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The Wine Rack
102 West Brown Street
Southport, NC 28461

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Tue - Thu 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat  12:00pm - 6:00pm

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Wine Rack Events Calendar

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Wine Tastings

Fridays from 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Our tasting events are a great way to meet other wine lovers, get to know our assorted wines and learn to discern among the different flavors and regions.

No experience is necessary to participate in our tasting events, and we encourage you to bring your friends. See our tasting notes below and don't forget to Sign Up for our newsletter.

Enjoy tasting and learning about 5 featured wines and help yourself to appetizers.

Wine Tasting Notes

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Recent Tastings

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Wine Tasting Speak

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BODY - The weight and fullness of a wine. A full-bodied wine fills the mouth.                 COMPLEXITY - determined by the number of different flavor elements and undertones in a wine. CRISP - A fresh, young wine with good acidity - generally a white wine.                                        FINISH - The aftertaste or flavor that lingers in your mouth after the wine is swallowed.         MOUTH FEEL - How a wine feels in the mouth and against the tongue. An important part of the total wine tasting experience.                                                                                                             ROBUST - A full-bodied, intense and flavorful wine.                                                                TANNIN - Denotes flavors of leather and tea in a young wine. It gives a wine its firmness and gradually fades away as wine ages.