Maulik Vyas, owner of Tilted Bottles, a package store located at 10 Raymond Road in West Hartford, has posted signs in the store in opposition to a change in the law.
By Hugh McQuaid, CTNewsJunkie.com
Connecticut grocery store operators clashed Thursday with the state’s package store owners during an expected all-day public hearing on legislation that would change a longstanding law preventing the sale of wine at grocery stores.
The bill, raised last month by the legislature’s General Law Committee, would permit supermarkets to sell cider and wine made by wineries that produce less than 100,000 gallons per year. The change would not apply to markets located within 1,000 feet of a package store.
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