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Nik Darlington Nik Darlington

Managing Director | Red Squirrel Wine

Richmond, United Kingdom, Surrey, UNITED KINGDOM

Managing Director of Red Squirrel Wine



Founder of digital start-up Red Squirrel Wine (est 2012), bringing wines that have stunning design, rarity and are just a bit different to a contemporary market.

Former management consultant with expertise in strategy, marketing, sales and pricing; along with broad professional experience in education, politics and the media.

Industry Expertise (3)

Political Organization

Media - Online

Beverages - Alcoholic

Areas of Expertise (3)



Online Media

Education (7)

Rugby School: 2004

Noble Vines Wine School: WSET Level 2 (Intermediate), Wine & Spirits 2012

University of Bristol: BA (Hons), Historical Studies 2008

Studied contemporary political and economic history, environmental history, environmental public policy, empires & colonialism and the history of universities.

Westbourne House: 1999

Noble Vines Wine School: WSET Level 3, Wines & Spirits 2012

Flying Fish: PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor 2005

King's College London, U. of London: MA, Modern History 2011

Courses taken in the longer eighteenth century, parliamentary reform in the 19th century, the history of newspapers, the history of political philosophy & literature, and environmental history in the Victorian age.

Affiliations (2)

  • PADI
  • WSTA

Event Appearances (2)

How the historians got lost at sea in the Pacific

Joint Annual Meeting of the Pitcairn Islands Study Group and the Captain Cook Society  Union Jack Club, London


Politics and Social Media

Panel Discussion on Politics and Social Media  Ealing Conservative Association




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