Australia – Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

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Epcot Food & Wine 2018 Australia

Australia has been featured at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival since the the second Festival in 1997. This year’s 2019 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, takes place August 29 – November 23, 2019.

Menu for the Australia Marketplace at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Food:

  • Grilled Sweet-and-Spicy Bush Berry Shrimp with Pineapple, Pepper, Onion and Snap Peas (GF) – $6.00
  • 🆕 Roasted Lamb Chop with Sweet Potato Purée, Bushberry Pea Salad, and Pistachio-Pomegranate Gremolata – $7.75
  • 🆕 Deconstructed Pavlova with Pastry Cream, Citrus-macerated Berries, and Lemon Myrtle Meringue – $4.00

Beverages:

*Price per bottle is an average price of the spirit at your local liquor store.

Photos of Menu Items from the Australia Marketplace at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Grilled Sweet-and-Spicy Bush Berry Shrimp with Pineapple, Pepper, Onion and Snap Peas – $6.00

Grilled Sweet-and-Spicy Bush Berry Shrimp with Pineapple, Pepper, Onion and Snap Peas, $6.00

There’s a few plump, spicy shrimp in this mixture of vegetables and seafood. The shrimp are cooked to have a great plump exterior and a wonderful spice. All of the vegetables have the same flavorful spice to them, making this an interesting enough dish to warrant a purchase. In previous years the shrimp ranged from small to large, your portion may vary.

*NEW* Roasted Lamb Chop with Sweet Potato Purée, Bushberry Pea Salad, and Pistachio-Pomegranate Gremolata – $7.75

Roasted Lamb Chop with Sweet Potato Purée, Bushberry Pea Salad, and Pistachio-Pomegranate Gremolata, $7.75

The roasted lamb chop was presented on a sweet potato puree and topped with a bushberry pea salad and a pistachio-pomegranate gremolata. The lamb itself was a little unseasoned, slightly fatty, but tender enough to eat. Sweet potato purée was very smooth and a nice compliment to the lamb chop.

*NEW* Deconstructed Pavlova with Pastry Cream, Citrus-macerated Berries, and Lemon Myrtle Meringue – $4.00

Deconstructed Pavlova with Pastry Cream, Citrus-macerated Berries, and Lemon Myrtle Meringue, $4.00

This dish is very sweet as expected and the berries paired well with the pastry cream. However, the meringue cookies were exceptionally hard and did not compliment the berries and pastry cream. We didn’t seem to taste any of the citrus macerations in the berries, which was a disappointment.

Coopers Brewery Original Pale Ale (4.5% ABV) – $4.50

Coopers Brewery describes their Original Pale Ale: “Fruity and floral characters balanced with a crisp bitterness gives this ‘perfect for all occasions’ ale its compelling flavour. ”

Hope Estate “Wollombi Brook” Semillon, Hunter Valley ($12/bottle) – $5.00

Wine Awesomeness says this wine has an aroma of “honeyed apricots and crushed almonds with white flowers and mineral notes. Silky and lean, the wine is smooth with a waxy-fruit character. A gentle acidity cleans up the richness of agave and floral flavors.”

Franklin Tate Estates Chardonnay, Margaret River ($16/bottle) – $6.00

From Franklin Tate Estates: “This wine exhibits aromatics of white peach, nectarine and cashew,” with “flavours of stone fruit, citrus and spice. The palate has a creamy texture and balanced acidity.”

*NEW* 3 Rings Shiraz, Barossa Valley ($18/bottle) – $6.00

3 Rings says their Shiraz has an aroma of “expressive and powerful notes of dark and exotic wild berries.” Their notes on the palate: “: A full bodied wine. Layered beautifully with texture and elegance. Strong presence of dark and rich chocolates, traces of tar, leather and spice lead to a core of supple yet immense fruit driven characteristics, with a flavour wrapped finish towards the end of the palate.”

Location of the Australia Marketplace Booth at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

The Australia Marketplace is located on the World Showcase Promenade just past the Port of Entry shop as you head toward the Canada Pavilion. It is #9 on the map below.

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Jason Diffendal

Jason has been a lifelong fan of the Disney parks since his first visit at age 2. His biennial pilgrimages during his childhood accelerated into semi-annual visits by the year 2000, when he also Joined the Disney Vacation Club. Luckily, Jason’s bride-to-be was also a Disney fan, which allowed his infatuation with the Disney parks to continue, and ultimately culminated in their wedding at Disney's Wedding Pavilion in September 2003. Early in 2007, Jason began his involvement with the planning for what became Celebration 25, the unofficial fan gathering to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Epcot®. Soon thereafter, Jason met Tom Corless at a pin trading meet in New Jersey, and became part of the WDW News Today podcast starting with Episode 17. Jason has been involved with the WDWNT Network ever since, and can't seem to escape no matter how hard he tries.
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