(worldkings.org) Countries around the world produce booze worth celebrating—and celebrate it they do with parades, week-long cocktail conventions, theater shows and even food fights. If you thought Americans drank a lot during Mardi Gras and St. Patricks Day, just wait until you see how German, Argentine and Japanese drinkers fete their favorite beverages. Here are the boozy festivals worth booking an international flight to attend.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Europe Records Institute (EURI) – Oktoberfest: World's biggest beer festival
(Worldkings.org) Oktoberfest is the world's biggest beer festival. The Oktoberfest is an important part of Bavarian culture, having been held since the year 1810.
[WORLDKINGS] Exceptional places around the world (P.171) – Munich (Germany) : The city of Oktoberfest - the world’s largest folk festival
(WorldKings.org) Munich has celebrated its 850th birthday in 2008. What began as a monastery in the time of Henry the Lion in 1158 was Germany’s ‘unofficial capital’ until the Berlin Wall fell and is now its third-largest city. It’s become a hub of high technology, a cultural centre with more museums than any rival, and a gastronomic trailblazer, sparkling with Michelin stars.