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Bill would allow underage winemakers to sip, spit

June 10, 2014

Though it's an issue that affects only a narrow slice of students- about 100 at UC Davis - the Legislature is working on a solution. Assembly Bill 1989, sponsored by Assemblyman Wesley Chesbro, D-Arcata, would craft an exemption to California's prohibition on "furnishing alcohol to a minor," allowing 18-, 19- and 20-year-old students in enology and brewing science to taste alcohol as part of their classes.