5 Can’t Miss Holiday Drinks in Walt Disney World!

Happy Holidays, Everyone!

The winter holiday season is officially underway, and that can only mean one thing…Fantastic Holiday Treats!

And while I love cupcakes and cookies and such, one of my favorite ways to celebrate this time of the year are the yummo drinks that pop up at Walt Disney World!

There are so many great ones to choose from, but here are a few of my favorites. I can’t wait to have them again this year!

Hot Salted Caramel

For the last few years, a delightful little holiday kiosk has popped up in the Germany Pavilion of Epcot’s World Showcase. They started by serving glühwein and a few other tasty treats. But last year, the spot opened as Prost!, and served up a myriad of treats from Karamell-Küche!

My favorite find? The Hot Salted Caramel!

When I first saw this on the menu, I assumed they meant salted caramel hot chocolate. Which would also be, you know, totally fine. But NO. They meant straight up, hot caramel, in a glass, with a pinch of salt just for fun.

Hot Salted Caramel at Holiday Prost Kiosk in Epcot’s Germany Pavilion

And my oh my…it’s amazing. So rich that you probably won’t be able to finish it, but you’ll relish trying if you’re anything like me. I am still dreaming about this one. All of the richness of that golden, buttery Werther’s Caramel in drink form?? Sign me up!


The classic holiday spiced wine drink has moved to Germany’s Sommerfest this year! Glühwein is the perfect way to keep warm on a chilly day in Epcot (and by chilly, we mean, like, 60 degrees).

Gluhwein in Epcot’s Germany

Spiced Eggnog

It was so much fun checking out the delicious holiday treats at Disney’s Hollywood Studios! And the Streets of America Newsstand Holiday Eats is a great place to snag a snack or a warming beverage right before you head back to check out the Osbourne Family Lights!

If you’re ready for a little break in your day, you must try out the Spiced Eggnog. If Christmas were available in a cup, then this would definitely be in the running for the title.

Spiced Eggnog at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

After all, it’s just not Christmas without a serving of this rich, creamy treat! And spiked with [Read more…]

Fun Find: Food Christmas Ornaments in Epcot’s Germany Pavilion

I could spend hours wandering around Germany’s Christmas Shop just staring at the gorgeous and delicate glass ornaments there. But my favorites are always the food-themed ones (natch!), and I found a few new ones for you this year!

Tree -- Germany Christmas Shop

Located just beyond Karamell-Küche, this spot is full-on Christmas 365 days a year. We’ve highlighted a few food ornaments at this shop before, and I can’t wait to show you some awesome new additions for your German Food Tree (which I totally know you have).

To round out your collection, how about a bottle of glühwein, a foamy mug of beer, or an elegant beer glass? And seriously…have you ever seen a bratwurst on a Christmas tree? If you’ve been dreaming of the day, it’s here, my friends.

Glühwein, Beer Mug, Beer Glass, and Bratwurst Ornaments

This little teddy bear has a soft pretzel as big as his head.

As it should be.

Bear with Pretzel

I’m not sure what the message of this silver stein emblazoned with a red heart is. “I heart beer?” Sounds legit.

Whatever it means, the foamy [Read more…]

Snack Series: Hot Salted Caramel and More at Prost! Kiosk in Epcot’s Germany Pavilion

It’s baaaack!! As expected, and for third year in a row, the Epcot Germany kiosk selling warm, spicy glühwein for the 2012 holiday season. But this year it’s bigger and better than ever!

In the past, it’s been a great little place to grab a glühwein (mulled red wine) or Radeburger Pilsner. This year, the offerings have been expanded and the kiosk has a brand new name: Prost!


Situated on the edge of the Germany Pavilion in Epcot’s World Showcase, you’ll find Prost across the walkway from the World Showcase Lagoon, set back in the same area where the German Marketplace was located this year for the Epcot Food and Wine Festival.

Prost! Holiday Kiosk in Epcot's Germany Pavilion

To the left of the kiosk is a seating area, and to the left of that is the Glaskugel selling hand-made glass ornaments!

This seating area (over by the giant nutcracker) is also where the Germany storyteller shares fun and historical holiday tales throughout the season.

Prost! Seating Area

Glaskugel -- German Glass Christmas Ornaments For Sale Next Door

But I was really interested to see what Prost was offering this year besides mulled wine and beer! Just walking up to the kiosk I knew it was going to be good!

Eats and Sips

Turns out, there was a much expanded offering here this year. With a wine bar menu as well a nice assortment of sweets from Karamelle-Küche, there are also a couple of new drink treats that I had never seen before. More about that in a minute. ;-)

We sampled three of the brand new offerings on the menu!

Prost! Menu -- Click to Enlarge

And here’s the awesome news: if you like any of the spirits offered here — Nürnberger Markt Glühwein, Schonauer Apfel Schnapps, or William’s Punch — you can take a bottle home!

Bottles of Holiday Drinks For Sale

Fans of the stand’s original offering [Read more…]

Disney Food Post Round-Up: December 11, 2011

Gluhwein in Epcot's Germany

We’re in Walt Disney World this weekend eating lots of good stuff and capturing tons of great photos to share with you as you plan your upcoming Disney trips, including a new caramel apple margarita, an ice cream cookie sandwich filled with pumpkin ice cream, and even a caramel-fudge-cookie sundae that only costs one Disney Dining Plan snack credit!

Speaking of upcoming trips, here’s a bit of Disney food news to keep you in the loop!

Weekly Disney Food News

Want more news? Stop by our Disney Food News Pin Board, where Disney Food News is updated on a regular basis! And don’t forget to follow along on our 2011 Holiday Dining page!

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On to the Round-Up!

WDW For Grown-Ups takes a look at Adult-Friendly Character Meals! Great idea!!

WESH.com names Top 5 Holiday Food Picks at Walt Disney World — written by yours truly!

Goofy at Cape May Cafe -- an Adult-Friendly character meal!

Daveland Blog reminisces about a long-lost Disneyland coffee shop.

DisMarks has another great Disney Blog Carnival this week with lots of fun Disney food articles!

Stuff from the Park travels back in time to take a look at a 1970s menu from the American Egg House at Disneyland.

MiceChat.com reviews dining with diabetes aboard the Disney Dream.

BabyCakes NYC Blog shares the news that Downtown Disney’s Babycakes Bakery will now fulfill vegan and gluten-free cake orders for Disney World resort guests!

Main St. Gazette checks out the scene at Epcot’s Sommerfest! Happy Birthday, Ryan!!

Disney Weddings Blog highlights a new trend — mashed potato bars!

News! Holiday Gluhwein is Back in Epcot’s Germany

In Epcot’s Germany pavilion, a Christmas market, or Christkindlmarkt, was recently spotted! Serving Gluhwein by the glass (or bottle!) and Radeberger Pilsner by the bottle, this warm and inviting location is a great place to hang out for some holiday cheer!


As we reported last year, Gluhwein, or mulled wine, is served hot with hints of cinnamon, vanilla, and citrus. It’s a full-bodied wine with a mix of sweet and spice!

Gluhwein in Epcot's Germany

Traditionally, this spiced wine is heated to about 170 degrees. Warm up your [Read more…]

Holiday Brewer’s Collection Booths in Epcot

Who says Disney doesn’t recycle?

The Brewer’s Collection we all know and love from this year’s Epcot Food and Wine Festival has been given a new lease on life as the Holiday Brewer’s Collection this season!

The menu will please most beer-lovers. A choice of four brews is available, along with a flight — your choice of three.

Holiday Brewer's Collection Menu

But I had to try something I’ve never sampled before. I’ve always wanted to experience hot Gluhwein — a spiced German wine sold primarily during the holidays at Christmas-y German-y events like Christmas Markets and things like that. And, lo and behold, there [Read more…]