Over the past 15 years, Jon Bonné has become one of the most influential and widely-read American voices on wine.
He is currently Senior Contributing Editor for PUNCH, where he writes a regular column. In 2017, he was honored as Feature Writer of the Year at the Roederer Awards. For nearly a decade, he was the Wine Editor and Chief Wine Critic of The San Francisco Chronicle. During that time, he ran the paper’s wine and drinks coverage, including the only standalone wine section in an American newspaper, and built a global reputation for his authority and integrity as a wine critic and journalist.
He is the author of The New California Wine (Ten Speed Press) and The New Wine Rules, which is scheduled for publication in several international editions. He is currently working on his next book, The New French Wine. Additionally, he is the wine expert for JetBlue Airways, curating the selections for their on-board Mint experience.
Bonné's journalism career stretches more than 20 years. His work in wine and food journalism has won numerous awards, including two James Beard Foundation awards.