Tag Archive: Washington state

Feb 25

Demand Equality! Allow Specialty Beer/Wine Stores of all sizes to obtain WA Liquor licenses

In Washington State, BevMo and Total Wine & More are licensed as Specialty Beer/Wine Stores — and they can get a Liquor license. My store is licensed as a Specialty Beer/Wine Store and I am unable to get a Liquor license. The difference? Building size. #DemandEquality Washington State Senators have acknowledged the need to give …

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Nov 09

Washington voters repeal 3-Tier System of Wine Distribution

On November 8, 2011, voters repealed the three-tier system as it applies to wine sales in the State of Washington. This leads me to ask, “Can a system sheltered by the Twenty-first Amendment be repealed by corporate-funded initiative?”

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Jul 25

Grrr…growing into growler fills

Growler fills are coming! It’s not official yet, but the State Liquor Control Board has posted notice of our New License Application for added endorsement to offer growler fills at our beer store. (Special thanks to all who wrote their representatives and senators, as well as the sponsoring legislators for making this bill into law!)

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