Small 1966 Horizontal on 22 of April

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Small 1966 Horizontal on 22 of April

Post by Axel P » 14:24 Fri 21 Mar 2014

As I will be in town on 22nd of April and so is Dirk, the idea is to come together with everyone who wishes to join to bring a 1966 Vintage with him. As I am not London based I would ask for a volunteer to reserve a table at the Bunghole.

To coordinate this, I would put down the fellows with the Port they intend to bring. Please do also indicate if you wish to have them blind or not.

Axel

Date: Tuesday 22nd of April.
Time: 19:00.
Place: the Function Room in The Bung Hole (57 High Holborn, London WC1V 6DT, tel +44 20 7831 8365, streetmap.co.uk, maps.google.co.uk).

Participants (and bottles):
  1. AP (Dow);
  2. Alex (Taylor);
  3. Mike (Graham, adopted from THRA);
  4. JDAW (Warre);
  5. Ian Johns (Fonseca);
  6. THRA (Quinta do Noval);
  7. WS1 (Croft);
  8. Daniel (Gould Campbell);
  9. JES (Rebello Valente, adopted from THRA);
  10. RAYC (Quarles Harris);
  11. EDN (Niepoort);
  12. Daniel Niepoort (Constantino);
  13. CMAG (Offley, adopted from THRA, to be confirmed);
  14. CMAG’s +1 = PC (Sandeman).
DRT is not coming, but nonetheless contributing a Sandeman. Team doff of the hat.

Current draft of the placemats.
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(Edited by jdaw1 with the permission of the original poster.)
Last edited by Axel P on 18:32 Fri 18 Apr 2014, edited 9 times in total.
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Re: Small 1966 Horizontal on 22 of April

Post by AHB » 14:35 Fri 21 Mar 2014

Put me down as a probable (but not certain until I have asked for and received permission). Put me down for the Taylor.
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Re: Small 1966 Horizontal on 22 of April

Post by Axel P » 14:56 Fri 21 Mar 2014

AHB wrote:until I have asked for and received permission
I could ask some guys in the Post Tower to make this a mandatory meeting :-)

Good to have you as a maybe.

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Re: Small 1966 Horizontal on 22 of April

Post by DRT » 14:57 Fri 21 Mar 2014

Yes please - put me down for the Fonseca.
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Re: Small 1966 Horizontal on 22 of April

Post by flash_uk » 15:01 Fri 21 Mar 2014

Hmmmm. Would be great to meet both you and Dirk. I have a dinner scheduled for that evening, but could probably duck out early at get to TBH around 9. Could deposit a bottle at TBH earlier in the day. Ah, why not, yes please!

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Re: Small 1966 Horizontal on 22 of April

Post by DRT » 15:06 Fri 21 Mar 2014

DRT wrote:Yes please - put me down for the Fonseca.
I have just checked and it appears that my last remaining bottle of F66 has been (erm, how can I put this?) "stolen". Please put me down for Sandeman.
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Re: Small 1966 Horizontal on 22 of April

Post by djewesbury » 16:22 Fri 21 Mar 2014

I'm a maybe. More later...
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Re: Small 1966 Horizontal on 22 of April

Post by jdaw1 » 18:59 Fri 21 Mar 2014

A kindly soul has explained — I was being dim-witted — that the 22nd and the 23rd are different days.

Yes please. Would Warre 1966 be acceptable?

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Re: Small 1966 Horizontal on 22 of April

Post by djewesbury » 19:13 Fri 21 Mar 2014

If anyone has 66s to adopt, even second-string 66s, I will be in, I think, but I can't get 66s to this tasting otherwise.
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Re: Small 1966 Horizontal on 22 of April

Post by DRT » 20:58 Fri 21 Mar 2014

djewesbury wrote:If anyone has 66s to adopt, even second-string 66s, I will be in, I think, but I can't get 66s to this tasting otherwise.
If someone hadn't stolen my F66 I could have helped :(
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Re: Small 1966 Horizontal on 22 of April

Post by djewesbury » 20:59 Fri 21 Mar 2014

DRT wrote:
djewesbury wrote:If anyone has 66s to adopt, even second-string 66s, I will be in, I think, but I can't get 66s to this tasting otherwise.
If someone hadn't stolen my F66 I could have helped :(
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Re: Small 1966 Horizontal on 22 of April

Post by jdaw1 » 22:29 Fri 21 Mar 2014

Axel P wrote:I would ask for a volunteer to reserve a table at the Bunghole.
Booked: the Function Room in The Bung Hole (57 High Holborn, London WC1V 6DT, tel +44 20 7831 8365, streetmap.co.uk, maps.google.co.uk).

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Re: Small 1966 Horizontal on 22 of April

Post by Axel P » 08:52 Sat 22 Mar 2014

Thanks, Julian.
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Re: Small 1966 Horizontal on 22 of April

Post by idj123 » 09:40 Sat 22 Mar 2014

Can you put me down for this please-and I believe that I have a replacement bottle of F66 for DRT's stolen one!

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Re: Small 1966 Horizontal on 22 of April

Post by AHB » 07:06 Mon 24 Mar 2014

Axel P wrote:
AHB wrote:until I have asked for and received permission
I could ask some guys in the Post Tower to make this a mandatory meeting :-)

Axel
The other - and far more important boss - is the one I need permission from!
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Re: Small 1966 Horizontal on 22 of April

Post by AHB » 07:08 Mon 24 Mar 2014

djewesbury wrote:If anyone has 66s to adopt, even second-string 66s, I will be in, I think, but I can't get 66s to this tasting otherwise.
Warre is the other '66 I know I have on hand, but Julian has already volunteered to bring one of those. Let me see what else I have accessible.
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Re: Small 1966 Horizontal on 22 of April

Post by jdaw1 » 12:05 Mon 24 Mar 2014

AHB wrote:Warre is the othe '66 I know I have on hand, but Julian has already volunteered to bring one of those. Let me see what else I have accessible.
[url=http://www.theportforum.com/viewtopic.php?p=57931#p57931]Here[/url] jdaw1 wrote:Nobody has ever been hurt by having two different Croft 1966s in one evening.
The same applies to Warre 1966.

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Re: Small 1966 Horizontal on 22 of April

Post by PhilW » 14:39 Mon 24 Mar 2014

Hi Axel; it would be good to see you and Dirk, but as I am already away from home the next two days I am unlikely to get permission for the 22nd as well. I will see you both on the 24th.

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Re: Small 1966 Horizontal on 22 of April

Post by flash_uk » 23:27 Mon 24 Mar 2014

Like the draft placemats. I am aiming to turn ? Into G.

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Re: Small 1966 Horizontal on 22 of April

Post by djewesbury » 00:21 Tue 25 Mar 2014

I will know by Thursday whether I am able to get over in time for this; if I am, I will be adopting N.
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Re: Small 1966 Horizontal on 22 of April

Post by WS1 » 09:08 Tue 25 Mar 2014

Hi,

if still a seat is still available i would also want to attend. I would bring a Croft if permitted.

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Re: Small 1966 Horizontal on 22 of April

Post by uncle tom » 13:27 Tue 25 Mar 2014

I'm game - could bring the Noval
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Re: Small 1966 Horizontal on 22 of April

Post by jdaw1 » 14:47 Tue 25 Mar 2014

uncle tom wrote:I'm game - could bring the Noval
Daniel might, and might not, be bringing Noval.
djewesbury wrote:I will know by Thursday whether I am able to get over in time for this; if I am, I will be adopting N.

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Re: Small 1966 Horizontal on 22 of April

Post by idj123 » 13:27 Wed 26 Mar 2014

I have a T66 (Wine Society bottling) available for adoption if needs be.

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Re: Small 1966 Horizontal on 22 of April

Post by jdaw1 » 18:18 Wed 26 Mar 2014

AHB wrote:Put me down as a probable (but not certain until I have asked for and received permission). Put me down for the Taylor.
idj123 wrote:I have a T66 (Wine Society bottling) available for adoption if needs be.
jdaw1 wrote:
[url=http://www.theportforum.com/viewtopic.php?p=57931#p57931]Here[/url] jdaw1 wrote:Nobody has ever been hurt by having two different Croft 1966s in one evening.
The same applies to Warre 1966.
The same applies to Taylor 1966.

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