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by SCP
21:00 Fri 02 Aug 2019
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: What was the last bottle of VP you opened, and when did you open it? (VP in the summer?)
Replies: 20
Views: 1797

Re: What was the last bottle of VP you opened, and when did you open it? (VP in the summer?)

A bottle of Vesuvio 1992, opened and enjoyed over the first couple of days of the Tour de France (watching highlights)
by SCP
09:39 Sat 18 May 2019
Forum: Travel
Topic: Day trip up the Douro Valley
Replies: 9
Views: 3624

Re: Day trip up the Douro Valley

NinaG wrote:
07:24 Fri 10 May 2019
Hi,
do you have pictures?
We are going next weekend :) Happy to post some when I get back.
by SCP
11:50 Sat 26 Jan 2019
Forum: Travel
Topic: Day trip up the Douro Valley
Replies: 9
Views: 3624

Re: Day trip up the Douro Valley

Thanks Alex and Derek, I went to Quinta de la Rosa and Bomfim last time I was in the Douro valley, so was looking for other options. I have heard of a picnic at Roeda, so might try that and would then make sure we visit Tedo. If needs be we can skip the Sandeman visit (although I haven’t been to Sei...
by SCP
11:47 Sat 26 Jan 2019
Forum: Travel
Topic: Day trip up the Douro Valley
Replies: 9
Views: 3624

Re: Day trip up the Douro Valley

When looking into visiting Q’ta do Vesuvio, I came across: http://milesaway.pt/projects/quintas/?lang=en Perhaps others on this forum have heard of this particular guide? A very interesting guide, not one I'd heard of before. Hmm, I hadn’t found that either when searching for Vesuvio visits, thanks...
by SCP
18:48 Tue 15 Jan 2019
Forum: Travel
Topic: Day trip up the Douro Valley
Replies: 9
Views: 3624

Re: Day trip up the Douro Valley

After reading through the many notes here, the latest plan is the following (unless Vesuvio does indeed take visitors): Train Porto - Pinhao, quick lunch Walk to Quinta da Roeda Taxi to Quinta do Seixo Taxi to Quinta do Tedo (tapas dinner here, or in castas e pratos in Regua) Taxi to Regua & train b...
by SCP
14:04 Tue 15 Jan 2019
Forum: Travel
Topic: Day trip up the Douro Valley
Replies: 9
Views: 3624

Day trip up the Douro Valley

I'm planning a day trip up the Douro for 6-8 people in May and looking for a little advice. All of the group enjoy port, with varying degrees of knowledge (half have been to Porto before). I've previously been to the Douro valley and visited Quinta do Bomfim and Quinta de la Rosa on foot from Pinhao...
by SCP
11:22 Sat 12 Jan 2019
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Taylor 2016 vintage
Replies: 3
Views: 1313

Re: Taylor 2016 vintage

Farr Vintners have plenty of stock (11 cases).
by SCP
01:21 Tue 11 Dec 2018
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Graham's First Flight 2003
Replies: 12
Views: 4822

Re: Graham's First Flight 2003

Spotted at Heathrow T5 today. Priced at £39.99.
by SCP
18:22 Sun 09 Sep 2018
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Sourcing T stoppers
Replies: 3
Views: 1078

Re: Sourcing T stoppers

Thanks Tom! Order placed.
by SCP
17:29 Sun 09 Sep 2018
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Sourcing T stoppers
Replies: 3
Views: 1078

Sourcing T stoppers

We have a big event coming up next month, for which we will need to double decant ~15-18 bottles of vintage port. I'd like to put T stoppers in and don't know where to source them (and I'm not able to drink 15 bottles of tawny in the next 4 weeks). Any ideas? If not, then any alternatives that we co...
by SCP
15:50 Tue 24 Jul 2018
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Offline 3rd July B&F Red Room - Bring a bottle to share (sighted)
Replies: 9
Views: 2452

Re: Offline 3rd July B&F Red Room - Bring a bottle to share (sighted)

A thoroughly enjoyable evening in excellent company and a big thank to you all those who joined me on my return to the UK. Two special events of the evening that will live long in the memory: England won a match on penalties; many thanks to Christopher for providing a truly special bottle, the 1815 ...
by SCP
22:28 Mon 02 Jul 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Offline 3rd July B&F Red Room - Bring a bottle to share (sighted)
Replies: 57
Views: 20654

Re: Offline 3rd July B&F Red Room - Bring a bottle to share (sighted)

We certainly have space in the room, so I’m sure you’re welcome to join!
by SCP
10:17 Mon 02 Jul 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Offline 3rd July B&F Red Room - Bring a bottle to share (sighted)
Replies: 57
Views: 20654

Re: Offline 3rd July B&F Red Room - Bring a bottle to share (sighted)

Great, thank you.

Could I check if decanting the Ck63 8 hours beforehand works? I’d prefer to double decaf at home before heading into town.
by SCP
13:13 Fri 29 Jun 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Offline 3rd July B&F Red Room - Bring a bottle to share (sighted)
Replies: 57
Views: 20654

Re: Offline 3rd July B&F Red Room - Bring a bottle to share (sighted)

jdaw1 wrote:
00:01 Fri 29 Jun 2018
The placemats have been updated. Somebody please check.
Looks good, thanks Julian.

Would someone be able to print these before Tuesday evening? I am without access to a suitable printer for the next few days.
by SCP
08:59 Mon 25 Jun 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Offline 3rd July B&F Red Room - Bring a bottle to share (sighted)
Replies: 57
Views: 20654

Re: Offline 3rd July B&F Red Room - Bring a bottle to share (sighted)

jdaw1 wrote:
00:14 Sun 24 Jun 2018
SCP wrote:
16:12 Fri 22 Jun 2018
I believe that should complete the food order.
jdaw1 wrote:
15:42 Sat 16 Jun 2018
The food order
I don’t understand “standard fries” (= fat or skinny?), so that might be confirmed at the time. Otherwise done.
Thanks Julian - I'll send in the food order today and confirm # attendees and glasses
by SCP
16:12 Fri 22 Jun 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Offline 3rd July B&F Red Room - Bring a bottle to share (sighted)
Replies: 57
Views: 20654

Re: Offline 3rd July B&F Red Room - Bring a bottle to share (sighted)

Christopher wrote:
12:39 Fri 22 Jun 2018
Ok sorry

Myself default order
Rebecca initials RJG food as me this time plus standard fires
Sorry can I please scrap other guest

Wines

Adams 66
Dow 80

Thanks
Thanks Christopher. Arrangements noted and first post updated.
I believe that should complete the food order.
by SCP
09:28 Fri 22 Jun 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Offline 3rd July B&F Red Room - Bring a bottle to share (sighted)
Replies: 57
Views: 20654

Re: Offline 3rd July Theme TBD, likely at B&F

World class idea Can I please have 3 places. One for me, Rebecca my other half and a guest please! Many thanks Hi Christopher, Getting a little more urgent and following up on my PMs, please send food choices for your guests this weekend and if possible which bottles you are bringing. Thanks Simon ...
by SCP
09:37 Mon 18 Jun 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Offline 3rd July B&F Red Room - Bring a bottle to share (sighted)
Replies: 57
Views: 20654

Re: Offline 3rd July B&F Red Room - Bring a bottle to share (sighted)

jdaw1 wrote:
15:42 Sat 16 Jun 2018
The food order has been started.

You’ll want from Christopher’s two guests, and the name of one of his guests. He can be unresponsive, so ask soon.
Draft food order added to first post.
Thanks for the heads up - PM to Christopher sent.
by SCP
09:30 Mon 18 Jun 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Offline 3rd July B&F Red Room - Bring a bottle to share (sighted)
Replies: 57
Views: 20654

Re: Offline 3rd July B&F Red Room - Bring a bottle to share (sighted)

idj123 wrote:
06:53 Sat 16 Jun 2018
Unfortunately I will not now be able to attend as I will be on holiday.
A holiday to Portugal perhaps? A shame, but thanks for letting us know.
by SCP
20:59 Fri 15 Jun 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Offline 3rd July B&F Red Room - Bring a bottle to share (sighted)
Replies: 57
Views: 20654

Re: Offline 3rd July B&F Red Room - Bring a bottle to share (sighted)

Thank you, in response:

Sighted.
Plain.
Mine is second from bottom.
by SCP
20:15 Fri 15 Jun 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Offline 3rd July B&F Red Room - Bring a bottle to share (sighted)
Replies: 57
Views: 20654

Re: Offline 3rd July B&F Red Room - Theme TBD

Having checked what I have to hand, I think it'll be an open "bring a bottle to share", as I am undecided what I want to bring and don't have a theme that fits all possible options. I'm game. Are we going for an open 'bring a bottle to share' theme - or perhaps another ABV event? Added and JDAW remo...
by SCP
09:15 Thu 14 Jun 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Offline 3rd July B&F Red Room - Bring a bottle to share (sighted)
Replies: 57
Views: 20654

Re: Offline 3rd July B&F Red Room - Theme TBD

Confirmation Please let me know if you are confirmed for this event. - Assuming confirmed from recent posts: SCP, CPR, CMAG + 2 (can we have initials), DRL - To confirm: MDM, IDJ, AHB, JDAW Food orders - I see standard orders for SCP, AHB, JDAW, CPR, DRL, MDM (http://www.theportforum.com/viewtopic....
by SCP
09:08 Thu 14 Jun 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Offline 3rd July B&F Red Room - Bring a bottle to share (sighted)
Replies: 57
Views: 20654

Re: Offline 3rd July Theme TBD, likely at B&F

B&F is available, would we like the Red or Green room (looks like ~10 of us)? As my first time organising, anything else I should be doing? (request for food orders coming soon) With 10 we need the Red room, Green is only really big enough for 6 or 7 at push when we have all our glasses / food on t...
by SCP
09:03 Thu 14 Jun 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Offline 3rd July B&F Red Room - Bring a bottle to share (sighted)
Replies: 57
Views: 20654

Re: Offline 3rd July Theme TBD, likely at B&F

DaveRL wrote:
21:52 Wed 13 Jun 2018
I have acquired my pass a little late. If there is room, I'd also like to come please. Thanks.
Yes, added
by SCP
15:09 Wed 13 Jun 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Offline 3rd July B&F Red Room - Bring a bottle to share (sighted)
Replies: 57
Views: 20654

Re: Offline 3rd July Theme TBD, likely at B&F

B&F is available, would we like the Red or Green room (looks like ~10 of us)?

As my first time organising, anything else I should be doing? (request for food orders coming soon)