The wine list is focused on local and Italian favourites with many available by the glass. Chianti, Soave, Montepulciano, Pinot Grigio, Valpolicella, Dolcetto and Barolo are all represented on the list. Local producers featured include Hurley Vineyard, Foxeys Hangout, Ocean Eight & Quealy Vineyard. Locals ‘in the know’ order from the ever changing wine specials board.
Ciao Bella offers a range of Italian style aperitif. Campari, Aperol, Italian Beer & Prosecco flow freely on busy summer evenings.
San Pellegrino soft drinks are available as well as freshly squeezed orange/grapefruit juice. Thick Italian hot chocolate is available and coffee is Fair Trade Organic with decaf being available as well.
Ciao Bella is fully licensed but has a BYO wine night on Wednesday nights in winter months (June-August).
NV Furlan Prosecco DOC, Treviso
Bright enticing palate with a clean finish and a lovely after taste of white stone fruit and lemon
2008 Willow Creek Tulum Vintage Brut, Balnarring
Perfect blend of delicacy, flavour and length, complex with depth
2015 Quealy Pinot Grigio, Balnarring
Made by Kathleen Quealy, lemon blossom aroma, refreshing and powerful
2015 Quealy Pobblebonk Pinot Grigio Blend, Balnarring
Good mouthfeel with flavours of peach nectar, red apple, musk spice, with a clean dry finish
2013 Willow Creek Vintage Chardonnay, Balnarring
This is a serious Chardonnay! Creamy palate, lime citrus flavours, persistent fruit weight & well balanced
2016 Ocean Eight Pinot Gris, Shoreham
Fantastic food wine, texture is substantial with an almost oily viscosity, dry with crisp acid
2011 Nicosia Grillo I.G.T. Sicily
Fresh & fruity with touches of nettle and mint. Piquant, firm and lingering
2013 Livio Felluga Sauvignon, D.O.C., Friuli
Much less fruit than local examples, intense & penetrating nose, passion-fruit, anise and kiwi, vibrant, crisp with a long and persistent aftertaste
2013 Cantina Terlan, Terlaner Classico D.O.C., Alto Adige
Fascinating blend of pinot blanc, chardonnay & riesling, aromas of petals, tropical fruit, yeast & a deep & persistent palate with super pure fruit & a wonderful acidity
2013 Pieropan Soave D.O.C., Verona
The producers who put Garganega grape on the map, great balance, ripe fruit & a fresh, clean acidity
2011 Nicosia Viognier, I.G.T., Sicily
Intense & citrusy nose, with a hint of white flesh fruit & apricot, good structure, pleasantly soft & balanced
2014 Ca Dei Frati Trebbiano di Lugana D.O.C., Lombardia
Trebbiano grape, pleasant floral aromas & fruity notes of apple plum & citrus, fresh & balanced with a delicate savoury note. Perfect with linguine vongole or any seafood pastas!
2014 Kiris Pinot Grigio Delle Venezie
Modern Italian expression of Pinot Grigio is as vibrant as its label suggests, featuring acacia flower, time, honey and unique touch of almond
2014 Foxeys Hangout Late Harvest Pinot Gris, Red Hill (375ml)
Concentrated of flavour & acid, densely sweet, yet refreshing
Malvasia I.G.T. Sicily (500ml)
Fresh and elegant with hints of apricots
Zibibbo I.G.T. Sicily (500ml)
Hints of almonds & dry figs
2012 Balnarring Muscat Rose East (375ml)
2015 The Red Fox Pinot Noir, Red Hill
Savoury tannin structure, perfumed red berries, sour cherries, spicy oak
2007 Merrick Estate Shiraz
Supple and round with aromas, flavour of black fruits liquorice and spice
2012 Baillieu Pinot Noir, Merricks North
Aromas of cherries and chocolate, medium bodied with a touch of French oak
2013 Hurley Vineyard Estate Pinot
Spicy dark cherry fruit, charry oak, light medium-bodied palate is lively, revealing plump fruits
2013 Terre Auree Sangiovese I.G.T., Umbria
Palate is quite light & finishes very dry with flavours of dark cherry & spice, perfect with pizza
2014 Matane Negroamaro I.G.T., Puglia
Wonderfully wild and spicy, deep fruit flavours, smoky & oh! so ripe!
2013 Cantina Zaccagnini Montepulciano D’Abruzzo D.O.C., Abruzzo
For the romantics! Deep red, nose of dark cherry, palate is quite soft & fruity, dry finish with soft tannins
2012 GD Vajra Langhe Rosso D.O.C., Piemonte
The wine that all the local vignerons order! Great producer, amazing fruit profile, cracking drop!
2012 Zenato Valpolicella Classico Superiore D.O.C., Verona
85% Corvina, quality producer, crisp & dry in the mouth, well structured with a lovely, velvety texture
2009 Colognole Chianti Rufina D.O.C.G., Tuscany
Chianti from Rufina area is one of the smallest & most highly prized areas of the greater Chianti scene, intense red fruit aromas, firm but balanced tannic structure with an accompanying sweetness to a good length
2010 Nicosia Nero D’Avola I.G.T., Sicily
A rich and intense bouquet with pleasant hints of cherry and sweet spices
2013 Nebbiolo Delle Langhe, Produttori del Barbaresco D.O.C., Piemonte
Medium bodied vintage, delicate spice characters, plate gripping, tannic finish, perfect with tomato based pizza
2007 Nada Barolo
Clean medium intensity, liquorice plum tar, black pepper, fresh tobacco leaves. Nice stuff.
2009 Barbaresco San Silvetro
100% Nebbiolo, ethereal, with balsamic sensations, elegant and long, with excellent structure.
2007 Nada Barbaresco
Young but approachable delicious Barbaresco. Spicy red/black, highly perfumed powerful red with undertones of truffle and tar counterbalancing the high notes of sweet flower.
Campari & fresh orange juice
Bellini – Prosecco & peach nectar
Sofia Loren – Prosecco & Limoncello
Spritz – Aperol, white wine, soda, green olive
Australian Light Beer
Peroni, Nastro Azzurro
Ichnusa Sardinian Lager
Red Hill Brewery – Golden Ale
Baladin Sidro – French
Spirits & Liquors
A large range of spirits, liqueur & digestives are available by request.
Bass & Flinders Distillery, Limoncello, Gin, Grappa, Crema di Limoncello
Soft drinks & Juices
San Pellegrino Chinotto, Limonata, Aranciata Rossa
Coke, Sprite, Diet Coke
Lemon, Lime & Bitter
Italian sparkling water 500ml
Italian sparkling water 1 liter
Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice
Juice (please ask for today’s flavours)
Italian Blood orange
Coffee & Tea etc.
Lavazza Organic Coffees
Ice Coffee (with ice-cream/chocolate
Chai, Honey and Vanilla
Italian Hot Chocolate
Assam, Green, Chamomile, Earl Grey, Peppermint