DELTA AIR LINES IS OFFERING PREMIUM WINES FOR ITS BUSINESSELITE CUSTOMERS. MASTER SOMMELIER ANDREA ROBINSON CURATED THE SELECTION, WHICH INCLUDES ARGENTINE WINES TO REPRESENT LATIN AMERICA.
Delta Air Lines is serving Argentine wine for its BusinessElite flights in South America. The selection is an opportunity to discover new flavors. Pair it with the unique menu of BusinessElite, developed by the chef Michelle Bernstein, and you got yourself a deal. The new selection includes wines from Argentina, France, Italy, Portugal and the U.S.
This upgrade is part of a rigorous annual evaluation in which the master sommelier of Delta, Andrea Robinson, evaluates more than 1,600 wines presentations of the whole world. Robinson considers many different characteristics and factors during the process, including the complexity and intensity of the wine, esthetic details like the image and etiquette of the bottle, and the logistic for satisfying the production amount according to the Delta needs.
“The special selection was developed taking into account the BusinessElite’s customers demands, who know how to appreciate the experience of drinking wines. This year, the selection includes the white Kilka Argentina Torrontés 2012, a unique Argentine wine that I chose to go with the Latin menu exclusively developed by chef Bernstein,” said Robinson. Delta wants to inspire its customers to discover the world throughout the high quality experience on board with their wines and food. In 2015 you a selection which will includes Chilean wines will be announced soon.
A total of 22 selected wines are offered in cycles during the whole year, including eight red wines, eight white wines, four dessert options and two bubbly wines. 1,5 billion wine bottles approximately are served in the BusinessElite cabins in the whole world each year.
This amazing wine selection is accompanied by the updates of Delta services in South America and the U.S., such as the incorporation of absolutely flat seat-beds in BusinessElite. They are available in flights from and to Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, Lima, Brasilia, San Pablo and Rio de Janeiro. The seat-beds have a decline of 180° and entertainment screens of personal size.