Walt Disney World has officially opened the new Tutto Gusto wine bar, which is located in the Italy Pavilion at Epcot's World Showcase.
The new addition is housed in the former lobby area of the Tutto Italia Ristorante, which reopened on May 1, 2012 following a lengthy refurbishment period. The wine bar area features 96 seats, with vaulted ceilings and stone walls being used to create the appearance of a traditional Italian wine cellar.
In addition to more than 200 Italian wines, Tutto Gusto offers a small-plate menu, including six different types of dish. These are Affettati (cured, sliced meats), Formaggi (Italian cheeses), Panini (sandwiches), Piccoli Piatti (small plates), Cavatappi (pasta), and Dolci (sweets). The new restaurant is including in Walt Disney World's Dining Plan, which enables guests to pay a flat daily rate to eat at a variety of locations around the resort.
Tutto Italia itself has also received a majeover, adding covered outdoor ceiling for up to 45 diners. New carpets, wooden booths and banquettes have also been installed.