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 through the Wine Scholar Guild. 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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Stolpman Vineyards
Stolpman Vineyards: Connecting Ballard Canyon to the Northern Rhône

There are more than 5,700 miles between Ballard Canyon, California and the Northern Rhône. That’s…

balanced wine list
SOMM TV Cast: How To Build a Balanced Wine List

A sommelier spends years learning about wine and making sure they can answer nearly any…

Old Wine, New Vintage: Bottles from the SOMM Films You Can Buy on Vivino

It’s an interesting exercise rewatching the three SOMM films in our current Covid state. The…

Maryam Ahmed
Get To Know the SOMM TV Cast: Maryam Ahmed

It’s not uncommon for people in the wine industry to have more than one speciality.…

Gavi Piemonte
Why the Terroir in Gavi Is Prime for White Wine

The rolling hills of Piemonte provide a plethora of delicious, world-renowned wines. From Barolo and…

Carlo Mondavi
Industry Innovator Q&A: Monarch Tractor Co-Founder, Carlo Mondavi

As the grandson of the great Robert Mondavi, many believe that Carlo Mondavi was destined…

food and wine movies
11 Food and Wine Movies to Watch This Fall on SOMM TV

There’s a reason that pictures of food and wine memes fill our social media feeds.…

Krug Champagne
The Origin of Krug Champagne and Its Iconic Grande Cuvée

When people think of Champagne, they think of Krug. It’s one of France’s most iconic…

SOMM 4 Cup of Salvation
SOMM Director, Jason Wise, Spills SOMM 4 Details

For nearly a decade, the SOMM films have taken the wine world by storm. Creator and film-maker Jason…

SOMM TV Harvest Memories
SOMM TV Cast: Favorite Harvest Memory

Grape harvest typically falls between August and October in the Northern Hemisphere. For wineries in…