International wine &
spirit competition

Panel Judges

Panel Judges

Colin Harkness

Colin Harkness



Panel Judge

An ex-Teacher, Professional Football Scout and Restaurateur, Colin Harkness has been writing and broadcasting about Spanish wines for over 21 years.

He lives in Spain where he has been actively involved in wine tourism for two decades.

Colin serves on the judging panel of several Denominaciónes de Origin for their annual internal competitions as well as judging internationally in Eastern Europe.

He has been judging on the Spanish Panel of the IWSC for 8 years. Colin is a member of the Circle of Wine Writers, presents wine tastings/pairings as well as being an experienced cruise line and after dinner speaker.