Vino Volo and Paradies Lagardère Celebrate Concessions Program at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
Diverse restaurants, wine bars and retail options greet travelers
ATLANTA – Vino Volo, the award-winning preferred wine option for travelers throughout North America, and Paradies Lagardère, a leading North American travel retailer and restaurateur, celebrated the grand opening of two new Texas-themed wine bars, Vino Volo High Plains and Vino Volo Hill Country, as well as several wildly-successful Paradies Lagardère retail and dining concepts on Thursday, February 13.
Paradies Lagardère has brought to the airport several locally influenced and national brands including Salvation Pizza, Ruta Maya Coffee, Thundercloud Subs, Berry Austin, Hut’s Hamburgers, Mad Greens, Departure Lounge, and Second Bar + Kitchen. The retail options serving travelers, visitors and employees at the airport include Barton Springs, CNBC and The Scoreboard.
The Vino Volo Hill Country concept was inspired by a variety of Texas wineries including Pedernales Cellars, Duchman Winery and William Chris Vineyards, and the geography of Fredericksburg Texas - home of Hill Country. Travelers are greeted by an extensive wine selection that guests can purchase by the glass, flight or bottle to take with them. The restaurant can also ship bottles for customers. The menu features snacks, entrees, and desserts designed to pair with the wine offered, including charcuterie boards with a variety of artisanal meats and cheeses. Entrees include Vino Volo’s signature salmon rolls, and burrata and roasted tomato salad. The space features a clean and relaxing design, a calm respite for busy travelers.
Quotes: “Vino Volo has been a long-term partner with Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, and we’re excited to showcase local Texas wines at our new locations. We have loyal fans around the globe and maintain our position as the airport market leader in North America because of the knowledge, hospitality, and passion delivered by our wine associates and staff,” said Mark Sill, senior vice president, Vino Volo. “Travelers at AUS will find a variety of superior quality wines, local blends made right here in Texas, and wine flights and retail bottles for sale, as we’re the only airport wine bar to offer this. We offer unique experiences that allow guests to taste, learn and enjoy.”
“Paradies Lagardère was thrilled when these packages were awarded to us, and we’ve been happy with the end results,” said Gregg Paradies, president and CEO, Paradies Lagardère. “We think our customers are too! We’ve introduced powerhouse brands and locally-influenced concepts that enhance the customer and traveler experience at the airport and has made the AUS a destination in itself.”
Vino Volo offers a combination of superior wines, knowledgeable and well-trained associates, undeniable hospitality and engaging atmospheres that have elevated the concept to the leading airport wine bar in North America. Travelers can taste flights, grab a bite to eat, and even shop the concept’s wine selection to find their favorite wine varietals and wineries to take home or enjoy on the plane.
About Vino Volo
Vino Volo establishments combine an upscale wine lounge, restaurant and boutique wine shop under one roof. Located in airports across North America, Vino Volo is a trusted wine authority that makes wine approachable, offering hand-selected wines from around the world by the glass, in tasting flights, and by the bottle for customers to take home or have shipped. The brand has also expanded on its wildly successful concept with gourmet market locations and a craft beer offering in select airports. Vino Volo’s free app, available on iOS and Android, allows guests to join our loyalty program and access exclusive offers and more. For more information, visit www.vinovolo.com and find us on Facebook and Instagram.