The sale of wine in grocery stores was launched in October in Ontario joining British Columbia which has permitted wine sales in grocery stores since April 2015.

Beer and cider on the aisles of Ontario supermarkets was first allowed in December 2015 breaking a long held monopoly on sales enjoyed for decades by The Beer Store and LCBO. The number of B.C. grocery stores selling wine, cider and sake on their shelves is inching up, but the government’s process to reform…