Management

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

CEO

Calle was educated in Marketing and Management and received his master’s degree from the University of St Andrews in Scotland in 2007. Calle has previously worked in the IT and Marketing sector but also worked part-time in the hotel and restaurant business for over eight years. He is a very eager entrepreneur bringing enthusiasm and creativity to the WineTourism.com team.

Entrepreneurship | Food Lover | Marketing Extraordinaire

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

CTO

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

Adventurer | Helicopter Pilot | Entrepreneurial Spirit

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

Top Sommelier 

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

Wine and Travel Expert | Wine Buyer | Fashion King

Niklas Ridoff: Project Manager at WineTourism.com
Niklas Ridoff – Swedish

Project Manager

Niklas has recently joined WineTourism.com bringing his project management expertise, wine knowledge, and enthusiasm to the team. He fell in love with wine along his journey and never looked back. Niklas has acquired his WSET 3 and worked for the Swedish monopoly on the sales team. Niklas hails from an international background, as he has lived in Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK, and the US. Niklas has a soft spot for white Riojas, mineral-rich Sicilian wines, and peppery Greek reds. He hopes to bring wines from new and unfamiliar regions into focus.

Wine Enthusiast | World Traveler | Avid Sailor

The Team

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 food and wine student, 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.

Design Knowledge | International Operator | Oenophile

Polina Dernova – Russian

Country Manager – Italy

Polina is Russian and lived five years in Italy, where she did a Master’s in Planning and Management and became passionate in wine culture.

 During her studies, she did an internship in an ancient Tuscan castle, where she was responsible for wine tastings and tours. Consequently, she dedicated her master thesis to wine production in Bergamo in the north of Italy. She speaks fluent Russian, English, and Italian.

HR Focused | Language Lover | Tourism Talented

Tamta
Tamta Bankanashvili – Georgian

Country Manager – Eastern Europe

Tamta is originally from Georgia, like wine itself.

She is a young tourism professional and wine lover. She is currently fulfilling an M.A. in Planning and Management of Tourism Systems with research on wine tourism. She wants to dedicate her carrier to wine and gastronomy tourism to help revitalize rural areas, especially in her country.

SEO Advisor |  Tourism Specialist | Excellent Bread Baker

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.
Wine Writer | World Traveler | Grape Crusher
Carola Gerdin: Account / Finance at WineTourism.com
Francesca Lamantea- Italian

Content Writer Specialist

Francesca is currently studying Planning and Management of Tourism Systems, with a previous bachelor’s degree in Foreign Languages and Literature. She speaks four languages, Italian, English, French, and German.

Francesa continually captures everything with her camera and shares her favorite spots on Instagram, which has inspired her to write her master thesis on Social Media Strategies in Post-COVID Tourism. She is very eager to learn about a growing and challenging sector in tourism, wine tourism.

Travel Enthusiast | Content Writer | Adventure-Seeker

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 five years of experience in the wine business. Widely known among her acquaintances for her tapas and paellas, she has set her next personal goal to find the best pairing that includes a meal, wine, and exclusive views.

Export Experience | International Citizen | Tapas Queen

Daniela Signoretti – Italian

Country Manager – France

Daniela Signoretti is Italian with an extensive international background. She has worked in Milan, Luxembourg, and France, where she managed projects and relationships with clients. Daniela has experience in marketing, organized conferences, and international communication events. Thanks to her English, Italian, and French fluency and cross-cultural approach, Daniela can easily interact with clients in different countries.

Communications Expert | Language Aficionado | Killer Skateboarder

Alexandra Ravelius: Project Manager at WineTourism.com
Sampanna Maharjan – Nepalese

Senior Content Writer

Sampanna is from Nepal and is a food and wine enthusiast.
She has graduated in Food Technology and is passionate about learning innovative technologies in the Food industries. Her previous experiences include working in Nepal’s renowned dairy industry and volunteering as an active learner in Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO). She is an efficient writer, and her interest in content writing with the desire to learn more about wine technology has brought her into WineTourism.com.

Food Technology Specialist | Content Writer | Enthusiastic Wine Student

Margot
Margot Touzeau -French

Oenotourism Project Internship

Margot is a dynamic French student completing her Master’s degree in the 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 five months.

Wine Business |  Landscape Seeker | Outdoor Adventurer

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 improving in her knowledge of combining food with the perfect wine.

Accountant Extraordinaire | Avid Runner | Style Queen

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 the Arts and holds a great interest in fine dining and wine. Apart from work, she is a passionate traveler who loves new cultures and languages. One can find her listening to music, reading novels, or binge-watching thriller movies in her free time.

Quick on Content | Marketing Guru | Music Fan

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 traveled extensively, experiencing the world’s wines. Tracy lectures in Tourism at the University of Johannesburg.

Tourism Specialist | Content Writer | Expert Traveler

Supriya
Supriya Jain – Indian

Content Writer Specialist

Supriya graduated in Computer Science Engineering in 2017 and has always been interested in digital marketing and creative writing. Three years in content writing and over a year with WineTourism.com, she has developed an immense fascination for wines and vineyards. Her other interests include music, reading, and traveling, streaming web series, and gaming.

Creative Content | Digital Specialist | Vineyard Wanderer