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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.

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Monthly Wine Tastings Dinners

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


Autumn Music Series

Wed. November 1st, Kassidy & Kyle

Sat. November 4th, Jack Fontana (inside)

Tues. November 7th, Scoot Pittman  

Wed. November 8th, Jack Fontana

Sat. November 11th, Better Daze

Tues. November 14th, Scoot Pittman

Wed. November 15th, David Porter

Sat. November 18th, Better Daze

Tues. November 21st, Scoot Pittman 

Sat. November 25th, N/A

Tues. November 28th, Scoot Pittman

Wed November 29th, Jack Fontana 

Sat Dec 2, Big Fun 

Tues Dec 5, Scoot Pittman 

Wed Dec 6, David Porter 

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12 Wines of Christmas wine tasting dinner 6 courses / 12 wines

Two dates to chose from Monday, December 11th or Tuesday, December 12th @ Cork & Ale
Seating Starts at 6pm; First Pour at 6:30pm
$119.95 Per Person  (Limited Availability)

1st. course

Shredded Brussel Sprout Salad:

Shredded, raw Brussel sprouts w/ pomegranate seeds, pumpkin seeds, pickled red onions, and bleu cheese, tossed in a poppyseed dressing. 

 wine #1 - Fritz Windisch, Riesling Niersteiner Spiegelberg Kabinett
wine #2 - Lady Hill Pinot Gris

2nd. course

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup:

Roasted butternut squash soup w/ a pomegranate & cream swirl. Finished off w/ a goat cheese crumble.

 wine #3 - Doucette Sancerre
wine #4 - Meadowcroft Chardonnay

3rd. course 

Poached Pear Flatbread: 

A sauce made w/ freshly poached minced pears, topped w/ crispy prosciutto and fresh arugula.

wine #5 - NV Buonamico Particulare Rose
wine #6 - Yamhill Pinot Noir

4th. course

Lamb Roast served aside Whipped Mashed Potatoes: 

Lamb that’s been slow roasted in a mushroom gravy, served aside a whipped rosemary mash.

wine #7 - Domaine de la Bastide Châteauneuf du Pape
wine #8 - Gorgeous Grenachev

5th. course

Stuffed Pork Tenderloin w/ Corn Casserole: 

Apple, cranberry, and walnut stuffed pork tenderloin. Served w/ a creamy corn casserole.

wine #9 - Klinker Brick Farrah Vineyard Syrah
wine #10 - Klinker Brick Old Vine Zinfandel

6th. course

Decadent Dark Chocolate Cake w/ a Cherry Glaze and Almond Cream:

Rich, dark chocolate cake w/ a fresh cherry glaze and whipped almond cream.

wine #11 - Worthy Sophia's Cuvee Cabernet Sauvignon
wine #12 - San Roman Tinta del Toro

Seating will be available on a first-come basis, so call or email right away. Reservations are available for $119.95/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.

$119.95 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 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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