Wednesday, January 02, 2013
Wine Sales Debate
An effort to reduce opposition to supermarket wine sales is failing to change the minds of the liquor store owners who stand to lose the most. Under the bill taking shape before the Legislature convenes next week, local referendums would determine whether wine could be sold alongside beer in grocery and convenience stores. In exchange, liquor stores could branch out to sell items like beer, mixers, ice and snacks.