One of the best things about the International Food and Wine Festival at Epcot is the chance to sample different foods and beverages from countries around the world. There is really no need for a sit down meal, especially when you can sample your way from country to country and enjoy a variety of different cultural favorites.
This year the festival will run from Oct. 1 through Nov. 14 and will include new countries such as Belgium and South Korea. Check out the list below of the countries that will be represented at this year’s festival at Epcot.
Argentina: Roasted Corn and Cheese Empanada; Grilled Beef Skwere with Chimichurri Sauce and Boniato Puree; Bodega Norton Reserva Malbec; Bodega nortone Cosecha Tardia; Kaiken Cabernet; pasual Toso Torontes.
Australia: Seared Barramundi with Blistered Cherry Tomatoes, Arugula and Lemon Oil; Grilled Lamb Chop with Roasted Potato Salad and Red Wine Reduction; Lamington; Rosemount Traminer Riesling; Marquis Philips, Shiraz; Penfolds Koonunga Hill Shiraz cabernet; Nugan Estate Riverina Chardonnay.
Belgium: Steamed Mussels with Roaster Garlic Cream; Freshly Baked Waffles wit hBerry Compote and Whipped Cream; Steella Artois; Godiva Chocolate Iced Coffee; Leffe; Hoegaarden.
Brazil: Grilled Pork Skewer with Farofa, Shrimp Stew with Coconut and Lime; Leblon frozen Caipirinha.
Canada: Canadian Cheddar Cheese Soup; Maple-Glazed Salmon withLentil Salad; Chicken Chipotle Sausage with Sweet Corn Polenta, Nanaimo Bar; Moosehead Beer; Vidal Icewine; Chateau De Charmes Reisling; St. David’s Bench Vineyard Merlot.
Chile: Shrimp ceviche; Pastel de Choclo; Concha y Toro Casillero del Diablo Sauvignon Blanc; Santa Ema Reserve Chardonnay; Casa Carmenere; Montes Classic Cabernet Sauvignon.
China: Black Pepper Shrimp with Sichuan Noodles; Pork Pot Stickers; Xinjiang Barbecue Chicken Stick; Tsingtao Beer; Dragon’s Hoollow Chardonnay’ Green Tea Plum Wine Cooler; Happy Lychee.
France: Escargots Persillade en Brioche; Braised Short Ribs in cabernet with Mashed Potatoes; Crème Brulee au Chocolate au Lait; Merlot, Chateau Des Deux Rives, Bordeaux; Chardonnay, Private Selection, Barton and Guestier; Sparkling Pomegranate Kir; Parisien Cosmo Slush.
Germany: Spatzle Gratin with Ham and Cheese; Nurnberger Sausage in a Pretzel Roll; Apfel Strudel featuring Werther’s Original Karamell Sauce; S.A. Prum Essence Reisling; Hooked Riesling; Gunderlock Diva Spatleses Riesling; Rudi Wiest Rhine River Riesling; Radeberger Pilsner; Hovels; Altenmunster Octoberfest.
Greece: Greek Salad with Pita Bread; Spanakopita; Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki; Baklava; Boutari Moschofilero; Enoteca Emery Athiri Mountain Slopes; Boutari Naoussa; Atlantis White.
Ireland: Lobsters and Scallop Fisherman’s Pie; Kerrygold Cheese Selection; Warm Chocolate Lava Cake with Bailey’s Irish Cream Ganache; Guinness Draught; Bunratty Honey Meade Wine.
Italy: Polpettine Toscane with a Rosemary Breadstick; Baked Cheese Ravioli, Creamy Bolognese Sauce, Melted Mozzarella; Cannolo Al Cioccolato; Primavera Fruit Smoothie; fantinel Prosecco; Chianti Placido Banfi; Pinto Sartori; Moretti Beer.
Japan: Spciy Tuna Roll; California Sushi Roll; Tuna Sensation; wafu Ribettes; Kirin Draft Beer; Hatsumago Sake; Denemon Junmai Sake.
Mexico: Tamal de pollo; Taco de Chilorio; Esquites; Churro; Dos Equis Beer; Passion Fruit Frozen Margarita; Conga Fruit Punch; Wine L.A. Cetto Chardonnay; Wine L.A. Cetto Petite Sirah.
Morocco: Beef in a Pita Pocket; Falafel Pita Pocket; Baklava; Amazigh Red Wine; Sangria; Tangerine Mimosa Royale; Iced Mint Tea; Casa Beer.
New Zealand: Seared Sea Scallop with Vegetable Slaw and Lemon Oil; Lamb Slider with Tomato Chutnet; Villa Maria Private Bin Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, Hawkes Bay Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon; Unoaked Hawkes by Chardonnay and Marlborough Pinot Noir.
Polad: Kielbasa and Potato Pierogies with Caramelized Onions and Sour Cream; Golabki; Chopin Strawbery Balsamic Chiller.
Puerto Rico: Asopao de Pollo; Medianoche Sandwich; Bacardi Frozen Torched Cherry Colada; Bacardi Frozen Limon Mojito.
Singapore: Shrimp Cake with Singapore Noodle Salad; Coconut-Braised, Beef Rendang with Jasmine Rice; Singapore Sling; Tiger Beer.
South Africa: Flavors of Africa; Seared Beef Tenderloin with Sweet Potato Puree and Mango Barbecue Sauce; Goats do Roam White; La Capra Pinotage, Shiraz, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc.
South Korea: Lettuce Wraps with Roast Port and Kimachi Slaw; Barbecue Short Rib with Steamed Rice and Cucumber Kimchi; Honey Ginger Tea; Jinro Chamisul Soju; Bohae Bokbunjajoo.
Spain: Serrano Ham, Chorizo, Manchego, Olives and Tomato Bread; Seared Albacore Tuna with Romesco Sauce; Spanish Almond Cake; Marques de Caceres Rioja Crianza Red; Paul Cheneau Lady Blanc de Blancs Cava; Marques de Caceres Rioja White.
United States: Bison Chili with Wild Mushrooms, Cabernet and Pepper Jack Cheese; Heirloom Tomatoes with Oregon Blue Cheese, Red Onions and Basil; Sagelands Vineyard Merlot, Four Corners; Sagelands Vineyard Riesling Columbia Valley; Red Stag by Jim Beam.
For additional information about Walt Disney World or the International Food and Wine Festival call 407.W.Disney or visit DisneyWorld.com. Additional information is also available at the festival’s website. Click here to see.