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Whole Foods, Liberty Wines partner to bring first wine sales to Vancouver grocery store (Dr. Michael Krausz, CHÉOS)

The Whole Foods location at Cambie Street and 8th Avenue has partnered with Liberty Wines to bring the first wine store within a grocery store to Vancouver, B.C. (Google Maps)
The Whole Foods location at Cambie Street and 8th Avenue has partnered with Liberty Wines to bring the first wine store within a grocery store to Vancouver, B.C. (Google Maps)

Vancouverites will soon be able to buy wine at one of the city’s grocery stores — five years after the provincial government announced changes to its liquor policy to make that possible.

Liberty Wines and the Whole Foods location at Cambie Street and 8th Avenue have partnered to move forward with a “store within a store” model.

University of British Columbia addiction researcher and CHÉOS scientist, Dr. Michael Krausz, says there are some correlations between addiction, and other negative health outcomes, and the availability of alcohol.

Click here to read the full story in the CBC News.

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