Breweries Sue CA Governor Over COVID Tasting Room Restrictions

Breweries in San Diego and Orange county are suing CA Governor Gavin Newsom over tasting room COVID restrictions.

“Craft breweries in Orange and San Diego counties are among a group of beer manufacturers across California suing Gov. Gavin Newsom, alleging the state has discriminated state has discriminated against them by making guidelines stricter than those for wine manufacturers.

Currently, neither breweries nor wineries can open in California regions under the state’s stay-at-home order. But once the orders are lifted, breweries are allowed to reopen if they serve meals to visitors.

That is a coronavirus-related restriction not imposed on the state’s winemakers, according to the lawsuit filed late Thursday in Los Angeles federal court.” [READ MORE]

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