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3.02 World Tour: Chile with Elaine Chukan Brown

3.02 World Tour: Chile with Elaine Chukan Brown

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Join Elaine Chukan Brown for a look at classic and emerging Chilean wines and wine regions. Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenère, and Sauvignon Blanc are a part of the story, but there's much more to see and drink—from the VIGNO dry-farmed Carignan of Maule to old-vine País and cool, coastal Syrah. Get away from the grocery-store shelf and the small handful of Chile's massive wine producers to discover the country's true breadth of style and quality. 

We're excited to welcome Elaine back for her second class at Compline! 

6pm-7:30pm, Monday, March 2.

Registrations that are cancelled 48-hours before the event will be refunded. If cancelling within 48-hours of event, your class registration will be applied to a future class of your choosing. Cancellations must be made by emailing

Instructor's Bio: Elaine Chukan Brown serves as the American Specialist for, and as contributing writer to Wine & Spirits Magazine. She contributed to the upcoming 8th edition of the World Atlas of Wine, as well as the recent award-winning 4th edition of the Oxford Companion to Wine. In 2019, the Wine Industry Network named Brown one of the 9 Most Inspiring People in Wine, and the International Wine & Spirits Competition shortlisted her as one of 5 of the top Wine Communicators of the Year in the world. Her writing has been featured in DecanterWorld of Fine Wine, and others, and recommended by Food & WineImbibe, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and more. She been a celebrated key note speaker and seminar leader for events in wine, philosophy, and writing around the world. Her work also appears on her own website She is known online as @Hawk_Wakawaka, and for having created illustrated tasting notes, which @KermitLynchWine named "a new standard in wine reviews." Prior to her career in wine, Elaine was an academic philosopher. She served as the Charles A Eastman Fellow at Dartmouth College, and a Tomlinson Fellow at McGill University, where she did her doctoral work. Prior to her academic career, Elaine owned her own commercial fishing business in Bristol Bay, Alaska, where the rest of her family still operate their own commercial salmon fishing businesses. She is Inupiat and Unangan from Alaska.