Other Wine Stuff

CIBI + Mac Forbes Special Japanese Dinner

posted on: 24 May 2017

Meg and the team from CIBI take over the kitchen at Mac’s Graceburn Wine Room for a night of Japanese seasonal cooking matched with wine from Mac Forbes. The dinner celebrates the 2017 Mac Forbes Winter Release. New release wines, 2015 Hugh, 2015 Hugh Merlot, 2016 Wesburn Chenin and 2016 Healesville Syrah will be open and available on the night. To accompany the 5 course dinner, Mac will open some rare …

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Pre-vintage Party

posted on: 11 January 2017

We’re hosting a party at the winery to celebrate the imminent start of this years harvest! It’s a good idea to host a party before the season kicks-off as we’re usually too tired at the end. There’ll be a bunch of other Yarra Valley producers there, seasonal staff and also some trade enjoying themselves and sharing some bottles. A DJ will be playing, so there may even be some dancing. We’re super excited …

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2016 Tasting Notes

posted on: 9 November 2016

Please find below links for pdf downloads for the tasting notes for our wines made in 2016. 2016 Hoddles Creek Chardonnay 2016 Woori Yallock Chardonnay 2016 Coldstream Pinot Noir 2016 Yarra Junction Pinot Noir 2016 Woori Yallock Pinot Noir 2016 Wesburn Pinot Noir 2016 Spring Riesling 2016 RS10 Riesling 2016 RS13 Riesling  

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10 Years of Woori Party!

posted on: 25 July 2016

The release of the 2015 Single Vineyard Wines in August marks 10 Years of Woori Yallock Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, so we thought we should celebrate! Thursday 11th August, 2016 Mina no ie, 33 Peel St. Collingwood Masterclass from 6pm: Mac and Austin have dug deep into the cellar to take you through a selection of Woori Yallock Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from 2005 to our latest releases from the 2015 …

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June 2016 Winter Release – Grower Vineyard Wines

posted on: 24 May 2016

Our latest release is from our Grower Vineyard Wines, and includes the 2015 Coldstream, Yarra Junction and Hoddles Creek Pinot Noirs, the 2013 Gruyere ‘Hugh’ Cabernet Blend, the 2014 Gruyere Syrah, and the 2015 Healesville Syrah. Here’s some background on these wines…. Our first vintage in 2005 kicked off with two single vineyard pinots. One site in Coldstream and the other Woori Yallock which have remained two constants for us …

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Dinner at The French Saloon

posted on: 24 May 2016

Join us at the French Saloon for Dinner on Tuesday June 7th, 2016 to mark the release of the Grower Vineyard Wines. An informal tasting of the release wines with Austin and Mac is from 6.30pm, followed by dinner. $165 per person – includes matched wines Mailing list members only are able to make a booking, however we are allowing members to invite up to two non-mailing list members per booking, …

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Huxtable Pop-Up at Graceburn Wine Room

posted on: 24 May 2016

Daniel Wilson, of Huxtable and Huxtaburger fame, will slip-on his apron for a one-off fancy dinner in Healesville. Join us at the Graceburn Wine Room for an fun and intimate dinner of delicious food and amazing wines…including the newly released Grower Vineyard Wines, (which includes the release of the 2013 ‘Hugh’ Cabernet). Mac may even pull some gems out of the cellar. Friday June 3rd at 6.30pm, Five courses , Includes matched wines …

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Snap to it! Mr Claws @ Graceburn Wine Room

posted on: 24 May 2016

The team behind Huxtable and Huxtaburger brings you Mr Claws Fine Lobster Rolls. Tried and tested by the Hispters of Fitzroy…made with sustainably fished lobster meat and a choice of three sauces: miso and wasabi, Sriracha-spiced mayonnaise or buttermilk ranch. Saturday June 4th, 12-3pm. $25 pp with a glass of Mac Forbes wine, and of course the New Releases of the 2015 Grower Vineyard Wines will be open to taste! (read more about those …

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2015 Tasting Notes

posted on: 3 February 2016

Please find below links for pdf downloads for the tasting notes for our wines made in 2015. 2015 Spring Riesling 2015 RS10 Riesling 2015 RS29 Riesling 2015 RS56 Riesling 2015 Hoddles Creek Chardonnay 2015 Woori Yallock Chardonnay 2015 Woori Yallock Pinot Noir 2015 Wesburn Pinot Noir  2015 Woori Yallock Rose 2015 Hoddles Creek Pinot Noir 2015 Coldstream Pinot Noir 2015 Yarra Junction Pinot Noir 2015 Healesville Syrah  

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