Meet Justin, our managing partner at the exquisite champagne bar. With over 26 years of experience in the hospitality industry, including managing prestigious restaurants and consulting luxury hotels and casinos, Justin's expertise and passion for fine libations promise an unforgettable champagne experience that will delight your senses.
Meet Christian, a seasoned hospitality expert with 21 years of experience spanning various facets of the industry. From managing bars at Universal Orlando City Walk and prestigious five-star hotels to developing multiple locations for a local restaurant, his journey has taken him around the world, studying wines in Napa Valley, Mendoza Argentina, Central Valley Chile, and Tuscany, Italy. Currently, he owns and operates the beloved Grape & The Grain wine bar in Orlando's vibrant Mills 50 district.
Meet Alexie Fonseca,
Alexie started her career in Commercial Real Estate with Unicorp National Developments where she served as Director of Leasing, managing over a 1 million square foot portfolio. She then joined Colliers international where she has continued to grow her brokerage and development experience. With more than a decade of experience in development, Mrs. Fonseca spent her time working in all aspects of the development business from site acquisition, project management, site planning, design, and overseeing the development stages of many of the best and well-known projects in Central Florida today. Mrs. Fonseca successfully worked alongside her team to bring Tenants to Florida, such as Trader Joe’s Grocery and most notably the first White Castle, Portillo’s & Sixty Vine in the market and recently Kendra Scott, Arhaus and Free People. Her expertise in commercial real estate, dealings with many local entrepreneurs and her extensive travels worldwide spun Alexie into creating the Grape & The Grain concept which she owns and has successfully been open for 5 years.
Meet Maritza, a highly accomplished business consultant and sales expert with over 25 years of experience in the B2B industry. Her outstanding track record as a top sales performer for the past decade, combined with her extensive knowledge in various sectors, including banking, business development, and manufacturing, makes her a valuable asset in driving revenue growth and forming strategic alliances. Additionally, she holds a bachelor's degree in marketing from UCF and is actively involved as a partner in the renowned Grape & The Grain Wine Bar in the Mills 50 District.