East End farm stands now able to sell local wine

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill allowing farm stands to sell local wine as long as the wineries are within 20 miles of the stand.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill allowing farm stands to sell local wine as long as the wineries are within 20 miles of the stand. (10/1/13)

EAST END - Farm stands in the East End will soon be able to sell wine made on Long Island.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill allowing farm stands to sell local wine as long as the wineries are within 20 miles of the stand.

The law is designed to help promote the state's wine industry. Farm stands and wineries bring huge fall tourism business into Suffolk.

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