Welcome to episode 906 in which host Polly Hammond interviews Jono Le Feuvre in this episode of Uncorked
In this episode, we are joined by Jono Le Feuvre, wine writer and Founder of the Han Drinks Solo wine community. Jono's extensive wine knowledge paired with a keen sense of humor and love affair with pop culture has seen his popularity sky rocket at a time when many people are asking if there is a future for wine writing. In this episode, we talk about talking about wine, and what new wine journalists can learn from Jono's approach to communication.
About today's guest
A journalist by trade, but alchemist by inclination, Jono Le Feuvre is the founder of the the Han Drinks Solo Wine Community; an access point for highly limited wines, weird cultivars, wine education content, group tastings, and the formation of friendships based on a shared passion. He is a two-time finalist in the Jancis Robinson Wine Writing Competition and writes on both wine and specialty coffee for TimAtkin.com. Jono founded the HanDrinksSolo Wine Club in 2016 and produces video content for
More about the host Polly Hammond:
Polly is Founder and CEO of 5forests. She splits her time between Barcelona, Auckland, and Napa, consulting, writing, and speaking about the trends that impact today's wine businesses. She's an advisor to New Zealand Trade & Enterprise, host of Uncorked with the Italian Wine Podcast, cohost of the Real Business of Wine with Robert Joseph, and, occasionally, a knitter.
Polly is a graduate of the University of Southern California, where she earned degrees in International Relations and French. Those studies led to a deep and abiding love affair with behavioural Economics, and her wine work is based on insights into all the crazy and irrational reasons consumers engage with brands.
With over 20 years experience in growing successful companies, Polly knows first hand the challenges faced by independent businesses. She approaches each client experience with empathy and understanding for what it takes to adapt and thrive in the real world.