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by CPR 1
12:48 Tue 12 Dec 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Royal Wedding, May 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 139

Re: Royal Wedding, May 2018

This sounds like a splendid idea. I have the pleasure of accepting your kind invitation.
by CPR 1
20:50 Mon 11 Dec 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tue 2nd Jan 2018, Bring a Bottle (ideally of 1878)
Replies: 18
Views: 280

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

I notice that most respondents have not expressed a preference between the possible themes. 4th strongly preferred, 3rd might work, 2nd no chance 2nd or 3rd works, but not 4th. 2nd preferred, 3rd not possible, 4th possible but not preferred Ouch! One can’t do 2 nd ; one can’t do 3 rd ; one can’t do...
by CPR 1
19:36 Sun 10 Dec 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tuesday 19th December - 77@40
Replies: 71
Views: 3667

Re: Tuesday 19th December - 77@40

jdaw1 wrote:
15:14 Sat 09 Dec 2017
CPR 1 wrote:
14:17 Sat 09 Dec 2017
Duck Liver followed by Sirloin back and blue, and if possible substitute the peppercorn for béarnaise sauce
Paté or parfait? I.e., usual or Christmas menu?
Xmas menu please
by CPR 1
14:17 Sat 09 Dec 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tuesday 19th December - 77@40
Replies: 71
Views: 3667

Re: Tuesday 19th December - 77@40

Thank you Julian for sorting the food order, I would like

Duck Liver followed by Sirloin back and blue, and if possible substitute the peppercorn for béarnaise sauce
by CPR 1
21:09 Fri 08 Dec 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tuesday 19th December - 77@40
Replies: 71
Views: 3667

Re: Tuesday 19th December - 77@40

I have a friend and an historically occasional attendee at TPF events. Although he is not a TPF member, he was at the first TPF offline 10 years ago. Nicos Neocleous would very much like to join us on December 19th, if that would be acceptable to everyone. Nicos is happy to make a monetary contribu...
by CPR 1
22:46 Thu 07 Dec 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tuesday 19th December - 77@40
Replies: 71
Views: 3667

Re: Tuesday 19th December - 77@40

Only differences from first post are lack of CMAG in attendee list (but believed correct from above posts), and Ferreira and Factory House are present in ports list with correct supplier, but have not been added against attendees. Charles: if Phil’s (and my) understanding are correct, pls update fi...
by CPR 1
22:41 Thu 07 Dec 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tuesday 19th December - 77@40
Replies: 71
Views: 3667

Re: Tuesday 19th December - 77@40

jdaw1 wrote:
21:29 Thu 07 Dec 2017
Food order started.
Thank you very much
by CPR 1
22:33 Thu 07 Dec 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tue 2nd Jan 2018, Bring a Bottle (ideally of 1878)
Replies: 18
Views: 280

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

4th strongly preferred, 3rd might work, 2nd no chance
by CPR 1
21:44 Wed 06 Dec 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tuesday 19th December - 77@40
Replies: 71
Views: 3667

Re: Tuesday 19th December - 77@40

AHB wrote:
20:54 Wed 06 Dec 2017
Do we have a spare seat at the '77 tasting? There are a couple of people I met yesterday who might be interested in joining us if that is the case.
Yes 1 spare at the moment please do suggest it as would be good to have a full house
by CPR 1
07:08 Tue 05 Dec 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tuesday 19th December - 77@40
Replies: 71
Views: 3667

Re: Tuesday 19th December - 77@40

Just one. I have discussed glasses with B&F and been assured all ok, fingers crossed.

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by CPR 1
16:01 Sun 03 Dec 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tuesday 19th December - 77@40
Replies: 71
Views: 3667

Re: Tuesday 19th December - 77@40

My choice would be to first include the Ferreira (lovely wine), then the Factory House (as we will likely taste all its components alongside). I'd also vote for the Ferreira, a very nice wine. Excellent decision made Ferreira and Factory House added. We have 1 vacant seat as CMAG can't make this, f...
by CPR 1
21:46 Tue 28 Nov 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tuesday 19th December - 77@40
Replies: 71
Views: 3667

Re: Tuesday 19th December - 77@40

Unfortunately Dirk can't make this now but has still very kindly offered to provide a bottle of Niepoort. CMAG has thus been promoted from the reserves. This now leaves us with 'just' 16 bottles for 14 people. Any views on adding some of these to the line up; Kopke San Luiz (Current bottle labelled ...
by CPR 1
21:21 Tue 28 Nov 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Wed 29th Nov 2017 - A Cálem (mini-)vertical
Replies: 54
Views: 1327

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

I am keen on the idea of the 35 if that works. 87 difficult as in mother in law's cellar
by CPR 1
14:32 Fri 24 Nov 2017
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Port for sale by retailer
Replies: 1083
Views: 159859

Re: Port for sale by retailer

Waitrose Cellar have just listed Dow 2011 at £75 a bottle! With free champagne on black Friday

http://www.waitrosecellar.com/wine-type ... ntage-port

A positive bargain, 230 bottles available at the moment if anyone is thirsty.
by CPR 1
22:14 Wed 22 Nov 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: BBR port walk 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1191

Re: BBR port walk 2017

It starts at 18:30, look forward to seeing you tomorrow
by CPR 1
21:09 Tue 21 Nov 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Wed 29th Nov 2017 - A Cálem (mini-)vertical
Replies: 54
Views: 1327

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

I've made the executive decision to include the CáF58, CáF66 and CáF80, and made a nominal assignment for who to bring what and adoptions; any objections please let me know. Also please let me know food order by the end of the week (from the usual menu ). Excellent decision, can I suggest we move t...
by CPR 1
09:23 Mon 20 Nov 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: BBR port walk 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1191

Re: RE: Re: BBR port walk 2017

idj123 wrote:
16:59 Sun 19 Nov 2017
Anyone meeting up for a pre-drink-if so, where?
Sounds like a good plan, how about The Red Lion? Just in Crown passage behind BBR



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by CPR 1
22:38 Sun 19 Nov 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tuesday 19th December - 77@40
Replies: 71
Views: 3667

Re: Tuesday 19th December - 77@40

jdaw1 wrote:
23:25 Sat 18 Nov 2017
I could bring Gould Campbell.
Thank you - first post updated
by CPR 1
12:29 Sat 18 Nov 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tuesday 19th December - 77@40
Replies: 71
Views: 3667

Re: Tuesday 19th December - 77@40

The line up has now been confirmed, we have 16 shippers, 18 bottles one of which is a magnum thus not bad for a Tuesday night. (first post updated)

Can people contributing bottles please deliver them to the B&F in advance, I will contact people shortly re sorting the costs.
by CPR 1
14:46 Thu 16 Nov 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Wed 29th Nov 2017 - A Cálem (mini-)vertical
Replies: 54
Views: 1327

Re: (28 or 29) Nov 2017 - A Cálem (mini-)vertical

I can offer 77 and also 87 if wanted
by CPR 1
22:10 Wed 15 Nov 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Wed 29th Nov 2017 - A Cálem (mini-)vertical
Replies: 54
Views: 1327

Re: (28 or 29) Nov 2017 - TBD

Sounds good either will work for me
by CPR 1
20:27 Thu 09 Nov 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1981 Warre LBV
Replies: 3
Views: 250

Re: 1981 Warre LBV

Really like this idea but again don't have 'old' LBV thus would need to adopt
by CPR 1
22:56 Wed 01 Nov 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Thursday 2nd November - 1970
Replies: 51
Views: 2183

Re: RE: Re: Thursday 2nd November - 1970

jdaw1 wrote:Who to print?


flash_uk wrote:
00:16 Wed 01 Nov 2017
I think I am bringing O70 - will check on Wednesday evening when I get home.
Placemats: please confirm O70.
I will print at lunch time tomorrow

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by CPR 1
22:03 Tue 31 Oct 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Thursday 2nd November - 1970
Replies: 51
Views: 2183

Re: Thursday 2nd November - 1970

Gents, apologies - a bout of Sinusitis and (more troublesome for a Port tasting) a course of antibiotics means that I will not be joining you for this. :x Hope you feel better soon I'm afraid work commitments have also got the better of me so I also need to duck out. I may now be able to attend. Wi...