Cork & Fork is a family of wine lovers changing the world for the better, one great bottle of wine at a time. Proprietors, Anna and Dominique Landragin, established Cork & Fork to share their passion for wine appreciation, as well as their knowledge of winemaking, with the wine drinking world. Dominique is a wine maker with his roots in Champagne, France. Anna is a culinary wiz with French and Australian background. Adding to the team is Antoinette. Antoinette has 15 years experience in the wine industry as a wine buyer and is a French Wine Scholar and WSET Level 3 graduate. She is currently in process of obtaining the WSET Diploma and the Champagne Master-Level certificate through the Wine Scholar Guild. With the combination of these three sources of passion and knowledge, the Cork & Fork wine selection is truly special.
By design, the focus of the store is retailing fine wines from all over the world with a particular focus on small-production, high-quality, and independent wine producers. In addition, each Cork & Fork store offers a range of educational and entertainment opportunities to help customers expand their knowledge of wine.
Dominique Landragin is the sixth generation of Champagne winemakers in the Landragin family. Equipped with a degree in Viticulture and Oenology Dominique embraced the world of wine. His career expanded from 1974 as Vineyard Manager for Champagne Lanson, in Verzenay, France to Estate Manager/Winemaker for Champagne Deutz in their Loire Valley estate.
The guest of the Government of South Australia as Chief Champagne maker for Seppelts & Sons in Victoria, Australia Dominique was the first Méthode Champenoise Winemaker in Australia's history. He also created Yellowglen wines and Landragin Australia, the first luxury Méthode Champenoise wines in Australia labeled for export furthering the exploration of quality Méthode Champenoise in Australia.
Winemaking brought Dominique to Virginia where he made Methode Champenoise wines at Prince Michel.
Today Dominique is a valuable member of Washington, DC, wine community sharing unconditionally his passion, experience, and knowledge in his popular store on 14th street.
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Private Tastings and Events
Cork & Fork offers private events opportunities for corporations and private parties. To provide the best service, our team collaborates with top wine and food specialists to plan, design and conduct special events for our clients. These events are arranged according to the individual needs of the client. We respect all wishes of the client and focus to produce a memorable experience for all.