Melbourne-based Matthew Lewin, is the current 2017 Australian barista champion runner up with a vision to increase coffee innovation and education globally. At Axil Coffee Roasters for over 5 years now he's developed a diversified skillset working as Head Roaster, Quality Control and green bean purchasing directly from origin. Matt currently co-owns Mayday Café and Penny for Pound. His wealth of experience is personified by competing in barista competitions placing at the very top in Australia every year since beginning 4 years ago. Matt’s goal is to represent Australia at the next World Barista Championship in Amsterdam (2018) and to later become a Global Ambassador, sharing his passion and knowledge of specialty coffee.
Coffee Legends of Melbourne
Come hang out with Smudge, AllPress and the serial entrepreneurs behind Melbourne's notorious coffee and cafe scene.