RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) —- The Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority has announced that alcohol sales and profits have broken records for the 20th consecutive year.
The ABC said sales reached almost $985 million in the past fiscal year.
That total is up more than $43 million from the year before. Retail sales and sales to restaurants also increased by 4 percent.
Five new ABC stores also opened in fiscal year 2018.