Client Comments

Wine Pairing Dinner @ Restaurante Ca Pepe, Moraira, Costa Blanca

Colin : November 10, 2019 6:25 pm : Recommendations

Thank you Colin. It was indeed a fantastic evening, which we would like to repeat ASAP! Neil Corke

The team also were very welcoming and pleasant, which made the excellent food taste all the better. We always enjoy Colin’s commentary xxx. Lovely ambiance in Ca Pepe, as well! Carol Corke

 Had a great night excellent food wine and service looking forward to the next one! Mike Prince

What a lovely night, enjoying with delicious food and wine pairing in capepe with a lovely couple sharing with us,its being a fantastic evening 🥂🍾❤

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Wine Pairing Dinner @ Restaurante Ca Pepe, Moraira, Costa Blanca

Colin : November 10, 2019 6:08 pm : Articles, Recommendations

What a fantastic first tasting menu and wine pairing for us last night. We had a really lovely evening, it was a great atmosphere and the food and wine flowed. A special thanks to our guest speaker and wine expert Colin Harkness for his wonderful commentary and a big shout out to our A team who were so organized, efficient and ensured everything ran smoothly, Daniel, Harry, Dan, Anas, Kim & Gaynor

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Wine Pairing Dinner @ Restaurante Ca Pepe, Moraira, Costa Blanca

Colin : November 10, 2019 6:02 pm : Recommendations

Hi Col,   Wow! Very many thanks for a wonderful evening at Ca Pepe yesterday. A special evening well up to your usual standard with a superb location, fantastic food with superlative service and of course, exceptional wine to complement the food (as you’d expect from you).   Ros and I enjoyed ourselves enormously as did all the others on our table. We really must return to Ca Pepe soon. Incidentally, are those wines available on their wine list?   Please keep me informed about any other similar events that you are planning. We’d love to come along.  

Cheers, Mick (and Ros, of course)

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Following a recent Private Wine Tasting with a Group of Swedish Visitors

Colin : September 20, 2019 10:12 am : Recommendations

Photo lighting not so good, but the company and the wines were first class!

Elisabeth Holmström Thank you Colin!!! Really interesting wines last evening and you are the best to tell us all about it!!

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Following a recent Private Wine Tasting for Dutch Visitors

Colin : September 15, 2019 10:53 am : Recommendations

Going Dutch – Wine Tasting!

“Dear Colin, last Monday, in honour of my mother-in-law’s birthday, we gave her a wine tasting on location as a surprise. With us on the porch we all enjoyed the very interesting and fun stories you told us.

We tasted two delicious white wines, one sparkling wine, one red wine and a red dessert wine.

Although my mother-in-law was a bit stressed (because we had told her that she might have to go Bungee Jumping or Parasailing) the surprise was more than successful and she really enjoyed the wonderful wines we tasted. The tasting on location is a must for anyone who loves wine, when we may return to Moraira next year I will definitely give you another call to come along!”

Greetings Ben Hogewoning

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In Support of Local Wines!

Colin : May 21, 2019 3:38 pm : Recommendations

Due to the fact that I am blessed to have groups here from Sweden with Milagro that want to try the Spanish wines, and are lucky to know the best teacher in Spanish wines, Colin Harkness. I have tasted a lot of them and I am amazed that there is so few restaurants that keep the local wines on the list. Think the restaurants here in Javea should promote more of the fantastic wines in the region, and there is a lot of them. Take for example Enrique Mendoza WineryPepe Mendoza Casa Agrícola or Juan PiquerasBodega Mustiguillo – DOP El Terrerazo as some of the bunch. There are so many just a step outside our walls…. Have you for example tasted the “orange wine”” WOW!!! It will be BIG!! Elisabeth Holmstöm

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Swedish Group Visits Bodegas Enrique Mendoza

Colin : May 21, 2019 3:24 pm : Recommendations

Thank you Colin for your wine expertise during this week!! It was superb!! Now, we really want to try the orange wine…. 🍾😍😃

 It was great to have you with us as an expert to clarify some things that were said!! Thank you Colin for your time with us, it was great!! Elisabeth Holmström, Milagro Javea, milagro.nu/

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Wine Tasting Lunch at Restaurante Canali, Javea/Benitachell

Colin : May 16, 2019 2:46 pm : Recommendations

Thank you Colin for an excellent wine tasting lunch yesterday at Restaurante Canali. It was a perfect setting with great wines and delicious food! Excellent pairing of wines with the menu. Well done Colin! A brilliant way to spend a birthday! Thank you! Jane Tovey

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Following a super wine tasting lunch at Restaurante Canali, where Canary Islands Cuisine is fused with Mediterranean cooking

Colin : May 16, 2019 12:37 pm : Recommendations

Colin – yesterday’s tasting was an excellent experience – good food, served at the right pace; excellent, professional service including fresh glasses for each new wine (wouldn’t have liked to be the washer-upper!), and – given we were blessed with good weather – an excellent location and ambience. David Shaw

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Following a Wine Tasting Lunch at Restaurante Canali, Cost Blanca

Colin : May 16, 2019 12:31 pm : Recommendations

I don’t normally venture out for wine tastings during the workday, but decided to make an exception today after your absence and am so glad we did!

In my humble opinion, everything yesterday was spot on perfect: the menu was really good and matched the wines, all of which were superb, and I actually preferred the smaller portion sizes as we don’t normally eat much at lunch. All the other people at our table were pleasant company too.

Looking forward to a repeat performance! Neil Corke

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Following a private tasting in Moraira, Costa Blanca.

Colin : May 9, 2019 3:18 pm : Recommendations

Colin, just a short note to say thank you for Tuesday evening. It was an amazing evening, we never stopped talking about the wines and all the very interesting facts etc you passed on about wine in general and the absolutely glorious wines you chose. I have been trying to get Melvyn to join our little wine club for years and he has always said it wasn’t for him, so I owe you a personal big thank you as he is now looking forward to joining our lovely wine group, you really lit a fire under his love of wine! Well, Colin, thank you so much, it was a real pleasure to meet you. Margaret and Melvyn

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Following the ‘Good to be Alive Wine Tasting Lunch, May 2019, La Parrilla del Celler, Javea

Colin : May 9, 2019 3:14 pm : Recommendations

Thanks for a super lunch and tasting yesterday, hope next week’s event is just as successful! Colin & Jane

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Following the ‘Good to be Alive’ Wine Tasting Lunch at La Parrilla del Celler, May 2019 Colin

Colin : May 9, 2019 3:11 pm : Recommendations

Colin – thanks for today’s wine tasting, always informative and enjoyable! We had booked 4 places for the next one at Canali, unfortunately only two places now required. All the best, looking forward to the next one! David and Monika

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The ‘Good to be Alive’ Wine Tasting Lunch, La Parrila del Celler, Javea, May 2019

Colin : May 9, 2019 2:42 pm : Recommendations

Hi, Colin – Thank you again for a great wine tasting lunch. We both hope you are fine? You did really well! Hope you are having a good rest tonight! We enjoyed meeting your lovely friends Jane and Colin and stayed chatting to the lovely couple Jen and Paul for ages afterwards! Drinking Coffee! Thank you for accepting us both for the wine tasting on Wednesday 15th May. Best wished, Jane and Richard.

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Following the ‘Good to be Alive’ Wine Tasting Lunch @ La Parrilla del Celler, Javea, May 2019

Colin : May 9, 2019 2:29 pm : Recommendations

Hi Colin really enjoyed your wine tasting event today . Please put me on your email address for future events including your wife’s orchestra etc . Hope it wasn’t too tiring for you and look forward to seeing you soon . Trevor

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  1. Hi Mike – I hope you’ve received my e-mail reply? Please confirm. Thank you for your interest. Saludos, Colin

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