We care about our customers and our community. For the time being, we will be OPEN ONLY FOR PHONE ORDERS/EMAIL ORDERS with PICK-UP INSIDE OUR ENTRYWAY during our regular store hours, currently Tuesday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m..

Call us at (207) 351-8315 or email us at info@the-clown.com and we will happily assist you in putting together your order and providing suggestions if needed.

We are doing this to help keep our community safe during this challenging time. We thank you, always, for your continued support.

Give us a call. We're here for you.

Kyle and Monique


Thinking about Wine? 


It’s the great store with the funny little name on Route One in York! Whether you’re after a knock-your-socks-off bottle for a special occasion, or a friendly glass to sip on the deck or by the firepit this summer; you’ll find old favorites, new surprises, and a world of possibility at THE CLOWN. The thoughtful, attentive staff will guide you through the most impressive wine selection north of Boston, with hard-to-find vintages and sought after wines, as well as a great selection of wines for $9.99. 

Wine Tasting at THE CLOWN!

Our Wine Tastings are normally on the second Friday of each month, from 5 - 8 p.m.  The Tastings are free. Our Tastings are temporarily postponed at this time.



Your, and your friends' and family's, health is our first priority and we want to be proactive in a community effort of staying healthy, especially in consideration of public gatherings and events.  Thank you for your understanding.




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THE CLOWN has a fun assortment of wine accessories, from wine gift bags and canvas wine totes to bottle stoppers including VacuVin and Viski, classic and creative corkscrews including Pulltaps, DropStops, and glassware including decanters and Riedel, and Spiegelau, stemware. 

Cheese Pop Up Shops with Marty Mundy

Cheese Pop Up Shops!


Cheese! Check here for future dates when Seacoast Cheese Maven Marty Mundy joins us to offer cheese tasting and cheeses for sale from exceptional small farms throughout New England-- cheeses perfect for savoring, cooking, gifting, and entertaining. These are the perfect centerpiece to your special cheese plates and charcuterie boards. Don't miss these Pop Up Shops. Sign up for our emails on the homepage for fute news on our Cheese Tastings with Marty.

New! Maine Made Artisan Chocolates

We are thrilled to be carrying PR Craft Confections artisan chocolates made in Portland, Maine. These custom chocolate bars, and a boxed 5-piece chocolate assortment, are small batch crafted with premium Venezuela cacao and Maine ingredients. The bars are wrapped in custom made paper wrapping that makes beautiful gifting.

Wine in Cans: We have your new favorite thing.

Wine in cans are perfect for when you don't want to open a full bottle of wine. And fun for campfires, beachtime, and boating. We have a great selection including wine cocktail spritzers:

Pampleonne Blood Orange, French 75, Rosé Lime and Peach; Ramona Ruby Grapefruit Wine Spritz, West & Wilder White Wine and Sparkling Pink Rosé, and WANTED Grüner Veltliner.

THE CLOWN Restaurant Relief Pack

We've teamed up with Olé & Obrigado, importers of artisanal wines from Spain and Portugal, to join their effort in helping restaurant workers effected by the pandemic.

In the spirit of a United Food & Beverage Industry, Olé & Obrigado will donate 50% of the profits from the sales of select wines from  through August 2020 to national (Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation) and local organizations providing direct relief to hospitality employees.


We want to help.

We’ve put together a collection of the wines in

THE CLOWN Restaurant Relief Pack:

4 wines-- 2 whites and 2 reds, in our Navy Wine Tote:

Asnella Vinho Verde, Portugal

Nortico Alvarinho, Portugal

La Cartuja Priorat, Spain

Torremorón Tempranillo, Spain


(price includes tax and deposits)


And just in: 3 more wines that a purchase of will help the cause:

Nortico Rosé, Portugal

Aplanta Red Blend, Portugal

Cortijo Rioja, Spain


Olé & Obrigado is on track towards 50K in relief funds. 

Let’s help them get there.

Call or email THE CLOWN with your order.

207 351-8315




Thank you so much for your support!

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