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2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival

The 22nd Annual Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

August 31 - November 13, 2017 - a record 75 days long!

 

Epcot's Food and Wine Festival
2017 Food & Wine Festival Information
Epcot Food & Wine Festival Overview

Celebrating its 22nd year, the 2017 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival will be held from August 31 - November 13, 2017. Your Epcot admission is all that's needed to participate in this popular event! More information will be added as it becomes available, but until then, read all about the 2016 festival events!


General Information

The Festival Welcome Center features a Wine Shop where you can purchase your favorite selection as well as other event souvenirs.

There are marketplaces featuring food, wine and beer. The appetizer-sized portions usually range in price from $4.00 - $8.00 and provide the perfect opportunity to try the traditional cuisine from around the world. Many items are available for a Snack Credit on the Disney Dining Plan.

The International Food and Wine Festival will play host to seminars, tasting events and sumptuous meals overseen by top Disney Chefs as well as renowned guest Chefs. 

The special dining events can be booked by calling (407) WDW-FEST. All bookings are non-transferable and non-refundable.

2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Highlights
**All celebrity guests, events and dinners are subject to change without notice.

Tip: Purchase a Food & Wine Festival [Disney] gift card to pay your way around the World Showcase. It's much easier than trying to dig for cash or credit cards as you go from location to location. With a $200 activation, you’ll receive a specially themed lanyard and carrying sleeve.

2017 Food and Winde Festival Map


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2017 Food & Wine Festival Marketplaces

Article: Details on Some Dishes at the 2017 Food and Wine Festival

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Prices of the menu samples typically range from $4.00 - $8.00.

Epcot Legacy Showplace (Craft Beer):

  • Chilled Scotch Egg wrapped in Sausage with Mustard Sauce $4.00
  • Zesty Cheeseburger and Cheddar Cheese Macaroni Handwich $5.50
  • L’Orange Cotton Candy: A mixture of Lime and Orange Cotton Candy (vegetarian) $4.75
  • Bright Horizons: Sprite® with Multi-flavored Boba Pearls (non-alcoholic) $4.50
  • M.I.A Beer Company 305 Golden Ale, Doral, FL $4.00
  • Playalinda Brewing Company Blonde Ale, Titusville, FL $4.00
  • Florida Beer Company Passport 35 Triple Chocolate Milk Stout, Cape Canaveral, FL $4.00
  • JDub’s Passion Wheat, Sarasota, FL $4.00
  • Central 28 Trekkerbier Farmhouse Ale, DeBary, FL $4.00
  • Cigar City Guayabera Citra Pale Ale, Tampa, FL $4.00
  • Eastern Florida Flight (M.I.A. Beer Company 305 Golden Ale, Playalinda Brewing Company Blonde Ale, Florida Beer Company Passport 35 Triple Chocolate Milk Stout) $9.00
  • Western Florida Flight (JDub’s Passion Wheat, Central 28 Trekkerbier Farmhouse Ale, Cigar City Guayabera Citra Pale Ale) $9.00

Flavors from Fire:

  • Piggy Wings: Roasted Pork Wings with Korean BBQ Sauce and Sesame Seeds $4.50
  • Smoked Corned Beef with Warm Crispy Potatoes, Pickled Onions, and Blonde Ale Beer Fondue featuring BelGioioso Romano and American Grana Cheeses $5.00
  • Sweet Pancake with Spicy Chipotle Chicken Sausage, Onion Jam, and Maple Butter Syrup $4.00
  • Chocolate Picante: Dark Chocolate Mousse with Cayenne Pepper, Chili Powder, and Raspberry Dust $3.25
  • Orlando Brewery Smokin’ Blackwater Porter $4.25
  • Ravenswood Zinfandel, Napa Valley $6.50
  • Swine Brine featuring Evan Williams Bourbon $8.25

Light Lab Beverage:

  • T=C2: Tonic Water and Cotton Candy (non-alcoholic) $3.75
  • RGB: Citrus Apple Freeze (non-alcoholic) $3.75
  • Bleu Spectrum: Blanc de Bleu Cuvée Mousseux with Boba Pearls $9.00
  • Left Hand Brewing Company Polestar Pilsner, Longmont, CO
  • Playalinda Brewing Company Robonaut Red Ale, Titusville, FL
  • Elysian Brewing Space Dust IPA, Seattle, WA
  • Sixpoint Brewery Mad Scientist Radiant Flux, Brooklyn, NY
  • Founders Brewing Company Green Zebra Watermelon Gose Ale, Grand Rapids, MI
  • Blue Point Brewing Company Hoptical Illusion IPA, Patchogue, NY
  • Space Flight (Left Hand Brewing Company Polestar Pilsner, Playalinda Brewing Company Robonaut Red Ale, Elysian Brewing Space Dust IPA)
  • Light Flight (Sixpoint Brewery Mad Scientist Radiant Flux, Founders Brewing Company Green Zebra Watermelon Gose Ale, Blue Point Brewing Company Hoptical Illusion IPA)

Earth Eats Inspired by ABC’s The Chew:

  • Ricotta and Zucchini Ravioli with Rustic Tomato Sauce (vegetarian) $4.75
  • Grilled Beef Skewer with Romaine, Apricots, and Feta Cheese $5.25
  • Peanut Butter and White Chocolate Mousse with a Caramel Drizzle (gluten friendly) $3.50
  • Kurt Russell’s Gogi Wines Chardonnay “Goldie,” California $10.00
  • Kurt Russell’s Gogi Wines Pinot Noir, California $15.00
  • Redstone Meadery Black Raspberry Mead $7.00

Active Eats:

  • Loaded Mac ‘n’ Cheese with Nueske’s® Pepper Bacon, Cheddar Cheese, Peppers, and Green Onions $4.75
  • Roasted Verlasso® Salmon with Quinoa Salad and Arugula Chimichurri (gluten friendly) $5.50
  • Sweet Avocado Crema with Strawberries, Yellow Cake, and Tortilla Streusel (vegetarian) $3.75
  • M.I.A. Beer Company HRD WTR Cucumber & Lemon Lime Hard Sparkling Water, Doral, FL $4.00
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Cold Creek Riesling, Washington $6.00
  • Evolution by Sokol Blosser Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley $6.00

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Coastal Eats:

  • Lump Crab Cake with Napa Cabbage Slaw and Avocado Lemongrass Cream $5.00
  • Baked Shrimp Scampi Dip with Sourdough Baguette $5.50
  • Seared Scallops with Roasted Corn and Butterbean Succotash and Chili-chipotle Butter Sauce (pictured above) $6.00
  • Erath Pinot Gris, Oregon $6.00
  • Soter Planet Pinot Noir, Oregon $7.00

The Chocolate Studio:

  • Liquid Nitro Chocolate-Almond Truffle with Warm Whiskey-Caramel (gluten friendly) $4.75
  • Sweet Dark Chocolate Raspberry Torte with Whipped Cream and Raspberry Dust (vegetarian) $4.25
  • Justin Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles $7.00
  • Banfi Rosa Regale, Piedmont $9.00
  • Lenotti Recioto della Valpolicella, Italy $10.00
  • RL Buller Fine Muscat $6.00

The Cheese Studio Hosted by Boursin® Cheese:


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  • Braised Beef “Stroganoff” with Tiny Egg Noodles, Wild Mushroom, and Boursin® Garlic and Fine Herbs Cheese Sauce $5.00
  • Savory Caramelized Onion Boursin® Garlic and Fine Herbs Cheese Tart with cold Arugula Salad and Aged Balsamic (pictured above, vegetarian) $4.50
  • Cheese Trio: Profiterole topped with Boursin® Garlic and Fine Herbs Cheese and Orange Apricot Jam; Smoked Salmon Pinwheel with Boursin® Shallot and Chive Cheese and Everything Seasoning; Strawberry Macaroon with Boursin Pepper Cheese $5.50 (pictured below)
  • Leth Steinagrund Gruner Veltliner, Austria $5.00
  • Liberated Pinot Noir, California $6.50

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The Wine & Dine Studio:

  • Seared Scallops, Truffled Celery Root Purée, Brussels Sprouts, and Wild Mushrooms featuring Melissa’s Produce $5.75
  • Pulled Duck Confit with Cannellini Bean Ragoût and Zinfandel Reduction $5.50
  • Trio of Artisan Cheese (vegetarian): Fromager d’Affinois de Excellence with Toasted Baguette; Point Reyes Original Blue with Apricot Jam; Point Reyes Toma with Honey $5.25
  • Artist Palette of Wine and Cheese: Trio of Artisan Cheese Paired with Round Pond Estate Sauvignon Blanc, St. Francis Chardonnay and Recuerdo Malbec $11.25
  • Round Pond Estate Sauvignon Blanc, Rutherford $6.00
  • St. Francis Chardonnay, Sonoma County Recuerdo Malbec, Argentina $6.00
  • Eden Canyon “Jolie” Red Blend, California $9.00
  • Meiomi Rosé, California $5.00

Islands of the Caribbean:

  • Jamaican Beef Patty with Mango Salsa $5.00
  • Mojo Pork with Black Beans, Cilantro Rice, and Pickled Red Onions (gluten friendly) $4.50
  • Quesito: Puff Pastry with Sweetened Cream Cheese and Guava Sauce (vegetarian) $3.75
  • Carib Lager $4.00
  • Caribbean White Sangria $5.00
  • Frozen Mojito $10.00

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New Zealand:

  • Steamed Green Lip Mussels with Garlic Butter and Toasted Breadcrumbs $4.25
  • Lamb Meatball with Spicy Tomato Chutney $5.25
  • Seared Venison Loin with Wild Mushroom Marsala Sauce and Kumara Purée (pictured above) $6.50
  • Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough $6.00
  • Nobilo Icon Pinot Noir, Marlborough $6.00
  • Frozen Wine Cocktail featuring Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc $6.50

Australia:

  • Grilled Sweet and Spicy Bush Berry Shrimp with Pineapple, Pepper, Onion, and Snap Peas (gluten friendly) $5.25
  • Grilled Lamb T-Bone with Mint Pesto and Potato Crunchies (gluten friendly) $7.50
  • Lamington: Yellow Cake Dipped in Chocolate and Shredded Coconut (vegetarian) $3.25
  • Coopers Brewery Original Pale Ale $4.25
  • Robert Oatley McLaren Vale Shiraz $5.00
  • Hope Estate “Wollombi Brook” Semillon, Hunter Valley $5.00

The Almond Orchard Hosted by Blue Diamond Almond Breeze®:

  • Cauliflower Risotto with Pulled Chicken, Artichokes, Spinach and Parmesan Cheese with Aged Balsamic $4.75
  • Fire-roasted Tomato Hummus topped with Blue Diamond® Salt & Vinegar Almonds served with Blue Diamond Nut Thins® $5.25
  • Banana Almond Soft-serve Sundae with Fresh Berries and Crunchy Chocolate Oats $4.50
  • Almond Breeze Strawberry Smoothie (non-alcoholic) $4.50
  • Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin "Yellow Label" Brut Champagne $13.00
  • Dom Perignon Brut Champagne $32.00
  • Moet & Chandon Brut Rose Imperial Champagne $16.00

Patagonia:

  • Beef Empanada $5.00
  • Grilled Beef Skewer with Chimichurri Sauce and Boniato Purée (gluten friendly) $5.75
  • Verum Pinot Noir, Rio Negro $6.00
  • Bodega Noemía de Patagonia “A Lisa” Malbec, Rio Negro $6.00

Hawai’i:

  • Kalua Pork Slider with Sweet and Sour DOLE® Pineapple Chutney and Spicy Mayonnaise $4.75
  • Grilled Tuna Tataki with Seaweed Salad, Pickled Cucumbers, and Wasabi Cream $5.25
  • Teriyaki-glazed SPAM® Hash with Potatoes, Peppers, Onions, and Spicy Mayonnaise (pictured above) $4.00
  • Passion Fruit Cheesecake with Toasted Macadamia Nuts $4.00
  • Maui Brewing Company Bikini Blonde Lager $4.00
  • Florida Orange Groves Sparkling Pineapple Wine $6.00
  • Mai Tai featuring Sammy’s Beach Bar Rum $9.00

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Farm Fresh:

  • Crispy Chicken with Griddled Cornbread and Red Eye Gravy (pictured above) $4.75
  • Roasted Beet Salad with Green Beans, Feta Cheese, Minus 8 Vinaigrette, and Toasted Walnuts (vegetarian and gluten friendly) $3.75
  • Gumption Citrus Freak Hard Cider, Middlebury, VT $4.00
  • Woodchuck Raspberry Hard Cider, Middlebury, VT $4.00
  • Two Henrys Elderberry Cream Hard Cider, Plant City, FL $4.00
  • Florida Orange Groves Mango Mama Wine $5.50
  • Cider flight $9.00

Greece:

  • Loaded Greek “Nachos”: Pita Chips, Meatless Sausage Crumbles, and Vegan Tzatziki (vegetarian) $4.50
  • Taste of Greece: Stuffed Grape Leaves with Lemon Dill Sauce, Grilled Octopus and Feta Cheese Dip with Warm Pita $8.00
  • Spanakopita (vegetarian) $4.25
  • Bougatsa: Warm Phyllo Dough Strudel with Sweet Vanilla Custard, Lemon Honey Syrup and Cinnamon (vegetarian) $4.00
  • Domaine Skouras Moscofilero, Peloponnese $5.00
  • Domaine Sigalas Assyrtiko, Santorini $7.00
  • Argyros Atlantis Red Blend, Santorini $7.00

Thailand - returning for the first time since 2009:

  • Marinated Chicken with Peanut Sauce and Stir-fried Vegetables $4.75
  • Seared Shrimp and Scallop Cake with Cold Noodle Salad $5.00
  • Red Hot Spicy Thai Curry Beef with Steamed Rice $5.50
  • Helfrich Gewürztraminer, Alsace $5.00
  • Singha Lager $4.00

Mexico:

  • Rib Eye Taco: Marinated Rib Eye, Roasted Chipotle Sauce, and Grilled Scallions on a Corn Tortilla $6.75
  • Tequila Chipotle Shrimp: Served on a Black Bean Huarache garnished with Red and Green Cabbage, Queso Fresco, and Crema Mexicana $6.50
  • Cajeta Mousse served with Cajeta Sauce and White Chocolate Flakes topped with Salsa Verde and crispy Onions $4.25
  • Spicy Apple Margarita $10.75
  • Classic Lime Margarita $10.25
  • Mexican Red Sangria $8.75
  • Mexican Mule $9.25

China:

  • Beijing Roasted Duck Bao Bun with Hoisin Sauce $ $6.50
  • Spicy Chicken Bao Bun $5.25
  • Black Pepper Shrimp with Garlic Noodles $5.75
  • Chicken Potstickers $4.00
  • Mango Bubble Tea with Assam Black Tea and Milk (non-alcoholic) $6.75
  • Tsingtao Lager $3.50
  • Ritzy Lychee with Courvoisier Cognac VS and Smirnoff Vodka $10.50
  • Happy Peach with DeKuyper Peach Liqueur and Myers’s Dark Rum $8.95
  • Kung Fu Punch with Smirnoff Vodka and Bols Triple Sec $8.95
  • BaiJoe Punch: Chinese Bai Jiu Spirit, Lychee, Coconut and Pineapple Juice $10.50

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India - returning for the first time since 2009:

  • Warm Indian Bread with Pickled Garlic, Mango Salsa and Coriander Pesto Dips (vegetarian) (pictured above) $4.75
  • Madras Red Curry with Roasted Cauliflower, Baby Carrots, Chickpeas, and Basmati Rice (vegetarian and gluten friendly) $5.00
  • Korma Chicken with Cucumber Tomato Salad, Almonds, Cashews, and Warm Naan Bread $5.25
  • Pistachio Cardamom Bundt Cake with Chocolate Coconut Mousse (vegetarian) $3.50
  • Mango Lassi (non-alcoholic) $4.75
  • Sula Chenin Blanc, Nashik $5.00
  • Sula Shiraz, Nashik $5.00
  • Kingfisher Lager $4.00

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Africa:

  • Berbere-style Beef Tenderloin Tips with Onions, Jalapeños, Tomato, and Pap (gluten friendly) $5.25
  • Spicy Ethiopian Red Lentil Stew with Vegan Yogurt and Quinoa (vegetarian) $4.50
  • Spinach and Paneer Cheese Pocket with Mint Raita (vegetarian) $4.00
  • Ernie Els “Big Easy” Chenin Blanc, Western Cape $5.50
  • Simonsig Pinotage, Stellenbosch $6.00
  • Jam Jar Sweet Shiraz, Western Cape $5.00
  • Wine flight $6.50

Brewer’s Collection:

  • Lebkuchenherz: Decorated Gingerbread Heart $7.00
  • Radeberger Zwickel Pilsner (Unfiltered) $4.00
  • Hacker-Pschorr Hefe Weisse Naturtrüb $4.00
  • Schöfferhofer Hefeweizen Pomegranate Beer $4.00
  • Beer flight $9.00

Germany:

  • Schinkennudeln: Pasta Gratin with Ham and Cheese $4.00
  • Roast Bratwurst in a Pretzel Roll $5.25
  • Apple Strudel with Vanilla Sauce (vegetarian) $4.00 (Making Germany’s Apple Strudel)
  • Lebkuchenherz: Decorated Gingerbread Heart $7.00
  • Radeberger Zwickel Pilsner (Unfiltered) $4.25
  • Selbach Bernkasteler Kurfürstlay Riesling Kabinett, Mosel $5.00
  • Dr. Heyden Oppenheimer Sacträger Riesling Spätlese, Rheinhessen $5.00
  • Selbach Riesling Classic Dry, Mosel $5.00
  • Wine flight $6.50

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Spain - returning for the first time since 2010:

  • Charcuterie in a Cone with a selection of imported Spanish Meats, Cheeses, and Olives with an Herb Vinaigrette (pictured above) $6.50
  • Traditional Spanish Paella with Shrimp, Mussels, Chicken, and Crispy Chorizo (gluten friendly) (pictured below) $5.25

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  • Seafood Salad with Shrimp, Bay Scallops and Mussels, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, White Balsamic Vinegar, and Smoked Paprika (gluten friendly) $5.25
  • Sweet Olive Oil Cake with Powdered Sugar and Lemon Curd (pictured below) $3.75

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  • Rafael Palacios Bolo Godello, Valdeorras $5.00
  • Bodegas y Viñedos Artazu Garnacha Rosado, Navarra $5.00
  • Casa Castillo Monastrell, Jumilla $5.00
  • Wine flight $6.50

Italy:

  • Crispy Calamari with Spicy Pomodoro Sauce $8.00
  • Spezzatino con Polenta: Beef Stew with Parmesan Creamy Polenta $7.50
  • Absolut Penne: Vodka Sauce with Shrimp $7.00
  • Cannoli al Cioccolato: Chocolate-covered Cannoli Filled with Sweet Ricotta, Chocolate and Candied Fruit $4.25
  • Pinot Grigio $7.00
  • Chianti $7.00
  • Prosecco $9.00
  • Corbinello $9.00
  • Moscato $9.00
  • Frozen Margarita with Limoncello and Tequila $10.00
  • Moretti Lager Beer $5.50
  • Moretti La Rossa Double Malt Beer $5.50

Hops and Barley:

  • New England Lobster Roll $8.00
  • Smoked Beef Brisket and Pimento Cheese served on Griddled Garlic Toast $5.50
  • Freshly Baked Carrot Cake and Cream Cheese Icing (vegetarian) $3.75
  • New Belgium Brewing Fat Tire White Ale, Fort Collins, CO $4.25
  • Anchor Brewing Liberty Ale, San Francisco, CA $4.25
  • Orange Blossom Brewing Foxtail Cold Brew Coffee Pilsner, Orlando, FL $4.25
  • Mer Soleil Reserve Chardonnay, Santa Lucia Highlands $6.00
  • Atalon Pauline’s Cuvée Red Blend, Napa Valley $6.00
  • Beer flight $9.00

Japan:

  • Wasabi Shumai Steamed Pork Dumpling $6.95
  • Salmon BLT Sushi Roll $7.95
  • Teriyaki Ginger Pork $8.25
  • Pom Pineapple Sake Cocktail $7.50
  • Kara Tamba Tarekuchi Dry Sake $8.50
  • Yukikiage “Snow Shadow” Junmai Sake $8.50
  • Sapporo Lager $4.25

Morocco:

  • Kefta Pocket: Seasoned Ground Beef in a Pita Pocket $5.00
  • Spicy Hummus Fries with Cucumber, Tomato, Onions, and Tzatziki Sauce (vegetarian) $5.00
  • Chocolate Baklava: Rolled Phyllo Dough with Toasted Almonds and Dark Chocolate Sauce (vegetarian) $4.00
  • Mimosa Royale: Sparkling Wine and Orange Juice topped with Orange Liqueur $8.00
  • Albarino, Rias Baixas, Spain $5.00
  • Moroccan Sangria $6.00
  • Casa Pale Lager $4.00

Belgium:

  • Beer-braised Beef served with Smoked Gouda Mashed Potatoes $5.00
  • Belgian Waffle with Warm Chocolate Ganache and Whipped Cream (vegetarian) $4.00
  • Belgian Waffle with Berry Compote and Whipped Cream (vegetarian) $4.00
  • Hoegaarden Witbier $4.00
  • Leffe Blonde Belgian Pale Ale $4.00
  • Stella Artois Hard Cidre $4.00
  • Chilled Coffee featuring Godiva Chocolate Liqueur $10.00
  • Beer flight $9.00

Brazil:

  • Escondidinho de Carne – “Little Hidden One”: Layered Meat Pie with Mashed Yucca (gluten friendly) $5.00
  • Crispy Pork Belly with Black Beans, Tomato, and Onions (gluten friendly) $5.75
  • Pão de Queijo: Brazilian Cheese Bread (vegetarian and gluten friendly) $4.00
  • M.I.A. Beer Company Barbosa Black Beer, Doral, FL $4.25
  • Lidio Carraro Chardonnay $5.00
  • Frozen Caipirinha featuring LeBlon Cachaça $11.00

France:

  • Moelleux au Fromage de Chèvre et Épinards: Warm Goat Cheese Pudding with Spinach (vegetarian and gluten friendly) $4.25
  • Croissant aux Escargots: Escargot Croissant with Garlic and Parsley $5.75
  • Boeuf Bourguignon, Purée de Pommes de Terre:Cabernet Sauvignon Braised Beef with Mashed Potatoes $6.25
  • Crème Brûlée à la Confiture de Framboises: Crème Brûlée with Housemade Raspberry Jam (vegetarian and gluten friendly) $4.25
  • La Passion Martini Slush: Vodka, Grey Goose Le Citron, Cranberry and Passion Fruit Juice $10.75
  • Chardonnay, Bouchard Ainé & Fils $4.75
  • Château les Graves de Barrau Merlot and Cabernet Blend, Bordeaux $6.50
  • St-Germain Sparkling Kir: Sparkling Wine and St-Germain Elderflower Liqueur $8.50
  • Kronenbourg Blanc 1664 Pale Lager $4.25

Ireland:

  • Roasted Irish Sausage with Colcannon Potatoes and Onion Gravy $5.50
  • Warm Irish Cheddar Cheese and Stout Dip with Irish Brown Bread (vegetarian) $4.75
  • Warm Chocolate Pudding with Irish Cream Liqueur Custard $4.00
  • Twinings® Pumpkin Chai Tea and Caramel Shake (non-alcoholic) $4.75
  • Bunratty Meade Honey Wine $5.50
  • Guinness Blonde American Lager $4.00
  • Twinings® Pumpkin Chai Tea Frozen Cocktail with Caramel Vodka $9.75

Scotland:

  • Fresh Potato Pancake with Scottish Smoked Salmon and Herbed Sour Cream $5.25
  • Traditional Scottish Lamb Stew with Neeps and Tatties $4.75
  • The Tipsy Laird: Whiskey-soaked Cake with Lemon Cream and Toasted Oats (vegetarian) $3.50
  • Belhaven Brewery Scottish Ale $4.00
  • Citrus Thistle featuring Hendrick’s Gin $10.00

Canada:

  • Canadian Cheddar Cheese Soup served with a Pretzel Roll $5.00
  • “Le Cellier” Wild Mushroom Beef Filet Mignon with Truffle-Butter Sauce (gluten friendly) $8.00
  • Moosehead Radler: Lager infused with Grapefruit, Grape and Lemon Juices, New Brunswick $4.00
  • Neige Premiere “Apple Ice Wine”, Québec $6.00
  • Fielding Estate Red Conception, Niagara Peninsula $7.00

TIP: Get a map when you enter the park and circle the items and locations that you definitely want to try.  It will help you pace yourself so you don't fill up at the first few stands.

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2017 Food & Wine Festival Welcome Center

The Welcome Center is located in Future World East to the left of Mission: SPACE. Open daily from 9:00 a.m. - park close. At the Festival Center, stop by the Information Desk from 9:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. to get any of your Food & Wine Festival questions answered. Guests can also get their Marketplace Discovery Passport Completion Stamp here.

  • Festival Stage hosted by ABC's The CHEW! Watch The CHEW, a daily talk show discussing food. Gets tips on entertaining and new recipes, plus pick up a list of CHEW-approved foods from around the Festival.
  • Merchandise Shops -
    • Pick up Festival logo merchandise at the Stockpot Shop, such as pins, shirts, hats, aprons, kitchenware and artwork. 
    • At the Festival Center Wine Shop, browse through hundreds of wines that have been showcased at the Festival. 
  • Remy's Ratatouille Hide & Squeak scavenger hunt. Kids can search for 15 little Remy statuettes with maps, stickers, and prizes.
  • Intermissions Cafe - Offering a selection of wine, cheese, sandwiches and salads.
  • Wine/Beverage seminars: Learn tips from a wine or beverage expert and sample the selections. Monday - Thursday at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. (on Thursday, August 31, 2017, there will be an additional seminar at 5:00 p.m.); Friday - Sunday at 1:30, 3:30, and 5:00 p.m. Cost is $17 per person plus tax. Call (407) WDW-FEST to book.
  • Culinary demonstrations: These 45-minute demonstrations will give you tips and samples from chefs and beverage professionals. List of demonstrations can be found here. Monday - Thursday at 2:30 p.m.; Friday - Sunday at 12:15 and 2:30 p.m. Cost is $17 per person, plus tax. Call (407) WDW-FEST to book.
  • Mix It, Make It, Celebrate It! Seminars: Learn how to prepare both trendy and classic cocktails from a professional mixologist. List of demonstrations can be found here. Monday - Thursday from 12:15 - 1:30 p.m. Cost is $49 per person plus tax.
    Call (407) WDW-FEST to book.
  • Back to Basics - Pick up tips from the pros to make your next dinner party a success.  Festival Welcome Center, Spotlight Stage. Friday - Sunday at 2:00 and 4:00 p.m.
    • Joffrey's Coffee & Tea Company® – September 1, 2 and 3
    • The Olive Pantry – September 8, 9 and 10
    • Pam Smith, P.S. Flavor!™ – September 15, 16 and 17
    • Melissa’s Produce – September 22, 23 and 24
    • National Watermelon Promotion Board – September 29 and 20; October 1
    • AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate – October 6, 7 and 8
    • Minus 8 Vinegar – October 13, 14 and 15
    • Kumquat Growers, Inc. – October 20, 21 and 22
    • Blue Diamond Almond Breeze – October 27, 28 and 29; November 3, 4 and 5
    • Twinings™ of London – November 10, 11 and 12
  • Cheese Seminars at the Festival Center: Learn about cheese from experts and other industry professionals. The featured cheese will be paired with selected wines and introduced by a knowledgeable wine representative. Select Saturdays from 9:45-11:15 a.m. $89 per guest plus tax; gratuity included.
    • French Cheeses and Wines - hosted by Max McCalman, September 2, 2017
    • Italian Cheeses and Wines - hosted by Tonda Corrente, September 16, 2017
    • Mediterranean Cheeses and Wines - hosted by Erin Hedley, September 30, 2017
    • Fabulous Old World Cheeses and Wines - hosted by Max McCalman, October 7, 2017
    • World-Class Cheeses and Wines of the United States - hosted by David Gremmels, October 14, 2017
    • Great British Cheeses and Ales - hosted by Max McCalman, October 28, 2017
    • Season's Best Cheeses and Wines - hosted by Max McCalman, November 11, 2017
  • The Chocolate Experience: From Bean to the Bar Hosted by Ghirardelli Chocolate Company. Chocolate sculptures will be on display from the Walt Disney World Resort Pastry chefs. Sample chocolate, purchase drinking chocolate, select a wine and chocolate pairing and shop for Ghirardelli chocolates. Daily from 9:00am - park close.

  • Book Signings and Meet & Greets: Meet authors and other personalities speaking at the Festival. There will be the opportunity for you to get your purchased books and merchandise items autographed. Check daily schedules.
  • Bottle Signings: Meet the winemakers and get your purchased bottle of wine autographed. Check daily schedules.
  • Seasons of the Vine- 7-minute film showing the world of winemaking. Film will run continuously throughout the day.

    TIP: If you're an Annual Passholder, don't forget to pick up your commemorative buttons from the 2017 Food & Wine Festival!



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    Eat to the Beat Concert Series - 2017

    As with all Disney events, themed entertainment is part of the festivities. Visitors to the Food and Wine Festival can “Eat to the Beat!”

    The following line-up of performers is scheduled for the 2017 "Eat to the Beat" Concert Series (Those in red are NEW for 2017!):

     

    08/31 - 09/01 - Delta Rae
    09/02 - 09/03 - The Hooters
    09/04 - 09/05 - Baha Men
    09/06 - 09/07 - Fuel

    09/08 - 09/10 - STARSHIP starring Mickey Thomas

    09/11 - 09/12 - Lauren Alaina
    09/13 - 09/15 - Plain White T’s
    09/16 - 09/17 - Sister Hazel
    09/18 - 09/20 - Air Supply

    09/21 - 09/22 - David Cook

    09/23 - 09/24 - Everclear

    09/25 - 09/27 - Sugar Ray

    09/28 - 09/29 - 38 Special

    09/30 - 10/01 - Mark Wills

    10/02 - 10/03 - American Authors
    10/04 - 10/05 - Christopher Cross

     

    10/06 - 10/08 - Devon Allman
    10/09 - 10/11 - Dennis DeYoung

    10/12 - 10/13 - Taylor Dayne

    10/14 - 10/15 - Jeffrey Osborne

    10/16 - 10/17 - Postmodern Jukebox

    10/18 - 10/20 - 10,000 Maniacs

    10/21 - 10/22 - Toad The Wet Sprocket

    10/23 - 10/24 - Kenny G

    10/25 - 10/26 - Billy Ocean
    10/27 - 10/29 - Tiffany
    10/30 - 11/01 - Hanson

    11/02 - 11/03 - Blue October

    11/04 - 11/05 - Living Colour

    11/06 - 11/08 - Boyz II Men

    11/09 - 11/11 - Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

    11/12 - 11/13 - Squeeze

     

    Performances are at 5:30, 6:45, and 8:00 p.m. at the America Gardens Theater.

     

    Dining packages are available and will guarantee you reserved seating for the concerts. Choose from lunch or dinner at 13 different restaurants. Prices vary by restaurant, but start at $34.99 for lunch (includes appetizer, entree, dessert and drink). Lunch reservations will have reserved seating at the 5:30 p.m. show; dinner reservations will have reservations for the 6:45 or 8:00 p.m. show.

    Epcot Food and Wine Festival

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    World Showcase Live Entertainment - 2017

    Suroît - August 31 – October 1 – New to Epcot, this renowned band hails from Canada’s Magdalen Islands in eastern Quebec. For four decades, their infectious sound has embraced influences from Cajun, Celtic, bluegrass and rock music. Join Suroît on the Mill Stage at the Canada pavilion.

    Margret Almer & The Bavarian BandBeginning August 31 and continuing through the holiday season - World-famous yodeler Margret Almer makes an encore appearance at Epcot this fall. She’ll be performing with The Bavarian Band at the Germany pavilion.



    Musique Aramenco
    September 1 – December 30 - Another returning favorite takes the stage at the Morocco pavilion. Musique Aramenco presents a fusion of traditional and modern Moroccan music.

    Bodh’aktanOctober 2 – 22 - Back by popular demand, Bodh’aktan mixes Quebecois, folk, and polka to make fantastic rock and dance music. After rocking stages across Quebec, the United States and Europe, this incredibly popular, kilted band is returning for an Epcot encore at the Canada pavilion.

    RaffyOctober 23 – November 26 - This musical quartet will make their Epcot debut on the Mill Stage. Raffy’s infectious energy has been embraced across Canada through a live tour, appearances on television and radio airplay of their first hit single.

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    Dining Experiences - 2017

    *All prices are listed with gratuity, but without tax. Theme park admission is required for all events that take place at locations within a park.
    Call (407) WDW-FEST to book or check epcotfoodfestival.com to book select events.


    Special Dining Events at Disney Resorts


    Party for the Senses will take place on select Saturdays from 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. in the World Showplace Events pavilion. This elegant, dance-filled party will include gourmet tastings of champagne, wine, craft beers and specialty cocktails, all paired with food. The event even includes reserved seating for 5:30 PM and 6:45 PM performances of the Eat to the Beat concert series as an added bonus! List of details on each party can be found here. Prices range from $179 to $329 plus tax per person; gratuity included.


    What's Cookin' With... - This plated brunch will be hosted by a celebrity guest. Festival Welcome Center, Chef's Showcase. Select Fridays and Sundays. $129 plus tax per person; gratuity included.

    • September 3 – Shaun O'Neale
    • September 10 – Alex Guarnaschelli
    • September 15 – Stuart O'Keeffe
    • September 17 – Jet Tila
    • September 24 – Art Smith
    • September 29 – Graham Elliot
    • October 6 – Jamie Deen
    • October 8 – Geoffrey Zakarian
    • October 15 – Bryan Voltaggio
    • October 20 – Robert Irvine
    • October 22 – Robert Irvine
    • October 27 – Cat Cora
    • October 29 – Cat Cora
    • November 3 – Carla Hall
    • November 10 – Sarah Fioroni
    • November 12 – Buddy Valastro

    Food & Beverage Pairings - Celebrate the marriage of regional wines and beers as paired with accompanying cusines.

     


    Dining Adventures Around the World - Go on a globe-trotting tour of tasty treats from all over this great, big world.


    Dining Packages - Elevate your Food & Wine experiences with an exquisite selection of dining packages designed to delight all of your senses.

    Party for the Senses

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    Signature Dining - 2017

     

    *All prices are listed with gratuity, but without tax. Theme park admission is required for all events. Call (407) WDW-FEST to book or check epcotfoodfestival.com to book select events.

     

    The Signature Dining is a meal with wine pairings. A Host Chef teams with a Representative from one of the hosting wineries who will present the dinner's wine. Prices are listed per person, plus tax, gratuity included. Theme park admission is not required, except for Tiffins, The Hollywood Brown Derby and Le Cellier Steakhouse.

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    2017 Food & Wine Festival by the Numbers

     

    2017 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival by the Numbers:

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