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by DRT
16:45 Fri 12 Oct 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tue 30th October
Replies: 23
Views: 1902

Re: Tue 30th October

AHB wrote:
14:19 Fri 12 Oct 2018
Theme: Mature Single Quinta (or Second Label) Ports (mature >20 years since the vintage)
Blind?
by DRT
16:41 Fri 12 Oct 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tue 30th October
Replies: 23
Views: 1902

Re: Tue 30th October

And me.
by DRT
00:18 Wed 10 Oct 2018
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Hotel or Restaurant Price List of the Week
Replies: 118
Views: 33825

Re: Hotel or Restaurant Price List of the Week

The Mercure Hotel at Box Hill, Burford Bridge has the following to offer...

Cockburn's Fine Ruby - £4.95/70ml, £35 per bottle
Graham's LBV 2012 - £6.95/70ml, £55 per bottle
Graham's 10yr Tawny - £6.95/70ml, £55 per bottle
by DRT
22:51 Tue 09 Oct 2018
Forum: Selling Port
Topic: 3 bottles of vintage port
Replies: 2
Views: 438

Re: 3 bottles of vintage port

Pictures sent by email from Sue...
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Sue Harmond wrote:I inherited them 9 years ago after my Mum passed away. They have always been stored laying down and out of sunlight as advised by my dad. I believe they were given to them as gifts.
I’m based in Thundersley Essex.
by DRT
21:52 Tue 09 Oct 2018
Forum: Selling Port
Topic: 3 bottles of vintage port
Replies: 2
Views: 438

Re: 3 bottles of vintage port

Hi Sue,

You have my email address so if you send me the pictures I will happily post them for you.

Can you please tell us roughly where you (or the bottles) are and what you know about how and where they have been stored?

Derek
by DRT
16:01 Sun 07 Oct 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Do we need a 1966 Horizontal?
Replies: 17
Views: 1053

Re: Do we need a 1966 Horizontal?

jdaw1 wrote:
15:30 Sun 07 Oct 2018
Would a Fonseca 1966 be welcome?

† Yes yes, of course, even if there were already several F66s, another would be welcome.
Thank you.
by DRT
11:47 Sun 07 Oct 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Do we need a 1966 Horizontal?
Replies: 17
Views: 1053

Re: Do we need a 1966 Horizontal?

We now have a full table of 14. If there are more volunteers we can start a reserve list.
by DRT
21:54 Thu 04 Oct 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Do we need a 1966 Horizontal?
Replies: 17
Views: 1053

Re: Do we need a 1966 Horizontal?

AHB and CMAG & RGO all in via WhatsApp.
by DRT
20:05 Wed 03 Oct 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Do we need a 1966 Horizontal?
Replies: 17
Views: 1053

Do we need a 1966 Horizontal?

This thread might be the inspiration we needed to pull a few 1966 VPs out to see how they are doing. If there is enthusiasm for this I can donate Graham and our new friend MrFrodo has a Dow that would be his ticket. Any more? Where and when? TBD Attendees: DRT (Graham); MrFrodo (Dow); flash_uk; CPR...
by DRT
20:02 Wed 03 Oct 2018
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 3
Views: 1538

Re: Hello!

MrFrodo wrote:
21:13 Fri 28 Sep 2018
I have invested in a Dows 1966 and need to find an occasion for that next.
Perhaps this is the inspiration we needed for a 1966 horizontal?
by DRT
19:59 Wed 03 Oct 2018
Forum: Site Stuff
Topic: Port House abbreviations
Replies: 130
Views: 21688

Re: Port House abbreviations

Suggestion: Lm = Quinta das Lamelas Fine by me. Also, I for Infantado doesn’t fit the general pattern of reserving the few single-letter names for the few ancient famous blends of large volume and fame. Should it be In or If or It or Id ? Unless there’s strong and quick dissent, it’s going to be In...
by DRT
19:40 Mon 01 Oct 2018
Forum: Site Stuff
Topic: Port House abbreviations
Replies: 130
Views: 21688

Re: Port House abbreviations

Suggestion: Lm = Quinta das Lamelas
by DRT
19:33 Mon 01 Oct 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Cockburn Vertical, Tue 2nd Oct 2018
Replies: 224
Views: 23420

Re: Cockburn Vertical, Tue 2nd Oct 2018

jdaw1 wrote:
17:12 Sun 30 Sep 2018
• Derek: please confirm first post all good.
All good.
by DRT
09:55 Wed 26 Sep 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Cockburn Vertical, Tue 2nd Oct 2018
Replies: 224
Views: 23420

Re: Cockburn Vertical, Tue 2nd Oct 2018

Dear Axel , Very nice to hear from you. I have the best memories from that great tasting, without doubt one of the most enjoyable and interesting events in all my profissional life ! Also Cockburn's 1908 was, probably, the best Vintage I taste ever ! Please send my best regards to all, Abraço, Migu...
by DRT
02:27 Sun 23 Sep 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Cockburn Vertical, Tue 2nd Oct 2018
Replies: 224
Views: 23420

Re: Cockburn Vertical, Tue 2nd Oct 2018

PhilW wrote:
21:53 Sat 22 Sep 2018
Food order draft created; please check your orders
My order is correct, thanks.
by DRT
23:47 Wed 19 Sep 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Cockburn Vertical, Tue 2nd Oct 2018
Replies: 224
Views: 23420

Re: Cockburn Vertical, Tue 2nd Oct 2018

there could be a Word file in the current format, with everybody’s default order in it. Perhaps that Word file could be downloadable from the default order thread. And perhaps someone could offer to administer it as and when new or amended defaults are posted? The first of those problems has been s...
by DRT
23:01 Wed 19 Sep 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Cockburn Vertical, Tue 2nd Oct 2018
Replies: 224
Views: 23420

Re: Cockburn Vertical, Tue 2nd Oct 2018

jdaw1 wrote:
22:53 Wed 19 Sep 2018
there could be a Word file in the current format, with everybody’s default order in it.
Perhaps that Word file could be downloadable from the default order thread. And perhaps someone could offer to administer it as and when new or amended defaults are posted?
by DRT
15:09 Wed 19 Sep 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Cockburn Vertical, Tue 2nd Oct 2018
Replies: 224
Views: 23420

Re: Cockburn Vertical, Tue 2nd Oct 2018

I thought one of the points of the default food thread was that the default order was taken as the order unless the individual actively and explicitly specifies something different? Kind of defeats the purpose if everyone needs to restate their default order every time does it not? Sorry, I hadn't ...
by DRT
08:55 Wed 19 Sep 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Cockburn Vertical, Tue 2nd Oct 2018
Replies: 224
Views: 23420

Re: Cockburn Vertical, Tue 2nd Oct 2018

Please post food orders ASAP. Reminder - we still need food orders from: Tony, Tom, Axel, Charles, Mike, Ian and Wolfgang. (and noting Axel, Wolfgang and Tony do not have a default food order specified). Should we have a default default food order to cope with situations such as this? Starter: Boil...
by DRT
08:18 Wed 19 Sep 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Cockburn Vertical, Tue 2nd Oct 2018
Replies: 224
Views: 23420

Re: Cockburn Vertical, Tue 2nd Oct 2018

Christopher wrote:
23:28 Tue 18 Sep 2018
Can you please add Rebecca who has joined to the reserve list - username RGO
Thanks
Added.
by DRT
22:04 Mon 17 Sep 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Cockburn Vertical, Tue 2nd Oct 2018
Replies: 224
Views: 23420

Re: Cockburn Vertical, Tue 2nd Oct 2018

DaveRL wrote:
21:23 Mon 17 Sep 2018
I'll be able to get there for 5.30 to help, probably earlier.
That would be great, Dave - thanks.
by DRT
16:37 Mon 17 Sep 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Cockburn Vertical, Tue 2nd Oct 2018
Replies: 224
Views: 23420

Re: Cockburn Vertical, Tue 2nd Oct 2018

The 1920 and the original (un-recorked) 1977 are now at the B&F.
by DRT
19:22 Sun 16 Sep 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Cockburn Vertical, Tue 2nd Oct 2018
Replies: 224
Views: 23420

Re: Cockburn Vertical, Tue 2nd Oct 2018

PhilW has "volunteered" to be Dining Room Monitor and will be supplying the order to B&F at the end of this week.
by DRT
17:47 Sun 16 Sep 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Cockburn Vertical, Tue 2nd Oct 2018
Replies: 224
Views: 23420

Re: Cockburn Vertical, Tue 2nd Oct 2018

Starter: Welsh rarebit Main: Rib eye steak (Black and Blue) + bearnaise sauce + green beans with shallots, or creamed spinach (season dependent, latter preferred) My default order is: • No starter • Special order bone in rib-eye steak (medium-rare) with skinny chips + Green beans with shallots • No...
by DRT
16:58 Sun 16 Sep 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Cockburn Vertical, Tue 2nd Oct 2018
Replies: 224
Views: 23420

Re: Cockburn Vertical, Tue 2nd Oct 2018

Please post food orders ASAP. JDAW wants his default: Duck liver pâté; Sirloin steak, blue , with skinny fries, + Green beans with shallots; Perhaps Welsh Rarebit, super extra cheesy plus plus more. As does Christopher: CMAG - Cornish crab salad with ciabatta toasts; Medium-rare rib-eye steak (240g...