Utah Senate unanimously passes bill that would permit managers of restaurants, high-end hotels to sample wine and spirits at events overseen by state alcohol regulators; bill now moves to Utah House

Nevin Barich

Nevin Barich

Mar 6, 2012 – Industry Intelligence

LOS ANGELES , March 6, 2012 () – Managers of restaurants and high-end hotels in Utah moved one step closer to being allowed to sample wine and spirits at events overseen by state alcohol regulators after the state Senate unanimously passed a bill, The Deseret News reported March 5.

The bill now moves to the Utah House for further consideration.

The bill requires industry representatives to pay the cost of the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control staff who oversee the tastings. The tastings could occur at state liquor stores, state package agencies or trade shows.

Utah is one of two states that don’t allow sampling by businesses that purchase alcohol for resale.

The primary source of this article is The Deseret News, Salt Lake City, Utah, on March 5, 2012.

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