How do airlines choose what we drink on our journey? Whether you’re flying in standard or business class, a lot of thought goes into what passengers imbibe. Tastes apparently change at 36,000 feet – so that holiday gin and tonic needs to be carefully selected.
Host David Kermode meets the former beverage-buying boss for British Airways to find out what works up in the air. Plus, the podcast has a a new segment, Desert Island Drinks, which asks an expert which top-notch drink they can’t live without.
Kermode also explores why Grüner Veltliner is one of the grooviest grapes around, exploring everything you need to know about the Northern European variety.