Over recent years, Disney Springs has seen much change and slowly evolved into an amazing destination in Walt Disney World where guests love to spend lots of time on each trip. Disney Springs is home to both unique and familiar shopping locations, lots of live entertainment, and much more. In addition to all of those experiences, the area is home to countless dining locations that bring guests visiting at all times of the day. One of the most popular full service locations for guests to dine at can be found in The Landing area of Disney Springs and is open daily for lunch and dinner as well as for brunch each Saturday and Sunday. Wine Bar George is headed by Master Sommelier George Miliotes and invites guests to dine on a wide array of cuisine specifically designed to compliment the one hundred and forty available wines. With an amazing atmosphere and delicious food and beverages, this is a must enjoy meal on any trip! Here are nine things that every guest will love about Wine Bar George!
1. The Design
Wine Bar George brings guests into a wonderful space for dining with brick accents, modern touches, and comfortable seating. While industrial details such as exposed brick, Edison lights, concrete, and iron details make the space seem very modern, the restaurant perfectly pairs them with warm wood accents, lots of natural light, and comfortable seating which makes for a very enjoyable experience. Wine Bar George also features an outdoor patio that guests can enjoy that offers wonderful views of Disney Springs, making it the perfect spot to sip some wine on a beautiful Florida day!
2. The Wine
Obviously the star at Wine Bar George is the wine menu, and the location features more than one hundred and forty wines that were all hand chosen by Miliotes. While the menu might seem intimidating, all of the servers are very knowledgeable and can help guests to find the perfect selection that they will love. Menu options at Wine Bar George offer choices that are on tap or served by the glass or bottle and guests are sure to find plenty of amazing choices that they can sip on while enjoying their meals.
3. Weekend Brunch
Each Saturday and Sunday, Wine Bar George opens early to serve up an amazing brunch experience that guests won’t want to miss. Dubbed the Wine Country Brunch, this experience offers a laid back approach to weekend mornings that pairs perfectly with the delicious menu. In addition to the typical wine menu and specialty brunch beverages such as the Botanical Spritz and the Frozcato mad with Dole Whip Pineapple, guests can order up menu options including Steak and Eggs Frites, Sausage and Gravy Biscuits, Burrata, Wine Country Omelet, French Toast, and Eggs Benedict.
Guests who dine at Wine Bar George for lunch or dinner can indulge in some absolutely incredible boards that feature both cheese and charcuterie and pair perfectly with wine options on the menu. The Artisanal Cheese Board features the chef’s selection of four artisanal cheeses accompanied by grilled bread and the Charcuterie Board features four artisanal meats paired with chutney and grain mustard. While these two boards are both delicious, guests looking to enjoy the ultimate spread should opt to order The Big Board. This indulgent menu item features the chef’s selection of six artisanal cheeses and five crafted meats paired perfectly with condiments and accoutrements.
5. Small Plates
Those looking to enjoy more options at Wine Bar George can opt to order from the small plate menu, which offers up items that are perfect for sharing and allow guests to sample several different bites. The small plate menu features wonderful items such as the Burrata served with San Marzano tomatoes, olive oil, and grilled bread, the Chicken Skewers served with togarashi and Asian slaw, and the Crispy Mac & Cheese Bites which are served with tomato nage and pecorino. Guests can also order up other small plate options including the Grilled Octopus Salad, Porchetta-Spiced Pork Cheeks, Grilled Romaine, Spiced Olives, Jicama-Kohlrabi Salad, House-Made Meatballs, and Hummus.
Lunch at Wine Bar George offers guests a select menu that pairs lighter lunch options with a hand-picked wine pairing. Available Monday through Friday from eleven to three, guests can order the Chicken Salad Sandwich and Giocata Pinot Grigio, Teriyaki Salmon Salad and Paul Buisse Sauvignon Blanc, BLT + C with Zuccardi Serie A Malbec, or Steak Frites with Angelini Paolo Grignolino. These pairings offer up a wonderful way for guests to enjoy delicious food as well as a fantastic glass of wine.
7. Family-Style Plates
Parties of two to four guests dining at Wine Bar George can also opt to order from the Family-Style menu which serves up several options perfect for sharing. The Skirt Steak is served with roasted potatoes, chimichurri, and seasonal vegetables, the Wine-Braised Chicken is served with mushrooms, Yukon potato hash, and seasonal vegetables, and the Grilled Whole Greek Sea Bass is served with cannellini bean ragout, seasonal vegetables, and lemon. These wonderful family-style options are a great way to enjoy a meal at Wine Bar George!
No meal is complete without indulging in a little dessert, and Wine Bar George offers up an impressive list of dessert wines in addition to sweets that are the perfect way to end the dining experience. In addition to the classic Key Lime Pie, guests can indulge in unique dessert options including the Olive Oil Cake which is accompanied by candied olives and lemon mascarpone and The Chocolate Experience which features a pairing demonstration of three wines and three chocolates.
9. The Basket at Wine Bar George
After enjoying a meal and some wine at Wine Bar George, guests can head into the adjacent The Basket at Wine Bar George to shop for gourmet items that can contribute to the perfect picnic at home! Guests can pick up sandwiches, bites such as olives and hummus, cheeses, crackers, meats, and more, and sweets including cookies in addition to wine served by the glass or carafe that can be taken on the go and enjoyed as they explore Disney Springs! The Basket at Wine Bar George is the perfect way to end any meal at this wonderful restaurant!