In this week’s podcast, Colin and Steve chat Tim Williams’ new role, Blue Bottle’s decision to wind down their wholesale business, and what might possibly be the biggest coffee-community internet kerfuffle since James Hoffmann killed crema: SCAA’s decision to kill regional competitions in the lead up to USBC.

Also covered: Steve’s controversial take on SCAE’s World of Coffee in Gothenburg, Cosimo Libardo’s sage advice about how to improve your business, and the saddest barista photograph ever seen.