May 17, 2014

Under-21s Seek Sip-&-Spit Bill

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Winemaking Students Too Young for Tasting

California law bars persons under age 21 from drinking, or even tasting, alcohol. This has proven to be frustrating for some students who are majoring or taking courses in enology, or winemaking, at the state's leading agricultural school, UC Davis. Accordingly, the school is now cosponsoring a bill which the state legislature will soon vote on which would create an exception to the alcohol law for enrolled winemaking students. The proposal, called "The Sip and Spit Bill," would require that the alcohol be in the possession of the adult professor, and only be partaken of in, and as part of, the class. The bill would also apply to craft beer brewing courses. Although California is leading the way in this regard, twelve other states are reportedly considering similar bills.

More at Yahoo.com | Posted 4 years ago by Robert S. Wieder

Tags: Winemaking, Legal Age for Drinking, Enology, Wine and Health, Alcohol and College Students, Alcohol Restrictions

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