Supermarket Wine Sales on the Rise in Texas

Supermarkets and convenience stores that apply for a permit will now be able to sell beer and wine here.

IRVING, Texas — Supermarkets and convenience stores that apply for a permit will now be able to sell beer and wine here.

Irving held a special election in November 2008 that legalized the sale of such alcoholic beverages for off-premise establishments, Carolyn Beck, public information officer for the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, told SN. Beck could not provide the vote tally.

Three Kroger stores have already begun selling beer and wine, according to a published

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