Warres Vertical October 2nd

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Re: Warres Vertical October 2nd

Post by Axel P » 10:35 Wed 22 Jul 2009

How about we will have a Pink Port side tasting before the meal on Oct 2nd. I could supply the Quevedo and would ask other participants to bring one, too. I guess, a Pink tasting hasnt been organised yet and it wont justify the effort for a single tasting anyway.

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Re: Warres Vertical October 2nd

Post by jdaw1 » 10:39 Wed 22 Jul 2009

I’d rather save my palate for the Warre. But happy to bring Cruz Pink from France, if others want it.

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Re: Warres Vertical October 2nd

Post by Axel P » 12:40 Wed 22 Jul 2009

Julian, good point. Maybe before the meal only and then we d start with the real stuff?

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Re: Warres Vertical October 2nd

Post by DRT » 09:18 Sun 26 Jul 2009

Axel P wrote:How about we will have a Pink Port side tasting before the meal on Oct 2nd. I could supply the Quevedo and would ask other participants to bring one, too. I guess, a Pink tasting hasnt been organised yet and it wont justify the effort for a single tasting anyway.

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Re: Warres Vertical October 2nd

Post by Axel P » 10:04 Sun 26 Jul 2009

Ok, then we skip the pink stuff.

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Re: Warres Vertical October 2nd

Post by Axel P » 08:43 Mon 03 Aug 2009

Emails with Wolfgangs account will come soon and we added 91 and 94. We left 97 out as being to young to be enjoyed.

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Re: Warres Vertical October 2nd

Post by WS1 » 21:45 Tue 04 Aug 2009

Yep, but we still also need to check if we can get the Warre 1950. It maybe a bit academic (supposed according to uncle Tom not so good) but nevertherless.

Will update all shortly.

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Re: Warres Vertical October 2nd

Post by uncle tom » 21:07 Wed 05 Aug 2009

supposed according to uncle Tom not so good
Not personally tasted, but Broadbent's comment is a classic: "smell and taste of asbestos filter pads"

Not a strong year, and one of MB's most damning notes ever - but I would like to include it if we could find a bottle - it might just surprise.. :D

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Re: Warres Vertical October 2nd

Post by marc j. » 03:40 Fri 07 Aug 2009

Well, I'm not sure about the appeal of the "smell and taste of asbestos filter pads' - but if an opening does present itself for this tasting, I'd be more than willing to fly over the pond to participate. I've always been interested in doing a Warre's vertical...

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Re: Warres Vertical October 2nd

Post by jdaw1 » 10:50 Fri 28 Aug 2009

Andy V is unable to attend. As his replacement I would very much like to invite a witty port lover from the wine trade would that be OK?

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Re: Warres Vertical October 2nd

Post by jdaw1 » 21:44 Mon 31 Aug 2009

Nobody has disagreed with my suggestion in the previous post. Failing cogent objection by Wednesday, an invitation will be issued.

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Re: Warres Vertical October 2nd

Post by uncle tom » 19:41 Tue 01 Sep 2009

Nobody has disagreed with my suggestion in the previous post. Failing cogent objection by Wednesday, an invitation will be issued.
Ghandhi is noted as being wait listed on the first post - best check with Wolfgang or Axel first, as they are taking care of the attendance list.

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Re: Warres Vertical October 2nd

Post by jdaw1 » 22:29 Tue 01 Sep 2009

My posts, in the thread organising this tasting, were intended to ‟check with Wolfgang or Axel”. Gandi PM’d.

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Re: Warres Vertical October 2nd

Post by Axel P » 20:14 Thu 03 Sep 2009

Andy and Maggie will not be able to make it, so Ghandi and Hermann (not in the forum yet = Axel +1) will join.

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Re: Warres Vertical October 2nd

Post by Axel P » 16:48 Fri 04 Sep 2009

Unfortunately Maggie and Andy are out, so Alex and a friend of mine will be in: Hermann.

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Re: Warres Vertical October 2nd

Post by Ghandih » 21:21 Tue 08 Sep 2009

Friends,

Many thanks for the invitation. I would be delighted to attend. My wife is likely to be "with child" for no more than two more weeks, which will make things a little hectic at home, but I hope that, with careful timing of my request, I will be able to get my card stamped.

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Re: Warres Vertical October 2nd

Post by jdaw1 » 22:49 Tue 08 Sep 2009

Ghandih wrote:My wife is likely to be "with child" for no more than two more weeks
Modern technology eh? Moore’s law and all that. When I was young it used to take nine months. Don’t know how they do it, like.

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Re: Warres Vertical October 2nd

Post by Axel P » 10:33 Wed 09 Sep 2009

Ghandih,

please pm to WS1, since he is doing the finances.

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Re: Warres Vertical October 2nd

Post by Axel P » 15:56 Thu 10 Sep 2009

Julian, could I please trouble you for placemats for the Warre Tasting?

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Re: Warres Vertical October 2nd

Post by jdaw1 » 16:03 Thu 10 Sep 2009

Sure please post or update a list of who is coming.

Can you print and transport A3?

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Re: Warres Vertical October 2nd

Post by jdaw1 » 19:23 Thu 10 Sep 2009

Names: I have:
  1. Julian W.;
  2. Alex B.;
  3. Derek T.;
  4. Ben R.;
  5. Simon G. ” ;
  6. Christopher G.;
  7. Jacob H.;
  8. Tom A.;
  9. Dirk B.;
  10. Alex K.;
  11. Axel P.;
  12. Hermann ?.;
  13. Wolfgang S.;
  14. Enrico M.
Missing a detail about Hermann. Other than that, updated. (Note for Jacob H.: Optima-Bold, AmazeItalic, AmerettoCondensedBold.)

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Re: Warres Vertical October 2nd

Post by Axel P » 19:39 Thu 10 Sep 2009

Thanks, Julian,

Hermann is just Hermann, no middle intials whatsoever. I will ask Wolfgang to get the stuff printed since I will be arriving with the plane.

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Re: Warres Vertical October 2nd

Post by jdaw1 » 19:51 Thu 10 Sep 2009

Updated by the addition of Hermann Stoeckmann.

Printing:
The Manual wrote:The day before the tasting print the mats using a toner printer.
  • Ensure that ‟No automatic page scaling” (or equivalent) is checked in the print dialogue box. (Automatic page scaling can be very wrong, scaling to invisible and irrelevant artefacts in the PDF.)
  • On some Konica Minolta printers, and perhaps others, checking ‟Choose paper size by PDF page size” means the output is very small, a mirror image, and on paper of the wrong size. This is not good. On other printers this setting can be useful experiment as necessary.
  • Print single-sided obviously duplex wouldn’t work.
  • Use toner not ink, as a single drop of wine or water causes ink to smudge.
  • Print onto brilliant white paper of the correct size. In the US prefer 96 bright paper to the slightly-yellow 92.

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Re: Warres Vertical October 2nd

Post by JacobH » 23:36 Thu 10 Sep 2009

Axel P wrote:I will ask Wolfgang to get the stuff printed since I will be arriving with the plane.
Axel and Wolfgang, if you don’t have access to a A3 laser printer then I’d be happy to arrange the printing as we have one at work.

Julian; is it just me, or is the spacing in the Optima numbers really uneven? Perhaps manually reduce the spacing between 5 and 2, 5 and 5, 7 and 0, and 7 and 5?
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Re: Warres Vertical October 2nd

Post by jdaw1 » 23:51 Thu 10 Sep 2009

JacobH wrote:Julian; is it just me, or is the spacing in the Optima numbers really uneven? Perhaps manually reduce the spacing between 5 and 2, 5 and 5, 7 and 0, and 7 and 5?
Oh, I thought that was my renderer. Will try a different typeface for you. Suggestions sans-serif, stylish, not ornate?

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