Palate Bottle Shop & Reserve

wine & beer shop bar in wilmington north carolina

At Palate we strive to bring to you the best wine & beer from across the globe, from producers that share our same passion in high quality sustainable products. Our carefully hand selected inventory offers up something for everyones palate, from sommeliers & cicerones to back yard barbecues & front porch sippers, we've got you covered.

Our passion for quality doesn't stop at our shelves. We offer a beautifully designed, inviting environment in which to indulge your palate along side those who make a simple drink a night to remember.

Live Music with Crystal Bright & The Silver Hands with Slow Dance.

Crystal Bright & the Silver Hands, led by singer/songwriter, ethnomusicologist, composer, multi-instrumentalist, Crystal Bright, has played over 400 shows from Canada to Austin, TX and New Orleans to Nashville the past 3 years. Bright performed with the North Carolina Symphony in 2011 on an arrangement of her song "Toy Hammer," and has performed at various festivals around the country (SXSW, Savannah Stopover, FloydFest, DragonCon, Midpoint Music Fest, The Steampunk World's Fair, Shakori Hills, and many others.) She took Runner Up for On the Rise at Floydfest 2013 for a return set in 2014, and was named Best Songwriter 2014 in Greensboro's Yes Weekly.

Bright has an eclectic, haunting but yet whimsical, carnivalesque world folk sound, dubbed "kaleidophrenic cabaret." She plays accordion, musical saw, concertina, piano, Taiko drum, adungu (Ugandan harp), and various others, leaving people captivated with her operatic & soulful vocals and virtuoso command of her exotic instruments.

The latest visual collaborative album with DividingMe Photography, "The Absolute Elsewhere" (Nov. 2014), has already received great reviews, and "Muses and Bones" (2012) has received press and glowing reviews in the US & Europe, as well as radio airplay in the US, UK, & Canada, including NPR and BBC appearances.

1007 North Fourth Street, Wilmington, NC 28401   -   910.399.1081   -   info@palatenc.com