Cork & Rind is a charming natural wine shop and bar located in St. Charles, Missouri, United States. The business was established in September 2015 and is still run by owners Michael and Elizabeth Kinney. They are supported by a small and talented team which includes Kevin Kinney, the cheese monger, Matthew Hickerson, the buying manager, and Anna England-Knott, Rebecca Nutter, Marybeth Kohlfeld, Brendan Davis, and Autumn George as sales associates.
Cork & Rind is dedicated to providing customers with a wide selection of natural wines, artisanal cheese, craft spirits, beer, and other hand-selected artisan products. The shop aims to not only offer these products but also educate customers about each of them, showcasing their passion for their craft. They believe that good wine is good wine, regardless of the type, and once customers try the wines they carry, they are inspired to further explore the world of natural wines.
In the natural wine scene of St. Charles, Cork & Rind plays a significant role. While the area is currently small but growing, Cork & Rind has been committed to offering a selection of natural wines since its inception. In 2018, they made the decision to fully commit to exclusively carrying natural wines.
Cork & Rind's mission is to make the world of wine less intimidating for customers who are new to exploring wine. They are passionate about what they do and strive to provide an approachable and friendly atmosphere for all wine enthusiasts. Whether customers are looking for a bottle of natural wine, artisanal cheese, craft spirits or beer, Cork & Rind is a one-stop shop that offers a diverse range of products to cater to your needs. It’s more than worth a visit!