Jon Bonné is senior contributing editor for PUNCH, the former wine editor of The San Francisco Chronicle and author of The New California Wine and The New Wine Rules. He is currently working on his next book, The New French Wine. He lives in New York City.
The fires that ravaged Northern California have provided an opportunity to see the reality behind our romantic visions of wine country.
The smoky, textured fianos you should be drinking right now.
A quick guide to France’s alt-regions for gamay, and the producers worth seeking out.
Beaujolais isn’t the only region in France that can satisfy the wine world’s insatiable appetite for gamay.
The sale of one of alt-California wine’s pioneers signals an end of an era. Jon Bonné on why the next chapter may be a lot messier.
On its surface, the ode to classic rock and roll has very little to do with wine. But on second look, the parallels—on culture and criticism—run deep.