Corks & Barrels bringing first wine, whiskey bar to Clay County

FLEMING ISLAND | Corks & Barrels, believed to be the 1st of its type in Clay County, is planning to open on Fleming Island.

James Henson, who is near to retiring right after serving 27 years in the U.S. Navy, owns the tasting-design and style wine and whiskey bar and lounges at 1824 Town Centre Blvd, Suite 101 around East West Parkway.

“Hopefully, we’ll open late next thirty day period [October] or early November. It is a really fluid day. It really is been very challenging acquiring contractors, provides and items of that nature,” Henson, an aviation routine maintenance officer, informed the Times-Union last week.

“When I looked at opening this, I realized it would be really popular below mainly because there is no other institution like ours. We are quite special in our technique,” he mentioned.