Mac Forbes Wine Dinner


Join us for an exclusive dinner with one of the most thought provoking and entertaining young Australian wine makers, preceded by a more intimate dinner with his chief wine maker Thomas New.  Capturing Mac’s homage to old world wine culture, The Grand presents a delicately curated menu of traditional Italian fare and a selection of his 2015-17 vintages.



Carciofi brasati con stracciatella, biscotti al finocchio e pesto alla trapanese
Braised Artichoke, stracciatella, fennel lavosh and trapanese pesto

2015 Miss Moss Blanc de Blancs


Carpaccio di ricciola, finocchio, mela e crema acida
Kingfish crudo, fennel, cured apple, lemon verbena & sour cream

2017 Yarra Valley Chardonnay

Anatra Lasagna con parmigiano Reggiano

Duck Lasagne with aged Reggiano parmesan

2017 Yarra Valley Pinot Noir

Manzo arrosto con castagne, cime di rapa, radicchio e cipolle brasate

Roast beef with chestnuts, cime di rapa, radicchio and braised onions

2017 Yarra Valley Syrah

Tome de Savoie con Patate e Tartufo nero fresco
Potato with tome de savoie and fresh black truffle

2016 EB27 Cabernet



($129 for Grand VIP's)


Dinner with the man himself - Mac Forbes
6:30pm Thursday 21st June
The Como Room, The Grand



“...deliberately eschewing conventional alcohol levels, new oak minimal, clarity, finesse and tension born of philosophy and of place” 

 -  James Halliday on Mac’s wines