A year ago Tennessee changed its law to allow grocery stores in the state to sell wine. Madisen Keavy at WATE.com checks in on the results:
"Nearly one year after the state of Tennessee began allowing grocery stores to sell wine, liquor stores say they’ve seen a drop in wine sales while grocery chains say it’s helped customers. Meanwhile, a major convenience store chain has decided not to sell wine at all.
Stores applied to sell wine through the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission before sales began on July 1, 2016. Sales at stores like Kroger have gone up thanks to the addition of wine.
'The convenience factor of just being able to stop in and just pick up a bottle of wine with dinner was just a fantastic win for our customers,' said Farragut Kroger manager Lyn Cox..."