Client Comments

Last Wine Presentation of 2017!

Colin : December 3, 2017 8:01 pm : Recommendations

Good Morning Colin,

Thanks again for the tasting at Blasco on Friday.   We really appreciate the time and effort you put into organising these.

Kind Regards


On the night this Premium Cava Reserva was reduced in price by 50%!


Final Wine Presentation of 2017!

Colin : December 3, 2017 7:56 pm : Recommendations

Hi Colin

The wine guy was so anxious to take our Cava to our car and Celea followed him that we just got in the car and drove off for a meal. So apologies for missing to say cheerio and to thank you for another enjoyable event.

Along with the cava we also bought a box of the Mara white wine and have already tasted one at a much more reasonable temperature though and it was fab!

Note reference to temperature!

Thanks for the recommendation

All the best to you and Claire for Christmas and New Year

Mike and Celea

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Masterclass – All You Need To Know About Bobal!

Colin : November 18, 2017 3:44 pm : Recommendations

Hi Colin,

Thank you for an interesting and nice wine tasting about Bobal.


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Masterclass – All You Need To Know About Bobal!

Colin : November 17, 2017 6:21 pm : Recommendations
Hi Col,
Last night’s master class was a triumph. Ros and I had a wonderful time tasting the various Bobal wines and listening enraptured to your explanations of the history of this grape. The tapas at the end of the class were superb and we (and the rest of the audience) enjoyed a truly excellent experience.
Cheers, Mick
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Masterclass – All You Need To Know About Bobal!

Colin : November 17, 2017 6:19 pm : Recommendations

Good Morning Colin,

Thank you for a most informative and enjoyable evening.  I thought the classroom format was really good, and having the tapas (also excellent) afterwards made it easier to concentrate on the subject than commentary with a dinner.

I hope you do more of these on terra firma, as well as onboard ship.

Kind Regards


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Masterclass – All You Need To Know About Bobal

Colin : November 17, 2017 6:15 pm : Recommendations

Hola Colin,

Thanks for an entertaining Masterclass last Friday.

As discussed, could you kindly send me a copy of the “Wine Map” of Spain you included in your presentation ?

Many thanks,




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From La Sella Golf Resort & Spa Nov. 2017

Colin : November 17, 2017 3:13 pm : Recommendations

Dear Colin!!

Thank you very much once again for your lovely presentation.

It was great.

Lovely photos in Facebook, thanks a lot!

We keep in touch ok?

Have a nice weekend!

Jessica Pastor

Responsable Ventas Golf

Golf Sales Manager

Hotel Dénia La Sella Golf Resort & Spa

Alquería de Ferrando s/n ·

03749 Jesús Pobre – Dénia (Alicante)


Tel: +34 / 96 645 40 54 ext. 6722

Fax: +34 / 96 575 78 80


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Regrets re end of my radio Programme – from one of its Sponsors, who wants more!

Colin : November 8, 2017 10:05 pm : Recommendations


Siento lo de tu programa, qué pena. Espero que encuentres pronto otra emisora y podamos hacer el programa y la entrevista en ella. Ya me irás contando y cuenta con nosotros!


Gracias y saludos,

Diego Martínez

Familia Martínez Bujanda

Tel.- (+34) 941450876

Mov.- (+34)609393961

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President Romanian Wine Tourism Board on hearing of Total FM Closure

Colin : November 8, 2017 9:27 pm : Recommendations

Dear Colin,

I’ve just heard the news and I am deeply sorry about this. I just wanted to know that your wine programe was a great show…it was a really good way to stay in touch with all what’s happening in the Spanish wine world.
Anyway,  I am positive things will work out eventually and your show will be truly appreciated by mass-media.

With fellow International Wine Judge, Chris (background) and International Wine Contest Bucharest official, Silviu Serban, in Romania 2017!

Me and the others from  Romania are eager to hearing you on air telling us some wine news soon…
All the best,
Alexandra Galbeaza
 (Your international audience România)
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Closure of Total FM – a generous comment

Colin : October 24, 2017 6:57 pm : Recommendations

Colin, sorry to hear that your radio show may not be with us much longer. We do enjoy your tasting and pairing suggestions,as well as keeping us up-to-date with the wine world, not to mention the occasional opportunity to come to Spain and taste some of your Spanish recommendations!

Sipped by Nicky and Richard whilst listening the the final(?) Fine Wine & Gourmet Dine Programme!

Nicky Gower,


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Cava de Paraje Calificada on-air tasting – comment from producer!

Colin : October 23, 2017 3:52 pm : Recommendations



Gracias Colin por este link y el WeTransfer del podcast.

Oigo a Eric Clapton hacer una maravillosa introducción! Muchas gracias por aceptar la sugerencia.

Absolutely wonderful is the comment that I keep from you! Thank you once again.

You ended up pronouncing SABATÉ I COCA very correctly, even the word CASTELLROIG – not so difficult though for an English speaker!



Ricard Zamora Isanda

M (+34) 620 26 75 36


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Following the Fine Wine & Gourmet Dine Radio Programme 22/10/2017

Colin : October 23, 2017 2:34 pm : Recommendations
Hi Col,
Thank you for brightening up Phil’s and my miserable day. Firstly Phil’s team got thrashed by Arsenal 5 – 2, then whilst your were on air, Liverpool were getting done over by Spurs 4 – 1. It couldn’t get any worse, Oh and Tranmere lost yesterday.
Then a knight in shining armour arrived on the laptop to cheer us up. Well done, it was very interesting, and you were very generous in your comments towards us, the Rogers and Phil, and Cheshire Badminton in general. Great memories for us all. All the records we chose were spot on for us – thank you.
I would really like to think that somehow Steve got to know the record we chose for him. Oh and thanks for airing the ” Barney Rubble ” tag.
All for now, and thanks again,
Rog ( or is it Barney ?)
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Seems I can be quite useful sometimes!

Colin : October 22, 2017 12:14 pm : Recommendations
I have just spent a wonderful time at Blasco tasting a series of reds. It seems to me that each of several stalls dotted around were manned by representatives from a variety of bodegas. All the chaps were delightful and helpful, as you’d expect. In the end, I settled on a Ribero roble from Torres, Celeste, which was a good price and bought 6 bottles. Many thanks for suggesting that I go along  –  it was most enjoyable.
Cheers, Mick
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Seems I can be quite useful sometimes!

Colin : October 22, 2017 12:11 pm : Recommendations

Hi Colin

Many thanks for the info below. We went along with Hilary and Stewart and had a fab time. We all said it was one of the best tasting we have been to. They had disco music, many tasty snacks and several bars set up for tasting and as you said all for free and all in a great relaxed atmosphere, they even told us to keep the wine glasses afterwards. There were some excellent wines there and we both bought boxes to stock up!


See you next Saturday at the Golf Club!


Best regards

Mike and Cele


Hola – a quick note before lightening hits my computer!

I’ve been invited to a rather fine tasting at Blasco, Teulada, this Friday – runs from about 11 am – through to late.

21 Torres wines, from various different DOs – I’d definitely go  but I’m teaching all day!  However, I asked if ok to invite others, and they were happy for me to do so!

Gratis, I believe!



Sent in  haste!!

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Closure of Total FM – a generous comment!

Colin : October 22, 2017 11:06 am : Recommendations

Show was great for those interested in foods and wine and especially what was being produced in the region that Colin was based – All extra exposure for the world of wine and gastronomy is always a good thing, a popular subject and a worthy one too. Christopher Walkey, Founder of Glass of Bubbly.

Christopher Walkey
Glass Of Bubbly LTD
07917 434943

Glass Of Bubbly

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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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