Nicole MacKay

Nicole MacKay in the managing editor of the SOMM TV 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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Lirac AOC
Lirac AOC Is in Its ‘Fresh’ Era and Ready To Take on Climate Change

Lirac AOC wines of today are different from those in 1947. When the appellation became…

sustainable Piedmont wines
Editor Picks: Sustainable Piedmont Wines to Try For Earth Day

In the northwest of Italy, bordering Switzerland in the north and France in the west,…

How Paul Hobbs Liberated Argentina Wine to Become the Malbec Maestro

With early experiences that traverse iconic wineries like Simi and Opus One, it’s no surprise…

Alileo Wines
Family-Run Alileo Wines Brings Sicily State-Side (In A Sustainable Box)

For the average person, there are few parallels linking Massachusetts and Sicily. The former is…

women-led champagne houses
Women-Led Champagne Houses to Celebrate this International Women’s Day

It’s mind-blowing to think that a region of a mere 84,000 acres (34,200 hectares) can…

cool climate wines
Brrrilliant Bottles: Cool Climate Wines for Cold Weather

As a prickly chill permeates the winter air, many wine enthusiasts seek solace in big,…

Kim Crawford sauvignon blanc
How Much Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc Costs in 16 Countries

When it comes to New Zealand wines, one brand stands out for its vibrant flavors,…

Editor Picks: Galentine’s Day Wines By Women Winemakers in Napa

Galentine’s Day, a celebration of female friendships, is a delightful antidote to the heart-shaped holiday…

taco and wine pairings
How To Pair Tacos and Wine, Let’s Taco ‘Bout It

Tacos are undoubtedly one of Mexico’s most significant contributions to the culinary world. What originated…

most valuable wine brands
The 10 Most Valuable Wine Brands from Around the World

By definition, something of worth is valuable, whether monetarily, functionally, socially, or psychologically. It inevitably…

2023 Napa Valley Vintage: Winemakers Say It’s Superior

“If you didn’t make great wine this year, you probably shouldn’t be in the business.”…

thanksgiving wines
Editor Picks: 6 Outstanding Thanksgiving Wines for Your Celebration Feast

As exciting as Thanksgiving is, it can induce some stress. Between creating a menu free…