1. Oregon Pushes for Growlers: Bill would allow consumers to fill bottles at non-winery locations

    Wines & Vines (Jan 23 2013)

    1. Oregon Pushes for Growlers: Bill would allow consumers to fill bottles at non-winery locations

      This winter Oregon vintners aim to change state laws that will win consumers the right to refill their own wine bottles at sites other than wineries.

      Current legislation allows wineries to refill bottles for customers at the cellar door, but consumers don’t have the same right to top up a bottle from a keg at a restaurant. House Bill 2443, which received first reading in the legislature Jan. 14 and is now with the legislature’s Business and Labor committee, aims to change that.

      The bill proposes allowing consumers to receive wine (as well as beer and cider) in ...

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