Management

Calle Nilsson: Project Manager at WineTourism.com
Calle Nilsson – Swedish

CEO

Educated in Marketing and Management and had his Master degree from University of St Andrews, Scotland in 2007. Calle has previous experience working in the IT and Marketing sector, but also has been working part time in hotel and restaurant business for 8 years.

Calle Nilsson: Project Manager at WineTourism.com
Marcus Boström – Swedish

TCO

Marcus started a career as entrepreneur during university years at Handelshögskolan in Stockholm, building business online platform businesses within booking and e-commerce. Marcus role in Winetourism.com is to be responsible for the development of the technical aspect of the platform.

Simon Källquist: Project Manager at WineTourism.com
Simon Källquist – Swedish

Wine and travel expert

Graduated in 2003 his sommelier education, at this stage one of the youngest sommeliers in Sweden. Simon has a professional background as sommelier working as sommelier and manager at the most well-established fine dining restaurants in Sweden as well as Norway.

Marketing

Alexandra Ravelius: Project Manager at WineTourism.com
Alexandra Ravelius – American

Social media Marketing expert

Alexandra is a young dedicated person with a great wine interest. From age 10-11, Alexandra has been working in vineyards helping her family (partly Americans) doing great wines in California and later moved to Stockholm. She has been involved in the sommelier education and currently can enjoy the good feeling of being a knowledgeable wine lover.

Carola Gerdin: Account / Finance at WineTourism.com
Alessio Piazza – Italian

Marketing

Alessio is an Italian Winemaker and Sommelier educated. He studied Winemaking and Viticulture for six years in Italy and Wine Business in UK.

After his studies he developed a great experience within the wine trade working in both on and off-trade.

Alessio is part of the marketing team and is in charge of improving the “Italian experience” of our tourists for wine and food.

Carola Gerdin: Account / Finance at WineTourism.com
Carola Gerdin – Swedish

Finance

Carola is an energetic and optimistic woman with a background in Accountancy and Finance. When she is not at work, Carola prefers to run, travel around the world and participate in races. She is also a great cook, even she’s still limproving in her knowledge of combining food with the perfect wine.

Carola Gerdin: Account / Finance at WineTourism.com
Akshat Rekhi- Indian

Part of the Project Management Team

Young talented Akshat has finished his studies from Geisenheim University, Germany with a Degree in International Wine Business.

Previously, Akshat has graduated in Hotel Management and Hospitality Administration.

He has experience working in the Wine industry on the restaurant side of the industry as well as for Hotel chains. Akshat has excellent communication and administration skills.

Country Managers

Polina Dernova – Russian

Country Manager – Italy

Polina is a Russian who lived 5 years in Italy where she did a Master course in Planning and Management and became passionate in wine culture.
During her studies, she did an internship in the ancient castle in Tuscany where she was responsible for wine tasting tours. Consequently, she dedicated her Master thesis to wine production in the province of Bergamo in the North of Italy. She speaks fluent Russian, English and Italian.
Beth Kaczmarek
Beth Kaczmarek – American

Country Manager – USA

Beth is an American studying International Wine Business at Geisenheim University in Germany. She has worked in fine dining in NYC, as well as wine harvests in California, Oregon, Australia, New Zealand, and Germany traveling the world through wine. She looks forward to creating excellent wine experiences for others through her involvement with the winetourism.com project.
Marta Benedet
Marta Benedet – Spanish

Country Manager – Spain / Chile / Argentina

Educated in Law and International Relations, Marta has previous experience assisting in export strategies for different companies within the wine sector, with over 5 years experience in the wine business. Widely known among her acquaintances for her tapas and paellas, she has set as her next personal goal to find the best pairing that includes meal, wine and exclusive views.

Vage Armenian
Vage Armenian – Armenian/Greek

Country Manager – Greece / Armenia / Bulgaria / Russia

Vage is a Greek-Armenian currently studying International Wine Business at Geisenheim University in Germany. Speaks Greek, Armenian, English, and Russian. His previous experiences include working in a top wine bar and restaurant in Yerevan (Armenia), as well as being an assistant winemaker in a winery with a capacity of 500000 bottles per year.

Jonah Grass – German

Country Manager – Upcoming countries Europe / New Zealand / Northern Africa / Middle East

Jonah is from Germany. After harvests on the northern hemisphere as well as on the southern hemisphere he came to winetourism.com as an intern last year.
For Jonah there´s nothing better than exploring wine of all the different wine countries around the world. He is studying International Wine Business in Geisenheim and found the way back to Winetourism.com now.

Charlotte Braun – German

Country Manager – Australia / South Africa

After having studied French, German and Science of Education, Charlotte is currently finishing her studies in International Wine business at Geisenheim University in Germany. She is a passionate wine traveller and has harvest experiences in South Africa and Germany. She loves the idea of sharing the passion for wine and bringing the people together with the winetourism.com project.

Tamta
Tamta Bankanashvili – Georgian

Country Manager – Eastern Europe

Tamta is from Georgia like wine itself.

She is a young tourism professional and wine lover. Currently fulfilling MA in Planning and Management of Tourism Systems with the research on wine tourism.  She wants to dedicate her carrier to wine and gastronomy tourism to help the revitalization of rural areas, especially in her country.

Our team photo - Amandine
Amandine Grognet – French

Oenotourism Project Internship

Amandine is a French and passionate person involved in winetourism.com project.

She followed international business studies before specializing in the world of wine. When she is not studying or working, Amandine loves traveling and discovering cultures, landscapes and languages. As a globetrotter, she has come to work with us for her 6-month internship.

Daniela Signoretti – Italian

Country Manager – France

Daniela Signoretti is Italian with an extended International background. She started working for an International insurance company in Milan. She later moved to Luxembourg where she joined the European Investment Bank (E.I.B.), a large financial institution where she managed projects and relationships with clients across Europe. Successively she joined Clearstream Banking, Luxembourg, where she initially worked in the marketing department organizing conferences and international communication events and later joined the customer relationship department where she interacted with international clients. She finally moved to Nice, France, where she collaborated with a marketing consulting company managing customer relationship. Thanks to her fluency in three languages (English, Italian and French) and her cross-cultural approach Daniela can easily interact with clients in different countries.

Content & WordPress Specialists

Momish Manandhar
Momish Manandhar – Nepalese

Content Manager

Momish is from Nepal and has a passion for wine. He did his Master’s in Italian Food and Wine at the University of Padova in Italy.

Although a student of food and wine, he has experience in business development and is always eager to expand his knowledge. He likes graphics design and writing during his free time. It is this desire to learn, that brought him to Stockholm and to be part of the team.

Tracy
Tracy Daniels – South African

Content Writer Specialist

Tracy is from Cape Town, South Africa and was born and raised in the South African wine industry. Having completed two Masters Degrees in Tourism, Tracy is passionate about wine tourism and has travelled extensively experiencing the wines of the world. Tracy lectures in Tourism at the University of Johannesburg.
Margot
Margot Touzeau – French

Oenotourism Project Internship

Margot is a dynamic French student completing her Master’s degree in international wine business.

Passionate about wine and tourism, she is always eager to discover unique wineries and beautiful landscapes wherever she goes. In her spare time, she likes baking and outdoor activities. Margot is joining the Winetourism.com team  as an intern for 5 months.

Supriya
Supriya Jain – Indian

Content Writer Specialist

Completed her graduation in Computer Science Engineering in 2017, she always has a thing for digital marketing, and especially creative writing. With a total experience of three years in content department and of over an year with Winetourism.com, she has developed immense fascination for wines and vineyards alike. She is an Indian girl with big dreams and is always ready to flourish her wings in digital marketing industry. Her other interests include music, reading, and travelling, along with streaming web series and gaming
Kavita
Kavita Verma – Indian

Content Writer Specialist

Kavita is from India and has immense experience in the content writing and digital marketing field. She graduated in Arts and holds an interest in fine dining and wines. Apart from work, she is a passionate traveller who loves new cultures and languages. In her free time, one can find her listening to music, reading novels, or binge-watching thriller movies.
Partha Kalita – Indian

WordPress Specialist

Partha is  from India and has graduated in 2009 in electronics, but has since 10 years back focued on developing great skills in wordpress.   Except being a wordpress expert, Partha has great research skills.