WINONA, Minn. -- Hy-Vee's newest store here includes a 4,300-square-foot wine and liquor store adjacent to the supermarket, but with the single, separate entrance required by state law. Both stores opened April 9.
"This is our 31st wine and spirits store," said Ruth Mitchell, spokeswoman for the chain, based in West Des Moines, Iowa. "Generally, we build them with an opening from the store, aside from in Minnesota."
She told SN that although most Hy-Vee supermarkets contain a