Corkside Wine Club, the collaboration between Krug Catering at Orange Lawn and Hank Zona of The Grapes Unwrapped welcome you to join us on April 21 from 7 to 10PM at The Club at Orange Lawn for our first of we hope many monthly wine salons. So what is this salon thing all about? Not about having your hair done or it would be a useless gathering for some among us (like Hank). We aim to create wine nights that are fun, updated versions of the classic salon —  periodic gatherings of people under the roof of an inspiring host, held partly to amuse one another and partly to refine the taste and increase the knowledge of the participants through conversation. These will not be stuffy, high minded events, but a chance to stop by with friends or to make new friends and taste and talk about wine (or really, talk about just about anything else, except maybe politics…I think most of us are tired of that).

The theme of the first salon is “Run for the Rosés”, not just because this event is close to the similar nicknamed Kentucky Derby (sorry though — no mint juleps at this event), but to highlight the incredible popularity and interest in rosé wines. From just a handful of years ago where most wine shops carried a selection or two, today most stores sport a panoply of hues in their rosé section. That increased choice not only means there is an increased demand, but an increased need to be able to better navigate that selection range. Here is a chance to come by and taste some wines highlighted by Hank, and perhaps even purchase or order some.

Also, learn more about Corkside Wine Club. If you pay for one of our membership levels that night (or before), your first glass of wine is on us. And not to worry, if you really don’t like rosés, we’ll have other wine too. You don’t need to reserve, but let us know if you’ll be stopping by or if you have any questions. Write to us at or call us at 917-414-8957. We hope you can join in on the fun.