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explore Traveler’s Retreat Beaudevin brings fine wine to Charlotte Douglas International Airport. By Ivy Lamb # Classic and contemporary, sophisticated yet inviting, Beaudevin puts the glamour back in traveling. Amid the bustle of Charlotte Douglas International Airport, the award-winning wine bar offers an oasis of calm where travelers can choose from more than 30 varieties of wine, ranging from introductory to exclusive labels. Patrons can order wines by the bottle or by the glass in a one-ounce taste, as well as three-, six-, and nine-ounce pours. Beaudevin — which roughly translates to “the beauty of wine” — blends the old-world feel of a French wine bar with the best in contemporary design. Developer HMSHost lavished care on every aspect of the restaurant, from the traditional tile floor to the wineglass chandeliers. “We took many traditional wine bar elements, such as dark wood and European tile, and fused them with contemporary elements including modern lighting, glass chandeliers, customized art deco seating, and tables with wine-leaf graphics,” says Atousa Ghoreichi, HMSHost’s vice president of marketing. “The blend DECEMBER 2012 creates an open, light-filled, and inviting atmosphere — a welcoming refuge for travelers.” The same care extends to the menu. Small plates, such as Scottish smoked salmon and melon and prosciutto, stimulate the palate, especially when paired with the recommended wine. Beaudevin also serves larger plates, dessert, and breakfast. But as Ghoreichi notes, they aim to CLT MAIN TERMINAL A E # B C D Beaudevin is located in the Main Terminal Atrium at CLT between concourses B and C. stay fresh. “The innovative menu evolves to account for the latest culinary trends,” she says. 22

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of US Airways - December 2012

Table of Contents
CEO Letter
From the Editor
Did You Know?
Making It Happen
Hot Spots: New Year's Eve
Hub Crawl: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
Wine & Dine: Holiday Spirits
Wine & Dine: Beaudevin Wine Bar, Charlotte, NC
Adventure: Creek Ranch, Florida
Adventure: Palm Springs Golf
Great Escapes: Universal Orlando® Resort
Gear Up: Gifts for Good
Travel Feature: Into the Yucatán
Mapping It Out: US Airways' Route Planning Department
University Spotlight: University of California, Berkeley
Great Tastes: College Eats
Celebrate Tucson, AZ
Must Read: The Socialstructed World
Special Section: Kentucky
Great Dates
Readers Resource Index
Your US Airways Guide
Video Entertainment
Audio Entertainment
U.S. and Caribbean Service Map
International Service Map
Airport Terminal Maps
US Airways Fleet/Customs & Immigration
Passenger Info/Contact US Airways
US Airways MarketPlace®
Window or Aisle?

US Airways - December 2012