History of the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

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Dates

1996: September 28th – October 27th
1997: October 25th – November 23rd
1998: October 24th – November 22nd
1999: October 23rd – November 21st
2000: October 21st – November 19th
2001: October 20th – November 18th
2002: October 19th – November 17th
2003: October 18th – November 16th
2004: October 1st – November 14th
2005: September 30th – November 13th
2006: September 29th – November 12th
2007: September 28th – November 11th
2008: September 26th – November 9th
2009: September 25th – November 8th
2010: October 1st – November 14th
2011: September 30th – November 13th
2012: September 28th – November 12th
2013: September 27th – November 11th
2014: September 19th – November 10th
2015: September 25th – November 16th
2016: September 14th – November 14th
2017: August 31st – November 13th
2018: August 30th – November 12th

Marketplaces

1996:

1997:

America
Argentina
Australia
Austria
Brazil
Canada
Chile
China
Eastern Mediterranean
Floribbean
France
Germany
Greece
India
Italy
Japan
Mexico
Morocco
New Zealand
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Russia
South Africa
Southeast Asia
Spain
Specialty Beer & Wine Garden East
Specialty Beer & Wine Garden West
Switzerland
United Kingdom
Walt Disney World Marketplace

1998:

Argentina
Australia
Brazil
Canada
Chile
China
Eastern Mediterranean
Floribbean
France
Germany
Greece
India
Italy
Japan
Mexico
Morocco
New Zealand
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Russia & Eastern Europe
South Africa
Southeast Asia
Spain
Switzerland & Austria
United Kingdom
United States

1999:

2000:

Africa
Australia
Brazil and Argentina
Canada
Chile
China
Fine Wine Marketplace
France
Germany
Greece
Italy
Japan
Mediterranean
Mexico
Morocco
New Zealand
Norway
Poland
Russia and Eastern Europe
Scotland
Southeast Asia
Spain and Portugal
Switzerland and Austria
United States
Walt Disney World Marketplace
Wine and Cheese Market

2001:

Australia and New Zealand
Canada
Champagne and Cognac
Chile and Argentina
Ecuador
France
Germany, Switzerland, Austria
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Kid’s Marketplace
Mediterranean
Mexico
Poland and Russia
Scandinavia
South Africa
Southeast Asia
Spain and Portugal
United States

2002:

Andalusia, Spain
Australia
Canada
Cape Region of South Africa
Chile & Argentina
China
France
Fresh From Florida
Germany
Greece
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Mexico
Morocco & Mediterranean
New Zealand
Poland
Russia & Eastern Europe
Scandinavia
Southeast Asia
Specialty Beer Garden
Taste of California
United States

2003:

Australia
Canada
Champagne and Sparkling Wine
China
Cognac, Port, Brandy
Colorful Eating
France
Fresh From Florida
Great Beers of the World
Greece
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Mexico
Morocco and Mediterranean
New Zealand
Oktoberfest
Poland
Russia and Eastern Europe
Scandinavia
South Africa
Southeast Asia
Spain
Specialty Beer Garden
United States

2004:

American Backyard Barbeque
Australia, Discover Down Under
Canada
China
France
Fresh from Florida
Germany Oktoberfest
Great Beers of the World
Greece
India
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Mexico
Morocco & Mediterranean
The New England Fair
New Zealand
Peru
Piemonte Chocolate Café
Poland
Russia & Eastern Europe
Scandinavia
South Africa
Southeast Asia
Specialty Beer Garden
Tortilla Cocina
Valencia, Spain

2005:

Australia
Barley and Hops Market
Canada
Champagne
Chile
China
France
Greece
India
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Mexico
Morocco
New Zealand
Oktoberfest
Poland
Puerto Rico
Scandinavia
Singapore
South Africa
Spain
Tortilla Cocina
Turkey
United States
Wild & Wonderful Florida Shrimp

2006:

Argentina
Australia
Boomerang Bar
Canada
Champagne & Sparkling Wine
Chile
China
France
Great Beers of the World
Greece
Hops and Barley Market
India
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Mexico
Morocco
New Zealand
Oktoberfest
Poland
Scandinavia
South Africa
Spain
Thailand
Turkey
United States of America
Wild & Wonderful Florida Shrimp

2007:

Argentina
Australia
Canada
Champagne
Chile
China
Dominican Republic
France
Germany
Great Beers of the World
Greece
Greek Island Wine Bar (October 26th-November 4th)
Hops & Barley Market
Iced Teafusion
India
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Mexico
Morocco
New Zealand
Oklahoma – Rose Rock Diner
Oklahoma – Three Sisters Café
Peru
Poland
South Africa
Spain
Taste of Puglia, Italy (October 19th-28th)
Turkey
USA

2008:

Athens, Greece
Barcelona, Spain
Bologna, Italy
Brewer’s Collection
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Cape Town, South Africa
Cork, Ireland
Greek Island Wine Bar
History of Beer in America
Hops and Barley
Istanbul, Turkey
Krakow, Poland
Louisiana
Lyon, France
Marrakesh, Morocco
Melbourne, Australia
Mexico City, Mexico
Montreal, Canada
Munich, Germany
New Delhi, India
Pearville Fair
Reims, Champagne
San Francisco, USA
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Santiago, Chile
Shanghai, China
Taste of Puglia
The Mouse Catch
The New York State Wine Adventure
Tokyo, Japan
Vienna, Austria
Wellington, New Zealand

2009:

Athens, Greece
Bangkok, Thailand
Barcelona, Spain
Bologna, Italy
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Cape Town, South Africa
Cork, Ireland
Desserts & Champagne
Flavorhood — Hosted by Edy’s Ice Cream
Hops & Barley
Kraków, Poland
Marrakesh, Morocco
Melbourne, Australia
Mexico City, Mexico
Montreal, Canada
Munich, Germany
New Delhi, India
New Orleans, Louisiana
Paris, France
Rio de Janiero, Brazil
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Santiago, Chile
Shanghai, China
The Brewer’s Collection
The Mouse Catch
Tokyo, Japan
Vienna, Austria
Walk-Abouts: Beer Hop
Wellington, New Zealand

2010:

Argentina
Australia
Belgium
Brazil
Brewer’s Collection
Canada
Charcuterie & Cheese
Chile
China
Desserts & Champagne
France
Germany
Greece
Hops and Barley
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Mexico
Morocco
New Zealand
Poland
Puerto Rico
Singapore
South Africa
South Korea
Spain
United States

2011:

Argentina
Australia
Belgium
Brazil
Brewer’s Collection
Canada
Caribbean
Cheese
China
Craft Beer Collection
Dessert and Champagne
Fife & Drum
France
Germany
Greece
Hawai’i
Hops and Barley
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Mexico
Morocco
New Zealand
Poland
Portugal
Portugal Wine Bar
Scandinavia
Singapore
South Africa
South Korea

2012:

Argentina
Australia
Belgium
Brewer’s Collection
Canada
Caribbean Islands
Cheese
China
Craft Beers
Desserts & Champagne
Fife and Drum
Florida Local
France
Germany
Greece
Hawai’i
Hops & Barley
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Mexico
Morocco
New Zealand
Poland
Scandinavia
Singapore
South Africa
South Korea
Terra

2013:

Africa
American Adventure Coffee Cart
Argentina
Australia
Belgium
Brazil
Brewer’s Collection
Canada
Cheese
China
Craft Beers
Desserts & Champagne
Florida Local
France
Germany
Greece
Hawai’i
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Mexico
Morocco
New Zealand
Poland
Refreshment Port
Scotland
Singapore
South Korea
Terra

2014:

Africa
American Adventure Coffee Cart
Australia
Belgium
Block & Hans
Brazil
Brewer’s Collection
Canada
China
Craft Beers
Desserts & Champagne
Farm Fresh
Fife & Drum
France
Germany
Greece
Hawai’i
Hops & Barley
Intermissions Cafe
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Liberty Inn
Mexico
Morocco
New Zealand
Odyssey Coffee Cart
Patagonia
Poland
Puerto Rico
Refreshment Cool Post
Refreshment Port
Scotland
Showcase Coffee Cart
Singapore
South Korea
Terra

2015:

Africa
American Adventure Coffee Cart Hosted by Joffrey’s
Australia
Belgium
Block & Hans
Brazil
Brewer’s Collection
Canada
Cheese Studio
Chew Lab
China
Craft Beers
Desserts & Champagne
Dominican Republic
Farm Fresh
Fife & Drum Tavern
France
Germany
Greece
Hawai’i
Hops & Barley
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Master of the Roast & Future World Coffee Cart Hosted by Joffrey’s
Mexico
Morocco
New Zealand
Patagonia
Poland
Port of Entry Coffee Cart Hosted by Joffrey’s
Refreshment Cool Post
Refreshment Port
Scotland
Showcase Coffee Cart Hosted by Joffrey’s
South Korea
Sustainable Chew
Wine Studio

2016:

Africa
Australia
Belgium
Brazil
Brewer’s Collection
Canada
The Chew Collective
China
Craft Beer
Desserts & Champagne
Farm Fresh
France
Germany
Germany
Greece
Greenhouse Guru
Hawai’i
Hops & Barley
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Mexico
Morocco
New Zealand
Patagonia
Poland
Scotland
South Korea
The Wine & Dine Studio

2017:

Active Eats
Africa
The Almond Orchard Hosted by Blue Diamond Almond Breeze®
Australia
Belgium
Brazil
Brewer’s Collection
Canada
The Cheese Studio Hosted by Boursin® Cheese
China
The Chocolate Studio
Coastal Eats
Earth Eats Inspired by ABC’s “The Chew”
Epcot Legacy Showplace
Farm Fresh
Flavors from Fire
France
Germany
Greece
Hawai’i
Hops & Barley
India
Ireland
Islands of the Caribbean
Italy
Japan
Light Lab
Mexico
Morocco
New Zealand
Patagonia
Scotland
Spain
Thailand
The Wine & Dine Studio

2018:

Active Eats
Africa
The Almond Orchard hosted by Blue Diamond Almond Breeze®
Australia
Belgium
Block & Hans
Brazil
Brewer’s Collection
Canada
The Cheese Studio hosted by Boursin® Cheese
China
The Chocolate Experience: From Bean to the Bar
The Chocolate Studio
Coastal Eats
Craft Drafts
Earth Eats
The Festival Center Wine Shop
Fife & Drum
Flavors from Fire
France
Funnel Cake
Germany
Greece
Hawai’i
Hops & Barley
India
Ireland
Islands of the Caribbean
Italy
Japan
Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company
Light Lab
Mexico
Morocco
New Zealand
Refreshment Outpost
Refreshment Port
Shimmering Sips Mimosa Bar
Spain
Taste Track
Thailand
Wine & Dine Studio

About the author

Matthew Soberman

Matthew has been a writer for WDWNT since June 2018. He probably should have realized he was a Disney Parks fan when he tried to make a model of the Horizons building in middle school shop class. (It didn't go well.) He is also a huge Muppet fan, and can also be found on ToughPigs.com. You can email Matthew at [email protected]

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