Emirates Showcases Classy Wine Collection at Lagos Event


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L-R Emirates Skyward Member, Mr. Alex Kothoor; Chairman of Konga/Zonox Technologies, Mr. Leo Stan Ekeh; Emirates Cabin Crew, Magdalene Odigie; Chairman of MTN, Dr. Ernest Ndukwe; Emirates Regional Manager West Africa, Afzal Parambil; and Victor Dituro Emirates Airline Sommelier and wine ambassador during Emirates Wine Tasting event held in Lagos recently

Demola Ojo

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, uncorked its finest wines at an event held recently in Lagos to highlight its First and Business Class wine selection on board, showcasing the airlines investment in wine as part of its long-term strategy.

Emirates has invested US$ 1 billion on its wine programme since 2006, working directly with top vineyards around the world. Each year, 2.2 million bottles of wine are consumed in First and Business Class and 2.6 million bottles in Economy Class.

On board Emirates, 54% of the wine and champagne is consumed in Economy class,…

Source: Thisday Newspaper