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The Wine & Cheese Experience

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    Sat, October 14, 2023 to Sun, October 15, 2023 (8:00 PM - 1:00 AM)

Quantum Leap Winery
1312 Wilfred Drive
Orlando, FL 32803
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The Wine & Cheese Experience Is An Evening Of Fundraising, Live Entertainment, Style, Sophistication, and Commemoration

The Wine & Cheese Experience Hosted By The Delta Xi Lambda Chapter Of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Is An Evening Of:


The funds raised will directly affect the Metro Orlando area and the work of our organization, initiatives and Education Foundation .

We awarded $32,500 in scholarships last year. A member of our YMOD program was selected to attend the National Scout Jamboree in July. We delivered over one thousand (1,000) books and large quantities of supplies to four head start centers in Orange County last year.


The tasting room will feature curated sounds featuring some of your favorite jazz, neo-soul and R&B songs.

In the winery, DJ Andre Mack will get the party going by spinning the hip-hop, R&B, Reggae and dance classics.

The Wine & Cheese Experience will also include a Monte Carlo Night featuring Blackjack, Roulette and Craps tables.


The Wine & Cheese Experience a semi-formal event so our guests will have a wide range of choices to express their style and personality. We encourage creative use of colors, cuts, and accessories.


The Wine & Cheese Experience is a great way to experience different wines that a winery or vineyard may offer. It allows you to have small glasses of a variety of different types and flavors of wines which can help you determine which you may want to take home with you.

By using the 5 S’s (see, swirl, sniff, sip, and savor), you’ll be able to get the most out of any glass of wine.

Need to know which wine to serve with cheddar? Is port the only thing that goes with Stilton? Our on site Sommelier will educate guests on pairing your favorite wines with cheeses and other foods.


This year’s Wine & Cheese Experience is dedicated to our beloved Brother Sylvester “Sly” Taylor who passed away in 2021.

Brother Taylor had over 40 years of experience in the Hospitality Industry, with 28 of those years spent at Walt Disney World Resort in Hospitality. His most rewarding roles were Certified Meeting Planner and Wine Sommelier in Convention Services.

He brought his passion for hospitality and his love for wine to the Wine & Cheese Experience as the chair of this event for multiple years.

To honor Sly, we are partnering with his family to award a scholarship in his honor to a student pursuing a career in hospitality.

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