Other Wine Stuff

3 new Experimental Batch wines….

posted on: 28 November 2018

We’ve just released some new Experimental Batch (EB) Wines which we think will become your go-to summer bottles. Tasty, easy drinking wines that are also great value.

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Yum Cha & Riesling Weekend at Graceburn!

posted on: 29 October 2018

Our new release Rieslings will be open at Graceburn over the weekend of 9-11th November. Erik will be cooling delicious home made dumplings, buns and ramen ALL DAY from 11am till late (yes it’s also on the Bistro menu from 6pm). Remember…Mailing list members receive complimentary tastings! Come say hi to the winemaking team! Visit the Graceburn Wine Room & Bistro website

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An AMAZING RIESLING TASTING – Mac Forbes + Friends

posted on: 19 October 2018

Come and taste some of the BEST RIESLINGS IN THE WORLD! Riesling Lovers! We’ll be joined by some of the best riesling producers in the world to celebrate our riesling release. Taste through an exciting line-up of rieslings from here and abroad.  Our good friend Little Latin Lucy will be serving up some tasty South American street dishes to enjoy. Producers include: MAC FORBES ✤  HELM WINES ✤  CRAWFORD RIVER ✤  DONNHOFF ✤ …

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2018 Riesling Tasting Notes

posted on: 19 October 2018

The 2018 Rieslings are our first wines from the 2018 vintage to be released. Below are the tasting notes for these wines. Be sure to check out our release events being held at Paradise Alley and Graceburn Wine Room + Bistro.   2018 Spring Riesling 2018 Rs8 Riesling 2018 Rs17 Riesling 2018 Rs89 Riesling (Magnum)  

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2018 Newsletter

posted on: 30 July 2018

So it appears twelve months is a long time when I try to quickly jot down what we have been up to. Many of you are aware of the impact phylloxera is having on all Yarra Valley vineyards and associated businesses. While we believe that the handful of our own vineyards are free of this insect, we are in the process of planting new blocks onto resistant rootstocks and we …

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2017 Single Vineyard Release Events

posted on: 26 July 2018

The 2017 Single Vineyard wines are the simply stunning. We believe we have never had such a collection of wines in one release. To share this excitement, we have locked in some smaller but super-fun dinners and tastings just for our mailing list members and friends. If you can’t make it along to dinner, you are welcome to attend the tasing beforehand.

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Cabernet, the star of our 2018 Winter Release

posted on: 15 May 2018

It’s fair to say cabernet, the greatest of wines grown and made in the Yarra since the late 1880s, is enduring the longest of winters. In recent times, there has been much misunderstanding and misrepresentation of the classic old Claret styles of the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. The high octane, jammy, oak-monstered examples still exist and are bound to leave many wondering what all the fuss is about.

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Mac’s Graceburn Bistro opens!

posted on: 15 May 2018

Graceburn Bistro successfully kicked-off on March 23rd. Mac created ‘Graceburn’ his urban cellar door come wine bar in the town of Healesville with a view of sharing both some of his own wines, as well as a selection from many of the producers he respects from around the Yarra Valley and the world. Graceburn is WineRoom and Cellar Door is open for tastings from Thursday-Monday from 11am. From 6pm on both Friday …

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2018 Vintage report

posted on: 1 March 2018

Despite a cool start and late bud burst the weather gods have given us a warm and wet season. This has provided favourable growing conditions to give our established vineyards big, healthy canopies and help our newly planted vines find their feet. The most exciting time of the year has rolled around again. HARVEST! Many miles have been walked tasting fruit in the vineyards, marking out their points of difference …

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