Wednesday 28th April 2021 - Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

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Alex Bridgeman
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Wednesday 28th April 2021 - Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by Alex Bridgeman » 23:22 Fri 15 Jan 2021

I’ve exchanged a couple of emails with the team at Churchill and have an offer from them to join us for a live online tasting along the same lines as the la Rosa tasting before Christmas with Sophia.

The proposed date is Wednesday 28th April to allow the delivery of the Q2 Port Club packs to Port Club members.

I’ll limit the number of participants to ensure we can have an interactive session like we did last time.
  1. Johnny Graham
  2. AHB - 1991 Vintage, Agua Alta 1995, Gricha 2005, Gricha 2009
  3. CPR - 2000 Vintage
  4. GEE - 1985 Vintage
  5. JDAW - 2005 LBV
  6. WS - 1985 Vintage
  7. RN - Reserve Ruby
  8. ZDR - Club Ruby
  9. JMK - Reserve Ruby
  10. JGH - Gricha 2009, 20YO Tawny
  11. ADV (potentially)
  12. MPM - 2005 LBV
  13. IDJ - Club Ruby
  14. SCD - Reserve Ruby
  15. NAC - 1991 Vintage, Agua Alta 1995, Gricha 2005, Gricha 2009
  16. GEAG - 1991 Vintage, Agua Alta 1995, Agua Alta 1998, Gricha 2005, Gricha 2009
  17. PW - 1991 Vintage, Agua Alta 1995, Gricha 2005, Gricha 2009
  18. AP - Agua Alta 1987
  19. HTWH - Gricha 2005
  20. BMHR - Crusted bottled 2006
Top Ports in 2019: Niepoort VV (1960s bottling) and Quinta do Noval Nacional 2017
Top Ports in 2020 (so far): Croft 1945 and Niepoort VV (1960s bottling)

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Re: Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by CPR 1 » 23:39 Fri 15 Jan 2021

Sounds great yes please

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Re: Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by Glenn E. » 23:41 Fri 15 Jan 2021

I'd love to participate, depending on exact time and date. I have a few bottles of the 1985 Churchill VP remaining and could open one for the festivities.
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Re: Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by jdaw1 » 00:27 Sat 16 Jan 2021

Yes please.

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Re: Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by rich_n » 00:29 Sat 16 Jan 2021

Potentially yes, particularly if this happens after I receive the first bottles from the Port Club membership.

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Re: Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by akzy » 00:38 Sat 16 Jan 2021

Yes please.

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Re: Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by Justin K » 01:26 Sat 16 Jan 2021

Yes please but like Rich would you leave it till we get our bottles?

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Re: Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by JacobH » 01:38 Sat 16 Jan 2021

Yes please. Thank you for trying to organise this!
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Re: Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by Andy Velebil » 05:14 Sat 16 Jan 2021

If work permits I’d love to, date dependent. Pleas put me in the tentative Group.

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Re: Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by flash_uk » 08:10 Sat 16 Jan 2021

Yes please

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Re: Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by idj123 » 08:16 Sat 16 Jan 2021

Yes for me too please!

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Post by Doggett » 08:47 Sat 16 Jan 2021

Yes please

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Re: Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by nac » 09:11 Sat 16 Jan 2021

Yes please

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Re: Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by Alex Bridgeman » 09:39 Sat 16 Jan 2021

rich_n wrote:
00:29 Sat 16 Jan 2021
Potentially yes, particularly if this happens after I receive the first bottles from the Port Club membership.
Good point. I’ll tentatively set this up for Wednesday 24th Feb.
Top Ports in 2019: Niepoort VV (1960s bottling) and Quinta do Noval Nacional 2017
Top Ports in 2020 (so far): Croft 1945 and Niepoort VV (1960s bottling)

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Re: Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by winesecretary » 10:57 Sat 16 Jan 2021

yes please

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Re: Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by JacobH » 10:58 Sat 16 Jan 2021

Incidentally, my first batch from the Port Club was send out pretty promptly and I got it just before Christmas so if you ordered a while ago and haven't recieved anything it might be worth chasing them. Unless, of course, they have said something else!
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Re: Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by PhilW » 11:30 Sat 16 Jan 2021

Yes please

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Post by rich_n » 11:53 Sat 16 Jan 2021

JacobH wrote:Incidentally, my first batch from the Port Club was send out pretty promptly and I got it just before Christmas so if you ordered a while ago and haven't recieved anything it might be worth chasing them. Unless, of course, they have said something else!
I was convinced to join on Wednesday night after a large amount of port and a very very small (almost non-existent) amount of arm twisting.

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Re: Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by JacobH » 12:23 Sat 16 Jan 2021

rich_n wrote:
11:53 Sat 16 Jan 2021
JacobH wrote:Incidentally, my first batch from the Port Club was send out pretty promptly and I got it just before Christmas so if you ordered a while ago and haven't recieved anything it might be worth chasing them. Unless, of course, they have said something else!
I was convinced to join on Wednesday night after a large amount of port and a very very small (almost non-existent) amount of arm twisting.
Excellent. Good work by everyone who was there!
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Re: Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by Alex Bridgeman » 12:25 Sat 16 Jan 2021

As and when you decide what you will be opening, please say so here so I can help our host prepare.
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Re: Wednesday 24th February 2021 - Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by PhilW » 12:58 Sat 16 Jan 2021

Mine will probably be Ch82

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Re: Wednesday 24th February 2021 - Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by idj123 » 14:15 Sat 16 Jan 2021

I received my first offering from the Port club just before Christmas (and my family in Wales benefited from the complementary offer). Have drunk the 20yr Tawny (which I was rather impressed with) and am in the midst of consuming the Reserve Ruby and so ((and before anyone else jumps in) I will plump for the other bottle in the pack-the QdG 2009.

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Re: Wednesday 24th February 2021 - Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by Alex Bridgeman » 21:10 Sat 16 Jan 2021

Please feel free to open the same bottle as someone else.

That makes our host's life much simpler when they come to lead us through our tasting!
Top Ports in 2019: Niepoort VV (1960s bottling) and Quinta do Noval Nacional 2017
Top Ports in 2020 (so far): Croft 1945 and Niepoort VV (1960s bottling)

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Re: Wednesday 24th February 2021 - Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by nac » 01:26 Sun 17 Jan 2021

I have Churchill 91, Agua Alta 95 and Gricha 05 (and the Club 09). As per the de la Rosa tasting might be able to do some samples.

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Re: Wednesday 24th February 2021 - Online Churchill tasting with the Port Forum

Post by Alex Bridgeman » 21:05 Sun 17 Jan 2021

nac wrote:
01:26 Sun 17 Jan 2021
I have Churchill 91, Agua Alta 95 and Gricha 05 (and the Club 09). As per the de la Rosa tasting might be able to do some samples.
Yes please.

Let me know if you need any bottles.
Top Ports in 2019: Niepoort VV (1960s bottling) and Quinta do Noval Nacional 2017
Top Ports in 2020 (so far): Croft 1945 and Niepoort VV (1960s bottling)

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