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TRAVELING WELL: From château to club class, airlines take great pains over wine quality

We all know that we're supposed to go easy on the alcohol when flying. Intoxication happens faster in the air, so does dehydration, and in-flight drinking has even been linked to the dreaded "economy-class syndrome"; deep-vein thrombosis. But when the plane reaches cruising altitude and you've settled in your seat, what is it you want? A drink, of course.

Though airlines can't do anything about the unpleasant effects of overindulging (other than encouraging you to drink less), they can at least help ensure that what you drink is up to scratch, particularly when it comes to wine. Selecting...

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