2010 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Seminars and Demonstrations

More details and pricing for the 2010 Epcot Food and Wine Festival seminars and demonstrations have been announced. These are the free and low-cost events that will take place at the Festival Welcome Center in Epcot’s Future World. Booking opens for Tables in Wonderland, Disney Vacation Club, and Annual Passholders on August 25th at 9am — prices are at a discounted rate. Booking opens on August 27th at 9am for the general public. Click here to book. All info subject to change.

Our best guess on the two prices listed for some events is that Annual Passholders, DVC members, and Tables in Wonderland members will pay the lower cost when pre-booking.


(Open daily 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.)

Culinary Demonstrations

$9 & $13 per person, tax included. Theme Park admission required.
Learn from the pros at these 45-minute culinary sessions. Meet the featured chef and wine presenter, pick up a few tips and best of all –- taste the demonstrated dish and wine pairing!
Daily: 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m.

Culinary Demonstration from 2009

Wine and Beverage Seminars

$8 & $12 per person, tax included. Theme Park admission required.
A 45-minute seminar allows you to meet the featured winery principal or beverage expert, learn a few tips, and sample the selected wines/beverages. Cheers!
Daily: 12 noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m.

Authors without Borders

*Included with Epcot® admission
Listen to renowned authors from the food and wine industries speak about popular topics in these 30-minute conversations.
Friday – Sundays at 12:15 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Authentic Taste Seminars

*Included with Epcot® admission
Each of these 30-minute seminars celebrates the origins, properties, and history of pure ingredients in a lively and informative presentation by subject authorities.
Friday – Sundays at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Book Signings and Meet & Greets

*Included with Epcot® admission
Don’t miss the occasion to chat with a celebrated author and/or personality! Be sure to have your purchased book/merchandise autographed. Please check the daily schedules for featured authors and personalities or visit the Festival Information Desk.

Grilled Pineapple Vanilla Gazpacho from a Demonstration

Bottle Signings

*Included with Epcot® admission
Meet the winemaker and have your purchased bottle of wine autographed for a great souvenir or that special occasion! Please check the daily schedules for topics and presenters or visit the Festival Information Desk.

Seasons of the Vine

*Included with Epcot® admission
This seven-minute journey provides a “behind-the-scenes introduction” to wine growing. Narrated by Jeremy Irons this film will run continuous shows throughout the day.

Intermissions Café featuring wine, cheese, and light snacks – Hosted by Kobrand

A special way to start your day or wind down in the evening! Featuring the following wines: Caposaldo Prosecco, Caposaldo Pinot Grigio, Benziger Family Sauvignon Blanc, Maison Louis Jadot Chardonnay, Maison Louis Jadot Beaujolais-Villages, Wild Rock Pinot Noir, St. Francis RED, Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial Sequoia Grove Cabernet Sauvignon, and Fonseca Bin 27

The Stockpot Shop

Find commemorative items such as the event poster, Festival cookbook and a great selection of cooking and entertaining products.

Shop for Favorite Wines in The Cellar

The Cellar

The wine shop boasts a selection of over 300 wines from the cellars of the prestigious wineries showcased throughout the Festival.

Tasteful Chapters

Visit our book shop and look for the official book-signing location for celebrity chefs and authors. Be sure to pick up a collectible Festival-themed mini Disney Gift Card –- a handy way to pay for so much fun at the Festival!


Pick up your Festival Marketplace Discovery Passport at the Festival Welcome Center. Use it to travel the world and fully experience the delicious delights available at all 27 International Marketplaces around World Showcase. Be sure to get your passport stamped at each Marketplace, each with their own unique design. Let the journey begin!

Marketplace Discovery Passport Details and Examples

For more information on the 2010 Epcot Food and Wine Festival page, click here.