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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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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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2015 Newsletter

posted on: 5 August 2015

Another busy year. We’re gearing up for the release of our 2014 pinots and chardonnays. As we continue to build on our understanding of these pretty amazing and certainly exciting sites, we can say that 2014 offered us a fresh perspective due to such a cool November. The 2014 wines are impressive. Not overdone but loaded with depth and purity. 

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Mac Forbes Newsletter 2014

posted on: 28 August 2014

Following on from the tiny harvest of 2014 (our 10th harvest for MFW), I almost anticipated this year was going to be relatively relaxed. Relaxing was turfed out the window when a small kooky shopfront in Healesville come up for rent and I couldn’t resist taking a lease to open Graceburn Wine Room (opening August 23rd). Now instead we are chasing our proverbial to get pruning done, the tasting room open and release these highly individual …

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Vintage 2014 update

posted on: 27 February 2014

Some years I wonder what we have done to deserve such a challenging season. Actually it seems like most years we ask this question at some point. So as per usual there is the good and the bad. We commenced spring with cooler and wetter conditions than average and then in mid-December things got very hot and dry. As a result we have probably the smallest yields that I have …

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