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by Cookie
11:15 Wed 09 May 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tue 5th June - Vintage with an '8' theme.
Replies: 115
Views: 11593

Re: Place holder for June 6/7th Vintage with an '8' theme.

Cookie wrote:
10:04 Thu 30 Nov 2017
Please may I be included...I think I have something with an 8 in it.
Withdraw please.
by Cookie
20:03 Mon 09 Apr 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Second wind for 1963s? Tuesday 10 April 2018
Replies: 161
Views: 14338

Re: Second wind for 1963s? Tuesday 10 April 2018

Ok...sorry chaps but in the absence of a viable solution Kate and I will withdraw...if any expense has been incurred please advise accordingly.
by Cookie
18:28 Mon 09 Apr 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Second wind for 1963s? Tuesday 10 April 2018
Replies: 161
Views: 14338

Re: Second wind for 1963s? Tuesday 10 April 2018

AHB wrote:
21:11 Sun 18 Feb 2018
The telepathy was correct.

I can (easily) offer Dow, Mackenzie, Martinez or Sandeman. I could dig something else out of storage if necessary.
Is this still an adoptive option?
by Cookie
16:59 Mon 09 Apr 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Second wind for 1963s? Tuesday 10 April 2018
Replies: 161
Views: 14338

Re: RE: Re: Second wind for 1963s? Tuesday 10 April 2018

I am bringing the Sandeman Double-decanted, please. And please acknowledge that you will do so. Urgent!!!...I have somehow followed in the belief that I actually owned a Sandeman '63...it now appears that this is not the case...the bottle believed to be S'63 has had its label (and probably the cont...
by Cookie
08:55 Mon 09 Apr 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Second wind for 1963s? Tuesday 10 April 2018
Replies: 161
Views: 14338

Re: RE: Re: Second wind for 1963s? Tuesday 10 April 2018

jdaw1 wrote:
08:30 Mon 09 Apr 2018
Cookie wrote:I am bringing the Sandeman
Double-decanted, please.

And please acknowledge that you will do so.
Confirmed.
by Cookie
07:52 Mon 09 Apr 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Second wind for 1963s? Tuesday 10 April 2018
Replies: 161
Views: 14338

Re: Second wind for 1963s? Tuesday 10 April 2018

Panic ye not!...KMH and I ARE attending but sincere apologies for late notice...it has been rather stressful on our return from New Zealand for a number of reasons...I am bringing the Sandeman and Kate is adopting the Mk from Alex (thank you). Food order: RLC- Starter: Crab; Main: Rib eye steak (rar...
by Cookie
23:03 Sun 04 Mar 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Second wind for 1963s? Tuesday 10 April 2018
Replies: 161
Views: 14338

Re: Second wind for 1963s? Tuesday 10 April 2018

Kate and I would like to thank you all for your consideration regarding the NN’63...I share Ian’s disappointment but as you appreciate with Kate’s adoption plus travel plus food and then the NN x2 contribution it would make this tasting beyond justification...especially as New Zealand is sooo expens...
by Cookie
13:42 Mon 26 Feb 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Second wind for 1963s? Tuesday 10 April 2018
Replies: 161
Views: 14338

Re: Second wind for 1963s? Tuesday 10 April 2018

I am afraid that if the NN is included then KMH and I will have to withdraw on the grounds of cost....sorry . :(
by Cookie
13:03 Sun 18 Feb 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Second wind for 1963s? Tuesday 10 April 2018
Replies: 161
Views: 14338

Re: Second wind for 1963s? Tuesday 10 April 2018

KMH will need to adopt please.
by Cookie
19:26 Sat 17 Feb 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Second wind for 1963s? Tuesday 10 April 2018
Replies: 161
Views: 14338

Re: Second wind for 1963s? A Tuesday in April 2018

We are not available on 3rd as still in New Zealand...10th is favourite...will need to check but likely S'63 from me...Kate will be in attendance as well...will provide details of her contribution at a later date.
by Cookie
12:56 Mon 29 Jan 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: We need some tastings in the diary
Replies: 25
Views: 2737

Re: We need some tastings in the diary

DRT wrote:
23:15 Tue 09 Jan 2018
Bring a bottle to share with Derek's new knees would be the theme 😎
Works for me. Alas no shipper obviously rhymes with ‘joelho’.
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Crasto?
by Cookie
21:47 Thu 11 Jan 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Thursday 18th January 2018?
Replies: 47
Views: 4252

Re: Thursday 18th January 2018?

Apologies but I will not be able make this tasting after all.
by Cookie
12:17 Tue 02 Jan 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tue 2nd Jan 2018, Bring a Bottle (ideally of 1878)
Replies: 54
Views: 4764

Re: Tue 2nd Jan 2018, Bring a Bottle (ideally of 1878)

At the risk of disappointing everyone I am afraid gentlemen that your assumptions are a little ambitious...I do have, however, two bottles labelled 48.
by Cookie
13:51 Mon 01 Jan 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tue 2nd Jan 2018, Bring a Bottle (ideally of 1878)
Replies: 54
Views: 4764

Re: Tue 2nd Jan 2018, Bring a Bottle (ideally of 1878)

This is a disaster. You were more likely than anybody else to make this tasting ideal.

None taken!!🙄
by Cookie
15:32 Sun 31 Dec 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1940 Souza Guedes colheita
Replies: 2
Views: 456

Re: 1940 Souza Guedes colheita

60% opaque with a caramel nose...quite a harsh entry and quite acidic...not entirely pleasant but finish was smooth with a hint of mint and varnish which mellowed in time.
by Cookie
14:58 Sun 31 Dec 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tue 2nd Jan 2018, Bring a Bottle (ideally of 1878)
Replies: 54
Views: 4764

Re: Tue 2nd Jan 2018, Bring a Bottle (ideally of 1878)

I won’t be early. Are any of those likely to be punctual able to print the placemats ? (Current version, as near top of log page, is 11:45 Sun 31 Dec 2017; force-reload until that appears. And I might edit the contents of this parenthesis.) Cookie: does Kate need us to have placenames ? I can print...
by Cookie
19:07 Wed 27 Dec 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tue 2nd Jan 2018, Bring a Bottle (ideally of 1878)
Replies: 54
Views: 4764

Re: Tue 2nd Jan 2018, Bring a Bottle (ideally of 1878)

RLC- Cornish Crab - Rib eye steak (Rare) hand cut chip and beans with shallots.
KMH- Roasted Goat's Cheese - Grilled Chicken Breast.
by Cookie
17:29 Wed 27 Dec 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tue 2nd Jan 2018, Bring a Bottle (ideally of 1878)
Replies: 54
Views: 4764

Re: Tue 2nd Jan 2018, Bring a Bottle (ideally of 1878)

If there is space could I please add KMH to the list.
by Cookie
17:25 Wed 27 Dec 2017
Forum: Meaningless Drivel
Topic: Port and the Ashes
Replies: 7
Views: 1000

Re: Port and the Ashes

Glass half empty?
by Cookie
11:00 Mon 18 Dec 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Thursday 18th January 2018?
Replies: 47
Views: 4252

Re: Thursday 18th January 2018?

Yes please.
by Cookie
17:50 Sat 16 Dec 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Thu 21st December 2017 - The Port Forum Xmas Bash
Replies: 43
Views: 5564

Re: Thu 21st December 2017 - The Port Forum Xmas Bash

Half a Lemon not required by me but I shall be attending early to help decant if necessary.