Itinerary

Wednesday, Nov. 7th

  • Attendee arrival

  • Check in at hotel

  • Register and badge pick-up at ICW venue

  • Evening – Spirit Bar (World Coffee in Good Spirits Championship)

Thursday, Nov. 8th

  • Day at ICW

  • 8:00am – Welcome breakfast (in the hotel lobby)

  • 10:00am – Cupping: Top 25 Coffee of the Year 

  • 12:00pm – Lunch

  • Afternoon – Explore ICW or attend Sustainability Conference or CRG Workshop (additional registration and fee required for both)

Friday, Nov. 9th

  • Day at ICW

  • 10:00am – Cupping: Top 25 Coffee of the Year

  • 12:00pm – Lunch

  • Afternoon – free time to visit expo, independent cupping sessions, connecting with producers and Brazilian supply chain

  • 3:00pm – World Championship Finals, Disclosure of Coffee of the Year 2018

  • 8:00pm – End of ICW and Closing/Barista Party 2018

Saturday, Nov. 10th

  • 10:30am – Flight from Belo Horizonte to Monte Carmelo

  • 1:00pm – Commute and lunch at Fazenda São José

  • 2:30pm – Technical visit

  • End of day – Commute to Monte Carmelo, arrival and check in at Hotel Monte Plaza

  • Free evening

Sunday, Nov. 11th

  • 8:00am – Commute to Fazenda Santa Catarina (Luis Augusto Monguilod)

  • 8:30am – Technical visit

  • 11:30am – Lunch at Fazenda Santa Catarina

  • 1:00pm – Commute to Nunnes Coffees

  • 2:15pm – Arrival and visit at Nunnes Coffees

  • End of day – Happy hour/gathering at Nunnes Coffees

  • Evening – Check in at hotel in Patrocínio

Monday, Nov. 12th

  • 7:30am – Commute to Chapadão de Ferro (Vulcanic Terroir)

  • 8:00am-9:30am – Visit Fazenda Devanir Rossi (small producer, Fair Trade Certified)

  • 9:45am-11:30am – Visit at Fazenda Marcos Miaki (sustainable and awarded farm, Rainforest Alliance and UTZ Certified)

  • 1:00pm – Arrival and lunch at Fazenda Dois Irmãos (Maria Gabriela Baracat, first place at Quality contest from Cerrado, possible to enjoy a dive in the waterfall inside the farm before lunch)

  • 2:30pm-5:00pm – Technical visit

  • 6:00pm – Arrival and visit Cafebras – Cupping session and happy hour (accredited exporter from Cerrado)

  • Evening – Arrive and check in at hotel

Tuesday, Nov. 13th

  • 7:30am – Commute to Carmo do Paranaíba -

  • 9:00am – Arrive at Carpec – cupping session (co-op of small producers)

  • 10:20am-11:35am – Arrive at Camocer – cupping session (co-op)

  • 11:45am – Arrival and lunch

  • 2:30pm – Commute to Fazenda Silvio Barbosa Pereira

  • 3:20pm – Visit family-owned farm Silvio Barbosa Pereira

  • 4:30pm-8:00pm – Visit and cupping session at Coopadap Co-Op – Happy Hour

  • 8:00pm-10:00pm – Commute to Patrocínio

Wednesday, Nov. 14th

  • 7:45am-10:00am – Commute to Excellence Center of Cerrado Coffee Growers Federation - visit and presentation of Origin 

  • 10:00am-10:15am – Commute to Expocaccer (co-op)

  • 10:15am-1:00pm – Visit and cupping at Expocaccer

  • 1:00pm – Lunch at Expocaccer and end of activities

  • Afternoon – Commute to airport

  • Evening – Flight from Uberlândia Airport (UDI) to Guarulhos International Airport (GRU)

  • Late Evening – Flight from Guarulhos International Airport (GRU) back to country of origin