- The group Red, White and Food is urging Tennessee lawmakers to hold a referendum vote that would allow grocery stores to sell wine.
- The group is made up of both retailers and consumers. A Middle Tennessee State poll found that 70 percent of the state’s residents approve of selling wine alongside groceries.
- 36 states currently sell wine in grocery stores. The issue has been a hot topic in Tennessee for a decade.
From the article:
...There is a new push to put pressure on Tennessee lawmakers for a referendum vote on wine in grocery stores.
The group Red White and Food knows about the challenges ahead but it insists it has Tennesseans on its side. The group hopes a new campaign will prove it...