American Airlines Downgrades to Sparkling Wine from Champagne in First, Business Class

American Airlines passengers will be served a Ferrari brut from Tretino, Italy, rather than bubbles from Champange. The Ferrari brut is made with 100% Chardonnay grapes, as is Ruinart's Blanc de Blancs Champagne. And it's produced the same way, so the change so be minimally noticeable.

AA used to serve Bollinger La Grande Année 2008 to much acclaim.

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