Wine isn’t probably the first thing one thinks of when it comes to Disney World. Maybe WHINING children! Disney World actually is home to one of the best wine bars on the planet! That’s not us just saying that. There was just an article claiming it so. If you have yet to be formally introduced, meet Wine Bar George!
Just debuted this week at their Disney Springs location is wine by the BARREL!!!! Well, sort of!
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Direct from Disney they share: “Delight in a delectable menu of masterfully paired wine and food. Wine Bar George offers more than 140 wines by the glass, bottle and ounce. Enjoy wines from acclaimed and well-known wineries, as well as growing regions that are up-and-coming.Discover a full menu of tasty cuisine, with options to complement every wine. Start off with small plates like hummus, spiced olives and house-made meatballs—or enjoy the variety of a cheese board or charcuterie board. For a heartier meal, order a family-style plate that serves 2 to 4 Guests, including skirt steak, grilled sea bass and more.Add a sweet finale with a slice of olive oil cake or Key lime pie—and perhaps a glass of dessert wine.” Reservations are strongly recommended. We HIGHLY suggest their Wine Country Brunch on weekends, it will change your life.
More on said George from Disney: “George Miliotes brings his renowned expertise to Wine Bar George. Widely regarded as one of the leading wine experts in the restaurant industry, Miliotes is no stranger to Walt Disney World Resort. He was part of the opening team of California Grill at Disney’s Contemporary Resort, and managed the restaurant from 1995 to 2002. While there, he created an award-winning wine list—one of the first in the country to offer 100 wines by the glass. In March 2007, Miliotes became a Master Sommelier. To earn this distinction, one must pass a series of rigorous exams to demonstrate superlative knowledge of wine from around the world. As a Master Sommelier with a passion for wine education and curation, Miliotes continuously studies and explores wine—traveling to the world’s top wine-growing regions from France to South Africa. On these trips, he identifies interesting wines, builds relationships with the vintners and comes home with new discoveries to share with restaurant-goers and wine enthusiasts. Wine Bar George brings Miliotes’ expertise and worldwide travels to the heart of Central Florida and Walt Disney World Resort. Here, the Master Sommelier and his team have created unique, by-the-glass lists that encourage Guests to make adventurous choices—with more than 140 wines available by the glass, bottle and ounce.”