01 Jul '11, 3pm

Airlines Add Organic and Biodynamic Wine to In Flight Menus

Airlines Add Organic and Biodynamic Wine to In Flight Menus

And what do these sky-high somms think about sustainable wines? One airline has come out loud and clear with its commitments. In April LAN Airlines engaged Hector Vergara, the only Master Sommelier in Latin America, to add organic and biodynamic wines to their in-flight list. Vergara enhanced LAN Airlines’ fairly expansive list of in-flight cocktails, which includes “the tastiest Pisco Sour you can have at 35,000 feet”, with new organic and biodynamic wines. To select the wines that made it on to the airline’s wine list for 2011, Hector personally tasted and assessed over 300 varieties of wine from Chile and Argentina. Says LAN: “Not only is the process through which the wine’s grapes cultivated good for the environment, it also yields some of the most beautiful and complex wines on the market, and in the sky.”

Full article: http://eatdrinkbetter.com/2011/07/01/airlines-adds-organi...

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