International Institute of Coffee Tasters to hold seminar at World of Coffee Rimini

The International Institute of Coffee Tasters (IIAC) announced it will be holding a course at the Specialty Coffee Association of Europe's (SCAE) World of Coffee event in Rimini, Italy on 10 June. The course, entitled Espresso Italiano Experience, will be held from 10am to 12pm at the cupping room by Carlo Odello, an IIAC board member. Odello is also Communications Manager for the Italian Espresso National Institute (INEI) and Founder of the Italian Barista School. Odello will talk about the scientific tasting method developed to asses the quality of a cup of Italian espresso. Participants will learn how to use the Italian Espresso Sensory Map and the tasting sheet developed by the INEI in its certification program for Italian coffee roasters, machines and grinders manufacturers, and baristas. For more information contact Julie Barwick, SCAE Education Development Coordinator, at or visit

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