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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A New Era for White Wine

A sea change seizing the world of white wine making dashes long-held notions of how it should be made—and how the resulting wines should taste. Jon Bonné on what defines this new era, and the new white wines coming out of Burgundy and beyond.

Crib Sheet: Your Guide to Off-Dry Riesling

Welcome to “Crib Sheet,” your monthly shortcut to what’s hot in wine right now, in four bottles, courtesy of Jon Bonné. This month: a look at the growing crop of excellent, slightly off-dry German rieslings—often bottled as feinherb.

Can a Wine List Help Narrow the Gender Gap?

In spite of a legion of talented women winemakers, wine’s gender inequality persists. Jon Bonné on how the wine list at Tartine’s new outpost is working to quietly battle gender inequality, and why showing rather than telling may be the best way forward.

What is the Quintessential Summer Red Wine?

Light red wines have become increasingly fashionable of late, especially in the heat of summer, when it’s only fitting to throw the bottles on ice. Jon Bonné on what makes for an ideal summer red, plus a showdown of the PUNCH team’s favorite chillable picks.

Crib Sheet: Your Guide to American Pét-Nat

Welcome to “Crib Sheet,” your monthly shortcut to what’s hot in wine right now, in four bottles, courtesy of Jon Bonné. This month: a look at the boom of American pét-nat.

Can the Savoie Become the Rhône’s Rival Sister?

Too often thought of as an annex to the Jura, the Savoie actually has far more in common with the nearby Rhône Valley. Jon Bonné on the past and future of France’s great mountain region, and the producers to know.

The Six Savoie Producers to Know Right Now

Though much of the wine you’ll find from Savoie in America tends to be relatively cheap and simple, the region has far more to offer. Here, six producers whose wines show the more serious side of the region.

Crib Sheet: Your Guide to En Rama Sherry

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 growing crop of fino and manzanilla sherries bottled en rama, or nearly unfiltered.

Wine Isn’t Just Red, White or Pink

Today, most of us can comprehend that something as important as gender exists on a broad spectrum. Why is it so hard to do the same with wine? Jon Bonné on seeing the wine world beyond red or white, and embracing the rainbow.

This Is Where the World’s Best Rosés Are Hiding

Welcome to “Crib Sheet,” your monthly shortcut to what’s hot in wine right now, in four bottles, courtesy of Jon Bonné. This month: why Germany and Austria make some of the world’s best rosé, and the bottles you should be stockpiling.