Mac is Back!


Join us for an exclusive dinner with one of the most thought-provoking and entertaining young Australian wine makers, Mac Forbes.

This year Mac is taking it up a level as he presents 7 wines including multi vintage comparisons of his Yarra Valley Chardonnay and his spectacular "Hugh" Cabernet

Head Chef Andrew Beddoes has matched Mac's wines beautifully with this 5 course dinner. See below.

Bookings limited.


Cured ocean trout, green apple, crisp skin
Pan fried scallop with lemon oil and caviar
Mac Forbes Spring Riesling 2018

The Grand’s signature gnocchi, brown butter, sage
Mac Forbes Yarra Valley Chardonnay comparison: 2011 and 2017

Crisp duck, brioche, pate, foraged mushrooms
Mac Forbes Coldstream Pinot Noir 2017

Roasted John Dee wagyu rump 5+, Brussels sprouts, radish, bone marrow
Mac Forbes Healesville Syrah 2018

Dark chocolate ganache, toasted marshmallow, anise ice cream
Mac Forbes “Hugh” Cabernet comparison: 2010 and 201



($158 for Grand VIP's)


Dinner with the man himself - Mac Forbes
6:30pm Thursday 18th July
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