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by Axel P
07:15 Mon 14 May 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Cockburn Vertical, Tue 2nd Oct 2018
Replies: 73
Views: 2795

Re: Cockburn Vertical, Tue 2nd Oct 2018

Unfortunately I cannot make it on the date.

Please insert the next in the waiting list.

Thanks and good luck with all the bottles.

Axel
by Axel P
11:49 Sun 13 May 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tues Dec 11th 2018 - An Offley vertical
Replies: 41
Views: 959

Re: Tues Dec 11th 2018 - An Offley vertical

Great idea, Tom. Do not believe this has been done too often.
by Axel P
18:03 Sat 12 May 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tues Dec 11th 2018 - An Offley vertical
Replies: 41
Views: 959

Re: Tues Dec 11th 2018 - An Offley vertical

Yes, please. Plus 1 Wolfgang G.

Thanks
by Axel P
15:10 Tue 08 May 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s
Replies: 93
Views: 3059

Re: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s

that it is a pity, Chris.

For all we are tasting the Ports in tHe Hurricane room and have dinner in the Hodges room. Unfortunately there is still no Messerschmidt room.

See you all tonight
by Axel P
17:57 Mon 07 May 2018
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: 2016 Declarations
Replies: 37
Views: 1882

Re: 2016 Declarations

Martha just confirmed
by Axel P
17:37 Mon 07 May 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s
Replies: 93
Views: 3059

Re: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s

When I was at RAF Cottesmore for the first time with my wife in the early 90s, a Benny Hill-type guy went into the officer's mess just before my wife and me. Dress code was regular uniform or flight suit, women accordingly. The entry control guy let the gentlemen in front of us pass although I was a...
by Axel P
15:44 Thu 03 May 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s
Replies: 93
Views: 3059

Re: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s

Dear all, due to the Riedel glass hiring costs are now 90 GBP per head, including everything (also inviting our industry guest). Please do bring the bottle decanted along or bring everything to decant this to the RAF Club. Let me know if you have any questions. Much looking forward to seeing you all...
by Axel P
08:34 Wed 02 May 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s
Replies: 93
Views: 3059

Re: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s

Thank you for the help, Wolfgang and Julian, I have ordered the glasses, so no one has to bring glasses and I will collect 90 GBP for the evening.

Axel
by Axel P
19:48 Fri 27 Apr 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s
Replies: 93
Views: 3059

Re: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s

We are currently dealing with the glass issue. Otherwise 7. The Club also could provide some which are not perfect.

Thank you, Julian, for all your work up front.
by Axel P
09:39 Wed 25 Apr 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s
Replies: 93
Views: 3059

Re: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s

PhilW wrote:
09:36 Wed 25 Apr 2018
Request to cluster the F/S/T around the Av if possible.
... and Phil's request
by Axel P
09:39 Wed 25 Apr 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s
Replies: 93
Views: 3059

Re: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s

Then we pleaese leave it as it is. Please take the wines from the summary in the beginning. Dalva 63, Ian is bringing T66. Can you please arrange the wines that the 63s are on the right side and the others left. Thank you
by Axel P
07:15 Wed 25 Apr 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s
Replies: 93
Views: 3059

Re: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s

Capricas initials are VDSS.

@Julian: could you please split the two placemats into: one with the 7x 63s and one with the others. jdj?

Industry Guest is Elsa Couto (Init EC) who will bring Dalva Golden White Colheita.

Thanks and best

Axel
by Axel P
16:55 Sun 22 Apr 2018
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 2011 Vista Alegre
Replies: 0
Views: 141

2011 Vista Alegre

One of my favorites of this fantastic Vintage: Back in 2013 I was sitting nearby the ocean in Porto tasting 56 Vintage Ports 2011 blind, perfectly organized by the IVDP. Next to me tasted Fernando Melo, a very known wine critique of the Revista de Vinhos (nowadays Grande Escolha), having the same pa...
by Axel P
12:48 Sat 21 Apr 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s
Replies: 93
Views: 3059

Re: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s

Thanks, Julian, once I have the data of all Ports, I will group them into two flights and ask you to adjust the placemats.
by Axel P
17:15 Wed 18 Apr 2018
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Tasting
Replies: 6
Views: 421

Re: Tasting

I must admit that there are three things in a wine or Port that I am looking for the most: balance, balance and balance. This does not mean, that my favorite wines and Ports are smoothies, but they must make sense in a certain way. This could be like a cask sample tasting of Vintage Port, when many ...
by Axel P
16:55 Wed 18 Apr 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s
Replies: 93
Views: 3059

Re: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s

Can all participants please email me their full name for the Reception to axelprobst@worldofport.de?

Thank you
by Axel P
14:20 Sun 15 Apr 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s
Replies: 93
Views: 3059

Re: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s

JB vintage wrote:
10:25 Sun 15 Apr 2018
He hasn’t, or had not last time I attended your tastings and I have reserved one bottle for him.
Great, so all works out nicely...
by Axel P
09:52 Sun 15 Apr 2018
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Crusted Port Wine Malvedos 1958 in Magnum format
Replies: 9
Views: 510

Re: Crusted Port Wine Malvedos 1958 in Magnum format

Dont open this without me, please...
by Axel P
09:26 Sun 15 Apr 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s
Replies: 93
Views: 3059

Re: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s

Up to the Swedish group of what to bring. For now I could you in for Feist and Sandeman 63. Thank you
by Axel P
08:27 Fri 13 Apr 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s
Replies: 93
Views: 3059

Re: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s

Sign-up has now closed with 14 persons present. Instructions to join: Address: 128 Picadilly (right across Green Park). Hodges room. Since this is a military club, there are certain rules: You do not need to wear a tie as we have a private function, but without a tie you cannot move everywhere in th...
by Axel P
08:10 Fri 13 Apr 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s
Replies: 93
Views: 3059

Re: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s

JB vintage wrote:
23:14 Thu 12 Apr 2018
Would people prefer Feist 1963 or Croft 1966?
If you are both attending? Both?
by Axel P
08:09 Fri 13 Apr 2018
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s
Replies: 93
Views: 3059

Re: Warm-up for the BFT: Something nice from the 60s

JB vintage wrote:
22:24 Thu 12 Apr 2018
Count us in!
Sten & Jörgen
Great!