Relationships, we need them in our industry to survive.
Last week I was in Sydney and got the chance to meet another April Athlete who happens to also live here in Australia, Simon Gautherin. Simon is competing in the French Brewers Cup. Simon and I share very similar values and ideas in the coffee industry, so it was great being able to catch up. And I am looking forward to helping him however I can. For those of you who have never been to Australia, it's a big place, extremely far away from everywhere. Having someone here who I can bounce ideas off, and vice versa are invaluable. I have recently received samples from a producer who's coffee I know intimately well. So I am looking forward to seeing how the coffee cups.
And hopefully, I will have that locked down soon.