Things to do while airside

27 August, 2008
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Game, set and match with Lanson (bottle shots)

Lanson is the official supplier of Champagne for the Wimbledon tennis championships. To capitalise on the event, it will have a sampling bar at Heathrow's terminal three and has produced a special gift pack. While sampling Lanson, travellers can watch some of the great Wimbledon encounters in previous tournaments, such as Bjorn Borg versus John McEnroe. The specially packaged bottles of Lenson will come in a zipped chill-sleeve in the Wimbledon colours of green and purple. They will retail for £25.99 at Waitrose, a multiple retailer in the UK.


The famous single malt whisky brand has launched a new website, which gives a company history and takes you on a virtual tour of the distillery. There are a lso tasting notes. Visit

Pena de Pato

Sogrape's recently launched wine brand, Pena de Pato, which means duck feather in Portuguese, has its own website which will take you on an interactive journey through the country's key four wine regions. It claims to help you "sample" seven flavours. That should be interesting.


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