CQI Lecturers

Q Instructors

Craig Simon - Australia

Database profile

How long have you been in coffee?

14 years

Which countries have you taught in?


What's your favorite coffee origin?


What do you think are the benefits of taking the Q?

Developing an understanding of quality coffee attributes, a common vocabulary of taste and score calibration. Developing an objective ability to cup and accurately assess coffees. Understanding your own palate and flavor memory, practicing using it and then getting confidence to go out and trust your cupping out in the world.

What languages do you speak?


What other activities do you do in the coffee industry?

Roasting and Barista training, purchasing green, competition judging