Beyond The Cellar Door, Rowlee Wines Unveils Restaurant & Bar

Play, Sydney / 28 May 2024
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Beyond The Cellar Door, Rowlee Wines Unveils Restaurant & Bar

Play, Sydney / 28 May 2024

Forget the tasting notes, Rowlee Wines is now serving up full-fledged feasts!

Nestled amidst the rolling hills of Orange, New South Wales, Rowlee Wines has embarked on an exciting new chapter. Stepping beyond the traditional cellar door experience, they’ve unveiled Rowlee Dining and Bar – a haven for locals and visitors to connect over delicious food, impeccable wines, and the breathtaking beauty of the surrounding vineyards.

Rowlee Wines Dining Room

The inviting atmosphere at Rowlee Dining and Bar is a hallmark of thoughtful design. The 100-seat venue is cleverly divided into intimate spaces, catering to a variety of moods and occasions. The sun-drenched verandah beckons for a leisurely lunch, where gentle breezes and golden sunlight create a picture-perfect setting. Guests can soak up panoramic views of the vines while indulging in a long, lazy afternoon with friends, sharing stories and laughter over plates of seasonal fare.

For a more intimate gathering, the plush lounge area offers a cozy haven. Rich velvet curtains frame the space, creating a sense of warmth and seclusion. Here, you can settle in for an extended dinner with loved ones, the soft glow of the fireplace enhancing the atmosphere of conversation and connection.

Rowlee Wines Wine Rack

The philosophy at Rowlee Dining and Bar revolves around shared experiences and fostering a sense of community. This ethos translates beautifully onto the plate thanks to the talents of Head Chef Simon Furley. He’s thoughtfully crafted an a la carte menu that celebrates the bounty of the Orange region, showcasing seasonal ingredients sourced from passionate local producers.

Plates are overflowing with locally foraged mushrooms bathed in a tantalizing pumpkin skin sauce, a testament to Chef Furley’s focus on utilising fresh, seasonal produce. Generously sized chargrilled Angus sirloin, cooked to perfection and bursting with flavour hits the spot for mains. 

Adding to the experience is Chef Furley’s commitment to minimising waste. This sustainable approach resonates with environmentally conscious diners and adds another layer of appreciation to the dining experience.

Rowlee Wines Bar Counter

Of course, no visit to Rowlee Wines would be complete without indulging in their acclaimed cool-climate wines. The entire Rowlee portfolio is proudly available by the glass or bottle, offering a chance to explore the nuances of their elegant Pinot Noir, crisp Chardonnay, or bold Shiraz. For those seeking something different, Beverage Manager Bon Kuil-Hartikainen has curated a tempting cocktail list. Whether you’re drawn to a classic martini or a seasonal creation featuring local fruits and herbs, there’s a perfect drink to kick off an evening under the stars.

Whether you’re a longtime admirer of the catalogue of Rowlee Wines or simply seeking a different stopover on your next tour to Orange, Rowlee Dining and Bar should be at the top of your list. With its breathtaking views, relaxed country comfort, and focus on shared experiences, it promises to be a new chapter in the region’s renowned and growing hospitality scene. 

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