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Originally posted by VinT:
Happy birthday to our very own vinoevelo. Open something extra weird tonight!


HAPPY BIRTHDAY, indeed! Smile
For the movie buffs, Happy Birthday to Julie Christie

For the baseball fans, Happy Birthday to Greg Maddux
To round out the Toronto twofer, happy birthday to another frequent contributor from these parts, sunnylea57.
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Originally posted by VinT:
To round out the Toronto twofer, happy birthday to another frequent contributor from these parts, sunnylea57.

Happy Birthday to both! Anticipating the What Are You Drinking post! Hope to share a glass with you in the future.
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Originally posted by vinoevelo:
Thanks guys & happy bday sunny!!! Hope its full of Dunn!

And right back atcha, E.

Have to be at the airport at 5 am tomorrow, so not much imbibing tonight. Had a nice dinner with a BdM last night, though.
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Originally posted by DoubleD:
Happy Birthday to g-man! It was actually yesterday.


Happy belated b-day!
Yes, happy belated, g-man. You know it was a great evening when you find two forgotten, unserved courses the next morning and two bottles in the recycling bin you may or may not remember opening. Wink
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Originally posted by haggis:

Happy 67th to Stevie Wonder


+1

I first saw him in a free concert venue at the Pacific National Exhibition here in Vancouver in 1962. The marquee called him Little Steven Wonder. We thought he wasn't really blind because he came so close to the edge of the stage without falling off, so we figured he had to be able to see and his blindness was just some kind of bizarre marketing scam.

We were wrong about his vision, but we were sure right about his ability to belt out some R&B. He had the kind of talent that made everyone in hearing range smile and bob to the beat. And he was already very, very cool. Smile
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Originally posted by Seaquam:
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Originally posted by haggis:

Happy 67th to Stevie Wonder


+1

I first saw him in a free concert venue at the Pacific National Exhibition here in Vancouver in 1962. The marquee called him Little Steven Wonder. We thought he wasn't really blind because he came so close to the edge of the stage without falling off, so we figured he had to be able to see and his blindness was just some kind of bizarre marketing scam.

We were wrong about his vision, but we were sure right about his ability to belt out some R&B. He had the kind of talent that made everyone in hearing range smile and bob to the beat. And he was already very, very cool. Smile


+2

My dad took me to see Little Stevie Wonder when I was four or five. First show I remember attending. He's always been a favorite of mine also
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Originally posted by haggis:
Happy birthday to... ME! Big Grin


Have a great day - hope you are drinking something special today!
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Originally posted by Jcocktosten:
And today is my turn Cool


Happy 29th birthday! What are drinking to celebrate?

Same question for haggis, albeit a day late!
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Originally posted by bman:
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Originally posted by Jcocktosten:
And today is my turn Cool


Happy 29th birthday! What are drinking to celebrate?

Same question for haggis, albeit a day late!


bman: I popped a nice Champagne, but will open something really nice over the weekend.
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Originally posted by bman:
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Originally posted by Jcocktosten:
And today is my turn Cool


Happy 29th birthday! What are drinking to celebrate?

Same question for haggis, albeit a day late!


Ha - you are the second person to tell me that.

We had:

2011 Ferghetina Franciacerta Milledi Brut
2010 Delectus Argentum
2006 Match Baconbrook
2011 Virginie de Valandraud St. Emilion Grand Cru
2014 Oreno
2012 Stefania Harvest Moon Cab

The Oreno and Valandraud were from Miami Atty - FKG made a crazy meal -

Chicken and Onion Empanadas
Lamb Meatballs - with cucumber salad and/or caponata
Rib Roast
Roasted Potatoes
Roasted Garlic
Asparagus (I think - not that I had any)
Individual chocolate dessert with raspberry sauce
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Originally posted by Jcocktosten:
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Originally posted by bman:
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Originally posted by Jcocktosten:
And today is my turn Cool


Happy 29th birthday! What are drinking to celebrate?

Same question for haggis, albeit a day late!


Ha - you are the second person to tell me that.

We had:

2011 Ferghetina Franciacerta Milledi Brut
2010 Delectus Argentum
2006 Match Baconbrook
2011 Virginie de Valandraud St. Emilion Grand Cru
2014 Oreno
2012 Stefania Harvest Moon Cab

The Oreno and Valandraud were from Miami Atty - FKG made a crazy meal -

Chicken and Onion Empanadas
Lamb Meatballs - with cucumber salad and/or caponata
Rib Roast
Roasted Potatoes
Roasted Garlic
Asparagus (I think - not that I had any)
Individual chocolate dessert with raspberry sauce


Impressive list of food and wine! Rib roast is probably my favourite meal.

First time I had the Match Baconbrook was at at one of the first CDPs, perhaps the one we attended together? Second time was at the famous gas station wine store and restaurant with jorgerunfast and his brother. Haven't had or even seen it since!

And haggis, we will expect a similar accounting of your upcoming Bacchanalian weekend once you've recovered from it!!
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Originally posted by bman:
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And haggis, we will expect a similar accounting of your upcoming Bacchanalian weekend once you've recovered from it!!


Maybe we'll go to that restaurant we visited with you and Mrs. bman and finish 6 bottles between the two of us Smile

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