Nicola Nice

Nicola Nice is a sociologist and brand strategist who has advised alcohol and consumer companies on how better to connect with their audiences for over 20 years.

Originally from London, she came to New York City in 2007 to start a successful consumer insights agency.  Her love of cocktails and cocktail culture led her to experiment with home infusions, taking inspiration from drink recipes that were popular back when our great great grandmothers were hosts.  She felt that the mixology world would surely benefit from hearing the untold stories of these women. Two more years of research led Nice to launch Pomp & Whimsy Gin Liqueur.

Her book, THE COCKTAIL PARLOR: A Modern Hostess’s Guide to Serving Drinks at Home, will restore the role of women to the history of the cocktail. Esteemed wine connoisseur and author Robert Simonson will pen the Foreword.  It will be published by Countryman Press in 2024.

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