2012 Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic Details

Food and wine fans will love the culinary delights and entertainment offered at the Third Annual Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic being held during the 2012 Epcot Food and Wine Festival!

When: Mark your calendar for October 12-13, 2012!
Time: 5:30pm – 9:00pm

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin are a short walk or boat ride from Epcot’s World Showcase or Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Conveniently situated near the Yacht and Beach Club and Boardwalk Inn resorts, you’ll absolutely want to stop by this culinary event.

Swan and Dolphin Causeway


This year’s beverage seminars include Riesling Rendezvous, Beer, Please!, Spanish Wines, and More! These will be offered Saturday and Sunday from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Taught by certified experts in hour-long sessions at a cost of $45 inclusive, seminars are a great enhancement to your Food & Wine Classic experience!

Bruleeing Oranges at the Modern Mixology Seminar

Wine Seminars

Wine Blending
Riesling Rendezvous
Spanish Wines
Base to Bubbles

Spirits Seminars

Modern Mixology
All Things Sake

Beer Seminar

Beer, Please!

Tasting Stations

Award-winning restaurants from the Swan and Dolphin resorts will host tasting stations on the causeway between the hotels while live music entertains guests from 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. each day!

bluezoo Lobster Roll in 2011

Special Package Rates

The event includes an incredible causeway full of delicious goodies (you can check out menus and celebrity chef appearances!), plus informative and fun seminars (I loved the Mixology one last year).

The best part? DFB has special rate codes for you for this year’s festival! Booking a room at the Swan or Dolphin means you won’t have to worry about getting “home” after the event. Plus, you’ll be able to easily walk into Epcot to enjoy the Food and Wine Festival during your stay! Rates start at $285 per night for two people.

Call 888-828-8850 for reservations and ask for one of the following rate codes for these packages!

Package 1 – One night stay, plus causeway tickets for two! Ask for rate code DFBFWCL1.
Package 2 – One night stay, plus causeway tickets AND seminar tickets for two! Ask for rate code DFBFWSM1.
Package 3 – Two nights stay, plus causeway tickets for two for both nights. Ask for rate code DFBFWCL2.
Package 4 – Two nights stay, plus causeway tickets for two for both nights AND seminar tickets for two! Ask for rate code DFBFWSM2.

Causeway Tickets Only

Purchase your causeway tickets for this 2012 event for $80 per person, inclusive.

A La Carte Tickets Only

And here’s another great option for guests with limited time and/or light appetites! A La Carte tickets will be available for purchase at the event. At $2 each, these tickets are perfect for those with a lighter appetite and for young children. Offerings range from two to four tickets per item!


On both nights of the classic, listen to music as you enjoy the delicious eats on the causeway!
The Current – 5:30-7p
Four Divo – 7:05-7:25p
Beu Sisters – 7:30–9p


Don’t forget to purchase a souvenir from the event merchandise selection! Choose from Todd English’s newest cookbook, t-shirts, etched glassware, wines and more!

See you there!! (And don’t forget to check out our other posts about the 2010 and 2011 Food and Wine Classic!

There’s even a complimentary mobile app to help you make the most of your visit to the Food & Wine Classic.

Stay tuned as we share the developing and delicious news on the Food & Wine Classic!