Cork Bottle Shop “Taking a Break”

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Darryl over at Cork Bottle Shop on NE Alberta and 28th, has decided to close his shop for the next six months. Here is the newsletter he sent out: After 8 years of tending our humble wine shop on 29th & Alberta, through economic ups and downs; through attempts to expand into multiple locations and then … [Read more...]

Reader Survey 2013: Best Wine Shop in Portland

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Lots of wine shops come and go from the bottom of this list every year, but the top three always seem to be the same. New to the list this year is CorksCru on NW Broadway. The percentage spread between the top three is tightening, and they are all firmly entrenched at the head of the list. 2012: Cork Wine Shop, … [Read more...]

The Best of Portland 2011!

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Updated 4.29. Note - so many links in this original posts are now broken, I have removed the majority of them from this page so as not to waste your time. Here are the results from the our 2011 reader surveys. We had well over 1100 participants this year! A big thank you to all of our sponsors and participants! A … [Read more...]

Cork Wineshop to Shutter NW Lovejoy Store

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Another victim of landlord hassles, Cork owner Darryl Joannides has decided to close the NW Lovejoy store, until he can find a new location in the area. In the meantime, he has bought the building on NE Alberta where the original store is, and plans to make changes there to improve energy efficiency and … [Read more...]