The simple, fundamental object of this website is to increase enjoyment and awareness of Spanish wine, about which I am passionate!

I’ve been involved in the wine trade, in various different capacities, since 1990. During this time I have amassed a significant amount of knowledge about all aspects of wine in general, and in particular, about Spanish Wine, in which I specialise.

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I’ve been appointed International Wine Judge, also serving on various Denominación de Origen judging panels here in Spain, where I’m often the only foreigner, which I consider a great honour.

I’ve been writing about Spanish Wine since 1997 as well as guesting on numerous radio programmes. I now have my own radio programme and have also written and presented a six-part TV Series here in Southern Spain.

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I present numerous wine tastings/pairing events, both public and private, where there is always a balance between imparting knowledge and having fun! Also, I’m involved with Wine Tourism (operating under the same philosophy) and have been for over 15 years, and therefore I have a very good relationship with many Spanish Wineries.

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I invite you to peruse the pages of the site and if you have any questions, please e-mail me: colin@colinharknessonwine.com . You may also like to join the 700+ people on my client list who receive regular updates about wine events, news etc. If so, please e-mail me – this service is, of course gratis!

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