Nicolas (wine retailer)

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Nicolas UK
IndustryWine retailing
Founded1822; 197 years ago (1822)
Number of locations
45 stores in UK
Key people
Pascal Le Pelve (Head of Nicolas Uk Operations)
OwnerCastel Group Edit this on Wikidata
Number of employees
ParentCastel Group Edit this on Wikidata
Nicolas store - Primrose Hill

Nicolas is a French wine retailer, which also has stores in other countries.

Nicolas is a French wine specialist established in Paris in 1822 and operating in London since 1989. The first Nicolas stores were opened in Paris in 1822, and the chain has since grown to include over 400 branches throughout France, with a number of branches in the UK, Belgium, Germany and Poland. In 1988, Nicolas was bought by Groupe Castel.[1]

Nicolas has 530 stores in total, located in major towns and cities throughout France and abroad, notably Great Britain: there are 44 branches in London alone. Nicolas stocks more than 1,200 wines, champagnes and other alcoholic beverages.


  1. ^ Groupe Castel: history Archived 2010-04-07 at the Wayback Machine, accessed on April 5, 2010

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