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23.12.2011 13:00 to 19:00
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City/Town: Zurich, Viadukt Market
Event Type: Special Promotion
Location: Viadukt Market, Limmatsrasse 231
Price: free entry

The British Cheese Centre are hosting a free Port and Stilton tasting at our market this coming Friday afternoon from 1.00 until 7.00 - followed by drinks at my stall then at the market bar.

I'll have 3 different Stiltons to try and at least 3 others... depending on what is left and I should have about 5 different Ports to try too.

If you want a bit more out of the tasting, learn why Port has traditionally been served with Stilton and why Stilton cheese is always associated with Christmas.

There will also be a few other cheeses to try including 3 or 4 cheddars, mature Wensleydale and aged Red Leicester. There will also be some special offers of cheese packs for Christmas... not sure what will be in them yet, depends on what we sell out of in the meantime.

The market is right next to tramstop Dammweg (trams 4 and 13)


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  • Crumbs + 3 guests - Later towards evening. Chill the prosecco, please :)
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RSVP'd Maybe: 2 (2 members and No guests)
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  • Tim8803 - If I have finished packing for Saturday's flight by then...
RSVP'd No: 4
  • grynch - friday night about this time I'll be sitting in a bar in Lewes
  • swissotter - Would love to come and help but alas no...btw lovely photo - will remind me of this visit :D
  • oscarsmum - Would love to have come, but will be propping up a bar somewhere in Edinburgh.
  • Aussie kev - Sorry car`nt make it, have a great Christmas and a Happy New Years.
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Re: Free Port and Stilton degu followed by Friday evening drinks

If we close the crazy project I am working on by Friday, I will be on a train direction south (to argue more in Italian), but if we don't finish up and have to close Saturday (24...aaggghhh), I will need that drink on Friday night

Thanks for organizing. Mmmm, port....
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Old 20.12.2011, 14:41
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If we close the crazy project I am working on by Friday, I will be on a train direction south (to argue more in Italian), but if we don't finish up and have to close Saturday (24...aaggghhh), I will need that drink on Friday night

Thanks for organizing. Mmmm, port....
I am going straight from the "A Taste of Switzerland - Christmas Edition" to the Port and Stilton degustation -

Hope you can too!
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Re: Free Port and Stilton degu followed by Friday evening drinks

This sounds great! Sadly I won't be able to make it though. My OH went to the Viadukt earlier today to buy lots of British cheese as Christmas gifts for our Swiss friends.
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Kick off in 1.5 hours and our top up pallet of port is just being unloaded.... hope we have enough.

If you can't come till later, we will be having a party at our stall from 7 until pretty late, lots of free cheesy nibbles, wine and bubbly can be bought at the oyster bar next door and we'll have lots of ale and cider in our cooler.
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Getting ready getting ready... Warming up in the office with some red...
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Re: Free Port and Stilton degu followed by Friday evening drinks

Unfortunately, I have relatives arriving en masse tonight so will not be able to make it. But happy xmas to all and i hope a good time is had!
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Just in case someone needs a push - there will be cake!

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Just in case someone needs a push - there will be cake!

Where was the cake? Was I there at the wrong time, or did I just not look in the right place?

btw, great ports tonight GG - Mick's a great server as well, very generous drops of port ...
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Where was the cake? Was I there at the wrong time, or did I just not look in the right place?

btw, great ports tonight GG - Mick's a great server as well, very generous drops of port ...
Probably my Mother trained Mick to serve Port: "It is vintage port, not sangria, young lady!".
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Where was the cake? Was I there at the wrong time, or did I just not look in the right place?

What time were you there? We came around 7.30pm with mini ginger cupcakes. JLF's and Zwissmiss' were fab too.
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What time were you there? We came around 7.30pm with mini ginger cupcakes. JLF's and Zwissmiss' were fab too.
Well...actually...I didn't make anything (and I am quite certain zwissmiss didn't either). From what my source says, she actually bought them from the cake lady at the Viadukt (next to grumpy's stall).

Crumbs, your mini cupcakes were awesome. But I have come to expect nothing less from you.

Happy Holidays all! And thanks for a wonderful night last night grumpy (as usual).
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Well...actually...I didn't make anything (and I am quite certain zwissmiss didn't either). From what my source says, she actually bought them from the cake lady at the Viadukt (next to grumpy's stall).
Aah, Anima Pompom, then. They were delicious.
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Aah, Anima Pompom, then. They were delicious.
Yes, Anima Pompom - they were really good, I think I bought the whole store out. Crumpets were FANTASTIC this morning for breakfast.
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We found some really cute gingerbread men at Grumpy's stall yesterday along with some yummy Port wine and cheese that will be opened tomorrow.
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What time were you there? We came around 7.30pm with mini ginger cupcakes. JLF's and Zwissmiss' were fab too.
I was far too early then ... sadly ...

Next time I'll endeavour to stay until the cakes show up!
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