Winery Open Day
We’ve been madly cleaning the winery in preparation for our Open Day. Come and try the new release wines, chat to Mac and the winemaking and vineyard teams, taste some back vintage wines and explore the winery and home vineyard. Sunday August 4th, 11am – 1pm Mac Forbes Wines – Healesville Simple BBQ lunch included. Mailing […]
We need to talk about Cabernet….
It is interesting how, over time, my relationship with both sites and grapes has evolved in often unexpected ways. I’ve seen our Pinot and Chardonnay grapes increasingly play second fiddle to site, and with our increased role in farming the wines have taken on their own direction – veering further away from what is considered […]
Cabernet Release Dinners…
We’re celebrating with dinners in both Melbourne and Brisbane in May! Mac’s chosen an epic line-up of Cabernets from key regions such as the Napa, Bordeaux and Tuscany. Producers include Mondavi, Cos d’Estournel and Ornellaiaand each will be tasted alongside Cabernets form Mac’s own museum stock. New releases also open to taste.
17 Hugh Cabernets & other reds
This release is mostly about introspection and determination. 2017 has been well documented for being such a kind season. Our 2017 Hugh Cabernet is vivid in structure, clarity and refreshing fruit depth. I suspect this is one of the most balanced Cabernets we have bottled. Certainly I rush into this wine only to encounter the depth of […]
Our 2018 Yarra’s are here….
We’re really excited to release our 2018 Yarra Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Syrah. Here’s a little about about the growing season and the resultant wines. Regular rainfall for the first half of the season followed by warmer than average summer temperatures saw a healthy crop constantly under disease pressure early followed by vigorous growth later. Our team […]