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Here's a bill beer drinkers might celebrate

Do you have an expensive bottle of wine you've been holding onto -- one that you'd love to uncork at your favorite restaurant on a special occasion? What about a special case of beer or cider?

In 2011, the General Assembly passed a law allowing Virginians to bring a bottle of wine into a restaurant and have it uncorked to be served with their meal, usually for a fee at the restaurateur's discretion. Now legislators are considering a bill to expand the corkage law to beer and cider.

"Beer seems to be the new thing if you will, and cider is the excitement of what the future will bring," said the bill's sponsor, Del. David Yancey, R-Newport News. "Virginia is in...

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