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merlot-to-go law

merlot-to-go law
 n.— «F.S. 564.09, commonly called the “merlot to go” law, became effective July 1, 2005. It allows a restaurant licensed to sell wine to permit patrons to take one unsealed bottle of wine for consumption off the premises if the customer has ordered a full-course meal and consumed a portion of the wine during the meal.» —“Yankees magazine responds to dropping the ball” by Suzanne Palmer St. Petersburg Times (Florida) Jan. 8, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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