Recent Awards & Recognition

2018 Halliday Wine Companion Forbes & Forbes has been awarded 5 Star Status by the 2018 Halliday Wine Companion. Both the 2016 Riesling and the 2008 Cellar Matured Riesling have been awarded 95 points. This reinforces the fact that Riesling made with care and love will age well. These Rieslings made from a small old…

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Forbes & Forbes launch in Adelaide

On 23rd November 2013, we had another successful introduction of Forbes & Forbes wines – this time at a gathering in Adelaide. Some 50 people came to taste and, happily, purchase the full range of our wines at the Fullarton Park Centre.  It is lovely to see this delightful old Adelaide stone house being used…

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Forbes Board Meeting before the Adelaide Launch

Success again at the National Canberra Wine Show

It has just been announced that the 2013 Forbes & Forbes Riesling has been awarded a Gold Medal in the Single Vineyard category of the 2013 National Canberra Wine Show. This mirrors our result for the 2012 Riesling at last year’s show.  This is very gratifying and indicates that we must be on the right…

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Canberra Riesling Challenge

Forbes & Forbes Wine was awarded 3 medals for 3 entries in the Challenge. 1 Silver Medal 2 Bronze Medals     The recent two day Riesling Challenge was a fantastic event in which to be involved; firstly for the information gained by Colin who attended the seminar/workshops, and secondly for the fantastic wine tasting…

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Launch of Forbes Wine in Canberra

  On a sparkling (but fresh) Canberra winter afternoon in July, Colin introduced the range of Forbes & Forbes wines to a select group of quaffers in the nation’s capital.  The tasting was at the Boathouse on the Lake restaurant which provided an outstanding venue for the sunny afternoon, together with delightful food. In the…

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Colin and Rob Forbes do “research” in NZ

On our trip to the extremely picturesque Marlborough region of the South Island of New Zealand we were stunned by the expanse of vineyards.  The region is more than twice as large as the Barossa region.  Much of that is of course planted to Sauvignon Blanc, but there is a significant amount of Riesling which…

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