Hotel Price List of the Week

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Re: Hotel Price List of the Week

Post by SushiNorth » 17:54 Mon 22 Sep 2008

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Croft 1977 $239
Dow's 1977 $342
Graham's 1977 $461
Graham's 1983 $389
Graham's 1985 $327
Graham's 1970 $367
Smith Woodhouse 1985 $190
Warre's 1963 $791
Warre's 1977 $228

Tawny
Fonseca 20 Year Old $109
Fonseca 10 Year Old $79
Graham's 20 Year Old $142

They also had Graham's LBV (no year) and a Fonseca 10 by the glass, but i cut off the prices when i took the photo.
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Re: Hotel Price List of the Week

Post by mosesbotbol » 19:47 Mon 22 Sep 2008

SushiNorth wrote:Smith & Wollensky steakhouse in Philadephia, PA
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Warre's 1977 $228
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Re: Hotel Price List of the Week

Post by RonnieRoots » 07:46 Sat 18 Oct 2008

Had dinner in Gordon Ramsay's Verre Restaurant in Dubai last Thursday. There were three Vintage Ports on the list. Can't remember the exact price, but they were more or less:

- Fonseca 1985 @ £ 375
- Warre's 1977 @ £ 450
- Warre's 1970 @ £ 520

The good thing was that all were also avaible by the glass. Given the lack of availability of VP in restaurants here in Muscat and the sheer impossibility to find anything like it in the one shop where we are allowed to shop for alcohol, we ordered a glass of Warre 1970 each.

The bottle had been open for a month (!) but the sommelier and restaurant manager were happy to open a new one for us when we requested that. Good service.

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Re: Hotel Price List of the Week

Post by jdaw1 » 17:39 Sat 18 Oct 2008

Are those prices in GBP or in local money?

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Re: Hotel Price List of the Week

Post by RonnieRoots » 08:08 Sun 19 Oct 2008

GBP

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Re: Hotel Price List of the Week

Post by JacobH » 09:34 Sun 19 Oct 2008

RonnieRoots wrote:GBP
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Re: Hotel Price List of the Week

Post by Glenn E. » 04:41 Mon 20 Oct 2008

What's the :shock:? It's a Gordon Ramsay restaurant in Dubai. I'd have been more shocked if the prices were even remotely reasonable.
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Re: Hotel Price List of the Week

Post by RonnieRoots » 06:50 Mon 20 Oct 2008

You're right Glenn. Prices of wine here (in Muscat, Oman) are very high because of government taxes, but they are even higher in Dubai bacause it's Dubai and they don't do cheap there.

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Post by DRT » 23:32 Wed 22 Oct 2008

I'm with Jacob on this one - anything that is being sold for 10 times it's retail price is worthy of a :shock:
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Re: Hotel Price List of the Week

Post by SushiNorth » 22:47 Tue 14 Jul 2009

I thought there was an airplane version of this list, but couldn't find it.

JFK Airport - Vino Volo
Dow 1985 VP: $115
Niepoort 20yr Tawny: $80/$18 for a glass.

Sao Paulo Brazil (seen in a fancy wine shop)
Taylor Fladgate 1997 VP: br538, or about $270
Taylor Fladgate 2001 LBV: ~ $125
other insane prices also existed.
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Re: Hotel Price List of the Week

Post by benread » 19:32 Sun 08 Nov 2009

www.lythehill.co.uk

Noval 10 YO Tawny @ £6.50 per small glass. Seems a bit steep to me, but faced with the choice of that or a ruby what was I to do!

It was a very nice tawny and one I would buy if I see it on sale anywhere.
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Re: Hotel Price List of the Week

Post by RonnieRoots » 09:58 Tue 19 Jan 2010

At Vue by Shannon Bennett (easily Muscat's best restaurant) there was a small offering of ports, among those:

- Fonseca 1985 @ 250 OMR (395 GBP / 450 EUR)
- Noval 2003 @ 135 OMR (215 GBP / 245 EUR)

They were also served per half glass (30ml). We chose half a glass of Fonseca 85 each at 15 OMR pp (24 GBP / 27 EUR).

And because it is unique enough to find such a thing on a wine list here, I am not going to think about the fact that I just paid more for one glass than I did for my full bottles.

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Post by JacobH » 12:49 Thu 03 Jun 2010

"Do you have any Port?", I ask the barman in the Macdonald Berystede Hotel.

"Errmm...yes", he replies looking sheepishly and fumbles around to produce a bottle of Cockburn Ruby (the basic one, not the Special Reserve).

"Do you have anything else?"

"Usually yes, but not at the moment."

"Any Madeira?"

"We've been drunk out of Madeira, too."

I then proceed to order two glasses of Cockburn Ruby, for the cost of about £6 each... :evil:

"Out of interest, what sort of Port do you normally have?"

"I think at least the Cockburn Special Reserve, an LBV, the 1991 Vintage and some Fonseca..."

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Post by g-man » 05:14 Sat 05 Jun 2010

I almost forgot to post!

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77 Grahams 200$ (i think)
75 warres too I believe for 250$
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Re: Hotel Price List of the Week

Post by AHB » 23:11 Fri 17 Sep 2010

Not a hotel, but if we have a restaurant price list thread then I can't find it.

Highly recommended in Wokingham, Milton's restaurant has three ports on their wine list. These are Taylor's First Estate (£26 a bottle), Taylor 2002 LBV (£28 a bottle) and Croft Quinta da Roeda 1995 (£30 a bottle).

No difficulty deciding what to drink there.
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Re: Hotel Price List of the Week

Post by SushiNorth » 19:07 Fri 24 Sep 2010

Hilton Waikoloa Hawaii -- Kamuela Provision Company Restaurant
Warres 10y Otima $20
Smith Woodhouse LBV 1990 $13
Sandeman Founders Reserve $10
Graham's Malvedos 1987 $16
Graham's 20y Tawny $18
Dow Vintage Port 1970 $72

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I asked at the bar about the Dow70, apparently they stopped offering it because of low demand. I had none of these, as I couldn't imagine they were recently opened. I did, however, tote a bottle of that Sandeman Founders Reserve around with me for the week on the Big Island. The whole bottle cost 16.
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Re: Hotel Price List of the Week

Post by DRT » 22:18 Thu 30 Sep 2010

Quinta do Nova, Douro Valley: The mini-bar in my room had a 50cl bottle of Quinta do Nova Reserva Port for €8,50 88)
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Re: Hotel Price List of the Week

Post by Andy Velebil » 20:15 Sat 23 Oct 2010

Not a hotel, but the French Laundry's wine list. FL is a very expensive high-end restaurant in the Napa area.


Vintage Port
Cockburn 1927 $2,000
Dow's (375ml) 1985 $215
Fonseca 1970 $910
Fonseca 1992 $500
Graham's 1983 $410
Graham's 2003 $295
Taylor Fladgate 1948 $3,995
Taylor Fladgate 1963 $1,125
Warres 1963 $1,100

Here's their by the glass prices

Dows, Tawny 20 Year $20
Graham's, Vintage 1977 $59
Smith-Woodhouse, Late-Bottled Vintage 1995 $17
Taylor-Fladgate, Vintage 1983 $38

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Re: Hotel Price List of the Week

Post by JacobH » 22:46 Sun 24 Oct 2010

When I was flying through Oporto, I noticed that the ever-cheap duty-free shop in the airport had half-bottles of Dow’s 2007 for €99 each which must be a new record for their mark-up!
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Re: Hotel Price List of the Week

Post by RonnieRoots » 07:35 Mon 25 Oct 2010

Andy Velebil wrote:Not a hotel, but the French Laundry's wine list. FL is a very expensive high-end restaurant in the Napa area.


Vintage Port
Cockburn 1927 $2,000
Dow's (375ml) 1985 $215
Fonseca 1970 $910
Fonseca 1992 $500
Graham's 1983 $410
Graham's 2003 $295
Taylor Fladgate 1948 $3,995
Taylor Fladgate 1963 $1,125
Warres 1963 $1,100

Here's their by the glass prices

Dows, Tawny 20 Year $20
Graham's, Vintage 1977 $59
Smith-Woodhouse, Late-Bottled Vintage 1995 $17
Taylor-Fladgate, Vintage 1983 $38
Andy, I trust you ordered a bottle of the Taylor 1948, how was it?

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Post by Andy Velebil » 13:17 Mon 25 Oct 2010

Ronnie,
No, A freind was looking to go there during his honeymoon. At those prices, can't say I recommended buying any of those bottles to him.

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Re: Hotel Price List of the Week

Post by RonnieRoots » 19:58 Tue 26 Oct 2010

Andy Velebil wrote:Ronnie,
No, A freind was looking to go there during his honeymoon. At those prices, can't say I recommended buying any of those bottles to him.
Seeing those prices, and looking for some port after dinner, I would probably order a glass of Smith Woodhouse 1995 LBV. Very decent glass of port. Expensive of course, but in a restaurant such as this everything is.

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Re: Hotel Price List of the Week

Post by AHB » 00:00 Tue 07 Dec 2010

Again, not a hotel but then I can't find the restaurant price list thread.

Rhodes 24 in Tower 42 in Central London has a very modest offering of port. I wasn't able to make notes of all that was offered, but as well as those listed below there were also a couple of tawnies, a filtered 2005 LBV and a 2003 vintage port.

Quinta do Vale de Dona Maria 2003 LBV £50
Warre 1966 £230
Noval Nacional 1987 £275
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Re: Hotel Price List of the Week

Post by AHB » 22:20 Fri 10 May 2013

I bought a 5cl glass of Taylor 2007 LBV from the Oatlands Park Hotel in Weybridge. It cost me £9.40.

That makes a 75cl bottle £141 :shock: :shock:
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Re: Hotel Price List of the Week

Post by jdaw1 » 20:05 Wed 23 Jul 2014

A restaurant rather than a hotel — No 32 The Old Town, London SW4 0JE.
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