I had the wonderful opportunity of attending the Epcot Food and Wine Festival preview yesterday evening at Walt Disney World’s Epcot, and I have more new information to share about the 2012 Epcot Food and Wine Festival! (With more to come tomorrow!)
As always, you can visit our Epcot Food and Wine Festival index page for all updates at any time.
Event Booking Dates and Details
Bookings will begin for all special events on August 14th, 2012, at 7am.
Booking for Tables in Wonderland members, Annual Passholders, and DVC members begins August 10th for seminars and demos (including Mixology). Discounts ($2) will be offered for these events Monday through Thursday only. Call 407-WDW-FEST or book online for some events.
Special Event Details
From Sweet Sundays to Party for the Senses, Wine Schools to Cheese Seminars, we’ve got ALL the details about the 2012 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Special Events here! (Note: we’re expecting low-cost seminar and demo information to come out very soon.)
Start planning your trip now! Click here for dates and prices of the Epcot Food and Wine Festival special events!
World Showcase Booth and Menu Information
BOOTHS THIS YEAR INCLUDE:
Desserts & Champagne
Fife & Drum Tavern
Hops & Barley
I did get the chance to try a couple of the new items for this year! Take a look!
The new Florida Local booth will feature goodies like shrimp ceviche and white corn arepa!
The Terra Vegan booth will feature all vegan items — including vegan wine! The full menu will provide Trick’n Chick’n Curry with Basmati Rice, Chili Colorado with House Made Chips and Cashew Cheese, and Chocolate Cake with Passion Fruit Sorbet and Coconut Foam.
Desserts and Champagne Booth
The beloved Desserts and Champagne Booth is back this year with three brand new goodies to try!
New Zealand Booth
Last year’s lamb slider has transformed into lamb meatballs with spicy tomato chutney this year!
We’re excited to announce the full Booth menus very soon (maybe as soon as tomorrow)!
Festival Center Seminar and Demonstration Details
Here are a few tidbits we found out about the Festival Center low-cost seminars and demos:
— Wine/Beverage Seminars will take place Mon-Thursday at 12, 2, and 4PM; and Friday-Sunday at 2 and 4PM. They will cost $14/$11
— Culinary Demos will take place Daily at 1, 3, and 5PM. They will cost $14/$11.
— Mixology Seminars will take place Daily at 6PM. They will cost $14.
— Wine Shop Samplings will take place Daily at 1, 3, and 5PM.
More details about these events will be announced soon.
Eat to the Beat Concert Time Change
Concerts will be held this year at 5:30, 6:45, and 8:00 p.m. Note that this is a change-up from what we’re used to!
As always, we’re keeping track of the latest and greatest for you on the 2012 Epcot Food and Wine Festival!
What Epcot Food and Wine Festival feature are you most looking forward to?