The wine program at The Cork Stop consists of dedicated efforts and time spent sourcing wines from smaller wine producers around the world that have a passion for what they do. We believe in wines that are produced with very little intervention and no chemicals, that truly show the character of the wine from its designated area. Most selections, might not be familiar to you, but we make sure we taste every wine before we feel that it has a fit with our approach. There are so many wonderful wines being produced all of the world, and we want to make it a point to bring it here to The Cork Stop for you to enjoy
Our selections and offerings rotate according to the season and availability. We are here to entice you and let your palate explore and venture off outside of your comfort zone.
This Month’s Wine Features
Prosecco, Marsuret, Italy
Lively and Fresh. This sparkling wine from the Veneto of Italy, has a delicate bouquet with fruity aromas and notes of apple. Great for sipping with your lunch or kicking off the night. $13.99
Chardonnay, Wente Vineyards, San Fransisco
Medium bodied, nicely balanced with an essence of butteriness and creaminess. Ripe tropical fruit with a pleasant finish. $14.99
Cabernet Sauvignon, Sharecropper’s, Owen Roe, Washington State
Washington State is producing excellent Cabernet, and Sharecropper’s famously offers the best value.
A hue of deep plum, this bold Cabernet Sauvignon has aromas of pomegranate, blackberry, cedar and white pepper evolving to flavors of clove, black cherry and chocolate with firm tannins, concentrated spice notes. $17.99
Not Your Father’s Root Beer Ale, Wisconsin
Silky, smooth, and satisfying finish is unmatched in flavor. It appeals to craft beer aficioanados as well as those who don’t typically drink beer but crave something unique.
Makes a great porch sipper or poolside pleaser.
Summer Session Ale, Peak Organic Brewing Co., Portland, Maine:
A traditional summer wheat beer marries a West Coast pale ale. Locally grown wheat provides a complex mouthfeel and Amarillo® dry hopping gives a citrusy aroma.
CAVA, FERMI BOHIGAS, SPAIN
An excellent values for those of you looking for an alternative to French Champagne.
Lemon/lime, crushed rock, and white currant notes are present in this crisp, elegant, refreshing, zesty, dry sparkler from Spain. Hints of wheat and brioche add complexity.
Great for when hosting a party to start off the evening. $13.50
PROSECCO, TERRE GAIE, ITALY
Lively and Fresh. This sparkling wine from the Veneto of Italy, has a delicate bouquet with fruity aromas and notes of apple.
Great for sipping with your lunch or kicking off the night. $14.99
CREMANT, CAVES DE SAUMUR, FRANCE
This dry sparkler is made like Champagne at a third of the price.
More full bodied than Prosecco and lusher than Cava. It’s a winner anytime. $16.50
CHARDONNAY, LA POULE BLANCHE, SASHA LICHINE, FRANCE
This southern French blend of Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and Viognier will surprise with its satisfying mix of fruit, acidity, and savory notes.
A classic affordable everyday white, perfect for sipping or paired nicely with our veggie pizzas or chicken & broccoli calzones. $10.99 or 2 for $18.99
CHARDONNAY, MIRTH WINERY, WASHINGTON STATE
100% stainless steel fermented, this is a clean, vibrant Chardonnay. Flavors of golden delicious apples, Meyer lemon and just a hint of ripe tropical fruit marry together beautiful while a balanced acidity gives it a bright clean finish.
This pairs great with our chicken cobb salad or turkey bacon avocado wrap.
$11.99 or 2 for $19.99
CHARDONNAY, SARACINA VINEYARDS, MEDOCINO, CALIFORNIA
This unoaked, organic and biodynamic Chardonnay is from California icon, John Fetzer.
Fresh Asian pear and granny smith apple soar from the glass. Vigonier adds vibrancy and an orange blossom note to the nose. The palate shows medium weight and great focus. This is pure, fresh expression of Chardonnay.
Pairs nicely with our granny smith apple salad: $17.99
PINOT GRIGIO, CA STELLA, ALTO ADIGE
Quality estate grown Pinot Grigio is hard to find. When wine is made by the same people who grow the grapes, it makes all the difference. This Pinot Grigio is clean, quietly fruit and dry with refreshing citrus on the finish.
Pairs perfectly with our Greek or Caesar salads. $9.99 or 2 for $17.99
SAUVIGNON BLANC, WISE GUY, WASHINGTON STATE
Sourced from a handful of sites in the Columbia Valley, the 2013 Wise Guy has beautiful minerality, mouth watering acidity and a focused, crisp finish.
Pairs nicely with our lighter salads and hummusu appetizer. $11.99 or 2 for $19.99
SAUVIGNON BLANC/PINOT GRIS, ‘SHEBANG’, BEDROCK WINE CO., CALIFORNIA
A ‘shebang’ as any good Irish will tell you, is a humble house or abode. When the now famous Bedrock Wine Company started, they made their wine in an old chicken coop. Hence, the name.
This is a full bodied but dry California blend of sauvignon blanc and pinot gris. Pair it with our chicken broccoli & Alfredo pasta. $14.99
SAUVIGNON BLANC, VILLA MARIA, NEW ZEALAND
This is a classic New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. It showcases great aromatics of citrus fruit, gooseberries, and passionate fruit. Packed with juicy ripe fruits, this wine has great minerality and a long crisp finish.
Pairs nicely with our chicken veggie melt wraps or any of salads with grill chicken. $14.99
VINHO VERDE, RAZA, PORTUGAL
Great wine when hosting a party or just mellowing out during a quiet evening. This white wine is blended with local grapes from Portugal and is fresh and fruity, and with a pleasant finish.
Pairs nicely with just about anything. $10.99 or 2 for $18.99
ROSE, VERMENTINO, ARAGOSTA, SARDINIA, ITALY
This rose comes from the island of Sardinia off the coast of Italy. It is blended with a variety of red local grapes that are lightly pressed to give its eye-catchy blush color. It expresses aromas of strawberries and tart cherries with great fruit flavors and minerality along with a crisp finish.
Goes great with a classic cheese pizza or our signature strawberry salad. $11.99 or 2 for $19.99
SANGIOVESE, GRAN SASSO, ITALY
Classic representation of Sangiovese. Aromas of berry fruits, light bodied with a soft and smooth finish.
Pairs wonderfully with our cheese pizza. $11.99 or 2 for $19.99
ROSSO PICENO, STEFANO ANTONUCCI, ITALY
This sangiovese based blend is fresh and lively. Bursting with bright cherry and cassis notes. Drinks smooth and is a great alternative to Chianti.
Pairs nicely with pepperoni pizza or chicken parm. $11.99 or 2 for $19.99
BARBERA D’ASTI, ‘FUILOT’ PRUNOTTO, ITALY
Barbera is the oft overlooked wine from a region that produces very expensive Barolos.
Rich, with a little spice, this wine produces above its weight.
A pizza classic. $14.99
PINOT NOIR, BLOCK NINE, CALIFORNIA
The 2013 Block Nine Pinot is beautifully long and rich in ripe cherry and berry flavors. The aromas exhibit generous bright fruit with a mix of strawberry, violets, plum, tea, and a hint of clove. Flavorful and silky in the mouth with good body, this wine is seductive showing wild cherries and a hint of sandalwood to complete its complex finish. The 2013 growing season was generous is length and consistent temperatures.
Flavors were strong at harvest and we think 2013 will prove to be a terrific vintage
Pairs wonderfully with any of our pizzas or calzones. $12.99
PORTUGAL RED BLEND, LAB
This blended red wine from Portugal packs a ton of berry fruit flavors with a pleasant and smooth finish.
Great everyday wine with pasta, stews, and pizza. $9.99 or 2 for $17.99
MONTEPULCIANO, GRAN SASSO, ITALY
The ultimate comfort wine. This delicious but unpretentious red from Abruzzi has plenty of rich fruit up front, but with a smooth texture and a sophisticated finish that stands up to bold flavors.
Fragrant floral notes and ripe cherry fruit up front and deep, earthy notes that round off to a long, pleasantly herbaceous finish.
Goes great with our pizzas and pastas. $11.99 or 2 for $19.99
SYRAH, LENORE, CORVIDAE WINERY, WASHINGTON STATE
Owen Roe’s David O’Reilly makes this super affordable Columbia Valley Syrah, and delivers exceptional value.
It has great spice, bright fruit, deep purple hues, and gorgeous texture and is really a steal for the quality it delivers. This delicious wine compares favorably to Syrahs that are twice the price!
Goes great with our burgers, especially our Jimmy’s burger. $14.99
CABERNET SAUVIGNON, LE COQ ROUGE, SASHA LICHINE, FRANCE
When it comes to value, nothing beats this blend of Cabernet, Merlot, Syrah, and Grenache from the southern France. A delicious alternative to more expensive Rhone reds.
It packs plenty of rich fruit, soft tannins, and a spiciness that makes it a top choice to pair with our famous steak tips. $11.50 or 2 for $19.99
CABERNET SAUVIGNON, SHARECROPPER’S, OWEN ROE, WASHINGTON STATE
Washington State is producing excellent Cabernet, and Sharecropper’s famously offers the best value.
A hue of deep plum, this bold Cabernet Sauvignon has aromas of pomegranate, blackberry, cedar and white pepper evolving to flavors of clove, black cherry and chocolate with firm tannins, concentrated spice notes.
Drinks wonderfully with our steak tip dinner, souvlaki subs, or any of our calzones. $17.99
MALBEC, LOS CARDOS, ARGENTINA
Expressive! Deep in color, with ripe and fruity aromas of plum and cherry with just a hint of chocolate. Full-bodied with velvety and mature tannins.
This malbec drinks at a great value and pairs great with our steak tip veggie melt or steak bombs. $11.99
ZIFANDEL, ‘SHEBANG’, BEDROCK WINE CO., CALIFORNIA
Winemaker Morgan Twain-Peterson is making some of the top reds in California (Son of Joel Peterson, founder of Ravenswood). Morgan has sourced some of the top zinfandel and syrah fruit in Sonoma to make this easy drinking red.
Shows wonderful jammy blackberry tones and phenominal structure for a wine in this price range.
Must have, with our meatlovers pizza. $14.99
We have a wide variety of wines to offer on delivery. If you don’t see something you’re interested in from the above list, please let us know and we’ll gladly recommend other options.
Selections will rotate on a seasonal basis.
Stone IPA – $12.99
Stone Milk Stout – $12.99
Ballast Point Big Eye – $12.99
Ballast Point IPA – $11.99
Dogfish 60 minute IPA – $12.99
Jack’s Abby Hoponius Union – $12.99
Founders All Day IPA – $12.99
Founders Centennial IPA – $12.99
Troeg’s Perpetual IPA – $11.99
Lagunitas IPA – $10.99
Lagunitas Little Sumpin’ – $11.99
Left Handed Milk Stout – $12.99
Ipswich Route 101 – $10.99
Allagash White 4-pack – $10.99
Newbury Port Belgium White – $10.99
Boulevard Tank 7, 4-pack – $12.99
Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, 4-pack – $13.99
We carry a wide variety of domestic and imported beers. Please inquire about our other selections.