116 S Central Street
Knoxville, TN
(865) 219-5863

Monday - Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Friday - Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM

11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

We actively seek out new and rare wines that you will only see here. Our primary objective is to find wines that are the best value at every price point. If what you desire is a $10 bottle, then we will have the absolutely BEST bottles that $10 can buy. If you are searching for a $50 bottle, then we will find you the best $50 bottle you can find. We guarantee that you will walk away with the best value for your money. We appreciate your business and we consider it a privilege to be a part of this community. Welcome to Corks, Knoxville’s better way to buy wine!


Welcome to an atmosphere that is warm and inviting. Welcome to a place where our passion for wine is rivaled only by our passion for teaching and service. 


Our Team


Ryan McElveen

A Certified Sommelier by the Court of Master Sommeliers since 1996, Ryan began his career in wine after graduating from Florida State University. Working for a wholesaler in Florida, Ryan managed an extensive domestic and import portfolio. In that time he sat for his sommelier certification and assisted in staff education for the prestigious wine program at Walt Disney World, as well as sitting on the advisory board of the EPCOT International Wine and Food Festival. His specialty is food & wine pairing and wine service.