Wine sold at a Trader Joe’s grocery story in the U.S. Photo credit: Mack Male | Wikimedia Commons
Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to pick up a bottle of wine while you’re at the grocery store?
For decades, Vancouverites have fantasized about this simple act, commonplace in so many parts of the world. Now, it’s finally becoming a reality.
Starting April 1 (and no, this isn’t an April Fool’s gag), grocery stores throughout British Columbia will be able to sell local wine. Think of it as one small step for Vancouver, one giant leap for wine drinkers everywhere.
But before you race out to the corner Safeway looking for your favourite bottle, there is some fine print to consider.
Drink Up: Wine to be Sold in Vancouver Grocery Stores