“Wine In Grocery Stores” Bill Going To Gov. Haslam

(WREG-TV) Wine in Tennessee grocery stores is one step closer to becoming a reality.

The Senate approved the latest version Monday night.

The House passed it 71-15 in February.

The Senate passed a previous version of the legislation 23-8.

The bill will now go to Governor Bill Haslam’s desk.

If he signs off, residents of individual cities and towns would then vote on the change.

2 comments

  • matt

    So let me get this straight. This bill does not allow liquor to be sold in grocery stores, ony wine correct? So you are saying that local liqour store sell so much wine and nothing else, that having to compete with Kroger, or Trader joe’s or Aldi for thier wine sales, is going to put them out of buisness?

    If that is the case, then all of these mom and pop buisnesses need to seriously re-evaluate thier buisness models.

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