Elaine Chukan Brown is a freelance wine writer and public speaker based in Sonoma, California. She is currently the American specialist at Jancis Robinson, regularly reviewing US wines for the website. She has also contributed to Decanter, The World of Fine Wine, Wine & Spirits, GuildSomm.com and Noble Rot, among others. On her website, HawkWakaWakaWineReviews,com, she publishes her own wine reviews. As a public speaker, she has appeared at numerous wine events including The Women in Wine Leadership Symposium, Pinot Noir NZ,Texsom, ProWein, the UC Davis Viticulture & Enology Program.