Epcot Food & Wine 2010 – SCOTCH!

We were a bit jealous when we heard that our friends Lisa and Andy had gone to a scotch tasting at Food & Wine last year and we had missed the chance to go! So this year, we kept our eyes on the schedule – and signed up to do the “scotch tasting” all 3

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Epcot Food & Wine – Food & Sake Pairings in Japan

Serene Harmony – the Spirit of Edo in Modern Tokyo

Join us as our chefs expertly pair premium imported Japanese sake with samples of contemporary Japanese cuisine representative of Tokyo.

Event was hosted by Scott Farrow (manager of Mitsukoshi restaurants at

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Epcot Food & Wine 2010 – Chef Robert Irvine

Food Who: Robert Irvine, Dinner Impossible™, Robert Irvine’s eat! in Hilton Head SC

Also: Jared, the chef du cuisine at eat!

Wine Who: Ceclia Flores from Pascual Toso, Mendoza, Argentina

What: Pascual Toso Malbec Reserve

The Mendoza region is located at the foot of the Andes mountains. The area is semi-desert, very

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La Cava Del Tequila

Tequila Tasting presented by Hilda Castillo, Tequila Ambassador

Background information about tequila – Hilda uses the mural on the wall as a teaching aid

all of their tequilas are 100% blue agave takes 7 -10 years for blue agave to mature “the best tequila is the one you like” Mexican law states that tequila can

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Epcot Food & Wine 2010 – Food & Wine Pairings in Morocco

Flavors of Morocco

The Chef at Restaurant Marrekesh (for 23 years) began the presentation by coming out and telling us about Moroccan Cuisine…

Moroccan Cuisine now very popular around the world very diverse because of the numerous cultural influences Berber Spanish Corsican Portuguese Moorish & Arabic Andalsian Middle Eastern Mediterranean African not

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Epcot Food & Wine 2010 – Jose Camey, Paradiso 37

Food Who & What: Jose Camey, Paradiso 37, Downtown Disney, Pleasure Island; menu = Beef & Chicken Enchiladas with Quesadilla Mix

Wine Who & What: Lovely Miss Eva (that’s what the announcer called her), Domaines Barons de Rothschild, “Lafite Around the World”; wine = Lafite “Reserve Speciale” Bordeaux Rouge

When: Tuesday, October 19,

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Epcot Food & Wine 2010 – Belvedere Vodka

Who & What: BELVEDERE VODKA (Poland), presented by Donae Burston (oops, he/she wasn’t there, we had a substitute… Michael Flannery)

Our substitute presenter…

When: Friday October 15, 2010 6:00 pm

Where: Festival Center, Epcot

Tastings: Belvedere Pure (a.k.a. plain), Belvedere Pink Grapefruit, Belvedere Orange

for tasting – can you see any vodka?

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Epcot Food & Wine 2010 – The Great Whiskey Debate

The Great Whiskey (or is it Whisky) Debate

Debate spectators awaiting a "spirited" presentation

Who & What: The Great Whiskey Debate , presented by Bobby “G” Gleason (moderator for Beam Global Spirits, master mixer), Dan Tulio (Canadian Club Whisky), Bernie Lubbers (Knob Creek Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey), and Simon Brooking

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Epcot Food & Wine 2010 – Boston Brewing Company Seminar

Who & What: The Boston Beer Company, presented by Elyse Bell

When: Monday, October 11, 2010

Where: Festival Center, Epcot

Beverage Seminar area set up for our beer class

Tastings: Samuel Adams Light, Samuel Adams Lager, Samuel Adams Octoberfest

Samuel Adams Light, Lager, and Octoberfest (left to right)

What We Learned:

History of

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WDW Swan & Dolphin Food & Wine Classic 2010 – Tastings

Who & What: Tastings of Food from the Swan & Dolphin Restaurants, including…

Todd English’s bluezoo Shula’s Steak House Il Mulino New York Tratorria Kimono’s Sushi Bar Cabana Bar & Beach Club The Fountain Delectable Desserts from Chef Laurent Braniard

When: Friday, October 8th 5:30-9:30 p.m.

Where: Causeway between the Dolphin

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