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The Grape One on Ice at YVR's World Duty Free

Wayne Gretzky made a recent appearance at YVR to promote his line of Wayne Gretzky Estates ice wine available for sale at our World Duty Free shops in the International and U.S. departures areas.  The Great One was all smiles as travellers and employees flocked to World Duty Free to catch a glimpse. Gretzky signed autographs, posed for photos and even played a little hockey, taking a shot at the shooter tutor, a covered hockey net designed to test shot accuracy. Wayne did not disappoint, expertly making the five-hole slot.

World Duty Free offers an impressive collection of premium brands, and the No. 99 ice wine promises to be a big hit. In fact, ice wine accounts for more than 50 per cent of all premium liquor sales in World Duty Free's two shops. The next time you depart on an international or U.S. flight, pick up a bottle of this iconic Canadian beverage, endorsed by one of history's most iconic Canadians.

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  • Rick wrote on Jun 28 2013 AT 8:27 AM

    Wasn't Wayne supposed to be wearing a pass to be on the secure side of security?

    Should Transport Canada be consulted?

  • YVRAirport wrote on Jun 28 2013 AT 10:37 AM

    Thanks for your attentiveness. All security measures were adhered to.
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