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Helena Nicklin is head of content for lifestyle wine travel company Winerist.com. She’s also an award winning female wine presenter, freelance wine writer, wine influencer, author and vlogger.

As a professional wine communicator, Helena is a ‘wine translator’, bridging the gap between those fabulously detailed wine books and those 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. Most recently, she has teamed up with wine influencer Adrian Smith (Vivino, Sypped, Drink Me) to create a series of films for Winerist and other brands.

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 winetouristmagazine.com and winerist.com among others. She is currently columnist for online entrepreneurial website Talented Ladies Club and writes for luxury print title Savile Row Style Magazine. She presents workshops at consumer fairs, has appeared as the wine expert on live TV and often speaks to The Two Mikes on TalkRADIO. She runs private wine tasting events in London, writes and edits copy for wine businesses, blogs for The Huffington Post and sits on various tasting panels for competitions.

Her 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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