Saturday, December 27, 2008

Wine Spectator Reports: New York Grocery Stores to Carry Wine?

New York Eyes Wine in Grocery Stores
Governor's budget includes a proposal to allow wine sales in supermarkets; liquor store owners object

Mitch Frank
Posted: Wednesday, December 17, 2008

New Yorkers may finally be able to buy Chardonnay and brie at the same time in their local supermarket if a provision in Gov. David Paterson's budget passes the state legislature. As part of a laundry list of proposals for closing a $15.4 billion deficit, Paterson has proposed legalizing wine sales in grocery and convenience stores.

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