Mike Dunne

Professional Judge, The San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
Mike Dunne

Mike Dunne

Freelance Wine Writer, Sacramento, CA

Mike Dunne is a freelance wine and travel writer and wine consultant who divides his time between Sacramento and San Jose del Cabo, Baja California Sur. The former food editor, wine columnist and restaurant critic of The Sacramento Bee, he continues to contribute a wine column to The Bee and its online platform, www.sacbee.com. Mike judges about a dozen local, regional, national and international wine competitions each year. In addition, competitions, including the Chronicle, recruit him to write tasting notes on wines that win high awards. Mike contributed the Inland California and Mexico chapters to the book “Opus Vino” and chose wines for its companion book, “1000 Great Everyday Wines.”

See Mike Dunne’s 2017 Sweepstake Tasting Notes