Fruit Pagoda - Cuilnary TravelLife is a celebration and what better way to celebrate life than thru food! And some foods and beverages are so key to the culture that it becomes the focus of the celebration.  And to go along with the food often goes music, parades, dancing, games, contests and more. 


Food and Wine Festivals to Experience

Germany – Oktoberfest (late Sept- early Oct), Wurstmarkt (wine festival in Bad Durkheim in mid Sept)

France – Fete de Citron (Lemon Festival in Menton in late Feb-early March)

Italy – Fiera del Tartufo Bianco (White Truffle Fair in Alba mid Oct – mid-Nov

Spain – La Tomatina (Tomato Festival in Brunol in late Aug)

New Zealand – Hokitika Wildfoods Fest (Mar)

Ireland – Galway Seafood & Oyster Festival (Sept)