Analysis of NY’s proposed “Wine in Supermarkets” Law…

N.Y. Governor Patterson has proposed a few changes in the current NY SLA law, to allow sales in supermarkets, it seems mainly in an attempt to raise extra funds through the additional licensing vs. for the sake of changing the law for someone’s true benefit. The idea has been attempted before, but has yet to yield any success in Albany. This is a thorny issue for many, but a more thorough analysis would be fair and informative.  To date, some of the best analysis and comparative work has been done by Dr. Vino. Without elaborating much further on the subject with my opinions ( and I do have them since I own a small wine import & distribution business that sells exclusively in NY)…here’s a link to Dr. Vino’s post…read on


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I grew up on 3 continents and traveled the world as a kid thanks to my dad's professional soccer coaching carrier. I speak, read and write five languages perfectly, have a degree in International Business and have worked in the wine business in NY for 20 years. I've been married to my wife Laura for 17 years and we have beautiful triplet daughters. My passions are wine, fly fishing, photography, golf and the NY Jets and my most recent discovery is blogging.
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