Nicolas Clerc MS has been working for Armit Wines since October 2018.
He began his career in 2000 at Michelin-starred restaurant La Barbacane in Carcassonne, France. After moving to London, he worked for five years as restaurant group D&D London’s beverage manager before taking up the role of prestige account manager at Fields, Morris and Verdin.
Clerc was awarded UK Sommelier of the Year 2007, Best Sommelier and Best Wine List at the Tatler Awards in 2010, and Champagne List of the Year at the 2011 Louis Roederer Wine List of the Year Awards. He passed his Master Sommelier exam in 2010.
Clerc is currently president of the sommelier arm of the Academy of Food and Wine Service UK and a board member at the Court of Master Sommeliers Europe.