Virginia ABC breaks sales, profits record for 20th consecutive year

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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. 

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