Report: Winn-Dixie approved to allow 'sip-and-shop'

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Winn-Dixie on Baymeadows Road has been approved to allow customers “to enjoy beer and wine while doing their grocery shopping,” according to a report from the Financial News & Daily Record.

The Jacksonville Planning Commission approved an application from Southeastern Grocers for a waiver of the minimum distance requirements for a liquor license location because a church and school are near the Winn-Dixie.

But a spokesman for Southeastern Grocers would not confirm that the store, which anchors the Point Meadows shopping center, will pursue the option, the Record reported.

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