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Tag Archives: Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board

• Pennsylvania: Wegmans pulls plug on kiosk wine sales

Pennsylvania: Wegmans pulls plug on kiosk wine sales

Wegmans Food Markets Inc. has pulled out of an agreement with the state’s Liquor Control Board to sell wine through automated kiosks at 10 of the company’s Pennsylvania stores, citing problems with the machines and too many customer complaints. The decision announced by the agency Thursday deals a blow to the wine kiosk system, leaving […]

• Welcome to Walmart — would you like some wine?

Welcome to Walmart — would you like some wine?

Walmart, known for stocking everything from tires to clothing and televisions, wants to add wine to some of its Pennsylvania stores. The nation’s largest discount retailer is planning to equip its Lower Nazareth Township store and 22 others with the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board’s self-serve wine kiosks. Walmart says the move will bolster its shopping […]

• Wine kiosks wildly popular in Pennsylvania

Wine kiosks wildly popular in Pennsylvania

There are about 30 self-service wine kiosks in stores around the state right now. Within a year, the state liquor control board will more than triple that number. The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board called it a pilot program when self-serve wine kiosks, including one at a Giant Food Store in Susquehanna Township, were rolled out […]

• Philadelphia: The Seventh Annual Whiskey Festival Nov. 10

Philadelphia: The Seventh Annual Whiskey Festival Nov. 10

The 7th Annual Whiskey Festival features an elite international collection of 202 spirits at 60 tables including whiskey, cognac, scotch, bourbon, vodka, rum and tequila. Twenty special guests will win an exclusive tasting of Remy Martin’s Louis XIII Cognac.The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board will host an on-site wine and spirits store allowing guests to purchase […]

• Pennsylvania: Get ready to pay thru the nose for your alcoholic beverage

Pennsylvania: Get ready to pay thru the nose for your alcoholic beverage

Johnstown Flood tax. Onorato tax. Sales tax. Handling tax? In January, your booze — again — becomes a bit more expensive. The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board is set to increase the “handling fees” charged to wholesalers and the general public. The size of the fee hike depends on the type of alcohol and the size […]