Champagne and Chips is a dynamic business offering wine education, training, consulting and content services tailored to your needs.

Nicole Bilson has completed the Wine and Spirits Trust (WSET) Diploma, the precursor qualification to the Master of Wine, and is a certified educator for WSET – teaching Level 1 through to Diploma level for Prince Wine Store. She is a Certified Sommelier through the Court of Master Sommeliers (CMS) and has worked in a range of roles in the wine industry: education, hospitality, retail, marketing and sales.

Champagne and Chips Wine Services:

Wine Education – Are your staff confident talking about and selling wine?

Champagne and Chips offers classes tailored to your needs. Be it a beginners wine course for inexperienced staff or more advanced training, empowered and confident staff can significantly increase beverage sales in your venue.

Masterclasses and dinners – Are you a small business trying to engage with your community?

Champagne and Chips can host light-hearted masterclasses in your venue to help improve engagement and increase revenue.

Consulting – Are you opening a restaurant, cafe, pub or new independent retail store? Or do you want your beverage offering to entice more customers to your venue?

With a background in small business and extensive experience curating beverage lists and purchasing for retail groups, Nicole can work with you to ensure you have a range to suit your customers and your budget. Her experience in this area includes local and international wines, beer, spirits and sake.

Content – Are you struggling to promote your business on social media? Or do you need to engage more with your customers via your website or newsletters?

Nicole is an award-winning wine writer with a background in marketing (and is handy with a camera too).

If there’s a way we can help you navigate the often confusing word of wine, please get in touch.