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Cork Wine Bar

3636 McKinney Ave.
Dallas, TX 75204
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  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining
Located in the West Village, four doors from the corner of McKinney Avenue and Cityplace West, this tasting lounge puts a modern spin on the average wine bar. Cork has six different themed state-of-the-art tasting stations, all of which are categorized--some by region or grape, others by rarity. After purchasing a "Cork Card" (a pre-loaded ATM-ish card for wine purchases) patrons can swipe their cards, and experience a taste or glass of the wine. Tastes are one-ounce samples, and glasses are five-ounces; prices vary depending on the type of wine chosen, which means you can taste some of the rarest wines for just a couple bucks. Cork also provides wide variety in its retail selection, and a basic menu of appetizers consisting primarily of cheeses and tasty crackers. Oh, and its chic backroom can be rented out.

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  • Hash Over
    Thursday, July 6, 2000 at 4 a.m. by Mark Stuertz

    Cork screw It seems Julie Stevens and Clancy Martin (the latter of whom is part owner of Martin's Custom Jewelers in Arlington) have pulled out of Cork, the wine and cheese bar they opened on McKinney Avenue in the spring of last ye...

  • Thin line between love and hate
    Thursday, April 29, 1999 at 4 a.m. by Mark Stuertz

    I love Cork. Which is why I hate it. If Dallas has needed one thing for a long time, it's a no-frills, down-and-dirty wine bar. One that energetically trumps the numbness of most wine lists. One with sass. One with smarts. Other pla...


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