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Province considers BYOB for B.C. restaurants

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If you've traveled out of province, you may have enjoyed a restaurant meal with your own bottle of wine.

The practice is known as corkage, and it's not allowed in B.C., but an Okanagan wine maker has sparked a discussion that may see that changed.

Sandra Oldfield is the owner of Tinhorn Creek Vinyards in Oliver. She floated the idea on twitter, under the hashtag "BC Wine Chat" -- and it got a huge response.

And now, minister Rich Coleman says the province is considering the idea as part of the government's review of liquor laws in B.C.
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