Building blocks for wine tourism longevity


Marisah Niewoudt

Wine Tourism Manager at Vinpro

Marisah Nieuwoudt is the Wine Tourism Manager at Vinpro, a non-profit company which represents 2 500 South African wine producers, cellars and industry stakeholders. Her key roles are business development, research, marketing and advocacy. She is an experienced tourism researcher and marketer with a background in communication, media and trade relations and digital account management.

Marisah completed her Bachelor of Technology, B-Tech Tourism Management (cum laude) at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) as well as a module towards her Master’s Degree in Geography of Tourism (cum laude) at Stellenbosch University.

She was selected in 2016 as jury member for the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Awards for Excellence and Innovation in the Tourism: Research & Technology Category.