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Orlando Wine Tastings & Events

Guests sample various dishes at the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival September 25-November 16
Taste your way around the world with dozens of international food and beverage marketplaces at Epcot's International Food and Wine Festival. For six weeks, the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida will offer dining experiences with world-renowned chefs, culinary demonstrations and beverage seminars, and more. Entrance into the festival is included with regular park admission, and some events require additional tickets. For details, visit
December 5
The James Beard Foundation's Celebrity Chef Tour makes its way to Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. and costs $225 for Visa Signature Cardholders/$235 for JBF members and general public. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the James Beard Foundation's official website. Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort, 10100 Dream Tree Blvd., Golden Oak, FL 32836, 407-313-7777.

Every Wednesday, Jiko---The Cooking Place at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge hosts wine tastings from 3 p.m.-4 p.m. Guests sample three South African wines paired with cheese and fruit. The cost is $25 plus tax and gratuity. For reservations, call 407-938-7149. Jiko---The Cooking Place, Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, 2901 Osceola Pkwy., Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830, 407-WDW-DINE.
Christiano's Wine Bar and Restaurant hosts Wednesday Wine Tastings every other week starting at 7 p.m. For $20 each, guests can partake in 8-10 specially poured wines presented by the in-house sommelier and enjoy an appetizer. Christiano's Wine Bar and Restaurant, 160 Tuskawilla Rd., Winter Springs, FL 32708, 407-327-7735.

For additional information on wine events, please contact:

Tim's Wine Market
1223 N Orange Ave
Orlando, FL 32804

A good bottle of vino has the ability to balance and highlight your beef's flavor profile, elevating taste sensations to an entirely new level.

Fall has beer written all over it. Cool nights call for toasty flavored beers in colors matching the changing leaves.