Marcela is a Paulista (native of São Paulo) who found her spiritual home in Rio. When she‘s not running food tours, she’s spreading the word about great Brazilian wines (and natural wines in particular) in one of Rio’s best wine bars.
Marcela speaks fluent Portuguese and English, and brings a unique energy, passion and sense of fun to her food tours.
Gabriel is our one true Carioca! Born and raised in Rio’s Zona Norte (North Zone), Gabriel works as a confectioner, specializing in traditional Brazilian sweets and chocolates. He is also studying law and works as a general tour guide in his spare time (how does he have any spare time with all that going on?!).
Gabriel speaks fluent Portuguese and English.