Sunday May 3rd - my 60th birthday..

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uncle tom
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Sunday May 3rd - my 60th birthday..

Post by uncle tom » 14:00 Sat 02 May 2020

Aside from the Symington event tomorrow, it is also my 60th birthday.

In the interest of providing a good excuse, might I invite everyone to open 'a bottle they would not normally drink at home' tomorrow.

I shall be opening a '45 - first of a stash with no hard shipper ID, but 'believed Dow' - the vintage is not in doubt!
I may be drunk, Miss, but in the morning I shall be sober and you will still be ugly - W.S. Churchill

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Re: Sunday May 3rd - my 60th birthday..

Post by Doggett » 14:11 Sat 02 May 2020

Happy Birthday for tomorrow Tom! I hope we still get your birthday tasting done and that I can still make it, at which I look forward to sharing a S60, which I have saved for it, with you. Enjoy your 1945 and the rest of the celebrations.

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Re: Sunday May 3rd - my 60th birthday..

Post by benread » 14:21 Sat 02 May 2020

10 year's to the day before a friend of mine turning 50 tomorrow. Not really the birthday's any of us planned - my 50th was 26th March. We were all still in shock then! I'm deferring to later this year or next now and going to try and do some of the things I had planned. Amongst them was a trip to Porto / Pinhao!

Happy birthday - I'll raise a glass of something to you tomorrow.
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Re: Sunday May 3rd - my 60th birthday..

Post by WS1 » 15:01 Sat 02 May 2020

Hi Tom,

Will do!

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Re: Sunday May 3rd - my 60th birthday..

Post by jdaw1 » 15:10 Sat 02 May 2020

My father is deep quarantining, so the selection available to me falls short of that required for the occasion. Nonetheless, the occasional will be marked.

Zoom? We can arrange (unless the wife’s account is being used for another thing at the same time).

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Re: Sunday May 3rd - my 60th birthday..

Post by idj123 » 15:34 Sat 02 May 2020

Happy Birthday Tom! Real shame that we can't share in the normal manner but although I have already decanted a F83 for this evening, I will try and find something more befitting to crack open tomorrow. Good health to you sir!

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Re: Sunday May 3rd - my 60th birthday..

Post by flash_uk » 17:42 Sat 02 May 2020

jdaw1 wrote:
15:10 Sat 02 May 2020
My father is deep quarantining, so the selection available to me falls short of that required for the occasion. Nonetheless, the occasional will be marked.

Zoom? We can arrange (unless the wife’s account is being used for another thing at the same time).
Happy to set up a Zoom if required.

Happy birthday Tom!

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Re: Sunday May 3rd - my 60th birthday..

Post by winesecretary » 20:35 Sat 02 May 2020

Happy Birthday Tom! I will 'reassess' the Taylor 1992...

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Re: Sunday May 3rd - my 60th birthday..

Post by uncle tom » 21:04 Sat 02 May 2020

Thanks for all your kind comments!
I may be drunk, Miss, but in the morning I shall be sober and you will still be ugly - W.S. Churchill

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Re: Sunday May 3rd - my 60th birthday..

Post by Christopher » 23:43 Sat 02 May 2020

Tom
Wishing you all the best, it has been a pleasure drinking Port with you over at least the last decade!
I will open a Mackenzie 55 and toast your health and happiness
Happy Days!
Hope it is not too long until we can have a proper bash for your special day!

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Re: Sunday May 3rd - my 60th birthday..

Post by nac » 08:06 Sun 03 May 2020

Congratulations.
Think I might open a half of (believed) Croft 60 that I’ve had my eye on for a while.

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Re: Sunday May 3rd - my 60th birthday..

Post by PhilW » 09:34 Sun 03 May 2020

Morning Tom, happy birthday!
Hope the '45 shows superbly for you tonight - or this morning ;)

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Re: Sunday May 3rd - my 60th birthday..

Post by CPR 1 » 10:01 Sun 03 May 2020

Happy Birthday Tom

I will raise a glass to you latter and look forward to enjoying a some Port with you when this is all over to celebrate.

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Re: Sunday May 3rd - my 60th birthday..

Post by Andy Velebil » 14:43 Sun 03 May 2020

Happy birthday Tom. Will sort something later today to open.

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Re: Sunday May 3rd - my 60th birthday..

Post by AHB » 16:36 Sun 03 May 2020

Happy birthday Tom. I’m finishing my N78 but will open something rather better tonight to celebrate your birthday. Perhaps a half of Mz27 that’s on this year’s drinking list.

Perhaps we should organise a Zoom call for Tom after the success of the SFE call?
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Re: Sunday May 3rd - my 60th birthday..

Post by uncle tom » 19:34 Sun 03 May 2020

SFE event went really very well. I've no idea where the microphone is on this 'puter, but it worked well at it's first outing.

Only one person seemed to have audio problems and very few were cracked up..
I may be drunk, Miss, but in the morning I shall be sober and you will still be ugly - W.S. Churchill

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