British Airways brings British wines to the skies

British Airways brings British wines to the skies

British Airways is serving up the best of British this summer in the form of a Bolney Estate Pinot Gris 2014 from the West Sussex located winery, plus tonic water from UK-based company, Fever-Tree.

The airline will be serving the wine, which was a favourite tipple at Wimbledon this year, to its customers in the First cabin flying to and from the USA throughout August.

It’s anticipated to be a hit thanks to its fragrant aromas of rose, jasmine and pears which follow through onto the palate with a creamy texture and hints of spice and honey.

It makes a delicious aperitif has been chosen to match seafood, lightly spiced vegetarian dishes and creamy cheeses.

Also arriving on-board in August in the First and Club World (business class) cabins, plus the airline’s domestic lounges will be British company, Fever-Tree’s, Indian and Naturally Light Tonic Waters.

ADVERTISEMENT

Considered to be the tonic of choice for premium gin and vodka drinkers around the world, Fever-Tree is created by blending subtle botanical oils with spring water and the highest quality quinine from the ‘fever trees’ of the Eastern Congo.

Colin Talbot, British Airways’ head of catering, said: “Our customers have very discerning tastes and we work hard to bring them the best in food and drink when they fly with British Airways.

“We’re always particularly pleased when we can support British business too, so the introduction of Bolney Estate Pinot Gris and Fever-Tree Tonic Water is a real coup for our customers and us.”