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Jon Bonné

Travels from: Brooklyn, New York

Expertise: Food and drink.

Jon Bonné is a world-renowned wine critic and one of the leading American voices writing on wine today. He is the Senior Contributing Editor at PUNCH; where his work won him Feature Writer of the Year at the 2017 Roederer Awards. He is also author of The New California Wine and The New Wine Rules, and the wine consultant for JetBlue Airways.

For nearly a decade, Jon has served as the Wine Editor and Chief Wine Critic of the San Francisco Chronicle, where he won two James Beard awards and numerous other accolades. He covers wine and other drinks throughout the world for a range of top publications, and is working on his next book, The New French Wine.

With more than two decades in journalism, Bonné brings a critical eye and a well-trained palate to the world of wine and food.

Books:

The New California Wine

The New Wine Rules

The New French Wine (2020)

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Awards:

IACP Awards Best Beverage Column 2018

The Domaines Ott International Wine Feature Writer 2017

Louis Roederer Feature Writer of the Year 2015

James Beard Award for Food Coverage in a General-Interest Publication 2011

James Beard Award for Newspaper Food Section 2007