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by forest26
11:53 Fri 26 Feb 2021
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Wed 06 April 2022, Horizontal of 1992s, B&F
Replies: 48
Views: 21885

Re: Wed 06 April 2022, Horizontal of 1992s, B&F

Wooo hooo - live tastings are back !!
Even if 2022
by forest26
12:58 Mon 22 Feb 2021
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: 2019 Declaration - Sogevinous
Replies: 5
Views: 238

2019 Declaration - Sogevinous

Sogevinous have announced declarations of

- Calem VP,
- Barros VP
- Kopke VP
- Burmester SQVP
by forest26
17:36 Thu 11 Feb 2021
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Quevedo Taste at Home - Blend Your Own 20 Year Old Tawny - Online Tutored Tasting 31/03/21
Replies: 7
Views: 408

Re: Quevedo Taste at Home - Blend Your Own 20 Year Old Tawny - Online Tutored Tasting 31/03/21

Hi Rich I'm trying to cut down on the drinking mid-week so have missed some of the virtual tastings. Best price for this (and the Grahams) is the one on the web - its more of a promo thing - so the margins are quite small. Simon has beaten me again to listing on the thread. There are only 90 packs t...
by forest26
11:39 Thu 11 Feb 2021
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Graham’s Single Harvest Tawny Tasting with Charles Symington and VWP
Replies: 22
Views: 1327

Re: Graham’s Single Harvest Tawny Tasting with Charles Symington and VWP

Andy - Thanks for the link - I was not aware of this. I do not believe we have had any bottle size issues on shipping - maybe its more of a selling/retail thing. It would make a lot of sense for Oscar to ship the packs direct to the US if there was a critical mass. Does he not have an importer? The ...
by forest26
12:31 Mon 08 Feb 2021
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Graham’s Single Harvest Tawny Tasting with Charles Symington and VWP
Replies: 22
Views: 1327

Re: Graham’s Single Harvest Tawny Tasting with Charles Symington and VWP

Firstly, Let me declare an interest as I organised the tasting. - all the GSH packs have now gone. I have organized another tasting with Oscar Quevedo for 31 March - this will be a blend your own tawny - he is supplying four components that go into his 20 year plus the final blend. Should be a fun t...
by forest26
08:35 Thu 04 Feb 2021
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Graham’s Single Harvest Tawny Tasting with Charles Symington and VWP
Replies: 22
Views: 1327

Re: Graham’s Single Harvest Tawny Tasting with Charles Symington and VWP

Is shiping to Switzerland possible? Shipping to the US is possible, so I assume that they can also ship to Switzerland. Unfortunately it is more expensive than the Port to ship it to the US so it doesn't really make sense to do it. :( Oops, no. I went back to look again (thinking that if I ordered ...
by forest26
23:04 Tue 22 Dec 2020
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Quinta de la Rosa LBV and Vintage Thursday July 8th
Replies: 18
Views: 3606

Quinta de la Rosa LBV and Vintage Thursday July 8th

As discussed at the recent online QdlR tasting - LBV and Vintage Live tasting @ B&F Time and date TBC I have the following already set aside - it will be easiest for me to supply (in exchange for a donation to charity). There are a few gaps which I might be able to resolve with Sophia. Given the lar...
by forest26
15:13 Sun 01 Nov 2020
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Port for sale by retailer
Replies: 1284
Views: 380701

Re: Port for sale by retailer

The Aldi Christmas range has hit the shelves. They are using the Fletchers Brand name this year rather than Maynards, but the 40YO tawny is available again under the new name at £34.99, a 2016 LBV at £9.49 a 20cl Reserve Ruby at £4.99 and online only you can get a 4.5l 10YO Tawny at £99.99! There a...
by forest26
09:06 Sun 25 Oct 2020
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Auction Prices
Replies: 10
Views: 2439

Re: Auction Prices

Talking to the auctioneers - there are a lot of private buyers out there who are driving up prices. Particularly on wines and ports that are in a good drinking window.
by forest26
08:52 Sun 25 Oct 2020
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: A Question of Label Differences
Replies: 5
Views: 1493

Re: A Question of Label Differences

The last one is a later release of stock from TFP. They were certainly available in the UK up until the end of last year - when stocks sold out.
by forest26
11:03 Fri 23 Oct 2020
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Warre 1960 Private Cellar Release
Replies: 8
Views: 2969

Re: Warre 1960 Private Cellar Release

Only 60 BT’s for the UK - where are the rest going?
by forest26
19:31 Thu 22 Oct 2020
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Fortified Retailer of the Year 2020
Replies: 6
Views: 2403

Re: Fortified Retailer of the Year 2020

Thanks guys. Much appreciated...
by forest26
17:53 Thu 22 Oct 2020
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: VWP Blandy’s Madeira virtual tasting 19th Nov
Replies: 31
Views: 7323

Re: VWP Blandy’s Madeira virtual tasting 19th Nov

Thanks Simon. Chris (Blandy) is a very charismatic presenter and the idea is to introduce a new audience to Madeira starting with a fairly basic introduction to the main styles. If we run on from this one perhaps progress to colheitas and then Frasqueiras?

Any excuse for an after party....
by forest26
17:39 Thu 22 Oct 2020
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tue 24 November 2020 - A Tasting with Sophia Bergqvist
Replies: 95
Views: 17815

Re: Interest in an online tasting with la Rosa?

Yes definitely. I do have some 88/90/91/92/97 vintages. Opened a 92 last week - very good.
by forest26
10:34 Tue 22 Sep 2020
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: 1920 at 100
Replies: 5
Views: 2253

Re: 1920 at 100

A tentative yes - but depends on whether the lockdown tightens.
Have most shippers - duplicates in S, T, C and an unknown Corney and Barrow.
by forest26
11:01 Wed 02 Sep 2020
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: VE (etc) Day Tasting - TBC
Replies: 56
Views: 14214

Re: VE (etc) Day Tasting - Mon 28 Sept

one of S45 or Borges45 as have not tasted these in the last few years. Also have some others Tony Given a choice then S45, as would be interesting to taste alongside the S42. Are you available for the new date? Neil Yes - Mon28 would be ok. Let me know if there is any space Sent from my iPhone usin...
by forest26
12:43 Tue 25 Aug 2020
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: VE (etc) Day Tasting - TBC
Replies: 56
Views: 14214

Re: VE (etc) Day Tasting - Mon 14 Sept

Would you be able to put me on as reserve - 1945 Ferreira Done. If promoted from reserve (which is reasonably likely) might you have an alternative bottle? We've already got a Ferreira 45, and whilst a comparison would be interesting suspect the general preference would be for greater variety. If n...
by forest26
13:53 Mon 17 Aug 2020
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: VE (etc) Day Tasting - TBC
Replies: 56
Views: 14214

Re: VE (etc) Day Tasting - Mon 14 Sept

Would you be able to put me on as reserve - 1945 Ferreira
by forest26
14:11 Thu 30 Jul 2020
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Quevedo Tasting 2 - 30th July 2020
Replies: 26
Views: 11085

Re: Quevedo Tasting 2 - 30th July 2020

Thanks Mike - much obliged