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Cheers! Delta Now Offers Free Prosecco on Certain Flights

Aly Walansky is a freelance writer and editor based in New York City. She lives with her two Shorkie-Tzus, Scarlette and Max, and a display of pink polka-dot-themed home decor -- not to mention a selection of flavored vodka. Check out he...

Delta's offering free Prosecco on certain flights, & we're booking our next trip right now

If you are on a long-haul international flight, a few drinks are often the best way to pass the time, but it's not easy to fork over $15 for an itty-bitty cocktail. And for the longest time, even on flights that did offer cocktails, it was limited to first class — with wine and beer being occasional options you might find in other classes on international flights if you were lucky.

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Well, travelers, this news will make your day. Delta has announced a menu change that will feel like an upgrade to all passengers, even those of us sitting all the way in the back. Starting this week, Prosecco is available for free in the main cabin of all its international flights. What better way is there to toast to an exciting and long-planned-for trip than a glass of bubbly?

"Sparkling wine is often the first choice for a celebration and we know how special it is for people to jet off on a trip so we wanted to bring the celebration to them,” Lisa Bauer, Delta’s vice president of on-board services, said in a press release.

More: VIDEO: Elderflower Champagne cocktail recipe

Cheers to that! Free Prosecco is one piece of news that was certainly worth the wait.

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