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Re: may 6th tasting in the UK?

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Post by g-man » 19:45 Sun 24 Apr 2011

TY Julian,

guests are:

Steph
Ed
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Post by jdaw1 » 19:49 Sun 24 Apr 2011

Updated draft of the placemats.
    • Jeff H. Ghi;
    • Stephanie Y. Ghi;
    • Ed;
    • Alex H. Bridgeman;
    • Jacob G. Head;
    • Ray L. Cook;
    • Tom H. R. Archer.
Ed who?

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Post by DRT » 20:42 Sun 24 Apr 2011

jdaw1 wrote:Updated draft of the placemats.
    • Jeff H. Ghi;
    • Stephanie Y. Ghi;
    • Ed;
    • Alex H. Bridgeman;
    • Jacob G. Head;
    • Ray L. Cook;
    • Tom H. R. Archer.
Ed who?
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Post by jdaw1 » 08:25 Mon 25 Apr 2011

Updated draft of the placemats.
  • Edward Yee.

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Re: may 6th tasting in the UK?

Post by g-man » 17:09 Tue 26 Apr 2011

are there any other wines stores within the city with not so eye watering prices like BBR? =)

Oh, any one live near Warwick, Warwickshire?
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Re: may 6th tasting in the UK?

Post by AHB » 21:54 Tue 26 Apr 2011

g-man wrote:are there any other wines stores within the city with not so eye watering prices like BBR? =)

Oh, any one live near Warwick, Warwickshire?
Try Corney & Barrow, El Vino, Davys, Uncorked, Soho WInes, Justerini & Brooks, Farrs, Bibendum, Roberson, Fortnum & Mason, Lea & Sandeman, Waitrose in Canary Wharf...

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Re: may 6th tasting in the UK?

Post by g-man » 15:35 Wed 27 Apr 2011

okay i'll be shipping alex some mystery bottles for the event ;-)

they all shouldn't require a long decant.

Ie pop and pour so we can keep alex guessing in the dark too.
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Post by jdaw1 » 15:45 Wed 27 Apr 2011

g-man wrote:okay i'll be shipping alex some mystery bottles for the event
Presumably those being brought by JHG, SYG and EY. Or are more glass spaces needed?

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Post by AHB » 19:43 Wed 27 Apr 2011

g-man wrote:Ie pop and pour so we can keep alex guessing in the dark too.
I can arrange a decanting service where the bottles are decanted about 12 hours ahead of us meeting up - but not by me. Let me know if you're interested.
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Re: may 6th tasting in the UK?

Post by g-man » 20:27 Wed 27 Apr 2011

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g-man wrote:Ie pop and pour so we can keep alex guessing in the dark too.
I can arrange a decanting service where the bottles are decanted about 12 hours ahead of us meeting up - but not by me. Let me know if you're interested.
does the restaurant have decanters?

I would imagine the bottles i'm interested in don't need decanting.
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Re: may 6th tasting in the UK?

Post by AHB » 09:41 Thu 28 Apr 2011

g-man wrote:does the restaurant have decanters?

I would imagine the bottles i'm interested in don't need decanting.
They have a couple of decanters, but we tend to use water jugs to make decanting easy.
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Re: may 6th tasting in the UK?

Post by uncle tom » 11:14 Thu 28 Apr 2011

are there any other wines stores within the city with not so eye watering prices like BBR? =)
I could furnish a bottle for adoption at moderate cost, if requested..

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Re: may 6th tasting in the UK?

Post by g-man » 22:19 Thu 28 Apr 2011

uncle tom wrote:
are there any other wines stores within the city with not so eye watering prices like BBR? =)
I could furnish a bottle for adoption at moderate cost, if requested..

Tom
Up to you Tom, is there something in your cellar that you'd like to try? In which case I'd buy 1 less bottle to ship to mr. Al B.
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Re: may 6th tasting in the UK?

Post by uncle tom » 15:03 Fri 29 Apr 2011

Up to you Tom, is there something in your cellar that you'd like to try?
I currently have 443 different vintage ports in my cellar. What would you like to try.. :D

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Re: may 6th tasting in the UK?

Post by jdaw1 » 15:11 Fri 29 Apr 2011

uncle tom wrote:I currently have 443 different vintage ports in my cellar. What would you like to try.. :D
I’d better add a double-magnum of Sandeman 1897 to the placemats.

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Re: may 6th tasting in the UK?

Post by WS1 » 12:43 Sun 01 May 2011

Hi there,

if still possible i would like to attend as well. Please let me know.

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Re: may 6th tasting in the UK?

Post by jdaw1 » 16:41 Sun 01 May 2011

Updated draft of the placemats.
  • +Wolfgang;
  • So eight bottles:
    1. Jeff,
    2. Steph,
    3. Ed,
    4. Alex,
    5. Jacob,
    6. Ray
    7. Tom, and
    8. Wolfgang.
    Instruct if incorrect.

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Post by AHB » 20:20 Sun 01 May 2011

8 people means that we need to relocate from the Meeting Room to one of the tunnels. I shall call The Crusting Pipe tomorrow and see if we can move.
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Re: may 6th tasting in the UK?

Post by jdaw1 » 11:16 Mon 02 May 2011

There is a space labelled ‟Jeff”. Should I add another labelled ‟JHG”? (With Wolfgang it is already two pages.)

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Re: may 6th tasting in the UK?

Post by g-man » 15:39 Mon 02 May 2011

jdaw1 wrote:There is a space labelled ‟Jeff”. Should I add another labelled ‟JHG”? (With Wolfgang it is already two pages.)
i thought it was to alleviate confusion from JGH =)

but I'm happy to be JHG as those are my given initials.
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Post by jdaw1 » 16:06 Mon 02 May 2011

g-man wrote:i thought it was to alleviate confusion from JGH =)

but I'm happy to be JHG as those are my given initials.
You were unsure of how many who was bringing. Please check most recent draft of placemats and confirm all-round happiness.

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Re: may 6th tasting in the UK?

Post by g-man » 18:30 Mon 02 May 2011

Ah ha,

yes, there should be 4 bottles in attendance from me.

so you can have an extra jhg circle for the 4th bottle.
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Re: may 6th tasting in the UK?

Post by jdaw1 » 18:43 Mon 02 May 2011

Updated draft of the placemats.
  • +Extra glass space, ‟JHG”;
  • Please check carefully.

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Re: may 6th tasting in the UK?

Post by g-man » 19:14 Mon 02 May 2011

no extra glass circle for the extra bottle?

btw, if we're doing blind, shouldn't the cirlces have perhaps an alphabetical name instead of our names?

Or are we doing a blind where we let other people guess what we brought?
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