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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10 Most Common Types of Soil for Growing Wine Grapes

Wine is a marriage of sciences, from biology in the vineyard to chemistry in the…

Get To Know the SOMM TV Cast: Steve Matthiasson

It’s not often you find someone born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (Canada), who makes their way…

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Industry Innovator: Katerina Axelsson, CEO and Founder of Tastry

The fascinating thing about wine is its ability to bring together many industries. Wine doesn’t…

Bobby Stuckey
Industry Innovator: Bobby Stuckey, Independent Restaurant Coalition

Innovation doesn’t always mean the introduction of new methods, ideas, or products. It can also…

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Where Is He Now: Master Sommelier Dustin Wilson

It’s been nearly ten years since the release of the original SOMM film. In those…

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How Gérard Bertrand Fuses History and Nature with Biodynamics

Shifting the wine industry’s environmental impact trajectory is no easy feat. Change the way we…

4 Unexpected Parallels Linking Modern and Ancient Winemaking

Our concept of the origin of wine and ancient winemaking sits, in large part, with…

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Ingredients Used To Make the 6 Most Popular Distilled Alcoholic Drinks

From fruit to sugar or agave to grains, the base ingredient of liquor can be…

Byron Blatty and the Revival of LA County Wine

Whether we call it a resurgence, a revival, or a revolution, one thing is for…

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Where Is He Now: DLynn Proctor, Fantesca Director, Philanthropist, Film Producer

Anticipation is high as we eagerly await the release of SOMM 4: Cup of Salvation in 2022.…

SPARKLERS on SOMM TV
Everything You Need to Know About SPARKLERS on SOMM TV

There has never been a cooking competition quite like this before. Nowadays, it’s easy to…

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10 Unique and Affordable Wine Gifts for SOMM Fans (Plus a BONUS!)

It’s not hard to spot the wine lovers in your life. They’re often the ones…