Award-winning drinks writer & presenter

Helena Nicklin

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Helena is an award-winning, freelance wine and spirits writer, wine consultant, drinks influencer, TV presenter and judge for various international wine and spirits awards. With sixteen years in the drinks industry and a stint a drama school, Helena specialises in communicating with exploring consumers through written articles for various titles, radio appearances, live events and engaging video content. She has a weekly guest slot with Mike Graham live on talkRADIO every Thursday afternoon at 12.45pm and can be seen in the global TV series on Amazon Prime called The Three Drinkers do Scotch Whisky, which she co-produced and co-presented. Helena is currently preparing both series two and three of The Three Drinkers and in the meantime, you can find her on social media @HelenaSips.

Helena is represented by Howard Kruger at H Talent Management.



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

Branded collaborations

Helena is open to paid collaborations with drinks and lifestyle brands over her social media platforms @HelenaSips or with her business partner Aidy Smith as part of The Three Drinkers Productions on their social media, podcast and even their Amazon TV series. Contact Helena for more details. 


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


Helena is available for comments on drinks trends and the industry in general as well as help with wine lists and menu matching ideas.



Marble Surface

The Thursday Club

Drinkies every Thurs at 12.45pm on


with Mike Graham