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Hello! I'm a drinks writer & broadcaster who helps drinks

and lifestyle brands engage with and find new consumers,

through entertaining, useful and shareable content.

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Helena Nicklin

I'm Helena Nicklin; an award-winning, freelance, wine and spirits writer, broadcaster, wine consultant, drinks influencer and judge for various international wine and spirits awards. With twenty years in the drinks industry, a stint at drama school and the WSET Diploma under my belt, I specialise in communicating with exploring consumers through TV and radio appearances, live events, written articles for various titles and engaging video content. You can see me in action on my weekly guest slot live on talkTV every Thursday at 12.45pm or in my returning, global, drinks and food travel series, 'The Three Drinkers' on Amazon Prime, which I co-produced and co-presented. Series 3, 'The Three Drinkers in Cognac' goes live on Amazon Prime from May 18th 2023. In the meantime, you can find me on social media @HelenaSips or drop me a line by hitting contact

Here's how I can help you...

Branded collaborations

I am open to paid collaborations with drinks and lifestyle brands over my social media platforms or with my business partner Aidy Smith as part of The Three Drinkers Productions on their social media, podcast and even their Amazon TV series. Contact me for more details and a media kit. 


I am a regular contributor to The Sun newspaper, Luxury Lifestyle Magazine and TalkTV as well as my own popular ,online magazine and my growing following on social media, @HelenaSips. I also writes sporadically for other titles such as Luxurious Magazine, Savile Row Style, The Daily Star, The Daily Mail, Luxe Bible, Decanter, Club Oenologique, The Guardian, City A.M., Talented Ladies Club, Stylist and Princess Yachts Magazine. Contact me if you would like me to consider trying your product with an eye to featuring it.


As a wine and spirits communicator with years of experience, I can run tastings for you both in person and online, for private customers and staff training. Contact me to arrange your tasting.


I am is available for comments on drinks trends and the industry in general as well as help with wine lists and menu matching ideas. Contact me to discuss your needs. 

Awards & Accolades

  • Winner 'Best contribution to wine & spirits tourism 2022' - The Three Drinkers in Ireland

  • Winner 'Best cultural contribution to the spirits industry 2022' - The Three Drinkers in Ireland

  • Highly Commended 'Best contribution to wine & spirits tourism 2021' - The Three Drinkers do Scotch Whisky

  • Top 100 Most Influential People in Drinks 2022

  • Top 10 Women to Watch in the Wine Industry 2019 

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