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by DaveRL
12:46 Tue 12 Dec 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Royal Wedding, May 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 139

Re: Royal Wedding, May 2018

A very good idea. Yes please.
by DaveRL
22:49 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: RE: Re: Tue 2nd or Wed 3rd or Thu 4th Jan 2018

CPR 1 wrote:4th strongly preferred, 3rd might work, 2nd no chance
2nd or 3rd works, but not 4th.
by DaveRL
13:10 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

For me please,

Oak smoked salmon with beetroot, orange and horseradish
Rib eye steak (rare) with hand cut chips
Green beans with shallots

(asked to be gluten free please)

Thanks
by DaveRL
23:23 Wed 15 Nov 2017
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Coravin
Replies: 21
Views: 1908

Re: Coravin

So far, the cost has prevented me from buying a coravin, although I really do like the idea. I did however back the kickstarter campaign of this new device as I think it's quite a cool innovation. Will find out if and how well it works when I get mine in a couple months time. That does look a very ...
by DaveRL
19:37 Wed 15 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: 5695

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

I couldn't make the date in November, but I might well be able to make a date in January - please could I be placed on the reserve list.
by DaveRL
19:20 Wed 08 Nov 2017
Forum: Site Stuff
Topic: Upgrade of Forum Software
Replies: 139
Views: 14115

Re: Upgrade of Forum Software

DRT wrote:
22:25 Mon 06 Nov 2017
This is what I see...

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What do you see?
My Chrome and Firefox are both the same as this.
by DaveRL
19:10 Wed 08 Nov 2017
Forum: Selling Port
Topic: Port and Madeira inquiry
Replies: 5
Views: 322

Re: Port and Madeira inquiry

They may be past their best but will still probably be quite pleasant. They may not be worth very much to sell, but a good option perhaps is to drink these with family and friends in memory of your father.
by DaveRL
16:40 Fri 27 Oct 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Thursday 2nd November - 1970
Replies: 51
Views: 2183

Re: Thursday 2nd November - 1970

For me please

Starter: Oak smoked salmon with beetroot, orange and horseradish
Main: Rib eye steak (Rare) with hand cut chips
Side: Green beans with shallots

Please could a note be added for the kitchen that mine to be gluten free.

Thanks
by DaveRL
19:01 Tue 24 Oct 2017
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Tue 10 Oct 2017, Gould Campbell 1927-1997, Boot & Flogger
Replies: 3
Views: 319

Re: Tue 10 Oct 2017, Gould Campbell 1927-1997, Boot & Flogger

Indeed, thank you Ian and everyone on decanting and pouring duties. An excellent evening, with an early start. GC certainly did not disappoint, with some very good wines.
by DaveRL
12:32 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: 1399

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

I'm unable to come. Hope evening a good one for you.

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by DaveRL
12:05 Thu 12 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: 1399

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

I will seek permission but it is unlikely that I can make it.
by DaveRL
18:03 Tue 03 Oct 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tue 10 Oct - A Gould Campbell vertical
Replies: 150
Views: 11591

Re: Tue 10 Oct - A Gould Campbell vertical

Foor order for me please Parma ham with melon, burrata mozzarella and fig dressing Grilled chicken breast with smoked peppers, rocket and lemon thyme dressing Side of Broccoli with lemon, almonds and chilli Please include a note that these are all to be gluten free (they are on the menu, but it help...
by DaveRL
14:34 Tue 03 Oct 2017
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: What do you have most of?
Replies: 23
Views: 1409

Re: What do you have most of?

F85 top, then Martinez 94 followed by G94.
by DaveRL
20:30 Wed 27 Sep 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Thursday 2nd November - 1970
Replies: 51
Views: 2183

Re: Thursday 2nd November

This works for me. I could bring Warre.
by DaveRL
17:15 Wed 27 Sep 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: BBR port walk 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1191

Re: BBR port walk 2017

AHB wrote:
19:03 Sun 24 Sep 2017
Is anyone interested in going for dinner somewhere close to Berry's after the Port Walk?
Sorry, not able to on this occasion.
by DaveRL
07:43 Mon 18 Sep 2017
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Glass Opacity
Replies: 11
Views: 949

Re: Glass Opacity

We could build a database of total weight and fill on opening. I think some of us already weigh bottles - perhaps this gives a start?
by DaveRL
16:25 Wed 09 Aug 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Summer Thirst, Wednesday 9th August 2017
Replies: 51
Views: 4792

Re: Summer Thirst, Wednesday 9th August 2017

Mine decanted at 0800. So far so good. Always worry about TCA (as I can't really taste it) but smelled fruity enough. A little bite of acidity which I hope will integrate.
by DaveRL
16:06 Mon 07 Aug 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Summer Thirst, Wednesday 9th August 2017
Replies: 51
Views: 4792

Re: Summer Thirst, Wednesday 9th August 2017

flash_uk wrote:
10:54 Mon 07 Aug 2017
Could someone check the food order. Many thanks.
I've checked, and food order is correct.
by DaveRL
17:59 Thu 03 Aug 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Summer Thirst, Wednesday 9th August 2017
Replies: 51
Views: 4792

Re: Summer Thirst, Wednesday 9th August 2017

I've gone out on a limb. No idea what came over me. Expect I'll regret it. Parma ham with melon, burrata mozzarella and fig dressing Roasted sea bass with basil and fennel whipped mash, tomato and olive dressing Side of Broccoli with lemon, almonds and chilli This should all be OK for me according t...
by DaveRL
21:05 Thu 06 Jul 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Summer Thirst, Wednesday 9th August 2017
Replies: 51
Views: 4792

Re: Summer Thirst

Yes please. Good idea.
by DaveRL
17:17 Thu 06 Jul 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 Graham
by DaveRL
16:01 Mon 03 Jul 2017
Forum: Reviews
Topic: 21-23 June 2017: The Port Forum 10th Anniversary Celebration
Replies: 18
Views: 2382

Re: 21-23 June 2017: The Port Forum 10th Anniversary Celebration

Thanks all for the write ups - sounded excellent, sorry I was not able to go. Good luck with BFT, AHB, and I'm sure it will also be a great success.
by DaveRL
12:04 Fri 30 Jun 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: BBR port walk 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1191

Re: BBR port walk 2017

Also Thursday, thanks.
by DaveRL
10:15 Fri 16 Jun 2017
Forum: Selling Port
Topic: 1985 Graham's / Warre's / Quinta do Noval
Replies: 8
Views: 1204

Re: 1985 Graham's / Warre's / Quinta do Noval

1985 was an exceptional year for port and Jancis Robinson recently wrote about the vintage in her FT column: https://www.ft.com/content/10665d5e-140d-11e7-b0c1-37e417ee6c76 Since Jancis Robinson kindly name checks The Port Forum in her FT column, you may be interested to read our write up of the ev...