Nicole is the Art Director at Moersch Hospitality Group and a WSET level 2 Sommelier. She handles all MHG brands' high-level branding, graphic design, and photography. She also works closely with the winemakers to develop tasting notes and pairing recommendations for all MGH wines.
Nicole has been known to hop fences for Dave Matthews (though she refutes those claims) and loves to paint in her free time. She lives with her husband, Nick, her greyhound Willow, and her pug, Beatrice, in St Joseph, MI. She has a Bachelor's of Business Administration with a focus in Advertising, General Business and Fine Art from Western Michigan University.
Nicole's Top Wine Choices
Free Run Cellars' Sangiovese
Round Barn Winery's Pinot Grigio
Tabor Hill Winery's Cabernet Franc
Recent Posts by Nicole Brown
Happy International Riesling Day
March 13th, 2023
Did you know Riesling was first officially planted in Michigan in 1969 at our very own Tabor Hill Winery!?
Wine 101: Dry (Wine) January
January 30th, 2023
In this Wine 101 feature, our L2-certified sommelier Nicole Brown explains what makes a wine "dry," plus her favorite dry wine picks!
Wine 101: Weekend Wines
January 9th, 2023
Going into the New Year with the mindset of making minor changes to care for your health is the key to success. The key is being intentional with your choices, like pouring yourself a glass of one of our Weekend Wines!
Sparkling for the Holidays
December 29th, 2022
Bubbles are synonymous with celebrations, and this time of year is full of reasons to celebrate! We’ve got your guide for all your sparkling needs this holiday season!
8 Wine Pairings for Christmas Cookies
December 16th, 2022
One of the most iconic – and tasty – parts of the holiday season is the Christmas cookie. And there are as many different cookie recipes as there are types of wine.
Wine 101: Cabernet Franc
December 2nd, 2022
In this Wine 101 feature, our L2 certified sommelier Nicole Brown shares her appreciation of Cabernet Franc and why you should too.
Thanksgiving Wine Pairings
November 2nd, 2022
Wine pairing for a Thanksgiving menu can seem daunting. There are so many different flavors and different personal tastes to contend with. I will break down the most common Thanksgiving dishes and tasty wine pairings!
Wine 101: What is Lake Michigan Shore Appellation?
October 6th, 2022
You may have heard the term appellation thrown around in the wine industry. But what does that mean, and why is it important?