Next time you're at Epcot and feel like immersing yourself in even more French culture, stop by Les Vins de France Wine Shop and Tasting Room. Here you'll be able to learn about French wines from some of the most formidable houses from wine regions around the country. This staple of culture is a wonderful spot to stop and sip some of the best the France Pavilion has to offer.
Vins De France carries some of the legendary labels in French wine such as Pommery, Mumm, Chandon, and Georges Duboeuf. 2oz tastings at this location start at $5.63 a glass. Friendly cast members (it may be "France" but this is still Disney) at the shop will be happy to help you choose a glass or flight that's best suited to your tastes. If you take the time to strike up a conversation, the knowledge that you gain can give even novice wine lovers a footing in French basics and make the labeling and viniculture of this classic wine country easy to understand.
If you're a fan of Champagne then this is truly the Disney tasting location for you. 4 ounce Champagne tastings begin at $6.57 and go up to about $12.20. This is one of the places that you can buy a single glass of the legendary Mumm "Red Stripe" Brut Cordon Rouge. You may also indulge of the Food & Wine Festival favorite Moet & Chandon Imperial Champagne at this tasting counter.
A broad assortment of French wines & accessories like glasses, corkscrews, decorative stoppers are available in this charming shop from some of the finest and oldest commercial wine makers in the world. Though I love my Italian Vino, Les Vins de France is an absolute "must stop" for wine lovers and geeks of all sorts during their stroll around Epcot.
Do you dream of learning more about French wine? Are you already an Oenophile? Maybe you just want a beautiful glass of bubbly to accompany your cheese plate and chocolate mousse from the Patisserie? Les Vins de France is the perfect spot for you. Leave me a comment and let me know what your favorite French sip is!