Elaine Chukan Brown
Blessed with travel, and a wealth of in-depth time with wine producers and food specialists, Elaine Chukan Brown uses WakawakaWineReviews.com to share more of the story. Her writing on wine, food, and travel also appears in Wine and Spirits, World of Fine Wine, Men’s Health, San Francisco Magazine, and Serious Eats. As a featured guest, she has spoken about wine around the country including the UC Davis Viticulture & Enology Program, the International Pinot Noir Celebration (IPNC) Grand Seminar, and University of Pinot. Her wine-related art pieces hang in the wine room of Villandry in London, as well as private homes and tasting rooms around the world.
In 2014, Imbibe Magazine named Brown an Imbibe 75 “Person to Watch.” She was also a 2014 Saveur Magazine Best Food Blog Award finalist. Her work at Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews has been recommended numerous times by The New York Times, and in The Washington Post, and Los Angeles Times. She has also been a finalist in six categories of the Wine Blog Awards in three years.
Articles by Elaine Chukan Brown
Jean-Claude Mas of Domaine Paul Mas is often described as a pioneer in the Languedoc, one of the leaders of a new wave of quality...Read More
Faouzi Issa of Domaine des Tourelles: Making the Adopted Grape Cinsault Shine in Bekaa Valley, Lebanon
"In my opinion, Cinsault is an adopted grape in Lebanon. Since the French don’t like it...
"We were never big fans of American Merlot. We found it sweet and simple. As always with...
"We're still making the wine exactly how my grandfather started with the same tools so it...