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Hawk Wakawaka, aka Elaine C Brown

The Uber Talented Hawk Wakawaka, aka Elaine C Brown Illustrator



Included in the Best 100 Wine Blogs, Elaine Chukan Brown. Elaine serves as the American Specialist for JancisRobinson.com, a contributing writer with Wine & Spirits Magazine and a columnist at Wine Business Monthly. Wine & Spirits selected her as one of fifty Master’s of Place to feature in their Autumn 2016 special edition.


In 2015 she was awarded the Frank Prial Fellowship by the Napa Valley Wine Writer Symposium for her work in both The World of Fine Wine, and Wine & Spirits Magazine. Food & Wine Magazine named her as one of the top wine blogs in their “Guide to the Digital Wine Universe,” October 2015. She was named by Imbibe Magazine as a 2014 Imbibe 75 “Person to Watch,” a Grape Collective 2014 Top-25 person to follow on Instagram, and a finalist for the Saveur Magazine Best Food Blog Awards in both 2014 and 2015. She has also been a finalist for eight Wine Blog Awards in four years.


Elaine, her daughter, Rachel, and their pets currently live in Sonoma, California


reprinted with permission from the artist

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