Two weeks ago, Red White and Food unveiled an economic impact study showing that wine in food stores could generate thousands of new jobs (net) and millions in state revenue. You can read all about it at www.uncorknewjobs.com.
The response from our opponents was a predictable denial.
It turns out the same is true in New York, another state contemplating wine sales in food store.
Here’s the economic impact study from New Yorkers for Economic Growth and Open Markets.
What did they find? That allowing sales in NY could generate 7,500 jobs and hundreds of millions in state revenue.
That’s not a coincidence.