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Magazine Archives: April 30, 2011

The Twists and Turns of Corkage

Ben O'Donnell, Robert Taylor
Issue: April 30, 2011


As ever more Americans drink wine regularly with meals, corkage laws are a jigsaw puzzle of arcane, contradictory and often confusing rules that vary by state and even by town. So far this year, lawmakers in Maryland and Virginia, states with longstanding corkage bans are debating ending them in licensed establishments. Wine Spectator's Ben O'Donnell and Rob Taylor report.


For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands March 29, 2011.


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