Wed 3rd May 2023: Port Fit For a King’s Coronation

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Wed 3rd May 2023: Port Fit For a King’s Coronation

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This post to hold plans as and when agreed.

Theme: Port Fit For a King’s Coronation (c.f., 15 May 2018 Royal Wedding: Port Fit for a (New) Duchess, 09 Sep 2015 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II becomes the longest-reigning Monarch of the United Kingdom ‘Port Fit For a Queen’).

When: Wednesday 3rd May 2013.

Where: the Boot & Flogger.

Current draft of the food order.

People:
  1. Julian W.
  2. Charles R.
  3. Ian J.
  4. Tom A.
Bottles:
  1. Fonseca 1966 — CPR.
  2. Graham 1966 — JDAW.
  3. Warre 1963 — THRA.
  4. Sandeman 1960 — IDJ.

Current draft of the placemats.
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Re: Wed 3rd May 2023: Port Fit For a King, for the Coronation

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We should mark the forthcoming Coronation of Charles III and Camilla.

Wednesday 3rd May 2013. Port Fit For a King’s Coronation. Sighted.
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Oh, alright then.
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Great theme. Much regret but have an appointment to be dining elsewhere
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yes please
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Re: Wed 3rd May 2023: Port Fit For a King’s Coronation

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Not me. I also have a prior engagement.
Top Ports in 2022: Quinta do Noval Nacional 1931. I have never drunk such a wonderful bottle of Port. I cried with joy.

2023: Fonseca 1966. There are not many better Ports, except a good bottle of Fonseca 1927. Wow!
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Sorry - would love to… but…
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Neil, Charles: fourteen bottles of Port, only three of us. To drink it all we should have an early start — rather than the usual 18:30, let’s say 17:45.
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Sure, why not.
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Alex Bridgeman wrote: 20:44 Sat 15 Apr 2023 Not me. I also have a prior engagement.
Organising the wine tasting apres the Coronation banquet?
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jdaw1 wrote: 23:13 Sat 15 Apr 2023 Neil, Charles: fourteen bottles of Port, only three of us. To drink it all we should have an early start — rather than the usual 18:30, let’s say 17:45.
Just discovered I've got a diary clash which I can't resolve, so unfortunately won't be able to make this.
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Re: Wed 3rd May 2023: Port Fit For a King’s Coronation

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Only three of us is light. Should we choose a different day?
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jdaw1 wrote: 20:43 Mon 17 Apr 2023 Only three of us is light. Should we choose a different day?
Yes, the lack of uptake is a little strange but I guess there is a tasting the week before and so maybe we should seek to convene on an alternative date.
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Re: Wed 3rd May 2023: Port Fit For a King’s Coronation

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I can't make this date, just have to much on in May.
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Re: Wed 3rd May 2023: Port Fit For a King’s Coronation

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Perhaps one for the six month anniversary of the coronation?
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Re: Wed 3rd May 2023: Port Fit For a King’s Coronation

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Should it be relabelled to a three-man emergency?
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I dunno, it seems to me that the theme is appropriate for an event that some people aren't able to attend.

;-)
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Glenn E. wrote: 21:51 Tue 18 Apr 2023 I dunno, it seems to me that the theme is appropriate for an event that some people aren't able to attend.

;-)
An event fit for a King's coronation.
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Glenn E. wrote: 21:51 Tue 18 Apr 2023 I dunno, it seems to me that the theme is appropriate for an event that some people aren't able to attend.

;-)
I can’t attend the tasting because one of my children has a birthday this year.
Top Ports in 2022: Quinta do Noval Nacional 1931. I have never drunk such a wonderful bottle of Port. I cried with joy.

2023: Fonseca 1966. There are not many better Ports, except a good bottle of Fonseca 1927. Wow!
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Alex Bridgeman wrote: 13:15 Wed 19 Apr 2023I can’t attend the tasting because one of my children has a birthday this year.
I would hope that all of your children will have a birthday this year!
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PhilW wrote: 14:45 Wed 19 Apr 2023
Alex Bridgeman wrote: 13:15 Wed 19 Apr 2023I can’t attend the tasting because one of my children has a birthday this year.
I would hope that all of your children will have a birthday this year!
what about if they were born on 29th February? :lol:
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Re: Wed 3rd May 2023: Port Fit For a King’s Coronation

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A tasting on my 63rd birthday - why not?

Will also allow me to bring down a first load of 83's and drop them off..
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Please reveal bottles and food order (menu).

• Graham 1966;
• Soup then Portuguese chicken skewers.
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Warre 63

Default food order
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Re: Wed 3rd May 2023: Port Fit For a King’s Coronation

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I will bring Fonseca 66 alas in bottle not magnum

Food please:-

Potted crab
Sirloin medium rare, fries, green beans and please béarnaise sauce
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