Hebron, KY— March 27, 2019 — Regional spirits retailer Cork ‘N Bottle is pleased to announce that the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) store is a winner in the 2019 USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest for Best Airport Shop for Local Merchandise. The 200 sq. ft. store located in Concourse A at CVG snagged the No. 3 position on USA TODAY’s list after being open for only three months.
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The CVG location of Cork ‘N Bottle offers a slice of the “Kentucky Bourbon Experience” to travelers before they board their planes or after they land. The store features a tasting station with options for tasting both new and antique bourbon in addition to offering multi-sized bottles of bourbon and other spirits for sale.
“We truly appreciate being part of this USA TODAY Favorite Airport Retailer List and love that we earned the No. 3 spot in such a short time,” said Vince Vassil, Cork ‘N Bottle’s general manager. He added, “The consumer response to our store’s opening has been great and sales have been strong.”
“We’re thrilled that both local and out-of-town travelers can experience a taste of our region when starting or ending their travels at CVG,” said Candace McGraw, chief executive officer, CVG. “The partnership with Cork ‘N Bottle has been fantastic, and we look forward to their continued success at CVG.”
Cork ‘N Bottle has been a leading area wine and spirits retailer for over five decades. Under new ownership since 2014, the company also owns Corkopolis, a wine market and bar in downtown Cincinnati.