The New French Wine [Two-Book Boxed Set]: Redefining the World's Greatest Wine Culture (Boxed Set)

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The first definitive guide to contemporary French wines and producers in a deluxe two-book package, from a two-time James Beard Award winner


This comprehensive and authoritative resource takes readers on a tour through every wine region of France, featuring some 800 producers and more than 7,000 wines, plus evocative photography and maps, as well as the incisive narrative and compelling storytelling that has earned Jon Bonné accolades and legions of fans in the wine world. Packaged in a deluxe slip case and Built upon eight years of research, The New French Wine is a one-of-a-kind book set exploring the world’s most popular wine region. First, examine the land through a thoroughly reported narrative overview of each region—the soil and geography, the distinctive traditions and contemporary changes. Then turn to the second book, which is a comprehensive reference guide to the producers and their wines, similarly detailed by region. From Burgundy to Bordeaux and everywhere in between, this is sure to be the resource on modern French wine for decades to come.

About the Author

Jon Bonné is one of the leading American voices on wine and food. Currently the managing editor of Resy, he previously spent nearly a decade as the wine editor and chief wine critic of the San Francisco Chronicle, and served as the lifestyle editor and wine columnist for MSNBC, the U.S. columnist for Decanter magazine, and the wine consultant for JetBlue Airways. His work has earned him three Roederer Awards—the most ever won by an American, including for his groundbreaking book The New California Wine—and has been recognized by the James Beard Foundation nearly a dozen times. 

Praise For…

“While a number of wine books promise to make great gifts, there’s certainly no better—or more beautiful—present for the Francophile or wine aficionado in your life than The New French Wine.”—The Spruce Eats

“I wish I’d had this book years ago. Jon’s total immersion in the nuts and bolts, and above all the personnel, of French wine in all its glorious variety, is a gift for all of us who love it. An essential read.”—Hugh Johnson, author of The World Atlas of Wine

The New French Wine delivers on the promise of its title. The producer profiles make a perfect companion for ‘wine people’, aspiring wine people, and also, those who like to know!”—Stephen Satterfield, founder of Whetstone Media and Peabody Award–winning host of Netflix’s High on the Hog

“I’m going to be buying this book for every wine lover in my life…This project is obviously a true labor of love, and it shows on every page.”—Besha Rodell, New York Times columnist and The Age restaurant critic

“Deeply insightful, The New French Wine isn’t just the ultimate guide to what bottles really matter, but an opinionated love letter to the people, places, and cultures that make France the greatest wine country on Earth.”—Dan Keeling and Mark Andrew, co-founders of Noble Rot restaurants and magazine

“This book is an essential read for anyone who wants to stay current on what’s happening in France today!”—Rajat Parr, author of The Sommelier’s Atlas of Taste and Secrets of the Sommeliers

“In two astonishing volumes Jon Bonné dispels the misty, romantic mythologies that persist about French wine.”—Bill Addison, Los Angeles Times restaurant critic

“The New French Wine is not just a reimagining of what a wine guide can be in both scope and style but the sort of landmark single-subject book that makes you forget whatever came before it.”—Talia Baiocchi, editor in chief of Punch

“Staggering in both breadth and depth, The New French Wine is not only an essential reference but a joy to read.”—Peter Liem, author of Champagne

“An epic achievement, The New French Wine is much more than a wine guide; it is a state-of-the-nation snapshot of contemporary France.”—Bronwen and Francis Percival, authors of Reinventing the Wheel

“Jon Bonné’s latest two-volume set is a wonderful resource for all wine-lovers.”—Annie Shi, partner and beverage director of King and Jupiter restaurants

The New French Wine is and will continue to be a crucial reference for generations to come.”—Lindsey Tramuta, bestselling author of The New Paris and The New Parisienne

The New French Wine is an absolute must read.”—Karina Iglesias, co-owner of NIU Kitchen

Product Details
ISBN: 9781607749233
ISBN-10: 1607749238
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Publication Date: March 28th, 2023
Pages: 864
Language: English