Nicole MacKay

writer, editor, judge,
foodie, and traveller

Writing Portfolio

Recent Highlights

SOMM TV

Editor Picks: 9 Best Wine Gifts in 2022

TASTE

Affordable Wines to Spread Holiday Cheer

SOMM TV

Lafite-Rothschild Leans Into Biodiversity with Chile’s Los Vascos

SOMM TV

The Rockin’ Rhône Wines of The Rocks District of
Milton-Freewater

SOMM TV

How to Pair Wine Perfectly With
Cacio e Pepe

TASTE

zingy vino article

Spicy Wines are Here for Fall

SOMM TV

The Unspoken Relationship Between Sommeliers and Celebrities

Wine Enthusiast

Wineries Want to Replicate Champagne’s Underground Wine Caves. But Should They?

Social Sips Blog

Meet Nicole

Nicole is the Managing Editor of the SOMM TV Online Magazine, freelance wine writer and consultant. Based in Calgary, Alberta, she’s a Spanish Wine Scholar and holds her Level 3 from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust.

As a freelance writer, personal wine buyer and cellar manager, Nicole strives to ensure people with any level of wine knowledge feel comfortable and included.

She uses her voice to inform and educate in a way that’s entertaining and approachable for all wine lovers.

 

Consulting Sevices

Need a wine pro in your life? Whether you need help stocking your wine fridge, building a collection, picking the perfect bottles to serve at a wedding or a dinner party, or simply need help buying the perfect wine gift – Nicole has you covered.

Whatever you’re looking for and catered to your tastes, having a wine pro in your life ensure the best bottles are on your table – and they’re only an email away.

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