What are the Changes to the Global Marketplaces at the 2018 Food & Wine Festival?

Food and Wine

Yesterday, Disney finally unveiled the incredible menus for the 30+ food booths making up the Global Marketplace for the 2018 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival.  You can check out the complete list here.  Food & Wine Festival regulars will be pleased to know that the majority of the booths from 2017 will be making a comeback.  However, there are a few changes we’ve noticed.  Here’s a quick rundown of booths that don’t seem to be a part of this year’s line-up as well as some new additions.

Global Marketplaces that don’t seem to be returning in 2018 are as follows:

  • Farm Fresh
  • Patagonia
  • Scotland

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Now let’s take a look at the new additions and the terrific offerings you’ll find at each:

Craft Drafts –  A craft beer-lovers paradise you’ll find a wide array of cool Florida brews!

  • Central 28 Beer Company Waff-Ale, DeBary, FL (Flight 1)
  • Bold City Brewing 1901 Roasted Red Ale, Jacksonville, FL (Flight 1)
  • Florida Beer Company Passport Triple Chocolate Milk Stout, Cape Canaveral, FL (Flight 1)
  • First Magnitude Brewing Co. Lemongrass Saison, Gainesville, FL (Flight 2)
  • JDub’s Brewing Company Honeydew Melon Kölsch, Sarasota, FL (Flight 2)
  • Shipyard Brewing Company Monkey Fist IPA, Clearwater, FL (Flight 2)
  • Your choice of 2 distinctive Beer Flights

Festival Center Wine Shop – As you’re picking up your essentials at the Festival Center or checking out a seminar, stop by for this impressive array of wines and light bites that pair perfectly!

  • Charcuterie Plate: Chefs Selection of Artisanal Meats and Accompaniments
  • La Bottega di BelGioioso® Cheese Plate: Crescenza-Stracchino®, CreamyGorg® Gorgonzola Dolce, and Artigiano® Vino Rosso Cheeses
  • Bloody Mary Seafood Cocktail: Shrimp, Bay Scallops, Mussels, Olive Salad and Crisp Lettuce in a Bloody Mary Vinaigrette
  • Fess Parker Riesling, Santa Barbara County (White Flight)
  • MacMurray Estate Vineyards Pinot Gris, Russian River Valley (White Flight)
  • Silverado Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley (White Flight)
  • Silverado Vineyards Chardonnay, Carneros
  • Kurt Russell’s Gogi Wines “Goldie” Chardonnay, Santa Rita Hills
  • MacMurray Estate Vineyards Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley (Pinot Noir Flight)
  • Kurt Russell’s Gogi Wines “Birdie” Pinot Noir, Santa Rita Hills (Pinot Noir Fight)
  • Skywalker Vineyards Sommita Pinot Noir, Marin County (Pinot Noir Flight)
  • Silverado Vineyards Fantasia Sangiovese Blend, Napa Valley (Red Flight)
  • Chappellet Mountain Cuvée Bordeaux Blend, Napa Valley (Red Flight)
  • Fess Parker Rodney’s Vineyard Syrah, Santa Barbara County (Red Flight)
  • Frank Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley
  • White Flight
  • Pinot Noir Flight
  • Red Flight

Shimmering Sips Mimosa Bar – We love a good Mimosa and this new addition definitely delivers.  You’ll find a few wonderful versions as well a variety of fresh baked goods.

  • Chocolate Croissant: Flaky Croissant stuffed with Chocolate
  • Almond Croissant: Flaky Croissant topped with Toasted Almonds
  • Jumbo Blueberry Muffin with Streusel Topping
  • Cheese Danish with Sweet Icing
  • Frozen Apple Pie (Non-alcoholic) (KA)
  • Tropical Mimosa with Sparkling Wine and Pomegranate, Orange and Grapefruit Juices
  • Key Lime Mimosa with Key Lime Sparkling Wine and Cranberry Juice
  • Blood Orange Mimosa with Sparkling Wine and Blood Orange Juice
  • Madras Mimosa with Cranberry Sparkling Wine and Orange Juice
  • Fromosa: Frozen Mimosa featuring White Claw Lime Hard Seltzer

These are just a few of the changes we noted when menus were released yesterday.  However, it should be mentioned that changes to the Global Marketplace line-up could chnage at any time.  The best way to stay up-to-date on this year’s Food & Wine Festival happenings is to follow along with Disney Addicts and our sister site Chip and Co

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