September 19-November 10 Taste your way around the world with 30 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 the Eat to the Beat concert series consisting of nightly live entertainment. Entrance into the festival is included with regular park admission, and some events require additional tickets. To make reservations for any of the ticketed events, call 407-WDW-FEST. For details, visit www.disneyworld.com
Wednesdays 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.
Wednesdays Christiano's Wine Bar and Restaurant hosts Wednesday Wine Tastings every other weekstarting 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.
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