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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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.

Can Northern Rhône Syrah Survive the Spotlight?

Both Côte-Rôtie and Cornas have entered the spotlight after decades in the shadows. Jon Bonné considers how the rush of fame has affected these regions, and what it signals for the future of northern Rhône syrah.

The Northern Rhône Producers to Know Right Now

As both Côte-Rôtie and Cornas grapple with the fame they’ve garnered over the last few decades, producers in both places have emerged as both standard bearers and symbols of the future. Here, the nine names to know in northern Rhône syrah.

The Wine Stories That Will Shape 2017

From talking truth about natural wine to California’s newest up-and-comers to worries over labor and immigration, Jon Bonné lays out the wine stories that will make a difference in 2017.

The 25 Essential Wines of 2016

Meet this year’s “Hot 25″—the bottles that represent everything we love about today’s ever-expanding wine world.

Crib Sheet: A Guide to the New Wave of Dry Champagne

Welcome to “Crib Sheet,” your monthly shortcut to what’s hot in wine right now, in four bottles, courtesy of Jon Bonné. This month: extra brut and brut nature Champagne.