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Video: Tupelo Residents Pour into Downtown for Thursday Wine Downtown

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TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) — Downtown Tupelo businesses had a chance to show off their products, while also letting adults sample various wines. It was all part of the annual “Wine Downtown” event. Seventeen businesses, such as banks,  boutiques,  restaurants and other stores in the downtown Tupelo area took part. Participants could go from business to business, seeing the products offered, while sampling different wines and a variety of snacks.

“Tonight is very much about the wine and different aspects about that,” said Jessica Hollinger of the Downtown Tupelo Main Street Assoc. “We’re excited about letting all these people get into these stores and be exposed to what they have to offer,  all their new spring merchandise is out, they’re excited, some businesses are even doing different promotions tonight.”

Nearly 300 people took part in “Wine Downtown.”