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Inflight dining

Wine

Cathay Pacific offers an award-winning wine selection designed to complement the onboard menu.

Our ever-expanding selection of wines currently numbers around 80, which are paired to match the variety of inflight cuisines. The current range is sourced from France, Italy, Austria, South Africa, Australia, the United States, and New Zealand.

Cathay Pacific changes the selection of wines available depending on their availability and harvest times. In addition to the regular listings, promotional wines will be offered throughout the year for premium passengers. 

Wine menu

Our wine panelists

Debra Meiburg

Debra Meiburg

Master of Wine Debra Meiburg is an award-winning author, educator and international speaker. She was named as one of the “7 People to Watch” by Decanter magazine.

Roy Moorfield

Roy Moorfield

Roy Moorfield is an Australian wine writer, educator and broadcaster, who has been giving advice on wine selections at Cathay Pacific for more than 30 years.

Champagne, White or Red?

The following wines are now on offer on selected flights in First or Business Class:

First Class

Champagne Deutz Cuvée William Deutz 2006

Created in homage to the Deutz founder this vintage cuvée is a blend of two thirds Pinot Noir, resulting in a distinctive yet harmonious Champagne. Aromas of orange peel and marzipan lead to a palate marked with freshness and elegance. A stylish aperitif drink, it is the perfect complement to fish, either grilled or in a light sauce.

Olivier Leflaive Saint-Aubin 1er Cru 2013

Château de Santenay St Aubin "En Vesvau" 2016

In keeping with its noble heritage, this luxuriously styled Saint-Aubin is rich and savoury with nutty honey-vanilla nuances. Elegant acidity and a fine viscous palate ensure this wine will compliment a wide range of inflight cuisines.

Chateau Lynch Bages 2008

Seghesio Family Vineyards Zinfandel 2015

Pioneer Edoardo Seghesio planted his first Zinfandel vines in Sonoma County’s Alexander Valley in 1895. ‘Brimming with juicy, ripe blackberry and raspberry fruit further enhanced by flavours of dried prunes, black licorice and roasted coffee, this classic Zinfandel's supple tannins and hint of sweet oak provide an opulent and rewarding experience.

Barone Ricasoli Colledilà Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 2012

Business Class

Tomas Cusine 'Auzells', Costers del Segre 2017

The Costers del Segre DO is nestled 80miles west of Barcelona, throughout the basin of the River Segre and the Lleida Pyrenees, the traditional Macabeu and Parellada white wine varieties are predominant. ‘Alluring citrus and nectarine scented fruit with honey-suckle accents. Fine acidity keeps the wine crisp and lively across the finish line.

Louis Latour Macon-Lugny “Les Genievres” 2016

P. Ferraud & Fils Saint Amour 'Cuvée 130' 2017

Maison P. Ferraud & Fils is first and foremost a story of five generations following in each other’s footsteps over the centuries. This Saint Amour is a special cuvee for the 130th anniversary of the estate. Made from Gamay, elegant notes of black fruits mixed with spices. A smoked touch, almost licorice, bring its originality. The palate is fleshy, structured, with beautiful firm tannins.

Stellenrust Douwe Steyn Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Catena Zapata Appellation Agrelo Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Owned by Nicolás Catena and his daughter Laura, Bodega Catena Zapata is known as the pioneer of fine wine from Argentina. ‘Plush, ripe and generous dark fruist from this "first family" of Argentina. The Agrelo's succulent, silky palate delivers rich layers of spicy oak-accented fruit with a clean, powdery finish.

Chateau de Briante Brouilly 2016

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