How to Choose a Wine to Take to a Party

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You’re not going to please everyone, so don’t try. And unless you’re bringing a case of wine, not everyone will have a glass anyway. But you can make an end run around the whole red vs. white debate and avoid clashing with the food: Choose a sparkling wine. It’s the little black dress of beverages!…

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How to Buy a Gift for Anyone

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Trying to shop for someone who doesn’t want or need anything? This is where we shine. A high quality vodka is versatile and useful no matter what one’s taste. Glasses, corkscrews, stoppers and carafes are excellent choices for a wine lover. And who doesn’t enjoy a little Baileys in coffee? Purchase a Baileys gift set…

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Summer Sippers

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How perfect is this for the Fourth of July? American-made with corn and wheat grains from the heartland, Salute American is distilled four times for a smooth, clean taste.   So handy, it even has a handle! Malibu Coconut, mango, mint and lime on the beach, on the boat, at the campground, before the concert…it’s…

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Wonderfully Rotten Dessert Wine

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The grapes that went into the 2006 Noble One Botrytis Semillon, New South Wales–a bright, light gold dessert wine–were actually allowed to rot. Botrytis can be detrimental when it affects almost ripe or damaged grapes. When the fungus affects ripe, healthy, whole, light-skinned grapes, however, and weather conditions are favorable to control its spread, the…

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What’s In A Name?

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LAGER Bright, clear, light-bodied, effervescent, a lager is made from malt, hops, water and occasionally corn grits, cracked rice or other cereals. TRY: Sam Adams Boston Lager PILSNER It’s not a separate type of beer; “Pilsner” is a label applied to light beers made in the style of the famous Pilsner Urquell from Pilsen, Czechoslovakia.…

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We’re falling for seasonal favorites

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Sunshine is in ever shorter supply. We would sink to the depths of despair if we weren’t buoyed up by the tide of fall beverages. Our sorrows are no match for the seasonal beers on our shelves. Schlafly Pumpkin Ale. Newcastle’s Werewolf. Samuel Adams Octoberfest. They are like little rays of light, glowing toasty. We’re…

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Support Our Overseas Troops – Donate Your Crown Bag

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Help support our overseas troops: We need your Crown bags! For every Crown bag donated, Crown Royal will donate $1 to “Packages From Home.” Your Crown bag will be filled with goodies for our troops who are currently serving overseas. Support our troops today by dropping your bags off at any of our 14 Cap n’ Cork locations.

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Party Ideas for July 4th and More!

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Make 2013 the Summer of the Cocktail and mix up these treats! Then send photos of your drinks to joe@capncork.com. We will choose one at random on July 31st and the winner will get a $20 gift card to Cap n’ Cork.*

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We Have Your Party Supplies

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If you’re planning a wedding, an engagement party, a graduation party, a Mother’s Day brunch, a bridal shower or baby shower, a bachelor party, a Cinco de Mayo party, an Indy 500 party or even an ordinary birthday party, we’re quite sure your plate is full. Shoot, we get a little worn out just thinking…

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How to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

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It’s time for green beers, green rivers and a rousing chorus of “Oh Danny Boy.” It’s time for St. Patrick’s Day, when all of us find a little Irish blood in our lineage–any excuse to pour some Jameson or hoist a Guinness and a Black and Tan. You can do more than drink your St.…

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