Eating and drinking your way around the World Showcase just took on new meaning!  The 2012 Epcot® Food and Wine Festival will take place September 28-November 12, 2012!    With a Taste Your Way Around the World theme and almost 30 kiosks serving guests tasty appetizer-size specialties and regional drinks, this is a not-to-be-missed event!

This annual Epcot® event showcases great food and wine from around the globe, offers special events featuring celebrity chefs and even includes free DIY seminars with your favorite HGTV stars.  This year there are some new booths as well.  The Florida Marketplace will feature some regional favorites with a fresh Florida twist, and The Terra Marketplace will be the first location in Food & Wine history to offer all-vegan options.

Check out these yummy options!!  Which is your favorite?

International Marketplaces:

ARGENTINA

Regional Cuisine:

  • Beef Empanada
  • Grilled Beef Skewer with Chimichurri Sauce and Boniato Purée

Beverage Pairings:

  • Terrazas Reserva Chardonnay
  • Terrazas Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Terrazas Reserva Torrontes
  • Terrazas Reserva Malbec

AUSTRALIA

Regional Cuisine:

  • Shrimp on the Barbie with Pepper Berry Citrus Glaze
  • Grilled Lamb Chop with Mint Pesto and Potato Crunchies
  • Lamington

Beverage Pairings:

  • Rosemount Estate Traminer Riesling
  • Rosemount Estate Chardonnay Semillon
  • Rosemount Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Shiraz
  • Rosemount Estate Shiraz Cabernet

BELGIUM

Regional Cuisine:

  • Steamed Mussels in Hoegaarden Beer Broth and Baguette
  • Belgian Waffle with Berry Compote and Whipped Cream
  • Guylian Belgian Chocolate Seashell Truffles

Beverage Pairings:

  • Hoegaarden
  • Stella Artois
  • Leffe Blonde
  • Leffe Brune
  • Godiva Chocolate Liqueur Iced Coffee

CANADA

Regional Cuisine:

  • Canadian Cheddar Cheese Soup
  • Chicken Chipotle Sausage with Sweet Corn Polenta and “Minus 8″ Onion Jam
  • “Le Cellier” Wild Mushroom Beef Filet Mignon with Truffle Butter Sauce

Beverage Pairings:

  • Neige Première Apple Ice Wine
  • Neige Bubble
  • Mission Hill Family Estate Syrah
  • Moosehead Beer

CARIBBEAN

Regional Cuisine:

  • Ropa Vieja with Cilantro Rice
  • Jerk Spiced Chicken Drumstick with Mango Chutney

Beverage Pairings:

  • Bacardi® Frozen Dragon Berry Colada
  • Bacardi® Torched Cherry Frozen Cherry Limeade

CHINA

Regional Cuisine:

  • Mongolian Beef with Chinese Steamed Bun
  • Pork Pot Stickers
  • Chicken Satay with Spicy Peanut Sauce and Pickled Vegetables
  • Mango Tapioca Pudding

Beverage Pairings:

  • Tsing Tao Beer
  • Francis Ford Coppola Su Yuen Riesling
  • Francis Ford Coppola Su Yuen Syrah
  • Happy Lychee with Vodka
  • Sunny Guava with Coconut Rum

FLORIDA LOCAL – NEW!

Regional Cuisine:

  • White Corn Arepa with Mangalitsa Pork Rilette and Zellwood Sweet Corn Salad
  • Florida Shrimp Ceviche with Fire Roasted Vegetables, Fried Plantains and Cilantro

Beverage Pairings:

  • Florida Beer Company Florida Lager
  • Florida Beer Company Key West Southernmost Wheat
  • Florida Orange Grove Key Limen
  • Florida Orange Grove Hurricane Class 5, Florida White Sangria

FRANCE

Regional Cuisine:

  • Escargots Persillade en Brioche
  • Coq au Vin sur Gratin de Macaroni
  • Créme Brûlée au Chocolat au Lait

Beverage Pairings:

  • Chardonnay, Bouchard Aîné & Fils
  • Merlot, Château de Mercade Bordeaux
  • Sparkling Pomegranate Kir
  • Eiffel Sour Cosmo Slush

GERMANY

Regional Cuisine:

  • Schinken Nudel (Pasta Gratin with Ham and Cheese)
  • Roast Bratwurst in a Pretzel Roll
  • Apple Strudel with Karamel-Vanilla Sauce

Beverage Pairings:

  • Selbach-Oster Estate Spätlese
  • JH Selbach Riesling Classic
  • JH Selbach Riesling QbA Red Label
  • Niersteiner Spiegelberg Dornfelder
  • Radeberger Pilsner
  • Altenmünster Dunke

GREECE

Regional Cuisine:

  • Greek Salad with Pita Bread
  • Griddled Greek Cheese with Pistachios and Honey
  • Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki
  • Spanakopita
  • Dannon® Oikos® Greek Yogurt Cups

Beverage Pairings:

  • Domaine Skouras Moscofilero
  • Domaine Skouras St. George
  • Sigalas Assytiko
  • Alpha Axia Syrah

HAWAI’I

Regional Cuisine:

  • Kalua Pork Slider with Sweet and Sour Dole Pineapple Chutney and Spicy Mayonnaise
  • Tuna Poke with Seaweed Salad and Lotus Root Chips

Beverage Pairings:

  • Seven Tiki® Mai Tai
  • Heitz Cellar Chardonnay
  • Kona Brewing Company Big Wave Golden Ale
  • Kona Brewing Company Pipeline Porter

IRELAND

Regional Cuisine:

  • Lobster and Seafood Fisherman’s Pie
  • Kerrygold® Cheese Selection: Aged-Irish Cheddar, Dubliner and Cashel Blue with Apple Chutney and Brown Bread
  • Warm Chocolate Lava Cake with Bailey’s Ganache

Beverage Pairings:

  • Guinness
  • Bunratty Mead Honey Wine
  • Bunratty Potcheene Chilled Irish Coffee

ITALY

Regional Cuisine:

  • Ravioli di Formaggio All’emiliana (Baked Cheese Ravioli, Creamy Beef Bolognese, Parmesan, Mozzarella)
  • Salsiccia e “Papacelli” Napoletani (Sweet Sausage, Red Pepper, Ciaibatta Bread)
  • Cannoli al Cioccolato (Chocolate-Covered Cannoli filled with Ricotta, Chocolate, Candied Fruit)

Beverage Pairings:

  • Moretti Beer
  • Prosecco Zardetto
  • Pinot Grigio Mezzacorona
  • Chianti Castello di Quercetto
  • Italian Margherita

JAPAN

Regional Cuisine:

  • Spicy Hand Roll (Tuna & Salmon with Chili Pepper, Soy Sauce & Sesame Oil Topped with Kazan Volcano Sauce)
  • Karaage Hand Roll (Crispy Chicken Breast with Sushi Rice and Spicy Mayonnaise)
  • California Roll (Avocado, Cucumber, Crab, Mayonnaise, Smelt Roe Rolled in Sushi Rice and Seaweed)
  • Sukiyaki Beef Pan (Marinated Thinly Sliced Rib Eye with Sauteed Onions and Teriyaki Sauce Served in a Bun)

Beverage Pairings:

  • Kirin Ichiban Draft Beer
  • Sake-Kikusui Super Dry, Junmai
  • Sake-Bishounen Junmai Ginjo
  • Sake Strawberry Mist

MEXICO

Regional Cuisine:

  • Crispy Shrimp Taco with Chipotle Lime Mayo and Cabbage Served on a Flour Tortilla
  • Taco de Filete with Cascabel Pepper Sauce and Scallions Served on a Flour Tortilla
  • Natilla de Cajeta (Caramel Custard Served with Sauce)

Beverage Pairings:

  • Dos Equis Beer
  • L.A. Cetto Chardonnay
  • L.A. Cetto Petite Sirah
  • Lime Strawberry Margarita On the Rocks
  • Tequila Flight: Tequila Blanco, Reposado and Anejo

MOROCCO

Regional Cuisine:

  • Kefta Pocket (Ground Seasoned Beef in a Pita Pocket)
  • Merguez Sausage (Beef and Lamb Sausage with Grilled Peppers and Onions)
  • Baklava

Beverage Pairings:

  • Casa Beer
  • Amazigh Red
  • Sangria
  • Mimosa Royale

NEW ZEALAND

Regional Cuisine:

  • Seared Sea Scallop with Kumara Red Curry Puree and Apple Radish Salad
  • Lamb Meatball with Spicy Tomato Chutney

Beverage Pairings:

  • Kim Crawford Pinot Grigio
  • Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc
  • Kim Crawford Un-Oaked Chardonnay
  • Kim Crawford Pinot Noir

POLAND

Regional Cuisine:

  • Kielbasa & Potato Pierogie with Caramelized Onions and Sour Cream
  • Zapiekanki-Toasted Mushroom, Caramelized Onion and Cheese Bread with House Made Ketchup

Beverage Pairings:

  • Chandon Carneros Chardonnay
  • Tyskie
  • Belvedere® Frozen Lemon Apple “Tea”

SCANDINAVIA

Regional Cuisine:

  • Taste of Scandinavia: Cured Salmon, Herring and Shrimp Salad
  • Swedish Meatballs with Lingonberries
  • Rice Pudding with Driscoll’s® Only The Finest Berries™

Beverage Pairings:

  • Iron Horse Fairytale Cuvee
  • Xanté
  • Xanté Sunshine

SINGAPORE

Regional Cuisine:

  • Beef Rendang with Jasmine Rice
  • Seared Mahi Mahi with Jasmine Rice and “Singa” Sauce

Beverage Pairings:

  • Tiger Beer
  • Marqués de Cáceres Satinela
  • Singapore Sling

SOUTH AFRICA

Regional Cuisine:

  • Seared Filet of Beef with Smashed Sweet Potatoes and Braai Sauce
  • Spinach and Paneer Cheese Pocket

Beverage Pairings:

  • Fairview Sauvignon Blanc
  • Fairview Pinotage

SOUTH KOREA

Regional Cuisine:

  • Lettuce Wrap with Roast Pork and Kimchi Slaw
  • Mung Bean Pancake with Shrimp and Kimchi Sauce

Beverage Pairings:

  • Bohae Black Raspberry Wine-Bokbunjajoo
  • Chung Ha Soju Fruit Slushy
  • Chung Ha Soju

Specialty Marketplaces:

BREWER’S COLLECTION

Beverage Selection:

  • Radeberger Pilsner
  • Altenmünster Oktoberfest
  • Altenmünster Dunkel
  • Hövels
  • Schöfferhofer Weizen
  • Schöfferhofer Grapefruit
  • Berliner Kindl Dark
  • Sion Kölsch

CHEESE

Cuisine:

  • Cheese Fondue with Sourdough Bread
  • Trio of Artisan Cheeses: Beecher’s Flagship Reserve Cheddar, La Bonne Vie Goat Brie and Rogue River Creamery Echo Mountain Blue Cheese

Beverage Pairings:

  • Sterling Vintner’s Collection Sauvignon Blanc
  • Sterling Vintner’s Collection Riesling
  • Sterling Vintner’s Collection Pinot Noir
  • Sterling Vintner’s Collection Meritage

CRAFT BEER

Beverage Selection:

  • Widmer Rotator IPA: Spiced IPA, Portland, OR
  • Red Hook Pilsner, Portsmouth, NH
  • Blue Moon Seasonal, Golden, CO
  • Leinenkugel Berry Weiss, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Florida Beer Company’s Devil’s Triangle, Florida
  • Abita Purple Haze, Lousianna
  • Full Sail IPA, Oregon
  • Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, Nevada

DESSERTS & CHAMPAGNE

Cuisine:

  • Yogurt Panna Cotta with Orange Cake, Raspberries and Pomegranate
  • Lemon Custard Verrine with Blueberry Compote
  • Dark Chocolate Mousse with Chili and Salted Caramel

Beverage Pairings:

  • Nesquick Frozen Chocolate Foam
  • Nesquick Frozen Strawberry Foam
  • Moët & Chandon Ice Impérial
  • Moët & Chandon Rosé Impérial
  • Moët & Chandon Nectar Impérial
  • Moët & Chandon Impérial

FIFE & DRUM

Beverage Selection:

  • Red Stag Lemonade by Jim Beam®
  • Red Stag Honey Tea Lemonade by Jim Beam®

HOPS & BARLEY

Cuisine:

  • Linda Bean’s® Lobster Claw Cuddler® Chilled with Herb Mayonnaise
  • Linda Bean’s® Perfect Maine Lobster Roll®
  • Linda Bean’s® Maine Home Style Clam Chowder
  • Pumpkin Mousse with Craisins and Orange Sauce

Beverage Pairings:

  • Samuel Adams Boston Lager®
  • Samuel Adams® Seasonal
  • Samuel Adams Cherry Wheat®
  • 17th Anniversary Festival Beer– Samuel Adams® Chocolate Bock
  • Samuel Adams Light®
  • Samuel Adams® Cream Stout
  • Samuel Adams® Latitude 48 IPA
  • Angry Orchard Cider

TERRA (All Vegan) – NEW!

Cuisine:

  • Trick’n Chick’n Curry with Basmati Rice featuring Gardein Chick’n Breast
  • Chili Colorado with House Made Chips & Cashew Cheese, featuring Gardein Beefless Tips
  • Chocolate Cake with Passion Fruit Sorbet and Coconut Foam

Beverage Pairings:

  • Paul Dolan Sauvignon Blanc
  • Paul Dolan Pinot Nior
  • Silk® Berry Smoothie
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