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Maestro Remarks (addendum re: wine and VA law)

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Maestro Remarks (addendum re: wine and VA law)

PoolBoy | Mar 30, 2003 06:51 PM

A member of our party wanted to bring a special bottle of wine to share with us at dinner Saturday night at Maestro (a first-growth Bordeaux from the 70s). She called ahead to see about a corkage fee, and was told she was not allowed to bring the bottle. When asked why, she was told that Virginia law prohibits customers from bringing their own wine to restaurants. When she told us this at the table last night we couldn't believe it. Is it true?

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