2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Preview: Chocolate Studio and Wine and Dine Studio

It’s almost here! The 2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival starts in less than two weeks and we can’t wait to try all the dishes and beverages at the Marketplace Booths!

Food and Wine Festival Updates 2016 Info Graphic Square

The Festival kicks off September 14 and runs through November 14, and this year several new Marketplace Booths are featured in both Future World and World Showcase.

Today we’re giving you a preview of two of the new Future World Marketplace Booths: Chocolate Studio and the Wine and Dine Studio.

Chocolate Studio Marketplace Booth

Chocolate lovers are going to LOVE this new marketplace booth! It is the perfect spot to satisfy your sweet tooth!

2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Chocolate Studio Booth Menu

Food:

  • Red Wine Chocolate Truffle
  • Ghirardelli® Chocolate Raspberry Torte
  • Liquid Nitro Chocolate-Almond Truffle with Warm Whiskey Caramel

Beverages:

  • Fonseca Bin No. 27 Port
  • Justin Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Rosa Regale Sweet Sparkling Wine
  • Blandy’s Alvada 5yr-Old Madeira

We highly recommend the Liquid Nitro Chocolate-Almond Truffle with Warm Whiskey Caramel! This not-quite-ice-cream dessert is something truly unique — and the perfect treat for a warm Festival day.

Chew Lab Liquid Nitro Chocolate Almond Truffle with Warm Whiskey Caramel

Liquid Nitro Chocolate Almond Truffle with Warm Whiskey Caramel from the 2015 Food and Wine Festival

This sweet treat actually debuted at the 2015 Festival, and we are crazy happy to see it back for another year.

Ready to Plan for Your Epcot Food and Wine Festival Trip?

The DFB Guide to the 2016 Epcot Food & Wine Festival e-Book is now available! This 250+-page guide to the Festival offers insider tips and advice as well as all of the details you need to know to plan your best Festival visit ever.

2015 DFB F&W Guide Cover

Your purchase includes several bonus items as well — including a full daily schedule of events at the Festival and a printable World Showcase Booth Menu Checklist to carry with you as you Eat around the World!

Order your 2016 edition today! Don’t miss a moment of the fun!

Use code Chefs at check-out for a 20% off the cover price!

Joining the Chocolate Studio in Future World this year is the new Wine and Dine Studio!

Wine and Dine Studio Marketplace Booth

The menu at the Wine and Dine Studio features small dishes and artisan cheese plates in addition to a variety of wines on tap!

2015 Wine Studio Booth

2015 Wine Studio Booth

2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Wine and Dine Studio Booth Menu

Food:

  • Seared Scallop, Truffled Celery Root Puree, Brussels Sprouts, and Wild Mushrooms
  • Pork Tenderloin with Cannellini Bean Ragout and Zinfandel Reduction
  • Trio of Artisan Cheese
    • La Bonne Vie Goat Cheese served with toasted Craisin Bread
    • Karst Cave-aged Cheddar Cheese served with Fig Compote
    • Statesboro Blue Cheese served with Spiced Candied Walnuts
  • Artist Palette of Wine and Cheese
    • Trio of Artisan Cheese paired with Conundrum White Blend 25th Anniversary, Kurt Russell’s GoGi “Goldie” Chardonnay and Robert Mondavi Maestro Red Blend

Beverages:

  • Round Pond Estate Sauvignon Blanc, Rutherford
  • Kurt Russell’s GoGi “Goldie” Chardonnay, Santa Rita Hills
  • Conundrum White Blend 25th Anniversary, California
  • Vinum Cellars Pinot Noir, Monterey
  • Kurt Russell’s GoGi “Tiger” Pinot Noir, Santa Rita Hills
  • Michael David Winery Seven Deadly Zins Zinfandel, Lodi
  • Robert Mondavi Winery Maestro Red Blend, Napa Valley

A Pork Tenderloin with a Cannellini Bean Ragout and Zinfandel Reduction will be on the menu.

Wine & Dine Studio Pork Tenderloin with Cannellini Bean Ragout and Zinfandel Reduction

Wine & Dine Studio Pork Tenderloin with Cannellini Bean Ragout and Zinfandel Reduction

And while you won’t find the scallop on the menu in Scotland, you’ll find a new scallop dish at the Wine and Dine Studio –the Seared Scallop, Truffled Celery Root Puree, Brussels Sprouts, and Wild Mushrooms!

Wine & Dine Studio Seared Scallop with Truffled Celery Root Puree, Brussel Sprouts, and Wild Mushrooms

Wine & Dine Studio Seared Scallop with Truffled Celery Root Puree, Brussel Sprouts, and Wild Mushrooms

The Artist Palette of Wine and Cheese is a fun presentation. And you can order just the cheese alone if you wish!

Trio of Artisan Cheese with wine pairings

Trio of Artisan Cheese with wine pairings

Trio of Artisan Cheese

Trio of Artisan Cheese

And don’t forget to check out the wines on tap at the Wine and Dine Studio!

Want More Epcot Food and Wine Festival Info?

We have all the coverage and information you need right here on Disney Food Blog! Here’s what we know so far…

2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Index

2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Booth and Menu Index
2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Special Events
2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Low-Cost Seminars and Demonstrations
2016 Eat to the Beat Concert Schedule
Epcot Food and Wine Festival Fans Facebook Page
2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Wine and Dine Half Marathon
2016 Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic
Food and Wine Festival 101
2015 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Menus and FOOD PHOTOS
2015 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Gluten Free Items

How to Book Epcot Food & Wine Festival Events

To book all special events and demonstrations, call 407-WDW-FEST (939-3378) starting July 21. Join the Disney Food Blog Newsletter to find out as soon as we do about details and booking dates! Culinary Demonstrations and Beverage Seminars and general admission for some special events may be bookable online at www.epcotfoodfestival.com as well as by phone.

Tables in Wonderland members, Annual Passholders, Disney Vacation Club Members, and Golden Oak Residents will be eligible for a $2 discount (per person, per event) for beverage and seminars and culinary demos taking place Mon-Thurs during the festival. These members will be able to book seminars and demos July 19th at 9AM. Discounts are by phone only at 407-WDW-FEST (939-3378). Stay tuned to DisneyFoodBlog.com and the Disney Food Blog Newsletter for details.

Chase Disney Visa Cardholders can book select special events, demos, and seminars on July 19th as well. A limited number of seats are available for the booking date.

What are you looking forward to eating at THE CHEW Collective, the Chocolate Studio, and the Wine and Dine Studio?

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