Stoneleigh Quay Pop Up Wine Bar

Editor’s note: Our contributor, Ed Sullivan attends the launch of Stoneleigh Quay Pop Up Wine Bar.

A little piece of Marlborough was the inspiration for Stoneleigh Quay, showcasing one of New Zealand’s premium wine makers, which was launched last Wednesday, 30th of October and running for eight weeks.

Stoneleigh Quay
Stoneleigh Quay, East Circular Quay*

The vines at Stoneleigh’s exceptional vineyards are planted in the stones left by an ancient riverbed in Marlborough. Stoneleigh wines express the warmth of these sunstones in their fruit, producing fresh, clean and vibrant flavours, a true expression of their place and time.

Stoneleigh Quay
Stoneleigh Wines

Complimentary tasting menu of the night were Marlborough Chardonnay 2012, from the Vineyard Series and Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2013, Marlborough Pinot Gris 2013, Marlborough Pinot Noir 2012 all from their super-premium Stoneleigh Rapaura Series.

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Stoneleigh Wine Flights

The newly released 2013 Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, as well as the 2012 vintage recently won the New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc Regional Trophy at the Decanter Asia Wine Awards.

Tapas were served all night along with live entertainment.

Stoneleigh Quay

For the first four weeks, from Wednesday to Saturday, customers will be given the chance to enjoy a complimentary sample from the super-premium Rapaura Series range. So why not drop-in and enjoy these stunning wines.

Stoneleigh Quay

Stoneleigh Quay
Shop 15, Opera Quays
East Circular Quay
From 30 October to 24 December
Hours: 11am – 11pm, Monday – Sunday

Text and Photographs (* except the first) © by Ed Sullivan for Gourmantic – Copyright: All rights reserved.


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  • […] Guests were transported by water taxi to the floating island, docked strategically in the harbour to offer panoramic view of the city. A leisurely afternoon of sips and delicious nibbles ensued with various stations offering a selection of champagne, wine and spirits from the Pernod Ricard portfolio. Champagne Mumm, ABSOLUT Elyx Martinis, Jameson Cloudy Apple were just a few of the delicious drinks on offer complemented by a selection of wines from Jacob’s Creek and Stoneleigh. […]