2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Beverage Seminars

2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Beverage Seminars

Booking opens JUNE 14 at 7:00 am (EST)! For reservations, please check availability online or call (407) 939-3378. If you’re a Disney Vacation Club Member, you may book online or by calling Member Services at (800) 800-9800. Additionally, Disney Vacation Club Members, Tables in Wonderland Members, Disney World Annual Passholders, and Golden Oak Residents may book on June 12 starting at 9:00 am (EST). Stay tuned to the DFB Newsletter for details.

See booking details on our 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Low-Cost Events Page, and see more details about the 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival here.

The price for each Beverage Seminar is $17 per person. All appearances, presentations and events are subject to change without notice.

All Beverage Seminars will take place in the Festival Center. Beverage Seminars take place Monday through Thursday at 11:15 AM and 2:30 PM, Friday and select Saturdays 11:15 AM and 4:30 PM, and Sundays 4:30 PM.

Keep an eye on our 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Page for updates. Be sure to join our Disney Food Blog Newsletter for the latest information and details!

THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Joseph Spellman, Master Sommelier Landmark Vineyard, CA
2:30 PM/Wine: Steve Manos, Presenter Castello di Querceto, Tuscany, Italy

FRIDAY, AUGUST 31, 2018
11:15 AM/Beer: To Be Announced – Please check back soon!
4:30 PM/Rum: Frank Nasso, Presenter Blue Chair Bay Rum, Caribbean

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 01, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Kelly Richardson, Presenter Dr. Loosen, Germany
4:30 PM/Wine: Chad Robinson, Presenter Stewart Cellars, CA

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2018
4:30 PM/Wine: To Be Announced – Please check back soon!

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine:To Be Announced – Please check back soon!
2:30 PM/Wine: Andrea Paolucci, Presenter Li Veli, Italy

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2018
11:15 AM/Bourbon: Cile Moreno, Presenter Four Roses Bourbon, KY
2:30 PM/Wine: Vince Shook, President Florida Orange Groves Winery, FL

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2018
11:15 AM/Spirit: Tineke Hansma, Presenter Lucas Bols USA
2:30 PM/Wine: Lizi Bull, Presenter Cecchi Wines, Italy

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Bryttani Lindheim, Presenter J.Lohr Winery, CA
2:30 PM/Spirit: Tineke Hansma, Presenter Lucas Bols USA

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Barbara Selbach, Proprietor Weingut Selbach-Oster, Germany
4:30 PM/Sake:Timothy Sullivan, Sake Education Specialist Mitsukoshi Orlando, Japan Pavilion, Epcot

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: David Redondi, Presenter Garofoli Winery, Italy
4:30 PM/Spirit: Scott Goldman, Owner CNI Brands

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2018
4:30 PM/Wine: Barbara Selbach, Proprietor Weingut Selbach-Oster, Germany

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Brian Talley, Winegrower Talley Vineyards, CA
2:30 PM/Wine: Dieter Hubler, Owner Laurenz V Winery, Austria

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Brian Talley, Winegrower Talley Vineyards, CA
2:30 PM/Wine: Dieter Hubler, Owner Laurenz V Winery, Austria

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Walter Cote, Vice President Silkwood Wines, CA
2:30 PM/Wine: Steve Manos, Presenter Mottura, Puglia, Italy

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Presenter to be announced soon! Foley Family Wines, New Zealand
2:30 PM/Wine: Pierluigi Gaeta, Presenter Vias Imports

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Steve Manos, Presenter Merotto, Italy
4:30 PM/Vodka: Philip Raimondo, Presenter Stoli Group USA

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2018
4:30 PM/Wine: Megan Dezendegui, Presenter Frank Family Vineyards, Napa Valley, CA

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2018
4:30 PM/Wine: Sarah Brownell, Advanced Sommelier Banfi Vintners

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Briley Tomlinson, Presenter Vintage Wine Estates
2:30 PM/Wine :Sarah Brownell, Advanced Sommelier Banfi Vintners

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2018
11:15 AM/Spirit :Lorena Vesquez, Master Distiller Zacapa, Guatemala
2:30 PM/Wine: Chuck Richards, Wine Education Specialist Craggy Range Winery, New Zealand

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Vittorio Marzotto, Presenter, Santa Margherita USA, Italy
2:30 PM/Wine: Briley Tomlinson, Presenter, Vintage Wine Estates

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Monica Samuels, Presenter,Vine Connection
2:30 PM/Wine: Kendra Forsythe, North American Ambassador Susana Balbo, Argentina

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2018
11:15 AM/Beer: Andrew Stein, PresenterBell’s Brewery, MI
4:30 PM/Wine: Kendra Forsythe, North American AmbassadorSusana Balbo, Argentina

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2018
4:30 PM/Wine: Theresa Cioffi, Presenter Copper Cane Wine & Provisions, CA

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2018
4:30 PM/Wine: Daven DeMeyer, Presenter,Provence Rose Group, France

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: David Baricevic, Presenter, King Estate Winery, OR

2:30 PM/Wine: Natasha Lonbaken, Presenter, Domaine Drouhin, OR

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Kelly Richardson, Presenter,Jim Barry Winery, Australia
2:30 PM/Wine: Christine Hammond, Presenter, Tascante, Italy

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2018
11:15 AM/WineMary Lou Nash, Chief Winemaker, Black Pearl Wines, South Africa
2:30 PM/Wine: Michele Pasqua, Presenter,Marco Felluga, Italy

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Mary Lou Nash, Chief Winemaker,Black Pearl Wines, South Africa
2:30 PM/Wine: Nicole Andrus, Spanish Import Specialist,Savor Spain

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2018
11:15 AM/Tequila: Graciela Gonzalez, National Tequila Ambassador, Luxco
4:30 PM/Wine: Nicole Andrus, Spanish Import Specialist, Savor Spain

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2018
4:30 PM/Wine: Alessio Inama, Owner, Inama Wines, Italy

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2018
4:30 PM/Wine:Antoine Collet, Brand Ambassador,Champagne Taittinger, France

MONDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Randy Ford, Presenter,Cristom Winery, OR
2:30 PM/Wine: Chris Hanna, Winery Principal,Hanna Wines, CA

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2018
11:15 AM/Win:eAndrea Ferreyra, Winemaker, Tamari Wines, Argentina
2:30 PM/Whiskey:Kellen Rowland, Presenter, Midleton Very Rare, Ireland

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Kelly Richardson, Presenter, J Christopher Winery, OR
2:30 PM/Wine: JC Marin, Presenter, Hope Estates, Australia

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Jacopo Bacci, Owner, Castello di Bossi, Italy
2:30 PM/Wine: Nicole Rolet, Owner, Chene Bleu, France

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Flavio Geretto, Presenter, Villa SandiWinery,Italy
4:30 PM/Whiskey: Jeff Arnett, Master Distiller, Jack Daniels Distillery, TN

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2018
4:30 PM/Wine: Flavio Geretto, Presenter,Villa Sandi Winery, Italy

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2018
4:30 PM/Whiskey: Jeff Arnett, Master Distiller,Jack DanielsDistillery, TN

MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Julie Swift, Brand Manager,Valckenberg Wines, Germany
2:30 PM/Beer: Geoff DeBisschop, C-Founder & Brewmaster,Central 28 Beer Company, DeBary, FL

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2018
11:15 AM/Sake: Joe Taverrite, Presenter, TYKU Sake, Japan
2:30 PM/WineKarl Lambour, Winemaker, Tokara, South Africa

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Julie Swift, Brand Manager,Valckenberg Wines, Germany
2:30 PM/Wine: Matt Hobbs, Owner & Winemaker,Paul Hobbs Winery, CA

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Karl Lambour, Winemaker, Tokara, South Africa
2:30 PM/Wine: Matt Hobbs, Owner & Winemaker, Paul Hobbs Winery, Argentina

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Matt Hobbs,Owner & Winemaker, Paul Hobbs Winery, France
4:30 PM/Wine: James Slusarz, Presenter, Once Upon a Vine, CA

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2018
4:30 PM/Wine: Christie O’Brien, Presenter, The Wine Group

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2018
4:30 PM/Wine: Daniel Vu, Wine Presenter, Heitz Wine Cellars, CA

MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine:Luke O’Cuinneagain, Winemaker,Glenelly Estates, South Africa
2:30 PM/Wine: Ken Schuller, Presenter,A to Z Wineworks

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Brian Batridge, Presenter, Hess Family Wine Estates, CA
2:30 PM/Win: eMarita Esteva, La Crema Brand Ambassador,La Crema, CA

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Tim Snider, President. Fess Parker, CA
2:30 PM/Spirit: Eric Timmerman, Presenter,AMBRAbev

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Russ Weis, President,S ilverado Vineyards, CA
2:30 PM/Wine:Marita Esteva, La Crema Brand Ambassador, La Crema, CA

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Russ Weis, President, Silverado Vineyards, CA
4:30 PM/Wine: David Munksgard,Winemaker, Iron Horse Vineyards, CA

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018
4:30 PM/Wine: Andres Sanhueza, Chief Winemaker & CEO, Santa Ema Winery, Chile

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2018
4:30 PM/Wine: Andres Sanhueza, Chief Winemaker & CEO, Santa Ema Winery, Chile

MONDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: David Munksgard, Winemaker, Iron Horse Vineyards,CA
2:30 PM/Wine: David Bonomi, Chief Winemaker, Bodega NortonWinery, Argentina

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Missi Holle, Education Specialist, Masi Agricola, Italy
2:30 PM/Wine: Jennifer Cashcetta, Presenter, Meiomi, CA

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: ToBe Announced – Please check back soon!
2:30 PM/Bourbon: Dayton Vause, “Bourbon Evangelist”, Garrison Brothers Distillery, TX

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: JC Marin, Presenter, Carlos Serres, Spain
2:30 PM/Spirit: Will Thompson, Presenter, Grand Marnier, France

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Kevin Millman, Presenter, Vino del Sol, Tapiz, Argentina
4:30 PM/Wine: Alison Sokol Blosser, Co-President, CEO and Second Generation Winegrowe, rSokol Blosser Winery, OR

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2018
11:15 AM/Moonshine: Mason Engstrom, Vice President on Premise, Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery, TN
4:30 PM/Beer: Chad Yakobson, Owner & Brewmaster, Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project, CO

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2018
4:30 PM/Whiskey: Nicholas Villalon, National Macallan Ambassador, The Macallan, Scotland

MONDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Dennis Hill, Winemaker & Co-Founder, Cannonball Winery, CA
2:30 PM/Whiskey: Martin Markvardsen, Global Highland Park Ambassador, Highland Park, Scotland

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Dennis Hill,Winemaker & Co-Founder, Cannonball Winery, CA
2:30 PM/Champagne: Ryan Cullen, Champagne Specialis, tMoet Hennessy USA

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2018
11:15 AM/Beer: Chris Lady, Presenter, Lexington Brewing & Distilling, KY
2:30 PM/Wine: Jamie Evans,Hennessy Ambassador, Moet Hennessy USA

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Molly Meeker,President, The Meeker Vineyard, CA
2:30 PM/Wine: Michael Jordan, Master Sommelier, Cambria Estate Winery, Santa Barbara County

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Molly Meeker, President, The Meeker Vineyard, CA
2:30 PM/Wine: Michael Jordan, Master Sommelier, Cambria Estate Winery, Santa Barbara County

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2018
11:15 AM/Vodka: Brett Goering, National Ambassador, Ketel One Vodka
2:30 PM/Champagne: Wayne Ballard, Presenter, Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte, France

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2018
4:30 PM/Wine: David Crane, Presenter, Jarvis Estates, CA

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Sharron McCarthy, Presenter, Banfi Vintners
2:30 PM/Wine: Sandra Krut, Brand Director, Banfi Vintners

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Brian Liska and Rick Garced, Presenters,Gerard Bertrand Wines, France
2:30 PM/Wine: Sharron McCarthy, Presenter, Banfi Vintners

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Troy Branham, Presenter, Trinchero Family Estates, CA
2:30 PM/Port: Amanda Allshouse, Brand Ambassador, Fladgate Partnership

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Brian Liska and Rick Garced, Presenters, Gerard Bertrand Wines, France
2:30 PM/Wine: Desiree Leja, Presenter, Salentein Winery, Argentina

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Troy Branham, Presenter, Trinchero Family Estates, CA
4:30 PM/Wine: Robert Mondavi Jr.,Owner & Winemaker, Michael Mondavi Family Estate, CA

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2018
4:30 PM/Wine: Johannes Selbach, Proprietor & Winemaker, Weingut Selbach –Oster, Germany

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2018
4:30 PM/Wine: Robert Mondavi Jr.,Owner & Winemaker< Michael Mondavi Family Estate, CA

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2018
11:15 AM/Wine: Craig Collins, Master Sommelier, Vintus
2:30 PM/Spirit: Courtney Eversole, Presenter, Bacardi USA

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