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Helena Nicklin is a female wine presenter, freelance wine writer, short film-maker and award winning author.

As a professional wine communicator, Helena bridges the gap between those fabulously detailed wine journals and normal consumers who just want the basics in memorable, bite-size chunks. Her goal is to make the wine world less stuffy, more visual and fun and to teach things in an order that makes sense to everyone, not just those not in the wine trade.

A member of the prestigious Circle of Wine Writers, Helena has written for various consumer publications and her videos have been featured on international wine travel sites and among others. She presents workshops at consumer fairs, has appeared as the wine expert on live TV, runs private wine tasting events in London, writes copy for wine businesses, blogs for The Huffington Post and sits on the various tasting panels for apps and competitions.

Her new initiative One Minute Wine Ace features one minute videos explaining wine basics to an Instagram / social media audience with a zero knowledge base. Follow the videos on her One Minute Wine Ace Instagram account @OneMinuteWineAce.



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