2019 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Beverage Seminars

Toast with friends and raise your glasses this year at the 2019 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Beverage Seminars.

It’s an absolute must do if you’re a connoisseur of wine or any other tantalizing adult concoction. Sommeliers and other beverage experts share their knowledge during the 45-minute presentations.

Hipsters are able to indulge in the lesson of the day by tasting wines, beers, and liquors offered.

 

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The seminars take place in the World ShowPlace Events Pavilion – between United Kingdom and Canada

The cost is $19 per person (tax included). You can book your reservations when the phone lines open: 407/WDW-FEST (407-939-3378).

Don’t procrastinate because reservations do book up quickly.

2019 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Beverage Seminars Event Times:

  • Select Sundays, Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 4:30 P.M.

 

2019 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Beverage Seminars Schedule

 

Epcot Food and Wine Festival with Mickey Mouse in front of Space Earth Globe
Epcot Theme Park

August Schedule

 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 29, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine David Baricevic, Beverage Presenter North by Northwest Wines, Eugene, OR

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 30, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine Andrea McBride, Owner McBride Sisters Winery, Oakland, CA

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 31, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine Natasha Lonbakan, Beverage Presenter Tokara, South Africa

 

Epcot Food and Wine Festival Seminars with lots of wine
Festival Center

September Schedule

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine Missi Holle, Beverage Presenter St. Francis Winery, Santa Rosa, CA

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine Antoine Collet, Beverage Presenter Maison Louis Jadot, France

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2019

4:30 PM / Spirit Graciela Gonzalez, Brand Ambassador Luxco Spirits

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine David Nieuwoudt, Owner Cederberg Winery & Brewery, South Africa

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2019

4:30 PM / Spirit Tom Bulleit, Founder Bulleit Bourbon, Louisville, KY

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine Jacqueline Harris, Winemaker Klein Constantia, Cape Town, South Africa

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine Chris Benziger, Brand Ambassador Benzinger Family Winery, Glen Ellen, CA

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2019

4:30 PM / Beer Thomas Peter Barris, Certified Cicerone® Estrella Galicia, Coruna, Spain

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine Vince Shook, President Florida Orange Groves, St. Petersburg, FL

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine Virginia Willcock, Chief Winemaker Vasse Felix, Margaret River, WA

 

Disney summer vacation

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2019

4:30 PM / Spirit Raquel Raies, National Brand Ambassador The Macallan, Scotland

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine Michael Jordan, Master Sommelier Siduri Winery, Santa Rosa, CA

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine Ana Balbo, Owner, Winemaker Susana Balbo Winery, Agrelo, Mendoza

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2019

4:30 PM / Spirit Sofia Partida, National Brand Ambassador Tequila Partida, Mexico

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2019

4:30 PM / Beer Hugh Sisson, Owner, Founder Heavy Seas Brewing, Halethorpe, MD

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine Justin Molis, Beverage Presenter Marietta, Geyserville, CA

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine Andrew Broden, Beverage Presenter Michael and David Winery, Lodi, CA

Rosa Regale at Epcot Wine Walk
Rosa Regale at Epcot

 

October Schedule

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2019

4:30 PM / Beer Mike Schaa, Beverage Presenter Bell’s Brewery, Comstock, MI

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine Sara Brewer, Beverage Presenter Buena Vista Winery, Sonoma, CA

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine Barbara Selbach, Proprietor Selbach Oster Wines, Germany

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine Flavio Geretto, Beverage Presenter Villa Sandi Winery, Treviso, Italy

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine Flavio Geretto, Beverage Presenter Villa Sandi Winery, Treviso, Italy

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine Chris Braman, Beverage Presenter Wine Hooligans, Santa Rosa, CA

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine Virgile Rousseau, Brand Ambassador Mas De Daumas, Gassac, France

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine Gretchen Erpenbach, Beverage Presenter Ferrari-Carano Wines, Healdsburg, CA

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine David Munksgard, Winemaker Iron Horse Vineyards, Sebastopol, CA

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine Juan Carlos Marin, Beverage Presenter Bodegas Carlos Serres, La Rioja, Spain

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2019

4:30 PM / Beer Andrea Bernardo, Certified Cicerone® Left Hand Brewing Co., Longmont, CO

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine Andrew McNamara, Master Sommelier Breakthru Beverage, Orlando, FL

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine Amanda McEwan, Beverage Presenter Justin Vineyards, Paso Robles, CA

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2019

4:30 PM / Spirit Ruth Westrick, Beverage Presenter Michter’s Whiskeys, Louisville, KY

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine Laura Balderelli, Beverage Presenter Ancient Peaks, Santa Margarita, CA

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2019

4:30 PM / Beer Geoffrey DeBisschop, Co-Founder, Head Brewer Central 28 Brewing, DeBary, FL

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine Kelly Richardson, Beverage Presenter Dr. Loosen, Germany

 
German Wine Flight in Epcot
German Wine Flight in Epcot
 

November Schedule

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine David Crane, Beverage Presenter Jarvis Estates, Napa, CA

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine Johannes Selbach, Proprietor & Winemaker Selbach Oster Wines, Germany

 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine Lucas Meeker, Winemaker The Meeker Vineyards, Healdsburg, CA

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine Bob Biale, Owner, Vineyardist Robert Biale Vineyards, Napa, CA

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine Jeff Cichocki, Beverage Presenter Fetzer Vineyards, Hopland, CA

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine Jacob Jata, Beverage Presenter Chappellet Vineyards, St. Helena, CA

 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine Justin Seidenfeld, Winemaker Rodney Strong Vineyards, Healdsburg, CA

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2019

4:30 PM / Spirit Brett Goering, Beverage Presenter Ketel One/Nolets, Aliso Viejo, CA

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2019

4:30 PM / Beer Nikie Cassoni, Certified Cicerone® Autumn Beers and Ciders

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2019

4:30 PM / Spirit Jeff Arnett, Master Distiller Jack Daniels Distillery, Lynchburg, TN

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2019

4:30 PM / Spirit Jeff Arnett, Master Distiller Jack Daniels Distillery, Lynchburg, TN

 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2019

4:30 PM / Wine James Slusarz, Beverage Presenter Bronco Wine Company, Sarasota, FL

 

You can download and print the 2019 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Beverage Seminars here!

 

Please note: Epcot admission is not included with the event ticket. Alcohol will only be served to Guests 21 years of age and older. All events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

 

 

 

What to Know Before You Go

Epcot Food and Wine Festival Tips for Beginners (Episode 26)

How much does Epcot cost?

A one-day REGULAR season Epcot ticket starts at $109* (prices do fluctuate based on the season).

What are the Best Rides at Epcot for Adults

  • Soarin Around the World
  • Living with the Land
  • Spaceship Earth
  • Test Track
  • Mission Space
  • Frozen Ever After

Read the full guide to doing Epcot the grown-up way!

 

Epcot Flower and Garden Festival one-day itinerary with colorful topiary.

How many countries does Epcot have?

There are 11 (eleven) countries in Epcot.

 

What are the countries in Epcot?

  • Mexico
  • Norway
  • China
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • America (United States)
  • Japan
  • Morocco
  • France
  • United Kingdom
  • Canada

 

Do you need a separate ticket for Epcot Food and Wine?

You do not need an additional ticket to participate in the Epcot Food and Wine Festival.

If you plan on doing any of the special dining experiences, then you will have to pay additional fee.

 

Can you use snack credits at Epcot Food and Wine Festival?

You sure can!

The snack credit can be used for most food items under $5.49. Simple snacks include pastries, ice cream bars, water bottles and soda.

Learn more ways on how to maximize your Disney Dining Plan here!

 

Mediterranean Journey at Epcot
Mediterranean Journey at Epcot’s Spice Road Table

Where are the best places to have a drink Epcot?

Like everywhere in the park and I mean that.

Nothing else needs to follow…

I will say that Tutto Gusto Wine Cellar in the Italy Pavilion and La Cava Del Tequila in the Mexico Pavilion are the absolute best places to chill and enjoy a drink.

If it’s not too crowded.

 

Have Your Drinking Around the World at Epcot Passport Handy

Don’t get overwhelmed trying to plan your perfect route around World Showcase. You already have enough to worry about for your Disney vacation.

Get your Drinking Around the World Passport to help you keep track of your progress of the best drinks in Epcot.

Grab your own copy below!

Drinking Around the World Epcot Passport
Click image to grab your copy!

 


What are the best drinks at Epcot?

My top 5 must have alcoholic beverages are:

  1. Avocado Margarita from La Cava del Tequila in Mexico
  2. Mediterranean Journey for Spice Road Table in Morocco
  3. Leaping Leprechaun from Rose & Crown Pub in United Kingdom
  4. Apple Ice Wine from the Trading Post in Canada
  5. Tokyo Sunset from Kabuki Cafe in Japan

You can read more of the best drinks at Epcot here!

 

Final Thoughts

The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival runs from August 29th through November 23rd 2019 so be sure book your reservation today!

What beverage seminars are you looking forward to attending this year? Leave your comment below 🙂

 

Epcot Food and Wine Festival Seminars with colorful Glenfiddich spirits.
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Until next time, Happy Park Hopping Hipsters!

NikkyJ

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