Nicole MacKay

Nicole MacKay in the Managing Editor of the SOMM TV Online Magazine. She holds her WSET 3 and is a Spanish Wine Scholar. With a passion for food and travel, she's often found in her kitchen adjusting perfectly good recipes to be gluten-free and plant-based.

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Data Dive: Sideways and Its Impact on Merlot

In 2004, a solitary line from a movie – spewing hatred for Merlot – seemingly turned the…

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Merlot: Essential Things to Know

Merlot is one of the world’s most popular red wines. It’s a chameleon grape for…

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The BS in Wine According to Jason Wise & Steve Matthiasson

In a recent episode of the SOMM TV Podcast, host Jason Wise teamed up with…

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How To Make Your Next Summer Charcuterie Board

It’s near impossible to scroll on social media without seeing an indulgent looking charcuterie board.…

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Industry Innovator Q&A: Black Wine Professionals Founder, Julia Coney

Julia Coney has done more to shift the wine industry’s paradigm in the last few…

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SOMM TV Podcast Episode 72: Spices

In this episode of the SOMM TV Podcast, Jason Wise speaks with Sarah Thomas. As…

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Why Calling A Wine Dry Or Sweet Is More Confusing Than Helpful

There can be a lot of ambiguity surrounding wine that is dry or sweet. For…

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Do You Confuse Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Wine Aromas? Here Are 3 Ways To Keep Them Straight

It can be overwhelming for someone who is just beginning their journey in wine to…

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SOMM TV Podcast Episode 71: The BS in Wine

In this episode of the SOMM TV Podcast, Jason Wise chats with Steve Matthiasson about…

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Win(e) Dad Over With This Easy Father’s Day Gift

We agree that dads are tough to buy for. It’s not the time to buy…