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I have on several occasions travelled with wine bottles in my case, with no issues whatsoever.

One should always be conscious of the fact they might break or open if in a non-pressurised hold; I wouldn’t risk packing champagne or the sort of beer with a metal cap, which could dislodge more easily. Apart from the issues with your own luggage they could spill over other people’s.

So I can understand her concern, but absolutely there is no “law” against it; perfectly reasonable to point out the risks of carrying these items to you, for you to make up your own mind, not acceptable to invoke prohibition.

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