Oklahoma Winemakers Hoping To Survive


Sunday, September 23rd 2007, 3:04 pm
By: News On 6


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) _ Voters popped the cork for Oklahoma winemakers seven years ago with a law that allowed them to sell directly to liquor stores and restaurants. But the good times stopped when a federal judge invalidated that law and the Oklahoma Legislature didn't step in to help. Now, Oklahoma winemakers, whose numbers quickly grew from four to 40 after the law was passed, are feeling squeezed by wholesalers and wondering if they can survive.