Culinary Arts Wine Professional Faculty
Culinary Arts Wine Professional
Phone: 651.846.1630, ext. 5711
E-mail Nikki Erpelding
Nikki Erpelding brings her extensive knowledge of wine, wine service skills and wine marketing strategies to the Wine Professional Certificate at Saint Paul College. Nikki began working in the restaurant industry over 20 years ago, learning from renowned chefs such as Chef Michael Goodman and Chef Stewart Woodman. In recent years has worked as a wine sales representative and also as a wine and spirits manager at a large local retail company.
A graduate of the Wine Professional Certificate program herself, Nikki has gone on to study with the Master Court of Sommeliers to get her introductory certification and is currently studying with the Wine and Spirits Education Trust to gain her diploma.