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.

La Cave Air France

To discover the wine list proposed by our sommeliers or to extend your travel experience, visit the La Cave Air France.


In partnership with, the leader of online wine sales, Air France offers you the opportunity to savor the same French wines, champagnes and spirits served on our flights and in our lounges after you have arrived home.
What is La Cave Air France?

  • An online magazine with exclusive articles on French wine varieties, gastronomy, regions and expertise.

  • An online store* where you can discover and buy the same wines, champagnes, and spirits served on our flights and in our lounges.

  • Private sales with exclusive products selected for you by Paolo Basso, named the world’s top sommelier in 2013.

*Delivery to your home or a pick-up point within 7 working days maximum in France. Delivery also possible in Belgium, Spain and Italy.

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 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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