Colin Newell
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What is your position in the coffee industry?
coffee roaster, coffee grower, home barista, coffee enthusiast, industry professional, consultant
Where are you located? ( City and Country )
Victoria B.C. Canada
How many years have you been in the industry?
14 years
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Tell us more about your coffee shop or barista skills.
I have been a home barista since... 1977 (gasp!) and starting chasing Canada's best coffee and espresso places in 1986. My website (originally called the Coffee Experts Group) appeared in 1995 and 1996 and was renamed the CoffeeCrew on/about 1998. Living in the Northwest, I have always been surrounded by the best of the best in the business. I am still learning a lot by doing... and osmosis
What cities or countries are you interested in traveling to?
Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Honolulu, Seattle, Portland, Los Angeles
About Me:
Late 40-something coffee consultant and editor/creator of the website. Pop and Cafe Culture editor of the blog. Claims to fame: Co-wrote an episode of CSI Las Vegas (Season-3) Episode "Last Laugh" with Los Angeles creative partner Bob Harris. Editor and technical director of the website Bobharris.Com - Editor and creator of the Telecom/Radio culture website
About My Company:
We are an open-source coffee consulting firm; We give advice for up and coming coffee professionals... To our credit we have had a small hand in the creation of dozens of Cafes in Canada.

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At 1:13pm on April 15, 2010, Joachim Oster said…
Final cut of our little video, Colin! And no, its not me playing the guitar...but thx for the compliment!
At 12:05pm on February 10, 2009, Katrina said…
Hey Colin! Thanks for the add. I'm glad you enjoy the Stilt!
At 1:05pm on February 4, 2008, Shawn Steiman said…
Yeah for Canadians in Hawaii!

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