Other Wine Stuff

Well, this is New!

posted on: 1 March 2018

Austin Black has finally made a run for it. Heading back to Central Otago for a great winemaking gig is a sad day for me personally. The great news is we welcome Thomas New who has moved up from Tasmania. Big changes but exciting changes all around. I’m obviously sad to see a mate go. But for Austin, the timing is right and the opportunity to take the reins at Terra …

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Hello Vermouth!

posted on: 5 December 2017

Vermouth is the new black…..our first attempt was so damn delicious we drank it all. Our next release will be ready around March 2018. EB37 ‘Tasty Locals’ Vermouth. Made from Local botanicals (mainly native), a touch of grape must and with a degree of imagination. Drink on ice. PRE-ORDER NOW.…it will go like hot cakes. Please note your name, delivery address, mobile number and the number of bottles you’d like to reserve.

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Riesling Fever…meet our new 2017’s

posted on: 25 October 2017

As the first of our 2017 wines start to walk out the door we are excited to be sharing what will become recognised as one of our “great’ vintages. Freshness, fruit weight and high expression all contribute to the balance and moreish quality of these wines. When we started to assemble these wines from their dormant winter months in large wood, we were already seduced by the pleasure and purity …

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2017 Vintage Report & Tasting Notes

posted on: 25 October 2017

2017 Vintage Report 2017 started slowly in September 2016 and took a more leisurely stroll through to harvest in March. Punctuated with regular rainfall and a moderate warmth, 2017 was a gorgeous season. In Strathbogie Ranges, the increased elevation of 600m ensured disease pressure was low on the back of many cool nights and mornings. Low sugars and higher acids dancing with glorious fruit weight define 2017.

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Introducing our new 2016 Single Vineyard Wines

posted on: 1 August 2017

We have had another big 12 months. We have been madly planting, growing and making. Don Valley and Gladysdale are two wonderful new sites and we have a bunch of new varieties coming to our soils this year including Trousseau, Aligote, Nebbiolo as well as new plantings of Chenin and Cab. Our farming continues to evolve as we better understand how to provide the plant with enough room to grow …

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David Moyle Pop-up at Graceburn Wine Room

posted on: 21 July 2017

You read correct, friends…we’re so excited that David Moyle will be taking over the Graceburn kitchen for one night only. Cleverly titled ‘David Moyle at Graceburn’, this one-off ‘pop-up’ a-la-carte restaurant will serve a delicious array of dishes for you to choose from. To continue celebrating our 2016 Single Vineyard wine release, Mac will open a fantastic amount of wines for you to purchase by the glass.  Saturday August 19th at our Graceburn Wine …

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Woori Yallock Vineyard Walk

posted on: 3 August 2017

Woori Yallock Vineyard Visit – Sun 13th August Join Mac and our Vineyard Manager, Cliff Wickman, for an educational morning out among the vines. Meet outside Graceburn Wine Room,11a Green St Healesville at 10.30am Bring a spare pair of boots/shoes to wear in the vineyard that can be bleach cleaned Own transport required – we’ll travel in convoy. We’ll finish back at Graceburn Wine Room and taste through the new releases and share a …

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Release Weekend at Graceburn Wine Room

posted on: 1 August 2017

The 2016 Single Vineyard wines will be open for tasting at our Graceburn Wine Room in Healesville from Friday 11th to Sunday 13th August, from 11am each day. Graceburn Wine Room, 11a Green St, Healesville VIC 377 Ph. (03) 5962 3704 or email graceburn@macforbes.com

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Sydney friends….we’re coming to town!

posted on: 1 August 2017

Come along and enjoy a fun and casual night tasting through the new releases of our 2016 Single Vineyard wines. Mac will be there and would love to see you!

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