Melissa Eads at podium spokeswoman for Krogerrsquos Nashville division introduces the petition drive Also pictured left to right are Rick Going president of the Nashville division of Kroger Steve James VP of merchandising for Krogerrsquos Nashville division and Scott Means president of SampC Foods

Melissa Eads (at podium), spokeswoman for Kroger’s Nashville division, introduces the petition drive. Also pictured (left to right) are Rick Going, president of the Nashville division of Kroger; Steve James, VP of merchandising for Kroger’s Nashville division; and Scott Means, president of S&C Foods.

Tennesseans to vote on wine in food stores

An employee at a Publix store in Tennessee sits at a table adorned with two wine glasses, a fruit and cheese plate and copies of Food & Wine magazine. The only complementary item missing: wine.

The point of the display is to highlight the fact that Tennessee food stores are prohibited from selling wine.

That could change depending on the results of the upcoming November election, when a wine-at-food retail referendum will be added to local ballots in several dozen Tenn

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