South African Airways has won first place in the business class white wine section of Global Traveler’s “Wine on the Wing” competition and placed second in the red wine section, securing an overall second place for the best business class wine offering on international routes.
The annual blind tasting competition was judged in New York by 28 wine experts from a range of vinicultural professions. In total, 29 major airlines from around the world participated, providing 134 samples for tasting.
SAA’s Driehoek Sauvignon Blanc 2011 was the winner in the business class white wine section, beating offerings by several global airlines.
In the business class red wine category, SAA came second.
South African Airways, www.flysaa.com