Carefully navigating the Tennessee state laws that regulate sales of wine in restaurants, the folks at Whole Foods created a novel concept for our state: a wine bar inside a grocery store. They've been serving cheese plates, charcuterie and other wine-friendly nibbles since the wine bar opened in November, but starting this week they're expanding the menu with daily pasta and pizza specials.
Does this mean you can buy a bottle of wine in the grocery store? No! No! Not in a retail transaction ... read the story for details.