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.

 

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

Brut Millesime Premier Cru ’08 France – 85

Veuve Clicquot (Half Bottle) France – 50

Marsuret Extra Dry Prosecco Treiso, Italy – 28

Anna de Codorniu Brut Rose Spain – 27 *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) – 8

 

Rose’

Poe ’15 Sonoma, CA – 37/11/2.20
66% Old Vine Pinot Noir, 34% Pinot Meunier

Domaine Des Cartereses Tavel ’16 France – 34/10/2
50% Grenache, 15% Mourvedre, 12% Picpoul, 10% Syrah

Poggio Verrano “Val in Rose” ‘15 Toscana, Italy – 33/10/2
100% Sangiovese

Trapan ‘16 Istria, Croatia – 31/10/2
70% Teran, 10% Cab Franc, 10% Merlot, 10% Syrah

Sokol Blosser Rose of Pinot Noir ’16 Dundee Hills, OR – 31/910/2

Chinon ’16 Loire Valley, France – 27/8/1.60
100% Cab Franc

 

Pinot Grigio/Gris

Tiefenbrunner Pinot Grigio ’16 Italy – 28/9/1.80

Left Coast Cellars “The Orchards” Pinot Gris ’15 Willamette Valley, OR – 27/9/1.8

Peter Yealands Pinot Gris ’15 Marlborough, NZ – 27/9/1.80

 

Sauvignon Blanc

Fournier Cuvee Silex Sancerre ’13 France – 54/17/3.4

Trinchero Mary’s Vineyard ‘16 Napa, CA – 38/12/2.40

Domaine de l’Enclos ‘16 Cotes de Gascogne, France – 27/8/1.80

Dry Creek Vineyard Fume Blanc ’16 Sonoma, CA – 27/9/1.80

Villa Maria ’16 Marlborough, NZ – 26/8/1.60

 

Chardonnay

Bachelet-Monnot Puligny-Montrachet ’15 Cote de Beaune, France 132/40/8

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

Solena ’15 Wilamette Valley, OR – 60/18/3.60

Rombauer ‘16 Carneros, CA – 60/19/3.60

Ramey ‘14 Russian River Valley, Napa, CA – 50/15/3

Ancien ’14 Carneros, CA – 44/14/2.80

Deux Montille Soeur-Frere Bourgogne Blanc ’13 Burgundy, France – 40/12/2.50

Domaine Du Val Lamartinien ’16 Saint-Veran, France – 40/12/12.50

Renaud Pouilly Fuisse Steel ’16 France – 40/12/12.50

L’Ecole #41 ’15 Columbia Valley, WA – 39/12/2.40

De Wetshof Limestone Hill ’16 Robertson, South Africa (Stainless) – 27/8/1.60

Waterbrook ’15 Columbia Valley, WA – 27/8/1.60

 

Alternative Whites & Blends

Domaine Du Vieux Lazaret ’14 Chateauneuf-du-Pape, France – 59/18/3.6
45% Grenache Blanc, 30% Clairette, 20% Bourboulenc, 5% Rousanne

K Vintners Viognier ’15 Yakima Valley, WA – 40/12/2.50

Ch. Calvimont Graves ’15 Bordeaux, France – 38/12/2.40
85% Semillon, 15% Sauvignon Blanc

Vinum Cellars White Elephant ’14 Paso Robles, CA – 37/11/2.20
58% Chenin Blanc, 32% Viognier, 10% Rousanne

L’Ecole #41 Old Vine Chenin Blanc ’15 Columbia Valley, WA – 33/10/2

Stadt Krems Gruner Veltliner ‘16 Kremstal, Austria – 27/8/1.60

Dr. H Thanisch Riesling ’16 Mosel, Germany – 27/8/1.60

La Berriere Muscadet ‘16 Cotes de Grandlieu, France – 27/8/1.60

 

 

• Red Wine

By the Bottle / Glass / 1 oz Flight

 

Pinot Noir

Wayfarer ’13 Sonoma, CA – 180/55/11

Beaux Freres “Beaux Freres Vineyard” ’15 Ribbon Ridge, OR – 143/44/8.80

Maggie Hawk ’13 Anderson Valley, CA – 103/32/6.40

Ancien Fiddlestix Vineyard ‘13 Santa Rita Hills, CA – 82/25/5

Renteria Estate ‘14 Russian River Valley, CA – 80/25/5

Flowers ‘15 Sonoma, CA – 70/22/4.40

Aberrant Cellars Virtus EX ’13 Eola-Amity Hills, OR – 69/21/4.20

Gros Ventre Cellars  ’14 Sonoma, CA – 58/18/3.6

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

Artesa ’14 Napa, CA – 42/13/2.60

Boen ’15 Russian River Valley, CA – 38/12/2.40

 

Malbec

Zuccardi Concreto ’16 Mendoza, Argentina – 62/19/3.8

Luigi Bosca Single Vineyard ’14 Mendoza, Argentina – 39/12/2.40

Chateau Relais de la Poste Cuvee ’12 Bordeaux, France – 37/11/2.20

Donna Paula Estate Black Edition’14 Mendoza Argentina -30/9/1.80
65% Malbec,30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Petite Verdot 

Catena ’15 Vista Flores, Mendoza, Argentina – 27/8/1.60

 

Shiraz/Syrah

Donelan Walker Vine Hill ’12 Russian River Valley, CA – 111/34/6.80

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

Kale Broken Axle Stage Coach Vineyard ‘12 Napa, CA – 69/21/4.20
75% Syrah, 25% Grenache

Domaine Belle “Cuvee Louis Belle” ’12 Crozes-Hermitage, France – 48/15/3

19 Crimes The Warden ’16 SE Australia – 33/10/2

 

Zinfandel

Vineyard 29 Late Harvest ’13 Aida Estate St. Helena, CA – 140/43/8.60

Bertapelle Home Ranch ’12 Russian River Valley, CA – 82/25/5

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

Rombauer ’15 Napa, CA – 50/16/3.20

Artezin Old Vine (Hess Family) ’16 Mendocino County, CA – 27/8/1.60

 

Merlot

Pride ’14 80% Napa, 20% Sonoma CA – 103/32/6.40
88% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Sauvignon

Hourglass “HG III” ’14 Napa, CA – 79/24/5
76% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Petite Sirah

Waterbrook ’15 Columbia Valley, WA – 27/8/1.60

 

Cabernet

Cardinale ’12 Napa, CA – 300/90/18

Browne ’14 Columbia Valley, WA 3L big bottle – 270

Caymus ’15 Napa, CA 1.5L big bottle – 230

Avennia Sestina ’13 Columbia Valley, WA – 100/31/6.20
73% Cabernet Sauvingon, 18% Merlot, 9% Cab Franc

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

La Jota ’13 Howell Mtn. Napa, CA – 111/34/6.80

Caymus ‘15 Napa, CA – 140/37/7.40

Jordan ’13 Alexander Valley Sonoma, CA – 92/28/5.60

Franciscan Magnificat Meritage ’13 Napa, CA – 80/25/5
73% Cabernet Sauvignon, 24% Merlot, 2% Malbec, 1% Cab Franc

Browne ‘14 Columbia Valley, WA – 59/18/3.60

Mount Veeder ‘14 Napa, CA – 58/18/3.60

Daou ’16 Paso Robles, CA – 38/12/2.40

Canoe Ridge ’14 Columbia Valley, WA – 27/8/1.60

 

 

Alternative Reds & Blends

 

L’Ecole #41 Ferguson Vineyard ’13 Walla Walla Valley, WA – 104/32/6.40
56% Cabernet Sauvignon, 33% Merlot, 7% Cab Franc, 4% Malbec

Lion Tamer Red (Hess Family) ’14 Napa, CA – 67/21/ 4.20
55% Malbec, 15% Zinfandel, 12% Cabernet, 10% Petite Sirah, 8% Merlot

Stratus Cabernet Franc ’12 Niagara on the Lake, Canada – 64/20/4

JC Cellars “The Imposter” ’12 CA – 59/18/3.6
45% Zinfandel, 20% Syrah, 20% Petite Sirah, 8% Grenache

Stag’s Leap Hands of Time Red ’13 Napa, CA – 52/16/3.2
57% Cabernet Sauvignon, 43% Merlot

Chappellet Mountain Cuvee ’15 Napa, CA – 50/15/3
37% Merlot, 34% Cabernet, 11% Malbec, 11% Petite Verdot, 7% Cab Franc

Piccolo Estate Red ’12 Napa, CA – 48/15/3
Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Verdot

Carne Humana ’12 Napa CA – 44/14/2.80
Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, Petite Verdot, Syrah

El Enemigo Bonarda ’11 Mendoza, Argentina – 42/13/2.60
85% Bonarda, 15% Cab Franc

Casa Smith Sangiovese ’15 Wahluke Slope, WA – 35/11/2.20

Ch. Ste. Michelle “Indian Wells” blend ’13 Col. Valley, WA – 33/10/2 *BWF Bronze Award Winner
43% Merlot, 43% Syrah, 4% Malbec, 6% Grenache, 2% Mourvedre

Tamarack Cellars Firehouse Red ’14 Columbia Valley, WA – 32/10/2
22% Merlot, 12% Cab Franc, 7% Sangiovese, 3% P. Verdot, 3% Grenache, etc.

 

Old World Reds

Saint Cosme ’13 Chateauneuf-du-Pape, France – 84/26/5.2
50% Grenache, 30% Mourvedre, 10% Syrah, 7% Cinsault, 3% Clairette

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

Vatan Tempranillo ’13 Tinta de Toro, Spain – 63/19/3.8

La Giaretto Amarone ’13 Veneto, Italy – 58/18/3.60

Il Fauno di Arcanum ’13 Toscana, Italy – 40/12/2.40
48% Merlot, 27% Cab Franc, 22% Cab Sauv, 3% Petite Verdot

Chateau Vignot Saine Emilion Grand Cru ’09 Bordeaux, France – 38/12/2.40
53% Merlot, 27% Cab Franc, 20% Cabernet Sauvigon

Scala Dei Garnatxa ’16 Priorat, Spain – 34/10/2

Colosi Nero d’Avola ’16 Sicily, Italy – 30/9/1.80

Chateau Fompeyve ’12 Cotes de Bordeaux, France – 27/8/1.80

Les Carteresses ’16 Cotes du Rhone, France – 27/8/1.80

 

appertif & dessert wines

Priced by Bottle/1 oz Flight

Far Niente Dolce Late Harvest Wine Semillion & Sauv Blanc ’10 Napa, CA – –/11

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

Lions de Suduiraut ’12 Sauternes, France – –/5

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) – –/3.50

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

 

• Martinis

 

All martinis are $9

pomegranate martini vodka or gin, rosemary syrup, pomegranate juice, lemon, soda water

aqua martini hpnotic tropical fruit liqueur & vodka

herbal twist martini gin, st. germain elderflower liqueur, lemon juice & rosemary garnish

black raspberry martini vodka, blueberry vodka, raspberry vodka, blue curacao, cranberry juice, splash sour, cherry garnish

bourbon brunch martini jim beam bourbon, bloody mary mix, olive juice, habanero bitters, worcestershire, old bay rim

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

jalapeno infused moscato martini silver rum, saracco moscato, jalapeno water, fresh jalapeno

blackberry herb martini blackberry puree, fresh lime juice, cassis liqueur, herb infused vodka, splash simple syrup, soda water, lime garnish

chai martini vanilla vodka, kahlua, chai tea, splash cream, whipped cream, cinnamon & sugar garnish

citrus sake martini lemon sake, vodka, fresh citrus, agave margarita mix, lemon lime & orange garnish

 

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

 

dessert martinis

apple pie martini apple pucker, fireball, splash sour, agave margarita mix, splash orange, cherry garnish & caramel swirls

chocolate orange martini cointreau, vanilla vodka, baileys, fresh orange juice, chocolate sprinkles & orange garnish

carrot cake martini buttershots, fireball, baileys, cinnamon sugar rim, coconut flakes & nutmeg garnish

mint chocolate chip martini vanilla vodka, white creme de cacao, creme de menthe, half & half, chocolate drizzle

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

 

• Beer

eel river triple exultation – 18
rich caramelized sugar character with a delicate aroma of toffee and ripe stone fruits 22 oz.

alvinne omega dutch sour – 11
taste is predominately sour, with elements of lemon and orange rind, refreshing

westbrook one claw rye pale ale – 5.5
lots of dry malted rye, spicy and earthy, notes of citrus

river rat 803 ipa – 7
medium body american ipa, slightly sweet malt, perfectly balanced by aromatic floral, citrus peel, and pine

gibbs 100 the guilty party esb – 5.5
pleasingly full bodied, nicely balanced caramel malts, floral indy golding hops

river rat american kolsch – 5.5
golden straw color, smooth, conditioned like a lager for a clean finish

mother earth sisters of the moon ipa – 5.5
deep copper in color with intense hop aromas and bitterness

wicked weed tropicmost gose – 6.5
hazy golden in color, with dominant tropical fruit flavors and a subtle saltiness

westbrook white thai – 5.5
an asian twist on the traditional belgian witbier, flavors of lemongrass and ginger

naked hard apple cider – 7
a premium, well-balanced hard cider made with fresh NC Henderson county apples

coppers best extra stout – 5.5
bold notes of espresso, black licorice, and currants with a vague touch of chocolate and smoke

tusker lager – 7.5
a crisp, slightly sweet Kenyan lager with minimal malt

carolina brewing company pale ale – 5
a classic american style, medium bodied, golden color

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

• Hot Beverages

hot beverages

aqua’s signature dessert coffee 9
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

irish coffee 8
whiskey, coffee, cream, and creme de menthe topped with whipped cream

coffee • hot chocolate • cider 2.50