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Cork & Ale

A wine bar, taproom, and restaurant located in Waxhaw, NC.



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Tacos & Tunes Tuesdays

Join us for Tacos & Tunes every Tuesday with the incomparable Scoot Pittman. Serving a different taco special every Tuesday along with house favorites. Music starts at 7pm.

Wine Wednesday & Live Music

Wine tasting from 5pm - 8pm and the tunes start at 7pm every Wednesday.

Monthly Wine Tastings & Dinners

Oct 03, Sip & Paint with Morgan Miles 

Oct 24, Trent Moffett Wine Tasting & Dinner

SOLD OUT - Nov 14, Wine class with Jason Niec 

Dec 5 & 6, Twelve Wines of Christmas

Fall Music Series (6:30pm - 9:30pm)

Sept 24, Chad Thomas Powell 
Oct 1, Scoot & Brent
Oct 8, Natti & Nick 
Oct 15, Scoot & Brent
Oct 21, Better Daze 
Nov 11, Sinan
Nov 12, Better Daze 
Nov 19, Better Daze 
Dec 3, Thirsty Horses 
Dec 10, Better Daze

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12 Wines of Christmas Wine Tasting & Dinner Event

Dec. 5th or Dec. 6th

Welcome Drink 6pm - 6:29pm

NV San Tiziano Prosecco

1st Course

Asparagus, pesto and prosciutto focaccia

2020 La Cantera Sauvignon Blanc

2020 Sbragia Chardonnay

2nd Course

Breast of chicken topped with crab cake and Bearnaise over cream spinach

2021 Vina Otano Rose of Garnacha

2019 Eola Hills Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley

3rd Course

Cumin, garlic and fennel daube of lamb in rich brown cooking liquor

2019 Chateau Candeley Bordeaux Rouge

2014 Vina Otano Gran Reserva

4th Course

Short Rib beef with Gorgonzola sauce and roasted beet

2018 Andrew Murray Tous Les Jours Syrah

2018 Tait The Ballbuster Red Blend

5th Course

Black pepper charred Choice beef filet with imported Gouda

2020 Ramsay Cabernet Sauvignon, North Coast

2017 Worthy Sophia’s Cuvee Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

6th Course

Chocolate ganache bon bon

NV Flare Sparkling Moscato

$109.95 per person.

Limited seating available, call or email to reserve your spot today!



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*Gift cards for in-store redemption only


We Deliver!

We just made it even easier to get your favorite food and drinks with delivery.  Its easy with our online app or call 704-256-7757.

$5 fee and limited to surrounding areas

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Tuesday 11:30am - 10:00pm (food service until 9:00pm) 

Wednesday 11:30am - 10:00pm (food service until 9:00am) 

Thursday 11:30am - 10:00pm (food service until 9:00pm)

Friday 11:30am - 11:00pm (food service until 9:00pm)

Saturday 11:30am - 11:00pm (food service until 9:00pm) 

Sunday - CLOSED - (available for private events)

Monday - CLOSED - (available for private events)  


Craft Beer on Tap & Bottle Shop

When It Comes to Our Drinks, We Ain’t
Kiddin’ Around

Twelve Taps

They say variety is the spice of life. 
The team at Cork & Ale takes special care to have new choices on tap every week.


Just the right cold one

We’ve turned the search for the
perfect beer into an art form.  Scouring local, national, and international brewers for only the best.  It's not easy to make our list.

Bottle Shop

Enjoy the many choices
Cork & Ale assembles to stock your fridge. IPAs, Stouts, Sours, Ciders, Ales, Ambers, Pilsners, Lagers, you name it.  We may even have beer made only by monks if you are feeling you need a little heavenly intervention as you sip from a
perfect pour.


Fine Wine 

Glass, Bottle, Case 

Wine by the glass

Benjamin Franklin was
a smart guy.  As he said...."The
discovery of a wine is of greater moment than the discovery of a constellation. 
The universe is too full of stars." 
Enjoy our ever-changing
selections by
the glass.


Wine by the bottle

Say goodbye to grocery store wine roulette.  Even with over 300 wines to choose from, we hand-pick every single one so you can take home the very best.

Stock the cellar

We take our wine partnerships
seriously.  Enjoy the unique flavors
of France, Italy, New Zealand, Austria, California as you explore wines from around the world.  Mainstream to boutique 
selections allows us to keep your
cellar stocked just right.

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Our Food Menu

Eat. It’s Good for You.


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Take a Bite



A Better Sandwich


Family Favorite



Dine with Us


Get to Know Us

Cork & Ale is a place to commemorate historical Waxhaw while looking ahead to its vibrant future.  Located across from Waxhaw's historic bridge and train tracks, our interesting history does not stop at our doorstep, as we are in the first building to serve alcohol in Waxhaw.

Come see us and you'll find an extensive collection of hand-selected fine wines by the glass and bottle, a craft beer bottle-shop and taproom, and delicious dishes, from small plates to entrées. We take pride in treating every guest as a valued member of our family.  


Cork & Ale

Good Food. Good people. Good times.


Contact Us

113 E North Main St, Waxhaw, NC 28173, USA

(704) 256-7757

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