Wine and whiskey bar will be a first in Clay County

Published on October 3, 2022 at 2:51 pm
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Corks & Barrels, believed to be the first of its kind in Clay County, is preparing to open on Fleming Island.

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

“Hopefully, we’ll open late next month [October] or early November. It’s a very fluid date. It’s been very challenging finding contractors, supplies and things of that nature,” Henson, an aviation maintenance officer, told the Florida Times-Union last week.

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