FINE DINING BY AIR FRANCE

Our prestigious wine and champagne list has been created with great care by Paolo Basso, named the world’s best sommelier in 2013, and by wine experts Bettane and Desseauve, authors of “Le Grand Guide des vins de France” (“Bettane and Desseauve’s Guide to Wines of France”).
Your health and well-being is our highest priority. In light of the current health crisis, we have adapted our services at the airports, lounges and on board our aircraft to ensure you have a safe trip. Thank you for your understanding.

The most discerning palates at your service

Our sommeliers make their choice based on quality, balance and region. Their sole ambition is to bring to you wines from the very best French vineyards, to delight and guide you along the road to oenological paradise!

PAOLO BASSO, A WORLD-CLASS SOMMELIER

Paolo Basso is one of the most refined palates in the world. He gained international renown in 1997 after being awarded the title of “Best Swiss Sommelier”. He went on to win the title of “Best European Sommelier” in 2010, and in 2013, he was crowned world champion.

Originating from Italy, Paolo Basso has worked in various restaurants with one or more Michelin stars. After many years of experience, he has become a specialist in rare and collectors' wines.

As a consultant for a number of hotel chains, and a member of the jury for renowned international wine competitions, Paolo Basso is passionate about sharing his knowledge. He is a professor at the Swiss Changins Wine School and the Worldsom Sommelier Academy in Bordeaux, France.
Heavy drinking is dangerous for your health.

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