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Take Idaho Wine home with you on Alaska Airlines

With over 70 wineries and cideries, three American Viticultural Areas, and more than 1,300 acres of vineyards planted, you’ll want to bring home a hand-picked bottle (or case) of Idaho’s award-winning wine.

Now when you visit any Idaho winery or cidery, you and your bottles can get home easier, and for less on Alaska Airlines. Mileage Plan™ members can check a case of Idaho wines at no additional cost.

Need some trip-planning inspiration?

Check out these Southwest Idaho itineraries for a wine-filled weekend in Boise or along the Sunnyslope Wine Trail. A visit to Idaho means experiencing everything from vibrant cities to untamed mountains and rivers. And, of course, nationally recognized wines and picture-perfect vineyards.

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Plus…Free Tastings at Participating Idaho Wineries

Enjoy a complimentary tasting* when you visit any of the participating tasting rooms listed below by showing your Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan membership and inbound boarding pass (paper or digital) with an Idaho airport arrival. Create your own custom case of wine or take home one from any winery and check it for free on your returning domestic Alaska Airlines flight.

*Excludes holiday weekends and winery specials events.

COLTER'S CREEK WINERY
Telaya Wine Co.
Rivaura Estate Vineyards and Winery
Huston Vineyards
Scoria Vineyards
Vale Wine Company
Indian Creek Winery
Veer Wine Project
Hat Ranch Winery
3100 CELLARS
Split Rail Winery
Fujishin Estate Winery
Clearwater Canyon Cellars
Two Bad Labs Vineyard / Tammany View Winery
Koenig Vineyards
Coiled Wines
BITNER VINEYARDS
Williamson Orchards & Vineyards
HELLS CANYON WINERY & ZHOO ZHOO WINES
Potter Wines
Kindred Vineyards
COLD SPRINGS WINERY
KERRY HILL WINERY
Jovinea Cellars

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get a complimentary tasting?

At participating wineries who normally charge a tasting fee, passengers can enjoy a free tasting by presenting their current (within 10 days of arrival) in-bound Alaska Airlines boarding pass and proof of membership in the Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan. One waived tasting fee is available per boarding pass per winery. Holiday weekends and special events are excluded.

At which airports can I check a case of wine for free?

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members may check a case of wine for free on Alaska Airlines flights departing from Idaho, Washington, Oregon or California to their final destination in the United States.

How must the wine be packaged?

The wine must be safely packaged for transport in a protective shipping container (wine shipping box/they are cardboard or styrofoam). The TSA asks containers not be sealed, but remain open for inspection. Shipping boxes are available at many of the wineries, wine shops and shipping providers such as U-Haul. They may vary in price.

Please note it is the responsibility of the Alaska Airlines passenger to be sure the wine is properly packaged for checking as luggage. Advise the Alaska Airlines Customer Service Agent when you check in so the box can be properly labeled with FRAGILE stickers. Items packaged in cardboard boxes are covered in case of loss, but are checked at your
own risk for damage. View Alaska Airlines’ Checked Baggage Policies for more details.

How many cases are allowed?

Each Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan member aged 21 and over with an outbound ticket will be allowed one (1) case of up to 12 bottles to be checked free of charge. Passengers with additional cases will be charged the regular baggage fee.

Does the Alaska Airlines Wine Flies Free program apply event when connecting to another airline?

The free case can be checked from a Wine Flies Free airport to any final destination in the U.S. even when connecting to another airline. If baggage is retrieved and rechecked at any stopover point, standard baggage fees will apply.

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