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Shimmering Sips Menu & Review (2023 Epcot Food & Wine Festival)

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Shimmering Sips Menu & Review (2023 Epcot Food & Wine Festival)

Hosted by CORKCICLE, the Shimmering Sips booth is the spot for anyone who wants a sweet treat and/or mimosas.

While we enjoy mimosas in the morning (more bubbles than juice for us, though), the beverages at Shimmering Sips are a bit too sweet for our team.

Don’t get us wrong, the menu items are fine here. But, that’s it — they’re only fine. They didn’t blow our socks off. Nor did we like one offering more than another.

shimmering sips booth items - epcot food and wine 2023

But, if you’re a mimosa fan or want a mimosa flight, then Shimmering Sips is definitely for you.

There is also a plant-based dessert, the Guava Cake with Whipped Cream and Coconut, which was, again, fine. This is a nice option for vegans, though!

Here’s everything you need to know about the Shimmering Sips booth, including reviews, photos, and our must-trys.


  • Location: Near Port of Entry
  • Nearby booths: Australia, Refreshment Port, Canada
  • Nearby seating areas: Standing tables nearby
  • Not to miss in 2023: None
  • Total booth cost: $27.75

Shimmering Sips Booth Menu


GF = gluten friendly, PB = plant-based, KF = kid friendly


2023 Shimmering Sips Menu

shimmering sips menu - epcot food and wine 2023

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When it comes to our reviews and ratings, we thought it would be helpful if you had a better understanding of our personal preferences (what we like and don’t like), along with if there are any dietary restrictions.

Here’s a breakdown of not only who is doing the reviews, but a little more information about what each of us likes and doesn’t like food and drink-wise.

Shannon (Founder)

  • Likes: Almost everything
  • Dislikes: Beers that taste “stinky,” anything too salty
  • Dietary Restrictions: None

Heather (Editor)

  • Likes: Strong flavors, anything made out of potatoes, white wines, all beers (especially stouts and wheat beers), doesn’t mind sweet (plain fruit is NOT a dessert. Ever.)
  • Dislikes: Things that are too spicy, anything with a bone still in it, cocktails with too much whiskey or tequila (thanks to having too much fun in college), some red wines, most IPAs
  • Dietary Restrictions: Shellfish allergy

Felicia (Content Manager)

  • Likes: Mezcal, savory drinks, stouts/lagers/wheats/sour beers, vinegar, tart/sour items, chocolate, fresh vegetables and fruits, red meat
  • Dislikes: Ciders, sweet drinks, anything milky or creamy, chili powder, cumin, weirded out by textures, mayonnaise, saucy/wet food, cream-filled pastries, artificial fruit flavors, cooked fruits, frozen items (drinks or ice cream)
  • Dietary Restrictions: None

Allyson (Managing Writer)

  • Likes: Cheesecake (the more sweets, the better), anything mint, hazy IPAs and wheat beers (big beer fan), tofu and most Impossible dishes, mushrooms
  • Dislikes: Wine (only likes a few dry ones), cream ales and stouts/porters, super sweet cocktails, floral flavors (lavender, rose), anything almond-flavored, things that are too spicy, olives, meat and seafood (see below)
  • Dietary Restrictions: Vegetarian (personal choice)

Photos & Reviews

Guava Cake

A light guava cake with whipped cream and coconut.

Shimmering Sips Guava Cake
  • Price: $4.75
  • Special Diets: Plant-based
  • Rating: 2.3/5

Our Thoughts

Shannon: The coconut looks like Parmesan cheese. Weird texture. Why is everything so juicy? I don’t like juicy cake. Please don’t hate me,
Felicia: The guava flavor is strong and delicious. It isn’t too sweet. But the texture is just mush. Only thing that isn’t mushy is the crispy coconut on top. Love the flavor, hate the texture.
Allyson: I’m glad they have a plant-based option and this is good. It has a good flavor, but I wouldn’t trek back for this.

Berry Mimosa

A berry fizz sparkling wine mixed with a white cranberry juice.
Note: this drink is also available in a flight.

Shimmering Sips Berry Mimosa
  • Price: $7.00
  • Made with alcohol? Yes
  • Rating: 2.7/5

Our Thoughts

Heather: Tastes like strawberry Fanta?!! Kinda sweet, you know what? You do you. If you are a mimosa fan you will probably like this.
Felicia: Not much sparkling wine flavor. Tastes like cranberry. Great for people that want to drink but not taste the alcohol.
Allyson: A little too sweet for me. Wasn’t a favorite for me.

Tropical Mimosa

Sparkling wine mixed with a tropical blend of passion fruit, orange, and guava juices.
Note: this drink is also available in a flight.

Shimmering Sips Tropical Mimosa
  • Price: $7.00
  • Made with alcohol? Yes
  • Rating: 3.5/5

Our Thoughts

Shannon: Pretty basic mimosa but with a slight tropical twist.
Heather: Tastes the most like a “traditional” mimosa. I drank some. Let me take another sip. Ok…it’s a bit better second time. Lesson learned: don’t give up on them.
Felicia: If you like POG juice from ‘Ohana, this is the mimosa for you. Delicious and refreshing.
Allyson: This is nice and refreshing with good tropical flavor.

Blood Orange Mimosa

Sparkling wine mixed with a sweet blood orange juice.
Note: this drink is also available in a flight.

Brew Wing Blood Orange Mimosa
  • Price: $7.00
  • Made with alcohol? Yes
  • Rating: 2.5/5

Our Thoughts

Shannon: Thick and not as flavorful as expected.
Heather: Maybe a no. It isn’t so great but not terrible. It’s a strong “meh”.
Felicia: This has a lot of juice and taste like plain orange juice and grapefruit juice mixed together to me. A little bitter. Not my favorite but would be good for people that like mimosas.
Allyson: Did not like this one as much this year. The flavor was just eh. It also felt thick.

Berry Sour Ale Mimosa

Boulevard Brewing Co. Berry Noir Sour Ale mixed with sparkling wine.

Shimmering Sips Berry Sour Mimosa
  • Price: $9.00
  • Made with alcohol? Yes
  • Rating: 2.8/5

Our Thoughts

Shannon: Slight berry flavor but kinda bland.
Heather: This made me sad. I didn’t want to drink it. I didn’t get “sour”, I only tasted champagne.
Felicia: Surprisingly good. The berry sour ale is a nice contrast to the sparkling wine. Good “mimosa” option for someone who prefers more tartness than sweetness.
Allyson: Not too sweet or sour, but just ok. Nothing I’d come back for.

Curious about all the other booths? Make sure to read over our collection of 2023 Epcot Food And Wine Global Marketplace Menus, Photos, and Reviews. We’ve reviewed every booth at this year’s festival, and we definitely have some opinions and advice to share. And, if you’re heading to the festival this year, you’ll also want to check out our Complete Guide to the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival. It will provide you with valuable insights on what to expect, tips on planning your visit, and plenty of other useful information.

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