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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 6:30pm every Wednesday.

Backyard wine tasting event October 11th. from 5pm - 8pm with music starting around 6:30pm. 4 wine vendors, over 16 different wines to taste w/ a small cheese board. $19.95 per. person.

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Monthly Wine Tastings & Dinners

September 25th. French Rhone wine tasting dinner w/ Steve Hedberg

October 16th. South African wine tasting dinner w/ Mathilda Joubert

November 13th. Thanksgiving wine tasting dinner w/ Sam Seiden

December 11th. & 12th. 12 Wines of Christmas event w/ Fine Wine Trading Co.


Autumn Music Series

Sat. September 23rd, Nick & Natti

Tues. September 26th, Scoot Pittman 

Wed. September 27th, Brett Millstead

Sat. September 30th, TBD

Tues. October 3rd, Scoot Pittman  

Wed. October 4th, David Porter

Sat. October 7th, Scott Jackson

Tues. October 10th, Scoot Pittman

Wed. October 11th, Jack Fontana

Sat. October 14th, Better Daze

Tues. October 17th, Scoot Pittman

Wed. October 18th, Sun Dazed

Sat. October 21st, Better Daze

Tues. October 24th, Scoot Pittman  

Wed. October 25th, David Porter

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South African Wine Tasting
Dinner w/ special guest 
Mathilda Joubert

Monday, October 16th @ Cork & Ale
Seating Starts at 6pm; First Pour at 6:30pm
$89.95 Per Person  (Limited Availability)

1st Course

Piekenierskloof Heirloom White 2022

2nd Course

Idiom Viognier 2019

3rd Course

Piekenierskloof Heirloom Red 2022

4th Course

Idiom Cape Blend Pinotage 2016

5th Course

Dewaldt Heyns Shiraz 2018

Seating will be available on a first-come basis, so call or email right away. Reservations are available for $89.95/person and those attending can take advantage of a 20% discount on bottles of wine presented at the event. This will sell out fast, so please reserve today.

$89.95 per person.

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


Full wine and dinner menu coming soon.

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Gift a gift, share an experience. It's a great way to show you care


*Gift cards for in-store redemption only

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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 9:00pm)

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 - 10:00am - 03:00pm - (brunch w/ favorites menu until 3pm)

Monday - CLOSED - (available for private events)  

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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.

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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

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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.  

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Cork & Ale

Good Food. Good people. Good times.

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

(704) 256-7757

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