At Aqua, our passion for food is rounded out by our lust for finding the perfect wine pairing. Our wine list boasts more than 80 vintages across a moderate price range. Our staff receives regular wine training and is always ready to help you pick out a perfect pairing for your meal. If you’re feeling playful, be sure to peruse our expansive martini list. We offer a variety of martinis, from the tropically sweet Blue Hawaiian to the spicy and savory Bloody Mary Martini. Menus are subject to change.


Bar Features
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Every Day

$5 Wine by the Glass: White, Red and Rose

33% off wine taken to-go

Tuesdays

Join us twice a month for WineOrama, when wine professionals introduce us to four new wines. Tastings are casual and can be enjoyed at the bar or over dinner. WineOrama wines are available for order and priced to sell. Check out upcoming dates at left.

Wednesdays

Feeling adventurous? We offer build your own wine flights every Wednesday so you can explore new wines. Find a new favorite!

Thursdays

Our bartender chooses a favorite martini and we offer it for $5 all evening long.

Fridays

It’s Wine Lovers’ Night! All bottles are 33% off.


Bar Menus

• White Wine

By the Bottle / Glass / 1 oz Flight

Champagnes & Sparkling Wines

Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label France – 100

Veuve Clicquot (Half Bottle) France – 50

Montelliana Prosecco ’14 Italy – 25

Anna de Codorniu Brut Rose Spain – 25 *BWF Bronze Award Winner

Sacracco Moscato D’Asti (375 mL) – 16

Anna de Codorniu Brut Spain (187 mL) – 10 *BWF Bronze Award Winner

Tiamo Prosecco Italy (split) – 7

 

Rose’

Poe ’15 Sonoma, CA – 37/11/2.20

Ch. d’Esclans Whispering Angels ’14 France – 35/11/2.20

Belle Glos Pinot Noir Blanc ‘14 Sonoma, CA – 32/10/2

Elouan ‘15 OR – 31/10/1.90

L’Original de Quinsac Clairet ’14 France (100% Merlot) – 27/9/1.80

Raffaldini Girasole ’13 Swan Creek, NC – 26/8/1.60

 

Pinot Grigio/Gris

Schloss Hallburg Pinot Gris ’13 Franken, Germany – 35/11/2.20

Kings Ridge Pinot Gris ’14 Willamette Valley, OR – 32/10/2

Rag Apple Lassie Yadkin Valley, NC – 31/10/1.90

Livio Esperto Pinot Grigio ’14 Fruili, Italy- 26/8/1.60

 

Sauvignon Blanc

La Doucette Pouilly Fume ’11 Loire Valley, France – 65/20/4

Gerard Fiou Sancerre ‘14 France (organic) – 43/14/2.80

Nautilus Estate ‘14 Marlborough, New Zealand – 30/9/1.80

White Hall Lane ’14 Napa, CA – 30/9/1.80

L’Armangie Enne Enne ’14 Piedmont, Italy – 28/9/1.80

James Mitchell ’15 Lodi, CA – 26/8/1.60

Ch. Ste. Michelle Horse Heaven Vineyard ’14 Columbia Valley, WA – 26/8/1.60

Chardonnay

Domaine Moreau-Naudet Chablis Premier Cru ‘14 – 67/21/4.20
Vaillons, France

Domaine Ferret ’13 Pouilly-Fuisse France – 63/19/3.80

Solena ’12 Wilamette Valley, OR – 60/19/3.60

Rombauer ‘14 Carneros, CA – 60/19/3.60

Ramey ‘13 Russian River Valley, Napa, CA – 50/15/3

Ch. Ste. Michelle Canoe Ridge Estate ’13 Horse Heaven Hills, WA – 35/11/2.20

Domaine Sequinot Bordet Petit ’14 Chablis, France – 33/10/2

Ruffino Tuscany ’14 Italy (unoaked) – 27/8/1.60

Jadout Steel ’13 Burgundy France (unoaked) – 27/8/1.60

Martin Ray ’14 Russian River Valley, CA – 27/8/1.60

 

Alternative Whites & Blends

JC Cellars “The First Date” ’12 CA – 48/15/3
70% Rousanne, 30% Marsanne

Ch. Calvimont Graves ’12 France – 38/12/2.40

64% Semillion, 30% Sauv. Blanc, 6% Sauv. Gris

Eroica Riesling ’14 WA – 37/11/2.20 *BWF Bronze Award Winner

Dames Blanches du Sud (White ladies of the South) – 35/11/2.20

’14 France, 50% Viognier, 25% Marsanne,

15% White Grenache, 10% Roussanne

 

Terlano Muller-Thurgau ’13 Italy – 33/10/2

Unoaked, Riesling like, lean, tropical

 

J Wilkes Pinot Blanc ‘13 Santa Maria Valley, CA – 28/9/1.80

Ch. de Villeneuve Saumur Blanc ’14 Loire Valley, France – 27/8/1.70

85% Sauvignon Blanc, 10% Semillion, 5% Chardonnay

Carne Humana Proprietary White Blend Napa, CA – 27/8/1.60

85% Sauvignon Blanc, 10% Semillion, 5% Chardonnay

Vina Mayor Verdeio ‘14 Rueda, Spain – 27/8/1.60

Lagar De Cervera Albarino ‘13 Spain – 27/8/1.60

Umberto Fiore Gavi ’11 Piedmont, Italy –  26/8/1.60

Dr. Loosen Dry Riesling ’14 Mosel, Germany –  26/8/1.60

Childress Viognier ’13 NC –  26/8/1.60

Gekkeikan Sake, Japan (180 mL)- 8

 

• Red Wine

By the Bottle / Glass / 1 oz Flight

 

Pinot Noir

Beaux Freres “Beaux Freres Vineyard” ’13 Ribbion Ridge, OR – 143/44/8.80

Maggie Hawk ’11 Anderson Valley, CA – 103/32/6.40

Honor ‘12 Russian River Valley, CA – 84/26/5.20

Hyland Estates ‘12 Oury, OR – 84/26/5.20

Cherry Pie ‘12 Stanley Ranch Carneros, CA – 82/25/5

Aaberrant Cellars Virtus EX ’12 Eola-Amity Hills, OR – 69/21/4.20

Belle Glos ’14 Santa Lucia Highlands, CA – 50/15/3

Rubin ’13 Russian River Valley, CA – 33/10/2

 

Malbec

Impossible ’14 Mendoza, Argentina – 46/14/2.80

Waterbrook Reserve ’11 Columba Valley WA – 43/14/2.80

Angulo Innocenti ’12 Mendoza Argentina -33/10/2

Bodega Septima Obra ’14 Mendoza, Argentian – 33/10/2 *BWF Bronze Award Winner

 

Shiraz/Syrah

Tenor ’11 Columbia Valley, WA – 69/21/4.20

Chris Ringland Barossa ’12 S. Australia – 38/12/2.40

Le Fervent ‘13 France – 33/10/2                                                                                                                                                91% Syrah, 6% Grenache, 3% Viognier

 

Zinfandel

Kinsella Spencer Vineyard ’13 Dry Creek Valley, CA – 80/25/5

Rombauer ’13 Napa, CA – 50/16/3.20

Hartford Old Vine ‘12 Russian River Valley CA – 48/15/3

Beran ’13 Sonoma, CA (Wagner Family) – 44/14/2.80

Marietta Old Vine Lot 62 CA – 28/9/1.80

 

Merlot

Neyers Ranch ’11 Conn Valley Napa, CA – 62/19/3.80

North Star ’12 Columbia Valley, WA – 48/15/3

Franciscan ‘12 Napa, CA – 37/11/2.20

Rag Apple Lassie Merlot Yadkin Valley, NC – 31/10/1.90

Seven Falls ’12 Columbia Valley WA – 27/9/1.80

 

Cabernet

Cardinale Napa, CA – 300/90/18

Caymus (1 liter) ‘13 Napa, CA – 140

Kinsella Specer Vineyard ’13 Dry Creek Valley, CA – 140/43/8.60

La Jota ’11 Howell Mtn. Napa, CA – 111/34/6.80

Caymus ‘13 Napa, CA – 101/30/6

Col Solare ’12 Red Mountain, WA – 90/28/5.60 *BWF Gold Award Winner                                                                              85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Cab Franc, 4% Merlot

Jordan ’11 Alexander Valley Sonoma, CA – 92/28/5.60

Browne ‘12 Columbia Valley, WA – 59/18/3.60

Mount Veeder ‘13 Napa, CA – 58/18/3.60

BR Cohn ’13 North Coast, CA – 55/17/3.40

Atamisque ‘10 Argentina   48/15/3

If You See Kay Cabernet Blend ’13 Italy – 38/12/2.40

True Myth ‘13 Paso Robles, CA – 31/10/2

 

Alternative Reds & Blends

Bertapelle Petite Sirah ’11 Russian River Valley, CA – 90/28/5.60

Franciscan Magnificat Meritage ‘12 Napa, CA – 80/25/5                                                                                                         73% Cab, 19% Merlot, Petite Verdot

Raffaldini Montepulciano Riserva ’12 Swan Creek, NC – 61/19/3.75

Avennia “Gravura” Red ’12 Columbia Valley, WA – 61/19/3.80                                                                                                 48% Cab, 41% Merlot, 11% Cab Franc

JC Cellars “The Imposter” ’12 CA – 59/18/3.60                                                                                                                           45% Zinfandel, 20% Syrah, 20% Petite Syrah, 8% Grenache, etc

Barrage Cellars “Outcast” Cabernet France ’11 WA – 55/17/3.40

Stag’s Leap Hands of Time Red ‘12 Napa CA – 52/16/3.20                                                                                                         57% Cab, 43% Merlot

Carne Humana ’12 Napa CA – 44/14/2.80                                                                                                                                 Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, Petite Verdot, Syrah
Norton Privada ’13 Mendoza, Argentina – 42/13/2.60                                                                                                                 40% Malbec, 30% Merlot, 30% Cab Sauv
Saved Red Blend ’12 CA – 41/13/2.60                                                                                                                                           31% Zin, 23% Cardigan, Petite Syrah, Malbec, Merlot

Ch. Ste. Michelle “Indian Wells” blend ’12 Col. Valley, WA – 33/10/2 *BWF Bronze Award Winner                                         39% Merlot, 39% Syrah, Malbec, Grenache

Tamaya Reserva Red ’11 Chile – 29/9/1.80 *BWF Bronze Award Winner                                                                                

40% Malbec, 40% Syrah, 20% Cab

Josh Legacy Red ’14 CA – 26/8/1.60                                                                                                                                     Merlot, Zin, Syrah, Petite Syrah

 

Old World Reds

Domaine Galevan Chateauneuf-du-Pape ‘12 France – 79/24/4.80                                                                                           90% Grenache, 10% Mouvedre

Bran Caia Chianti Riserva ’10 Italy – 71/22/4.40                                                                                                                         80% Sangiovese, 20% Merlot

Triga Volver Old Vine Red ’12 Alicante, Spain – 69/21/4.20                                                                                                       85% Monastrell, 15% Cab

Ch. Grand Bert St. Emilion Grand Cru ’11 France – 67/21/4.20                                                                                                 85% Merlot, 15% Cab Franc

Il Fauno di Arcanum ’11 Toscano Italy (Merlot based) – 40/12/2.40
Tolaini “Al Passo” Tempranillo ’11 Tuscany, Italy – 38/12/2.40                                                                                                  85% Sangiovese, 15% Merlot

Esprit de Grenache ’12 France – 33/10/2                                                                                                                                   20% Old Vine Syrah, 80% Old Vine Grenache

Colosi Nero d’Avola ’13 Sicily, Italy – 30/9/1.80

Finca Resalso ’14 Spain – 29/9/1.80                                                                                                                                       100% Tempranillo

 

appertif & dessert wines

Priced by Bottle/1 oz Flight

Klein Constantia Vin de Constance ’07 South Africa, white (500 mL) – –/8.50

Don Pedro Gran Reserva Dessert Wine ’83 Spain (375 mL) – –/7

Taylor Fladgate, 20 Year Tawny Portugal (750 mL) – –/5.50

Fair Game Apple Brandy, NC (750 mL) – –/5

Kendall Jackson Late Harvest Chardonnay ’07 CA (375 mL) – 38/4.50

Childress “Polar” Late Harvest ’09 Yadkin Valley, NC, white (375 mL) – 37/4

Warre’s Optima, 10 year Twany Portugal (500 mL) – –/3

Barnard Griffin Syrah Port ’10 Columbia Valley, WA (500 mL) – 30/3

Taylor Fladgate Late Bottle Vinatge ’09 Portugal (750 mL) – –/2.50

Childress Finish Line Cabernet Dessert Wine ’12, NC – 36/7

Fair Game Scuppernong Tipper, Haw River, NC (750 mL) – 29/2

Fair Game Peach Tipper, Sand HIlls, NC (750 mL) – 26/2

• Martinis

 

All martinis are $9

aqua martini hpnotiq and vodka

bloody martini vodka, loaded bloody mary mix, old bay rim, olives

blue hawaiian martini silver rum, coconut rum, blue curacao, pineapple juice

chai tea martini vanilla vodka, butterscotch schnapps, chai latte, almond milk, simple syrup, with cinnamon & sugar rim

jalapeño infused moscato martini silver rum, saracco moscato, jalapeño infusion, fresh jalapeño

sweet summer martini vodka, pink grapefruit juice, ginger beer, lime garnish

margarita martini tequila, tres agaves organic margarita mix, salt rim, lime

cool cucumber martini muddled cucumber & basil with choice of light rum, gin, or vodka, and topped with coconut water

herbal twist martini gin, elderflower liqueur, lemon juice, rosemary garnish

orange blossom martini vanilla vodka, whipped vodka, orange juice, splash of cream & sierra mist, orchid petal & orange garnish

flaming cherry tart martini gin, kirsch cherry liqueur, lemonade, lemon, cherry, & soda water, with flamming lemon garnish

 

plus gin & vodka martinis any way you like
vodkas: skyy, stoli, absolut, tito’s, ketel one, grey goose, belvedere, covington
gins: gordon’s, bombay, tanqueray, hendrick’s, mother earth

 

dessert martinis

mint chocolate chip martini vanilla vodka, white creme de cacao, creme de menthe, chocolate sprinkles, half & half – 9

mocha martini coffee, vanilla vodka, crème de cacao, half & half, chocolate sprinkles, whipped cream – 9

sugar cookie martini vanilla vodka, butterscotch schnapps, simple syrup, half & half, sprinkles – 9

white chocolate rasberry martini  whipped vodka, whit chocolate godiva, half & half, raspeberry liquor drizzle- 9

 

• Beer

carolina sky blue golden ale • 5
a German kolsch style ale featuring hallertauer hops. bronze medal winner at the 2012 great american beer festival

highland early’s hoppy wheat • 5
a light bodied wheat beer with tropical and piney notes over wheat malt

fortnight coffee amber ale • 5
a mellow coffee taste complemented with UK amber and base malts

mother earth sisters of the moon ipa • 5
intense hop aroma and strong hop bitterness, copper in color

anderson valley watermelon gose • 5
boasts a thrist-quinching tartness that is perfectly balanced by subtle watermelon flavors and aromas

mother earth weeping willow wit • 5
low hop bitterness, light gold color, bitter orange peel and fresh coriander add zest and depth

naked apple hard cider • 5
a premium, well-balanced hard cider made with the finest apples produced in Henderson County, NC

michelob ultra • heineken • st. pauli girl non-alcoholic • 4.00

• Hot Beverages

hot beverages

aqua’s signature dessert coffee 8
hazelnut liqueur, irish cream and kahlua garnished with whipped cream

millionaire’s coffee 10
raspberry liqueur, hazelnut liqueur, kahlua, chocolate liqueur and irish cream. garnished with whipped cream

coffee • hot chocolate • cider 2.50