Elderflower Sangria at Epcot (Mexico Pavilion)

Refreshing, light, fruity and AMAZING!

Just a few words to describe the Elderflower Sangria at Epcot. This week’s noteworthy drink is a must try for Hipsters trying to conquer the Drinking Around the World challenge.

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Epcot Flower and Garden Menu with Disney monorail over topiary.

Epcot Mexico Sangria

For a limited time at the Epcot Flower & Garden Festival be sure to stop by the Jardin de Fiestas Kitchen located near the Mexico Pavilion and experience this fantastic beverage.

It is the best springtime thirst-quencher with just the right amount of sweetness and floral essence. The addition of elderflower is the perfect, palate dance among your taste buds.

Elderflower Sangria at Epcot
Elderflower Sangria at Epcot

Elderflower is most commonly found in the St. Germain Liqueur, a well-respected liqueur in the cocktail industry and a great addition to most drinks.

Elderflower Liqueur

This delicious artisan French liqueur that is made from an elderflower. An elderflower is a white starry flower found in the hillsides of the French Alps.

elderflower plant france
Elderflower Plant

The best thing about this French liqueur is that it is perfect for the hot days here in Florida since goes well with refreshing cocktails.

Sangria

The popular alcoholic beverage, Sangria, dates back to the Middle Ages. It is traditionally made with a red wine base, some type of brandy or rum and includes chopped fruit.

Red Wine Sangria

There are all kind of recipes for Sangria that also includes white wine and rose.

Best Sangria at Epcot

If you’re ever at Epcot, you’ll want to have one of the many sangria options that are available throughout the year such as:

  1. Mexican SangriaMexico Pavilion at La Cava del Tequila and La Cantina de San Angel
  2. Cocktail Popsicles by Pop Fusion – Italy Pavilion at the Via Napoli Snack Cart
  3. Spice Road Signature SangriaMorocco Pavilion at Spice Road Table
  4. Special Italian SangriaItaly Pavilion at Tutto Gusto
The Best Sangria at Epcot. Epcot Mexico Sangria
Mexican Sangria at Epcot

Jardin de Fiestas Kitchen (Mexico Booth at Flower and Garden Festival)

Throughout World Showcase are kitchens for Epcot Flower and Garden Festival. Each kitchen represents the fresh, floral cuisine of the country represent during the annual event.

What to Know Before You Go

Epcot Flower and Garden festival tips with monorail and topiaries galore! #disneytips

How much does Epcot cost?

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

What is Disney’s Epcot Flower and Garden Festival?

The Epcot Flower and Garden Festival is one of Disney’s annual events aimed at teaching you how to appreciate the natural resources that we have on this planet through seminars, dining adventures, and topiary displays.

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How long is the Flower and Garden Festival?

The Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival is from March to June on most years. 

Flower and Garden Festival Map and Passport Lady and the Tramp Topiary Garden
Lady and the Tramp Topiary Garden in Italy Pavilion

What time does Flower and Garden Festival open?

Epcot opens daily at 9 a.m. You’ll be able to see all of the topiaries in Future World before heading over to World Showcase which opens at 11 a.m.

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
EPCOT Mission Space Mars

How many countries does Epcot have?

There are 11 (eleven) countries in Epcot.

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

What are the countries in Epcot?

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

Where are the best places to have a drink Epcot?

Like everywhere in the park and I mean that.

Nothing else needs to follow…

flower and garden festival

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

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

Epcot’s Elderflower Sangria is a must try before the Flower & Garden Festival is over. To sum up the taste, it’s like springtime in a cup!

As you sit there sipping, take a break to truly enjoy the enchanting beautiful architecture of World Showcase Lagoon.

What’s your favorite drink to try at Epcot? Let us know in the comments section below.


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Until next time, Happy Park Hopping Hipsters!

NikkyJ

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