Keith Nicholson



A certified Sommelier, the majority of Keith’s career in wine has been on the hospitality side with over twenty-five years of restaurant management and running wine programs at some of BC’s top dining establishments. He has been a sales consultant, selling wine to restaurants and has spent harvest working at Laughing Stock Vineyards in Naramata, BC. A past instructor with International Sommeliers Guild, he has received his WSET Diploma and Teachers Certification, and has opened Statera Wine Education & Training, which is an Approved Program Provider for WSET Certification and does restaurant consultation. Keith has also been a winner of the VIPWF Sommelier Challenge, a scholarship recipient from Society of Wine Educators, and a Sommelier of the Year nominee.



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