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Tasting of Ukrainian wine at an altitude of 10,000 metres for the first time in Ukraine


150 passengers of Ukrainian International Arlines’ unique flight will taste the top five Ukrainian wines, winners of the Odessa Wine & Spirit Awards All-Ukrainian tasting competition, in combination with culinary specialties of Odessa and Bessarabian cuisine, at an altitude of 10,000 meters.


The special flight will take off with UIA on May 22 at 12.00. Route: Odessa airport – horizontal flight with tasting at an altitude of 10,000 meters – Odessa airport. The event is held with the assistance and full support of the Odessa International Airport.

Air Tasting is a joint project of Odessa Wine Week and UIA to promote the Ukrainian wine brand. The tasting will be conducted by a qualified sommelier, and the on-board service will be provided by UIA flight attendants with diplomas in wine etiquette.


Seats are limited. For inquiries, write to: excursion@flyuia.com

To emphasise the taste and aroma of the best wines of Ukraine, they will use special tasting glasses of the world famous RIEDEL brand, provided by the MIRS Corporation, the official distributor of RIEDEL in Ukraine. The tasting glasses and aprons will remain with the passengers of the flight as a memento of the unique air travel.


Odessa Wine Week is a series of events about wine, winemaking and wine and gastronomic tourism. It takes place in Odessa from May 18 to May 23.

For media accreditation at Odessa Wine Week and detailed information:

  • Homepage of the event: https://odessawineweek.com/
  • Project news: https://www.facebook.com/odessawineweek/
  • Organizers of Odessa Wine Week: Expo-Yug-Service company, Odessa National Academy of Food Technologies, Public Union UKRSADVINPROM