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by Cookie
09:49 Fri 08 Dec 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tue 2nd Jan 2018, Bring a Bottle (ideally of 1878)
Replies: 17
Views: 244

Re: Tue 2nd or Wed 3rd or Thu 4th Jan 2018

I'm seeing the new year in on an EVA Air plane at 35000 feet (over Hungary, to be precise - if it's on time..) - so won't be around.. I was vaguely wondering if anyone would fancy an ultra informal get together sometime around Dec 29th - theme: 1917 and friends.. (I'll provide the '17) I am more th...
by Cookie
11:20 Wed 06 Dec 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Thu 21st December 2017 - The Port Forum Xmas Bash
Replies: 25
Views: 1763

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

Not from me at this stage...it may change.
by Cookie
13:11 Sat 02 Dec 2017
Forum: Meaningless Drivel
Topic: Port and the Ashes
Replies: 5
Views: 196

Re: Port and the Ashes

I am very annoyed about it having upgraded my Sky package only to find it is on BT Sport....I am resisting the extra payment but not sure how long I can hold out...I love watching cricket from down under and by two tests in I usually feel quite 'jet lagged' without leaving my lounge.
by Cookie
10:04 Thu 30 Nov 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Place holder for June 6/7th Vintage with an '8' theme.
Replies: 10
Views: 223

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

Please may I be included...I think I have something with an 8 in it.
by Cookie
18:18 Wed 29 Nov 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Wed 29th Nov 2017 - A Cálem (mini-)vertical
Replies: 54
Views: 1311

Re: Wed 29th Nov 2017 - A Cálem (mini-)vertical

Sadly I am still unavailable...enjoy!
by Cookie
10:09 Thu 16 Nov 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Thu 30 Nov 2017, Sandemans and 1970s (for the Placemat Software’s 15th anniversary)
Replies: 75
Views: 5656

Re: Thu 30 Nov 2017, Sandemans and 1970s (for the Placemat Software’s 15th anniversary)

DRT wrote:
09:43 Thu 16 Nov 2017
Oops 😳
You shouldn't feel too bad Derek...this is caused by the dreaded 'predictive text'....not wishing to speak ill of anyone but the guy who invented this died this week and his funfair is on Monkey!!!
by Cookie
10:20 Tue 14 Nov 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Thu 30 Nov 2017, Sandemans and 1970s (for the Placemat Software’s 15th anniversary)
Replies: 75
Views: 5656

Re: Thu 30 Nov 2017, Sandemans and 1970s (for the Placemat Software’s 15th anniversary)

AHB wrote:
05:57 Tue 14 Nov 2017
The only day that week which I can make is the 30th. If the date changes, I will have to drop out.
Same for me sadly....sorry.
by Cookie
13:16 Sun 12 Nov 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Thu 30 Nov 2017, Sandemans and 1970s (for the Placemat Software’s 15th anniversary)
Replies: 75
Views: 5656

Re: Thu 30 Nov 2017, Sandemans and 1970s (for the Placemat Software’s 15th anniversary)

[quote=DRT post_id=106634 time=<a href="tel:1510336490">1510336490</a> user_id=6] [quote=jdaw1 post_id=106039 time=<a href="tel:1507756225">1507756225</a> user_id=10] With the absence of the Gandys, we have lost two-thirds of those of the intended attendees who were at the first use of the placemat...
by Cookie
10:16 Sat 14 Oct 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Thu 19 Oct 2017; B&F; Mature V.P. or L.B.V., blind, ideally in decanters
Replies: 35
Views: 1383

Re: Thu 19 Oct 2017, B&F, Mature VP or LBV

I am a possible +1...will confirm when permission sought.
by Cookie
15:41 Tue 03 Oct 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tue 10 Oct - A Gould Campbell vertical
Replies: 150
Views: 11515

Re: Tue 10 Oct - A Gould Campbell vertical

flash_uk wrote:
15:01 Tue 03 Oct 2017
Food order for me:
Crab salad
220g steak, rare
Side of broccoli

Many thanks.
If I am lucky enough to attend then my food order is the same as Mike's please.
by Cookie
10:19 Mon 25 Sep 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Thursday 28th September - Port at the Boot & Flogger
Replies: 35
Views: 1937

Re: Thursday 28th September - Port at the Boot & Flogger

In the absence of any instructions to the contrary, I shall present blind.
by Cookie
10:10 Mon 25 Sep 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Thursday 28th September - Port at the Boot & Flogger
Replies: 35
Views: 1937

Re: Thursday 28th September - Port at the Boot & Flogger

Food for me please: Crab - Starter; Steak, Rare, Chips and Brocoli - Main ; Welsh Rarebit - Dessert...thank you.
by Cookie
09:58 Mon 25 Sep 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: BBR port walk 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1168

Re: BBR port walk 2017

AHB wrote:
08:46 Thu 29 Jun 2017
BMHR and I will be attending on the Thursday. I also have a spare ticket if anyone misses out and wants to attend.
Hi Alex...Thursday is already sold out so could I please buy your spare ticket....if so I shall attend the dinner....Davy's just around the corner was very good yesterday.
by Cookie
10:25 Fri 22 Sep 2017
Forum: Meaningless Drivel
Topic: One quiz at a time
Replies: 9532
Views: 292222

Re: One quiz at a time

Cookie wrote:
10:23 Fri 22 Sep 2017
It must be Murate Cape Ruby.
Should read Muratie.
by Cookie
10:23 Fri 22 Sep 2017
Forum: Meaningless Drivel
Topic: One quiz at a time
Replies: 9532
Views: 292222

Re: One quiz at a time

It must be Murate Cape Ruby.
by Cookie
10:50 Thu 21 Sep 2017
Forum: Beer, Spirits, Cigars, and Pork Pies
Topic: Sainsbury 'House' Wines
Replies: 0
Views: 313

Sainsbury 'House' Wines

Sainsbury have launched their own brand 'House' wines mainly in 2.25ltr boxes and they are fabulous. Especially the Sauvignon Blanc at £12 a box....it does say on the box that the wine lasts up to 3 months...please be aware this is simply not true as it does not get past a Saturday night...not in my...
by Cookie
10:43 Thu 21 Sep 2017
Forum: Meaningless Drivel
Topic: One quiz at a time
Replies: 9532
Views: 292222

Re: One quiz at a time

This may take a while but how about ...Monis.
by Cookie
10:30 Thu 21 Sep 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tue 10 Oct - A Gould Campbell vertical
Replies: 150
Views: 11515

Re: Tue 10 Oct - A Gould Campbell vertical

If there are any late fallers could I please be considered for a place...I will need to adopt.
by Cookie
09:22 Sun 17 Sep 2017
Forum: Meaningless Drivel
Topic: One quiz at a time
Replies: 9532
Views: 292222

Re: One quiz at a time

AHB wrote:
20:36 Sun 10 Sep 2017
I did indeed buy a bottle of Boplaas. I bought a bottle of the 2013 Cape Vintage Reserve. I also bought bottles from Allesverloren, Vergelegen and Overgaauw.

So which producer did I taste when I was in SA?
Cavendish...'63 one would hope👍
by Cookie
09:01 Fri 15 Sep 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tue 10 Oct - A Gould Campbell vertical
Replies: 150
Views: 11515

Re: Tue 10 Oct - A Gould Campbell vertical

Chris Doty wrote:
20:38 Wed 13 Sep 2017
Ps the 96 g.c. was a favorite of this Irish playwright and troublemaker.

Winner gets 1.5l g.c.
James Joyce
by Cookie
10:28 Sat 09 Sep 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Thursday 28th September - Port at the Boot & Flogger
Replies: 35
Views: 1937

Re: Thursday 28th September - Anyone Free?

Yes please...any chance of this one being a 'brown sticky stuff' tasting...here's hoping.
by Cookie
10:17 Wed 06 Sep 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Thursday 7th September - Confirmed
Replies: 27
Views: 1804

Re: Thursday 7th September - Confirmed

Would it be possible for me to join you at this late stage...I have two SQVP that are on death row.