AUSTIN, Texas -- State wineries are now permitted to conduct tastings inside area supermarkets after a recent ruling by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission here. According to Derek Jones, acting director of marketing practices for TABC, wineries were only permitted to conduct samplings on their own premises prior to the ruling. Supermarkets could not officially offer samples on-site. Under the new ruling, they still cannot be directly involved with the events. The legislation went into ...

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