(WAC 2022)

Hellenic AeroPress Championship will take place for the 5th time in Greece.

Whether you are a professional barista, or an amateur with a love for good and quality coffee, we invite you to demonstrate your skills in making filter coffee. The number of participants in the competition is limited, so don't be late! Register in time for the special participation applications for the 5th Greek Aeropress Championship 2022, prepare your secret recipe and create a special filter coffee. The best balanced cup of filter coffee in terms of taste and aroma will be the winner of the competition!

Aero...Press your way to Vancouver


Monday, September 26, 2022, 11:00 – 20:00

The contestant's preparation time starts at 11:00 am on 9/26/2022

Athens Coffee Festival Technopolis, Gazi


The winner of the 2022 AeroPress Hellenic Championship is Marios Makaris and he won the qualification, air ticket and accommodation in Vancouver, Canada, to represent Greece at the AeroPress World Championship in December 2022.
Congratulations Marie!

Competition Coffees

The competitors will be given 7 days before the Hellenic Aeropress Championship the coffee with which they will compete in the qualifying phase.

In the quarter-finals, semi-finals and the final, coffee will be served on the day of the competition and at least 15' before each competitor goes on stage.

The qualifier coffees will be roasted by KUDU Coffee!


Athanasios Nikolis

Athanasios Nikolis

Head Roaster, Green coffee advisor and buyer, R&D Manager at KUDU Coffee Roasters

Educator, coach, and human resources manager.

He won 1st place in the Greek Barista Championship in 2013 and reached the semi-finals in the World Barista Championship in Melbourne the same year.
He already counts 3 National Championships as a coach in Brewers, Roasting and Ibrik competitions.

Orestis Sfyris

Orestis Sfyris

Head Roaster at Project Cafeistas

With more than 10 years of experience in the coffee industry, he has twice won first
place in the Pan-Hellenic Cup Tasters championship and has participated in two
world championships.
In 2021 in Milan, he managed to reach the semi-final and win the 8th place.

Alexandros Foukis

Alexandros Foukis

Roaster & Quality Manager at Handpickers Coffee Roaster

Lover of good coffee and travel!
In particular, he loves to travel to coffee producing countries and get in touch with the producers.
In 2013 he won 1st place in the Panhellenic Brewers Cup Championship.

Christos Loukakis

Christos Loukakis

QC Manager & AST trainer at Wisecup Coffee roasters

He states that coffee in all its stages, from cultivation to consumption,
is his job, his hobby, and his passion!
Latte Art World Champion in 2011 and Brewers Cup & Barista World Finalist in 2012 & 2014.

George Makropoulos

George Makropoulos

Coffee Expert at Nestle Professional Greece

With experience in the coffee industry that begins in 2002 and continues to this day.
Certified SCA Trainer since 2017 (AST-All Modules) with a main focus on coffee education, he also works in the field of quality control as well as product research and development.

Sotiris Kousis

Sotiris Kousis

R&D Coffee Expert at Coffee Island

He specializes in the supply of quality green coffee and in research and development.
He considers that the evolution of the industry is in the search of new flavors and the ways of development lead to that.

Judge at the Panhellenic Coffee Championships since 2017.

Official Rules

The rules are simple.

Judges will judge blindly, based solely on taste and the best AeroPress extraction method. Through the conduct of an open and transparent competition, it is sought to highlight and optimize the different techniques that the use of AeroPress offers us.


The participation fee is 45 euros per contestant.

Min 18 people - Max 72 people
5 contestants per company

First Round Triads - AeroPress 2022

After a live draw that took place on 20/09, we present to you the competing trios of the 1st round and the order in which they will compete.

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Code of Conduct

The World AeroPress Championship
exists to bring coffee-loving people together in an open, inclusive, and fun environment. By taking part, you agree to uphold this mission and adhere to our Code of Conduct:

We believe that everyone involved has a right to feel welcomed and valued in our community, regardless of gender, religion, race, age, ethnicity, appearance, or sexual orientation.

Behavior, whether intentional or not, that causes other participants to feel uncomfortable, harassed, or victimized will not be tolerated by the organizers.

We expect that members of the W.A.C community be genuinely considerate of others at all times, without exception. Failure to meet this expectation may result in expulsion from an event, without notice or refund.

If you are made to feel uncomfortable, or experience it happening to someone else, please notify us immediately.