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Cork & Ale

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

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Tuesday Tunes


Wine Wednesday & Live Music

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Monthly Wine Tastings Dinners

5.20.24  French wine tasting & dinner event w/ Jason Niec

5 wines / 5 courses


Summer Music Series

Sat. May 11th Better Daze

Tues. May 14th Scoot Pittman

Wed. May 15th Jonathan Birchfield

Sat. May 18th Hot Tub Johnny (Postponed due to weather) 

Tues. May 21st Scoot Pittman

Wed. May 22nd Tyler Watts

Sat. May 25th Better Daze

Tues. May 28th Scoot Pittman

Wed. May 29th. Jack Fontana

Sat. June 1st Big Fun

Tues. June 4th Scoot Pittman

Wed. June 5th David Porter

Tues. June 11th Scoot Pittman

Wed. June 12th Jonathan Birchfield

Sat. June 15th Better Daze

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French Wine tasting & dinner event w/  Jason Niec

5 wines / 5 courses

Monday, May 20th @ Cork & Ale
Seating starts at 6pm, first pour at 6:30pm
5 Wines, 5 Courses for $89.95 Per Person  (Limited Availability)

1st. course:
NV Marie Copinet Brut Nature Champagne
creamy mushroom and shrimp risotto
 2nd. course:
2021 Domaine Glantenet Hautes Côtes de Nuits Blanc
boujee smoked salmon pizza
 3rd. course:
2022 Domaine du Prieuré Bourgogne Rouge
sticky glazed barbecue pork ribs with Carolina slaw
 4th. course:
2020 Domaine Couron Côtes du Rhône Rouge
lamb kabob with tahini sauce, summer squash
5th. course:
2020 Olivier Dumaine St Joseph
espresso chocolate mousse, mocha buttercream, candied pecans

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!


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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 / 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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