Our Team

Welcome to the world of RomeoandJulietGuide! Meet the dynamic duo, Virginia and Sara, both certified local tour leaders with a deep passion for what we offer.

With a solid background in the hospitality industry, Virginia is a certified destination event planner, while Sara is a renowned sommelier and wine journalist.

The combination of expertise in sommelier skills, tour guiding, and event planning creates a powerful and unique synergy within the RomeoandJulietGuide team. Sara’s in-depth knowledge of wines and the culinary world, coupled with Virginia’s proficiency in destination event planning and tour guiding, allows us to offer a diverse range of services tailored to meet the needs and desires of our clients.

With Sara’s expertise as a sommelier and wine journalist, we can provide insightful and engaging wine experiences, tastings, and educational opportunities for wine enthusiasts and novices alike. Virginia’s background as a certified event planner and tour guide ensures seamless coordination of events, tours, and travel experiences, guaranteeing unforgettable moments and a deep connection with the culture and traditions of Verona and beyond.

Together, our team is dedicated to providing a holistic and personalized approach to create memorable and enriching experiences for our clients. Whether it’s a wine tour, a cultural excursion, or a special event, our combined expertise ensures that every detail is meticulously planned and executed to perfection.

Trust RomeoandJulietGuide to elevate your journey and create lasting memories in the enchanting setting of Verona.

With us, you sip trust!

Virginia

Certified Event planner, Tour leader & Wine expert

Hello friends, I'm Virginia, a certified local guide and your dedicated event planner with a solid background in the destination wedding industry! Passionate about food, wine, and creating unforgettable experiences, I am your reliable guide to the hidden gems of Italy. Let's embark on a journey together to explore the essence of each location, immersing ourselves in local rituals and traditions. Join me for an authentic Italian adventure filled with magic and discovery! Contact me to arrange the best Italian memories!

Sara

Sommelier, Wine journalist & Certified tour Leader

Greetings! I'm Sara, a certified sommelier and wine journalist hailing from Verona, with a decade of experience in the wine and hospitality industry. Allow me to be your personal local guide as we delve into the rich lifestyle, culinary delights, and wine culture of our region. Together, we'll indulge in exquisite local wines at charming Osterias. I also offer personalized services as a personal wine shopper and wine consultant. Let's embark on a journey to uncork the essence of Verona through my expert perspective.

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Verona, Italy is many things. For us, it is home.


A cultural crossroads.

Once a military stronghold for the Roman Empire, a visit to Verona takes you through a city rich in history with Roman monuments from antiquity as well as medieval and Renaissance periods. Verona’s rich artistic heritage includes the opera in the ancient Arena, built by the Romans.

The third largest city in northeast Italy, Verona is a primary tourist destination with a much to discover in the surrounding areas.

It’s a perfect mix of history, culinary traditions and excellent wines and thanks to its favorable weather conditions, make every season a good one to visit it!

It is also well situated geographically to make an ideal home base for travel in Verona and beyond.

A small sampling of day trips from Verona or other unforgettable experiences in Italy includes Venice, Bologna, Lake Garda, Modena, Bologna, Florence.


Why visiting Verona?

Arena Opera Festival: take part of a unique opera tradition in Italy and enjoy great performances in the oldest Roman amphitheater of the world;

 The world-famous love story of Romeo & Juliet and their landmarks in Verona;

 Valpolicella Region: one of the most important wine regions of Italy, well- know for the fine Amarone red wine;

 Verona famous food: Verona is also known for its famous rice dishes, such as the “Amarone risotto”, Tortellini, Bigoli Pasta and many other delicatessen

 Lake Garda: the biggest lake of Italy, a mix of history, old Castles and gorgeous landscapes;

 Soave region: only 20 minutes away, fine still white wines area with an ancient Medieval CastleA

 Prosecco Wine region: only 50 minutes away; the general public is certainly unaware that around 1750 the vine already identified with the name of Prosecco was well known in Veneto, but not in the area that is now considered the most suitable and historical, Valdobbiadene and the province of Treviso, but in Monteberico, on the Colli Berici, a few km from the city of Vicenza and less the one hour from Verona center.

 Modena food valley: only 50 minutes from Verona, this is the perfect trip for anyone who wants to discover the history and millenary tradition of the famous “Black Gold” of Modena.

Verona is so well connected with fast trains: 1.10hour to Florence; 3 hours to Roma; 1 hour to Milano and Venice; 4 hours to Amalfi Coast 


 A focus on The Valpolicella wine Region:

Veneto Region has more then 87.000 thousand hectares of cultivated vineyards; Verona alone has 28.000 hectares (69,189.00 acres), so it can be easily considered one the biggest wine regions in Italy.

The Valpolicella wine region is a global producer of top red wines made up of four wine appellations from the lightest to the boldest: ValpolicellaValpolicella SuperioreRipassoAmarone, and Recioto.

Beside Valpolicella Wine region, Verona area has way more DOC wines such as: SoaveLessini Durello and Arcole on the east side, BardolinoCustozaLugana and Terre dei Forti close to Garda Lake.

The Valpolicella wines you will discover with us include all noted here and more…

We go personally to that wineries strongly linked to our heritage and our territory. Our tours offer a true education and experience on the unique winemaking method of these wines, with a deep focus on the Amarone – one of the truest expressions of our beloved Valpolicella wine region!

“Take time to smell the roses & experience Italy with us”

Mission

Use Romeo and Juliet Guide for all your travel experiences in Italy. We are two passionate Veronese ladies who show visitors the true meaning of made in Italy. From Verona travel planning services to custom itineraries, we create unforgettable experiences in Italy that exceed your wildest dreams.

Our Philosophy

Travel Verona and its surroundings with us to gain intimate access to the local lifestyle; we adapt all our programs and activities to your needs and interests. Connect with locals. With different cultures. With the heartbeat of our city.

Quality

We are not a traditional travel agency, but a team of professional experience designers with a focus on wine tours, destination wedding & private itineraries.

Exclusivity

Our commitment to you: Your needs and interest are always our main focus. No mass tourism, but trips where you can truly connect.