Aria After Dark - NSW Edition


A celebration of the very best winemakers and seasonal produce in New South Wales.
9 - 17 June, 2021


During Sydney Solstice in June 2021, Aria hosted a series of drink and snack events showcasing NSW's vibrant wine and food scene. Each evening was hosted by a NSW winemaker at the top of their game, and wines were complemented by snacks that highlighted some of the state's most exciting produce, created by Aria's Executive Chef, Joel Bickford.


The winemakers
- Wednesday, 9 June: Will Gilbert (Gilbert Family Wines)
- Thursday, 10 June: Kate Sturgess (Brokenwood)
- Wednesday, 16 June: Angus Vinden (Vinden Wines)
- Thursday, 17 June: Nick Spencer (Nick Spencer Wines)



Snacks on arrival 



warm olives, chili, oregano


whipped buffalo curd, dark rye, tomato caramel 


smoked eel, beetroot, charcoal



Menu items available to purchase 

rock oysters, roasted seaweed butter & rye  6 each 


hot smoked hamachi, white soy and shiso     16 


mooloolaba scallop, celeriac, hazelnut & black truffle    22


wagyu intercostal skewers, burnt onion, fried potato    18 



charcuterie selection, sourdough, mustard pickle    28


abalone toast, XO, black sesame    18 


gruyere toastie, black truffle, horseradish, dill pickle   32



today's cheese, stonefruit, sweet bread   35 


pistachio eclair    18