Cork Wines & Spirits

We have the finest wine selection and will ensure you have the best customer experience in the area.

Cork Wines & Spirits opened in Hoboken July 2014 and in Harrison December 2014.  Both cities were in need of a fine wine shop to meet the palates of an amazing and knowledgeable crowd of wine enthusiasts. Not only do they love a delicious wine, but are willing to explore the vast ways that people extract this liquid from grapes. We have taken it upon ourselves to find winemakers who are interested in bringing their creations to New Jersey.  The Wine Guys taste every wine that is in our stores, handpicking each item, making sure that our customers receive only the best. In addition, we encourage our customers to participate in our tasting panels adding their selections to our offering!

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Greek Old World Red Wine Tasting (Jan 12 & Jan 13) 5:30pm - 7:30pm

  • Cork Wine & Spirits 1450 Washington Street Hoboken, NJ, 07030 United States (map)

Ancient Grape Varietals 

Modern Winemaking 

In the North, the focus is on red wines, with the best vineyards found at higher elevations (over 250 m / 1,000 ft). 

For example, on the slopes of Mount Olympus, the region Rapsani is where you’ll find bush vines of Xinomavro, Krasato, and Stavroto growing on schist soils. Wines from here are usually blends, with a dominance of Xinomavro and spicy flavors of raspberry, anise, fennel, cherry, and occasionally olive or tomato with tannins that build slowly (but surely!) on the palate. This area is kind of like the mountainous Rhône of Greece, which means the wines from here are ideal for Rhône blend lovers.

Xinomavro from Naoussa

Rapsani from the Southern Slopes of Mount Olympus