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M2 EQUITYBITES-August 14, 2012--Delta Air Lines to showcase California winemakers on transcontinental flights(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS

Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) said it will introduce the Delta Winemaker Series on all transcon flights beginning Sept. 1, 2012, offering customers in BusinessElite a unique selection of California wines on flights connecting New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport and San Francisco International Airport.

According to Delta, the program will feature the following chosen winemakers and launch with Santa Barbara-based Inception Wines, which will offer a Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from Jonathan Hirsh and George Spiriotis, a former sommelier at Wolfgang Puck's flagship restaurant Spago Beverly Hills.

Robert Mondavi Winery in Napa Valley will feature an Equilibrium Fume Blanc and Merlot from Genevieve Janssens, director of Winemaking. Janssens was named Wine Enthusiast's 2010 Winemaker of the Year.

Heidi Peterson-Barrett, winemaker and proprietress of La Sirena in Napa Valley, will showcase a special Syrah. Merry Edwards, winemaker and proprietress of Merry Edwards Winery, will offer a Sauvignon Blanc.

Dave Miner, proprietor and vintner of the Miner Family Winery, will feature a "Simpson Vineyard" Viognier 2011. Charles Krug Winery will also offer a Napa Valley Merlot from Peter Mondavi, proprietor and vintner. Established in 1861, Charles Krug Winery is the first winery in Napa Valley, producing Bordeaux style wines.

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