PHOTOS: New images, details for Wine Bar George, opening at Disney Springs in spring 2018

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Wine Bar George, the only Master Sommelier-led bar in Florida, opens at Disney Springs in spring 2018. Today, Walt Disney World shared new photos of the restaurant’s interior and food options, and revealed Ron Rupert will serve as Executive Chef.

Master Sommelier George Miliotes leads Wine Bar George, a 210-seat wine bar offering a cozy “Old World” feel. Ron Rupert, who began his Walt Disney World career in 1988, has been named Executive Chef.

Scroll through for a peek at new photos of Wine Bar George and learn more details about the menu below.

Ron Rupert and George Miliotes

Miliotes and Rupert first met while working together at California Grill in Disney’s Contemporary Resort. “I’m thrilled that Ron is joining our team and I’m looking forward to working with him again,” Miliotes said. “Ron is incredibly creative, and his expertise will bring a menu that’s designed to complement the wine list. With our menu, guests will have the opportunity to explore endless food and wine pairings.”

According to Rupert, “The menu will include a selection of small plates, shareable plates, cheese and charcuterie boards, and desserts. Offerings will feature seasonally relevant items and everything will be made in-house. I’ve worked jointly with George to develop a menu that represents both global and local cuisine. Guests can expect to experience food that is familiar, yet new all at once.”


In addition to the seasonal menu and curated wine list, guests can look forward to wine education served up in a fun, approachable way.

Wine Bar George is currently hiring. To see open positions, visit the Wine Bar George website.

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