Jon Bonné

Senior Contributing Editor

Jon Bonné is senior contributing editor for PUNCH, wine columnist at The San Francisco Chronicle and author of The New California Wine. He is currently working on his next book, The New French Wine. He lives in New York City.

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The Search for Greatness in Saint-Joseph Syrah

As top appellations in the northern Rhône grow prohibitively expensive, winemakers have turned their attentions to less anointed sites, like Saint-Joseph.

Now Is the Time to Commit to Grüner Veltliner

Welcome to “Crib Sheet,” your monthly shortcut to what’s hot in wine right now, in four bottles, courtesy of Jon Bonné. This month: the stellar 2015 vintage of Austria’s great-white grüner veltliner.

What Does Great Wine Service Look Like Today?

Jon Bonné looks at three New York sommeliers who are confronting today’s wine culture in all its complexity.

Crib Sheet: Your Guide to Italy’s “Other” Coastal White

Welcome to “Crib Sheet,” your monthly shortcut to what’s hot in wine right now, in four bottles, courtesy of Jon Bonné. This month: Italy’s fresh, mineral-driven underdog, verdicchio.

Is Wine Really a Food?

The notion of drinking seasonally offers a convenient means of organizing the wine world, but the approach is largely flawed. Jon Bonné on why it’s time to roll forward our rhetoric.

Meet Greece’s Best White Wines

Welcome to “Crib Sheet,” your monthly shortcut to what’s hot in wine right now, in four bottles. This month: Greece’s breakout hitmaker, assyrtiko.

How Saumur Became a Loire Valley Powerhouse

In recent years, Saumur has become something of an anomaly within the Loire Valley, consistently making wines more ambitious than history has dictated. Jon Bonné on the future of the region, beyond Clos Rougeard.

Crib Sheet: Your Guide to the Red Wines of Galicia

Welcome to “Crib Sheet,” your monthly shortcut to what’s hot in wine right now, in four bottles, courtesy of Jon Bonné. This month: standout Spanish reds from Galicia.

Searching for the New Australia in Shiraz Country

Just what should Barossa and McLaren Vale’s wines offer the world? In the second part of a journey through the New Australia, Jon Bonné looks at the regions that built their reputations on big shiraz, and asks: What’s next?

Your Guide to California Chardonnay’s Third Wave

Welcome to “Crib Sheet,” your monthly shortcut to what’s hot in wine right now, in four bottles, courtesy of Jon Bonné. This month: the new-new California chardonnay.