Thinking about Wine? 


It’s the great store with the funny little name on Route One in York! Whether you’re after a knock-your-socks-off bottle for a special occasion, or a friendly glass to sip on the deck or by the firepit this summer; you’ll find old favorites, new surprises, and a world of possibility at THE CLOWN. The thoughtful, attentive staff will guide you through the most impressive wine selection north of Boston, with hard-to-find vintages and sought after wines, as well as a great selection of wines for $9.99. 


Tasting at THE CLOWN! Friday, September 13th, 5-8 p.m. : Sensational September with very special guest and York's own Sheilah McGovern of Vineyard Brands Imports, with wines from France, Italy, Spain and South Africa!

Our regular Wine Tastings are the second Friday of each month, from 5 - 8 p.m.  The Tastings are free, bring a friend! 

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THE CLOWN has a fun assortment of wine accessories, from canvas wine totes to bottle stoppers, classic and creative corkscrews, and glassware. 

Cheese Pop Up Shop with Marty Mundy

Friday, September 20th, 4-6 p.m.


Seacoast Cheese Maven, Marty Mundy, will be in the store with a Cheese Pop Up Shop from 4 - 6 p.m. the 3rd Friday of each month through the summer. Purveyor of local and regional artisan cheeses, Marty will be here with cheese tasting and cheeses for sale from exceptional small farms throughout New England. Don't miss these Pop Up Shops!

Happy Summer! LOLEA Sangria from Spain is here.

"Each household in Spain has its own Sangria recipe and in Casa Lolea we have our own secret blend, fully artisan, a perfect combination of wine and fruit with a frizzante touch." -- Casa Lolea    

Try all three: Sparkling Red Sangria, White Sangria known as the Sparkling Clarea Cocktail, and the Lolea Frizzante Rosé.  And keep the bottles, they're beautiful! 

As seen in Vanity Fair, Vogue, Elle, Architectural Digest and Esquire.

Wine in Cans: We have your new favorite thing.

Wine in cans are perfect for boat time, beach time, concerts, picnics and parties. We have a great selection including wine cocktail spritzers: 

Pampleonne Blood Orange, 75 and Rosé Lime, Ramona Ruby Grapefruit Wine Spritz, West & Wilder White Wine and Sparkling Pink Rosé, Blue Lobster Red Blend, Lila Pinot Grigio, and just in: Wanted Grüner Veltliner by Paul D. from Austria.

Just in!: An Rosato from Puglia.

The Botromagno Rosé di Lulù features fruit from the single-vineyard Vigna de Trono planted over 50 years ago to the Nero di Troia grape. At once aromatic and highly savory in character, Nero di Troia (also: Uva di Troia), is asignificant and fine grape variety native to Puglia, Italy.

91 pts. Wine Enthusiast Magazine, Editor's Choice: “Delicate aromas of peony and jasmine ride over a core of pinkgrapefruit on the nose of this rosato made from Nero d’Troia.It’s saline and savory on the medium-bodied palate, with a tense line of mineral and citrus extending rounder notions of peach blossom and melon.”

90 pts, International Wine Review
“The Rosé di LuLú is made from 50-year-old Nero di Troia vinesgrown on the sandy limestone soils of the high altitude single vineyard Vigna de Trono. Fermented 20 days and aged 5 months in stainless steel it offers faint red fruit aromas with floral rose petal notes. It has pomegranate and light cherry flavors, lovely balance and a long finish with good extract. Lovely substantial wine.”

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