By TIM FAULKNER/ecoRI.org News staff
Rep . Teresa Tanzi, D-South Kingstown/Narragansett, co-sponsponsered the legislation because of a 2011
that showed wine sales at farmers markets boosted sales for local vineyards by
66 percent. Massachusetts
approved wine sales at farmers markets in 2010. Massachusetts
A separate bill (pdf) was voted out of committee allowing liquor stores to offer tastings of liquor and cordials.
Both bills are scheduled for a vote in the House on June 12. The General Assembly is expected to finish the 2012 session by June 15.