lb $14,618.64 Coffee Libre
30 Juanachute Punta – Luis Anastasio Castro Vargas 17 $7.90/lb $8,621.19 Honu Kato Coffee Inc.
31 Finca Las Nubes – Luis Pablo Bonilla Solis 16 $8.00/lb $8,465.76 Wataru & Co., Ltd
32 Sol Naciente – Luis Arturo Bonilla Chacón 16 $8.00/lb $8,465.76 Kyokuto Fadie Corporation
33 Lorena – Manuel Antonio Barrantes Zuñiga 12 $9.20/lb $6,997.43 Caffeine Lab
34 Finca Los Tucanes – Maria Auxiliadora Bonilla Solis 16 $10.50/lb $11,111.31 ying fung international co., ltd.
35 San Cristobal – Eduardo Navarro Jimenez 16 $13.40/lb $14,180.15 Brew92 Cafe & Roastery
36 Volcan Azul – Finca FCJ Volcán Azul S.A 12 $16.10/lb $12,245.50 Coffee Me Up (Korea), 331Roasters, cafe.dorandoran, Note coffee Roasters
Stats: 582.00 $21.69/lb $829,923.82
Lot # Winning Farm / CWS Total Value Auction Commission
1a Don Cayito – Luis Ricardo Calderon Madrigal $158,780.62 $39,271.87
1b Don Cayito – Luis Ricardo Calderon Madrigal $58,842.32 $14,287.29
2a Don Antonio – Grupo Los Grandes De Copey S.A. $31,524.37 $7,457.81
2b Don Antonio – Grupo Los Grandes De Copey S.A. $31,693.69 $7,500.13
3a La Union – Maria Elena Camacho Morales $11,944.58 $2,668.68
3b La Union – Maria Elena Camacho Morales $10,949.18 $2,446.29
4a La Minilla – Sergio Salas Jimenez $34,822.01 $8,308.67
4b La Minilla – Sergio Salas Jimenez $32,542.16 $7,765.16
5a Chispita – Carlos Eduardo Barrantes Zuñiga $10,688.02 $2,248.72
5b Chispita – Carlos Eduardo Barrantes Zuñiga $11,693.33 $2,500.04
6a Finca La Loma – Luis Pablo Bonilla Solis $14,127.24 $3,108.52
6b Finca La Loma – Luis Pablo Bonilla Solis $14,180.15 $3,121.75
7 Don Dario – Grupo Los Grandes De Copey S.A. $33,834.01 $7,506.10
8 El Diamante – Carlos Luis Fernández Morera $25,278.16 $5,208.41
9 Finca La Pastora – Maria Cecilia Solís Moreno $10,698.60 $1,828.08
10 Santa Teresa – Roger Ureña Hidalgo $14,841.55 $2,810.90
11 Flor De Cafe – Carlos Eduardo Barrantes Zuñiga $19,372.00 $4,075.79
12 Finca El Cedral – Hector Bonilla Cruz $12,698.64 $2,328.08
13 Finca Las Cruces – Juan Ramon Alvarado Rodriguez $8,002.83 $1,418.68
14 Leoncio – Manuel Antonio Barrantes Zuñiga $14,755.54 $2,494.75
15 Divino Niño – Mauricio Vindas Vargas $15,979.12 $3,148.20
16 Finca La Torre – Arnaldo Barrantes Zuñiga $16,931.52 $3,386.30
17 Trinidad – Luis Alberto Monge Ureña $9,418.16 $1,566.17
18 El Centro – Teneria Pirro Antonio Gomez Ltda $18,942.14 $3,888.96
19 Las Nubes – Roger Ureña Hidalgo $15,046.59 $2,835.70
20 Finca Altamira – Hernàndez y Gàlvez S.A. $11,111.31 $1,931.25
21 La Laguna – Jorge Mario Araya Mora $8,994.87 $1,481.51
22 Finca Bellavista – Josue Bonilla Solis $8,465.76 $1,375.69
23 Sin Límites – Maribel Barrantes Zúñiga $9,534.56 $1,589.45
24 El Beneficio – Juan Ramon Alvarado Rodriguez $13,862.68 $2,619.09
25 Finca-El-Llano – Hector Bonilla Cruz $8,571.58 $1,396.85
26 Cuadro El Rio – Teneria Pirro Antonio Gomez Ltda $23,280.84 $4,973.63
27 Doña Clemencia – Beneficio Brumas Del Zurqui S.A $11,957.89 $2,142.90
28 El Alto – Luis Enrique Navarro Porras $11,852.06 $2,116.44
29 Dragon – Luis Alberto Monge Ureña $14,618.64 $2,467.37
30 Juanachute Punta – Luis Anastasio Castro Vargas $8,621.19 $1,396.85
31 Finca Las Nubes – Luis Pablo Bonilla Solis $8,465.76 $1,375.69
32 Sol Naciente – Luis Arturo Bonilla Chacón $8,465.76 $1,375.69
33 Lorena – Manuel Antonio Barrantes Zuñiga $6,997.43 $1,171.31
34 Finca Los Tucanes – Maria Auxiliadora Bonilla Solis $11,111.31 $1,931.25
35 San Cristobal – Eduardo Navarro Jimenez $14,180.15 $2,698.46
36 Volcan Azul – Finca FCJ Volcán Azul S.A $12,245.50 $2,452.90
Stats: $829,923.82
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