Jonathan Cristaldi

Jonathan Cristaldi

Jonathan Cristaldi is a wine writer and reviewer who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is the Napa Valley correspondent for Decanter, an authoritative UK-based magazine distributed to over 90 countries, reaching over 2 million subscribers. His articles on wine, spirits, and beer have appeared in local and national print and digital platforms, including Decanter, Food & Wine, Departures; The SOMM Journal; Tasting Panel Magazine; Liquor (dot) com; Seven Fifty Daily; Los Angeles Magazine; LA Mag’s Liquid LA blog; Thrillist (National Edition); Tasting Table (National Edition); Time Out LA; Complex Magazine's First We Feast blog; Vivino; and Psychology Today. When not writing about wine, Cristaldi works as a scriptwriter on film and documentary projects with award-winning commercial photographer and director Rachid Dahnoun. 

Cx Blog - Taste of Sawtelle - Hashimoto Nursery

The Tastes of Sawtelle

Experience the Asian cuisine dominating this storied strip.

9 min read
BestBurgersSF TheMelt burgers feature

The Bay Area’s Best Burgers

From smash burgers to Impossible patties, we’ve got you covered.

23 min read
Gotts burger article

Gott’s Roadside Is a ‘Mini Disneyland’ of Bay Area Burgers and Fries

Napa vintner Joel Gott shows everyone how the burger-and-fries eatery is done.

9 min read
WinePairingsInSF Piperade ducklegconfit feature

Bay Area Restaurants With Wines as Incredible as the Food

Leave it to the pros to pair.

19 min read