Under new legislation, some Pennsylvania grocery stores and restaurants are now eligible to sell wine. 17 regional establishments are moving towards that goal, but only one in Philadelphia proper (Port Richmond Thriftway, 2497 Aramingo Ave., Philadelphia).
Wine aficionados — or those looking to buy wine along with their other grocery items — will be able to do so at nearly 20 Philadelphia-area grocery stores and other food-and-beverage establishments.
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board this week approved up to 84 wine expanded permits, following a bill that expanded wine and beer sales in grocery stores, licensed restaurants, hotels and bars went into affect on Aug. 8...
Each permit was approved after verification that the applicant met all statutory requirements and provided information required for the permit to be granted, according to the Control Board, which said a wine expanded permit can't be granted unless the licensee is certified through the Responsible Alcohol Management Program.
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