Friday, October 08, 2010

More Foodie News: Enjoy the First Annual Food and Wine Classic this weekend

Right near the EPCOT Food and Wine Festival -- walking distance, in fact -- awaits even more edible treats and treasures. The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin present their first ever food and wine celebration. Today and tomorrow, you can eat and drink and educate yourself. A $50 ticket gets you one seminar plus unlimited sampling along the Crescent Walkway or you can pick and choose for $2 per sample, a'la carte.

Seminars will teach you about wine, beer, champagne and other adult beverages, all taught by master sommeliers, bartenders and food experts from the Swan and Dolphin. Choose from the following list:

Vino of Veneto (led by Robin Shay, Certified Wine Sommelier)

Wine Blending Seminar (led by Tony Porcellini, Director of Food & Beverage/Certified Wine Sommelier)

Riesling Rendezvous (led by Luciano Sperduto, Assistant Director of Food & Beverage/Certified Wine Sommelier, B.A.R. Certified)

Modern Mixology (led by Douglas Draper, Todd English’s bluezoo Manager, and Christopher Windus, Todd English’s bluezoo Executive Chef)

All Things Sake (led by Chad Lobner, Kimonos Sushi Restaurant Manager)

Beer, Please! (Adam Bagwell, Restaurants Manager)

Bubbles (led by Olivier Zambaux, Shula’s Steak House Manager/Certified Wine Sommelier

To reserve a place in more than one seminar, call 407-934-1609.

Overnight packages may still be available -- call 888-828-8850 and reference code FWCLAS for more information.


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