Cellars in the Sky Awards 2011: Full list of winners and shortlisted airlines

6 Feb 2012 by BusinessTraveller



Business Class White

1. (JOINT) Delta Air Lines – Wente Riva Ranch Chardonnay, 2010, Monterey, California

AND Jetstar – Waipara Hills Sauvignon Blanc, 2010, Marlborough, New Zealand

2. (JOINT) All Nippon Airways – Spy Valley Sauvignon Blanc, 2010, Marlborough, New Zealand

AND Qantas – Leo Buring Leopold Riesling, 2008, Tamar Valley, Tasmania, Australia

AND Qatar Airways – Markus Molitor Zeltinger Sonnenuhr Spätlese, 2007, Mosel, Germany

3. (JOINT) Eva Airways – Maximin Grünhäuser Herrenberg Riesling Kabinett, 2008, Dr Carl Von Schubert, Ruwer, Germany

AND Malaysia Airlines – Stonier Chardonnay, 2009, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia


Business Class Red

1. Qantas – Mount Langi Ghiran Cliff Edge Shiraz, 2008, Victoria, Australia

2. (JOINT) All Nippon Airways – The Lucky Country Shiraz, 2010, McLaren Vale, South Australia

AND Emirates – Domaine des Sénéchaux Châteauneuf-du-Pape, 2008, Rhône, France 

3. (JOINT) Eva Airways – Valduero Reserva, 2006, Ribera del Duero, Spain

AND Virgin Atlantic – Ottoventi Nero D’avola .20, 2009, Sicily, Italy 


Business Class Sparkling

1. LAN Airlines – Champagne Louis Roederer Brut Premier, NV, France

2. Qantas – Champagne Charles Heidsieck Brut Reserve, NV, France

3. Qatar Airways – Champagne Veuve Clicquot, La Grande Dame, 1998, France


Business Class Fortified and Sweet

1. Qatar Airways – Kopke Colheita Port, 1974, Portugal

2. Qantas – Seppeltsfield Para Grand Tawny, NV, South Australia

3. (JOINT) Emirates – Dow’s Ten Year Old Tawny, NV, Portugal

AND Korean Air – Inniskillin Icewine Vidal, 2007, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada 


Business Class Cellar

1. Qantas

2. Jetstar

3. Qatar Airways


Most Improved Business Class Cellar

Cathay Pacific




First Class White

1. Emirates – Leeuwin Estate Art Series Chardonnay, 2006, Margaret River, Western Australia

2. Qantas – Tyrrell’s Winemaker’s Selection Vat 1 Semillon, 2005, Hunter Valley, Australia

3. Malaysia Airlines – Frédéric Magnien Meursault Coeur de Roches, 2009, Burgundy, France


First Class Red

1. TAM – Clos Canon, 2008, Saint-Émilion Grand Cru, Bordeaux, France

2. British Airways – St Hallett Blackwell Shiraz, 2006, Barossa Valley, South Australia

3. (JOINT) All Nippon Airways – Charmes-Chambertin Grand Cru, 2007, Labouré-Roi, Burgundy, France

AND British Airways – Château Smith Haut Lafitte, 2004, Pessac-Léognan, Bordeaux, France  

AND Singapore Airlines – Louis Jadot Griotte-Chambertin Grand Cru, 2007, Burgundy, France 


First Class Sparkling

1. (JOINT) Air France – Champagne Taittinger Comtes de Champagne Blanc de Blancs, 2000, France

AND Qantas – Champagne Taittinger Comtes de Champagne Blanc de Blancs, 1999, France  

2. Cathay Pacific – Champagne Deutz Amour de Deutz Brut, 2002, France

3. (JOINT) All Nippon Airways/Qatar Airways – Champagne Krug Grand Cuvée, NV, France

AND Emirates/Malaysia Airlines – Champagne Dom Pérignon, 2002, France 


First Class Fortified and Sweet

1. Cathay Pacific – Ramos Pinto Quinta da Ervamoira Ten Year Old Tawny Port, Portugal

2. Qantas – Morris Old Premium Rare Liqueur Rutherglen Muscat, NV, Victoria, Australia

3. (JOINT) British Airways – Jackson Triggs Proprietors’ Reserve Vidal Icewine, 2007, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada

AND Emirates – Quinta do Noval Vintage Port, 2000, Portugal 

AND Qatar Airways – Domaine Weinbach Clos des Capucins Furstentum Grand Cru Vendanges Tardives, 2008, Alsace, France 


First Class Cellar

1. Qantas

2. Qatar Airways

3. Air France


Most Improved First Class Cellar





Wine List Presentation

1. Qantas

2. Air New Zealand

3. Qatar Airways


Consistency of Wines

1. Qantas

2. Qatar Airways

3. (JOINT) Cathay Pacific

AND Air France


Best Airline Alliance


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