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Lavazza serves its eighth year at Wimbledon

Global coffee company, Lavazza, has returned to this year’s Grand Slam tournament as the official coffee of the Championships, Wimbledon.

The partnership, now in its eighth year running, has gone from strength to strength since that time and will continue through to 2019.  To mark the occasion, Lavazza is welcoming back its Global Ambassador to the Championships - tennis legend, Andre Agassi - for the second year running. Andre Agassi will be in good company as Lavazza will be hosting other notable figures from the world of tennis. 
The coffee giant will also be bringing its culinary excellence and experimentation to the lawns of the UK’s most prestigious tennis tournament as it plays host to its global chef ambassadors from some of the most acclaimed Michelin-starred restaurants in the world, including the UK’s Shaun Rankin of Ormer Mayfair and renowned Italian chef Carlo Cracco, as well as famed pastry chef Ernst Knam. 

Many of Lavazza’s key ambassadors look set to be spotted at Britain’s most famous Queue at the Grand Slam tournament, pitching up at Lavazza’s Queue Café where fans can stop by for free Lavazza coffee to keep them fuelled ahead of entry to the Championships itself. The famous Ripplemaker will also be on site, allowing visitors to customise their foamy cappuccinos and lattes with their selfies (or photos of their favourite tennis idols!). 

“Lavazza is thrilled to be continuing the relationship with the Championships, Wimbledon, as well as with the iconic personalities tennis-loving crowds have come to know and love, including our Global Ambassador, Andre Agassi, who will forever be linked to Wimbledon where he won his first-ever Grand Slam title. It gives us great pride to continue our support of one of the greatest tennis tournaments in the world,” said Lavazza vice chairman, Marco Lavazza.

The Championships, Wimbledon, is held from Monday, 2 July to Sunday, 15 July 2018, and Lavazza’s 100 expertly-trained baristas will be serving up to some 500K tennis fans authentic Italian coffee from some 60 service points across the two week tournament.