corkage corkage

Definition(s):

  • (n) a charge added at a restaurant for every bottle of wine served that was not bought on the premises

Usage(s):

  1. If you buy one of the wines, you can drink it in the hotel's restaurant, which will waive its usual corkage fee.
  2. Corks can crumble and allow air into a bottle, causing what is called corkage, a slight rotting of the wine.
  3. He keeps close tabs on all of his hotels from the daily operating reports, which are detailed down to such items as corkage and the weather.

News

  • Go Home Already: River

    End-of-day news: Silver Line test train derails, Wells ditches "livable, walkable," and restaurants can now charge whatever they want for corkage. [ more › ]        
    on August 15, 2013     Source: DCist

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