More wine and spirits stores are getting expanded hours, the Pennsylvania State Liquor Control Board announced Monday morning, and that includes some in this region.
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives is expected to begin debate, and vote, on controversial legislation to privatize the state-owned liquor system.
For decades, Pennsylvanians have bought bottles of wine and liquor from one of the state’s 600 wine and spirits stores and cases of beer from their local distributor, but all that could change.
Gov. Tom Corbett is about to unveil his plan to privatize the state’s liquor sales.
On Friday’s show, KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek talked with David White, an expert blogger from Terroirist.com.
From airline-sized bottles of vodka to expensive whiskey and tequila, Pennsylvania’s state-owned liquor stores are clearing out hundreds of items statewide. It’s not unusual for the Liquor Control Board to order these so-called de-listing sales, but these sorts of discounts are uncommon.