Wines & Vines – Wine Industry News Headlines – Pennsylvania May Get Out of Wine Business

14 Dec
Harrisburg, Pa.—For 78 years, since the end of Prohibition, Pennsylvania has been a “control state” regarding the sales of wine and spirits. The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) is in charge of both wholesale and retail sales of alcohol through its system of state-owned stores. Only one other state, Utah, has a similarly restrictive system. Several governors in the past 30 years have attempted to privatize the state stores in Pennsylvania, but to date all such efforts have failed.

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Harrisburg, Pa.—For 78 years, since the end of Prohibition, Pennsylvania has been a “control state” regarding the sales of wine and spirits. The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) is in charge of both wholesale and retail sales of alcohol through its system of state-owned stores. Only one other state, Utah, has a similarly restrictive system. Several governors in the past 30 years have attempted to privatize the state stores in Pennsylvania, but to date all such efforts have failed.

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The question remains … but the debate still rages on. Will The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board give up its cash cow and relinquish its “control” over wine and spirits within the Commonwealth?

Harrisburg, Pa.—For 78 years, since the end of Prohibition, Pennsylvania has been a “control state” regarding the sales of wine and spirits. The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) is in charge of both wholesale and retail sales of alcohol through its system of state-owned stores. Only one other state, Utah, has a similarly restrictive system. Several governors in the past 30 years have attempted to privatize the state stores in Pennsylvania, but to date all such efforts have failed.

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Harrisburg, Pa.—For 78 years, since the end of Prohibition, Pennsylvania has been a “control state” regarding the sales of wine and spirits. The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) is in charge of both wholesale and retail sales of alcohol through its system of state-owned stores. Only one other state, Utah, has a similarly restrictive system. Several governors in the past 30 years have attempted to privatize the state stores in Pennsylvania, but to date all such efforts have failed.

Read more at: http://www.winesandvines.com/template.cfm?section=news&content=95313&htitle=Pennsylvania+May+Get+Out+of+Wine+Business#.TuftY4eAGxs.twitter
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