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by mosesbotbol
22:12 Wed 30 Mar 2016
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Anyone in Boston
Replies: 4
Views: 1774

Re: Anyone in Boston

I know some guys from the best port selling store and we've done a couple tastings, but they think a bottle per person port night is out of control... I have a couple of casual port friends, but nothing like us :roll:

I like your suggestions, thanks.
by mosesbotbol
20:55 Wed 30 Mar 2016
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Anyone in Boston
Replies: 4
Views: 1774

Anyone in Boston

Figured I ask... Would like to do a port night, but can't find serious port drinkers around here :crying:
by mosesbotbol
13:06 Thu 10 Mar 2016
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: New York again, Easter
Replies: 115
Views: 20603

Re: New York again, Easter

Is there a set venue yet? I may be able to attend. I have plenty of Grahams pre 1990...
by mosesbotbol
20:28 Mon 29 Feb 2016
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Wed 24 Feb 2016, B&F, Vesuvio 1989 to 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 4169

Re: Wed 24 Feb 2016, B&F, Vesuvio 1989 to 2013

What brands of port were Vesuvio grapes used in before the Vesuvio brand was launched? The Symingtons bought the estate just before the '89 Vesuvio release. Prior to that the estate was part of the Ferreira stable and I think I recall Johnny saying that the grapes were used variously in some Ferrei...
by mosesbotbol
18:19 Fri 26 Feb 2016
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Wed 24 Feb 2016, B&F, Vesuvio 1989 to 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 4169

Re: Wed 24 Feb 2016, B&F, Vesuvio 1989 to 2013

What brands of port were Vesuvio grapes used in before the Vesuvio brand was launched?
by mosesbotbol
17:58 Fri 19 Feb 2016
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Where to buy Colheita
Replies: 12
Views: 3307

Re: Where to buy Colheita

I am big fan 1982 Kopke, but prices on that vintage are higher than on some vintages right around that year...
by mosesbotbol
15:17 Tue 09 Feb 2016
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: 1970 Croft
Replies: 16
Views: 2583

Re: 1970 Croft

Andy Velebil wrote:Bummer to hear...a whole case at once :crying:
My cousin had a case of '27 Taylor that leaked out when he managed Sparks in NYC like 30 years ago... :crying:
by mosesbotbol
16:09 Wed 27 Jan 2016
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Cooking with Port
Replies: 39
Views: 5010

Re: Cooking with Port

DRT wrote:Excellent. I am particularly impressed with he ingenious method of dealing with the carrot.
Our dog loves cooked carrots or carrot pulp from making a carrot juice.

Picture of said dog and & owner in front a lovely Jag

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by mosesbotbol
20:24 Fri 20 Nov 2015
Forum: Selling Port
Topic: Warres 1977 price
Replies: 6
Views: 1548

Re: Warres 1977 price

If in good condition, you should be able to get £230-245 from a private party.
by mosesbotbol
13:51 Wed 11 Nov 2015
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: NYC 1985 retro
Replies: 22
Views: 4468

Re: NYC 1985 retro

I have '85 Hoopers, Croft, and Sandeman
by mosesbotbol
13:49 Tue 13 Oct 2015
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Music suggestions
Replies: 18
Views: 3329

Re: Music suggestions

Rolling Stones go with it all. Just match the vintage to the closet Stones album.
by mosesbotbol
13:47 Tue 13 Oct 2015
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Civilised society is...
Replies: 18
Views: 2056

Re: Civilised society is...

I thought most clubs like aree like 3K a year, but also need a sponsor.
by mosesbotbol
18:17 Fri 31 Jul 2015
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Cockburn 1977
Replies: 52
Views: 7528

Re: Cockburn 1977

I plan to put in an order for at least 6 once it comes around.
by mosesbotbol
13:47 Fri 10 Jul 2015
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Wed 9th September 2015, Port Fit for a Queen (E2>V)
Replies: 190
Views: 24972

Re: Wed 9th September 2015, Port Fit for a Queen (E2>V)

If my travel plans allow, I would like to attend. I won't know until September if I will be in the area, but it looks to be on the horizon.
by mosesbotbol
20:37 Thu 09 Jul 2015
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: A sudden emergency in London, predicted for 21 July 2015
Replies: 68
Views: 11469

Re: A sudden emergency in London, predicted for 21 July 2015

I could be a maybe on this event. That would be rather good. I don't think I've seen you since that amazing Croft vertical we did in Boston in 2007. Well, my project has been moved to Sept, so I will be unable to attend :crying: I am anxious to have a portathon as I don't know anyone who fancies po...
by mosesbotbol
22:30 Wed 01 Jul 2015
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Croft Vertical Tasting in Boston, February 2008
Replies: 33
Views: 9022

Re: Croft Vertical Tasting in Boston, February 2008

Andy Velebil wrote:Memories! 88)
Indeed. That was a fun event.
by mosesbotbol
18:19 Wed 29 Apr 2015
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Cellars - anything I should know
Replies: 4
Views: 1441

Re: Cellars - anything I should know

Keep all the bottles 2' from the floor if your cellar floods. Luckily, my cellar has never flooded.
by mosesbotbol
18:09 Thu 23 Apr 2015
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: HABEMUS VINTAGE PORT
Replies: 23
Views: 6532

Re: HABEMUS VINTAGE PORT

Will this be available in the USA?
by mosesbotbol
18:50 Fri 10 Apr 2015
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: The 50 most expensive wines in the world
Replies: 9
Views: 2082

Re: The 50 most expensive wines in the world

Andy Velebil wrote:
DRT wrote:
Andy Velebil wrote:
flash_uk wrote:I'm shocked at how few Bordeaux appear on the list. It must be nearly 70% Burgundy.
That is no surprise for me.
It is for me, given how horrible Burgundy is :P
Some would disagree :nirvana:
Burgundy and N. Rhone at their best are better than the best of Bordeaux.
by mosesbotbol
20:32 Wed 01 Apr 2015
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: 1994 Revisited - Richard Mayson
Replies: 12
Views: 2384

Re: 1994 Revisited - Richard Mayson

Glenn E. wrote:I agree with Andy. The 1994s, despite their actual age, are still in or just starting to emerge from a teenage funk.

Try again at 25, or better yet wait until 30.
Agreed.
by mosesbotbol
02:12 Thu 26 Mar 2015
Forum: Meaningless Drivel
Topic: Jeremy Clarkson
Replies: 68
Views: 11144

Re: Jeremy Clarkson

I'd just take the crew and do it on another channel...
by mosesbotbol
02:10 Thu 26 Mar 2015
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Port Tasting: A Checklist
Replies: 9
Views: 1887

Re: Port Tasting: A Checklist

I am all for the formal dress; why not? Hard enough to find a place to wear such attire as it is. Then I get to drink port; a lot of port!
by mosesbotbol
14:06 Tue 24 Mar 2015
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Graham 1972 Colheita
Replies: 12
Views: 2042

Re: Graham 1972 Colheita

Andy Velebil wrote:We get left out of all the specials except for the special Six Grapes, which we got only. :evil:
I bought a 6 pack of the Six Grapes Special. It's a great reserve wine, much better than the regular Six Grapes although I have not had them side-by-side. I am not a fan of the regular Six Grapes.
by mosesbotbol
19:53 Mon 23 Mar 2015
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Graham 1972 Colheita
Replies: 12
Views: 2042

Re: Graham 1972 Colheita

Where can you buy '69 Colheita in the US?